April 14, 2016 RSS feed / News Briefs

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Math Madness at TMS March Madness at Thompson Middle School looked a little different this year! More...

Blue Cross Medicare Seminar Offered

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island is hosting a free informational seminar Tuesday, April 19, at 1 p.m. More...

Meet the Authors Luncheon

Three Rhode Island authors will describe their paths to getting published at the Annual “Meet the Authors Luncheon” presented by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Newport County on Saturday, April 23, at 11:30 a.m. More...

Speaker of Interest Series

The next Portsmouth Republicans Speaker of Interest Series will feature John Pagliarini, State Senate, District 11, Portsmouth, Tiverton, and Bristol; and Daniel Reilly, State Representative, District 72, Portsmouth and Middletown. More...

Newport Municipal Court Judgments

Newport municipal court heard 36 cases on Monday, April 11.  The judge heard 15 cases of open container/drinking in public. More...

For What It’s Worth

Old maps are collectible; especially Newport maps, the earlier the better. A small “Plan of Newport Harbor” was recently brought in; probably cut from a book of other maps and text. More...

Creative Awards

Black Diamond Marketing Group President Sandy Kristiansson has announced that the Newportbased firm has won multiple awards for marketing creativity from The Communicator Awards, the leading international awards program that recognizes big ideas in m More...

High School Fair

St. Michael’s Country Day School will host an independent high school fair on Wednesday, April 20, from 7 - 8 p.m. for students currently in grades six and seven and their parents. More...

Subvets Meeting

The Rhode Island Base of the United States Submarine Veterans will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, April 21, at the R.I. Aviation Hall of Fame building (formerly USS Saratoga Museum Foundation), 6854 Post Road, North Kingstown. More...

Scholarships Offered

Robert S. H. Fye Memorial Scholarship More...

Basket of Blooms Time

Newport in Bloom, the group responsible for the design, planting and maintenance of baskets on display along Bellevue Avenue, Long Wharf and Washington Square, (something they have done for 34 years), is asking for help to continue the impressive flo More...

AARP Meeting

The Newport Chapter of AARP will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, April 18, at 1:30 p.m. at Fenner Hall on Fenner Ave., Newport. New members are asked to arrive a few minutes early and bring their national AARP membership.  More...

Lyme Support Group

The monthly Lyme Support Group will meet Thursday, April 21, at 6 p.m., and every third Thursday of the month, at Harbor House, 111 Washington St. (between VanZandt and Battery). More...

Middletown Investigates Pedestrian Fatality

A 37-year-old Bristol man was fatally injured on Friday, April 8, when a driver struck him as he was walking on West Main Road near Prescott Farm in Middletown. More...

Police Parade

Plans are underway for the 33rd annual National Police Parade to be held Sunday, May 1. More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Sunday, April 3 through Sunday, April 10 the Newport Police Department responded to 594 calls. Of those, 174 were motor vehicle related; there were 152 motor vehicle violations issued and 22 accident reports.  More...

Spring Recycling and Bulky Waste Amnesty Day Set for April 16

The Newport Public Services Department’s Clean City Program will hold a Spring Recycling Day for harder to recycle items on Saturday, April 16, from 8 a.m. - noon, rain or shine, at the Easton’s Beach east parking lot. More...

Makerspace Lab Day

Spend a day working in the Fab- Newport lab on Wednesday, April 20 or Thursday, April 21, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. More...

Horse Association Meeting

Members of the Aquidneck Island Horse Association will meet on April 20. More...

Navy Seeks Public Comment on Land Use

The public is invited to provide input regarding the use and disposal of 158 acres of surplus property at Naval Station Newport on either Thursday, April 14, from 4 - 8 p.m. More...

Strategic Plan Forum

Come give your input on the City of Newport’s Strategic Plan on Wednesday, April 20. Help shape the city’s future. What are the most important issues the city should be addressing during the next five years? More...