April 21, 2016 RSS feed / Around Town

MEN who make a DIFFERENCE

Domestic violence affects people from all walks of life

Chuck, of Middletown, one of the founders of Aquidneck Land Trust in 1990, is now the executive director. More...

Council Takes Stand on Guns in Schools

Newport City Councilors have made it clear that they feel school grounds should be gun-free.  More...

Sports Film Festival Plays Hard April 29-May 1

Directors will be here. Some producers will be here. And many of their subjects will be: Female Olympians, recent gold and silver medalists, will be on hand to field questions and share experiences. More...

New Arrivals

Carla and Phillip Jewell of Tiverton are proud to announce the birth of their son Lyle Phillip Jewell on April 13, 2016.  Jenny and David Paul of Newport are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Genevieve Louise Paul on April 13, 2016. More...

Councilor Offers Blunt Marijuana Plan

As Rhode Island lawmakers debate the legalization of marijuana, a Middletown councilor wants the town to be prepared.  More...

Money Smart Week

As part of Money Smart Week®, a home buying workshop will be presented on Thursday, April 28, from 6 - 7:30 p.m. at the Newport Public Library by finance advisor Joe Martins. This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required. More...

Pedestrian Safety Eyed in Middletown

After a 37-year-old man was killed by a car while walking along a Middletown road, police say that despite the rarity of fatal pedestrian accidents, more sidewalks could improve safety.  More...

Music and Entertainment

Thursday, April 21  Norey's–Cote Percussion, 7:30-10:30 p.m.  Jimmy’s Saloon–Open Mic  Vanderbilt Grace–MSD Trio, 7-10 p.m.  Friday, April 22  Buskers Pub–Grace Morrison, 9-12 p.m. More...

Meet Johnstone and Walcoff

It’s really easy to write a lousy song. I should know, as I have written dozens of them. More...