May 5, 2016 RSS feed / Around Town

High Heels & Hot Wheels for Women's Health

Newport Hospital’s spring fundraiser, High Heels & Hot Wheels, was held at the Audrain Automobile Museum on April 28. More...

Around the Track, Around the Clock

The American Cancer Society’s Aquidneck Island Relay for Life fundraiser will take place on Saturday, May 14, from 10 a.m -10 p.m. at Gaudet Middle School in Middletown. More...

Carson Reviews Priorities

Consistent with recent comments from other state legislators, Rep. More...

Keeping Homes and Lives Intact

When Susan McCoy assumed the role as president of the Newport County Board of Realtors in 2001, it fell to her to select the local charity for the group’s community service projects. More...

Preparing for the Worst

For at least four decades, Gold’s Auto Recycling has been assisting local fire departments in training for worst-case traffic accidents. More...

DINNER & A MOVIE

‘Mother’s Day’ is a Holiday to Skip

When Garry Marshall’s name is attached to a movie you can usually expect a little light comedy. His films aren’t profoundly deep in themes, but “Mother’s Day” defies expectations of anything of worth.  More...

Music and Entertainment

Thursday, May 5  Norey's–Big Band Swingin’ Jazz, 7:30-10:30 p.m.  Vanderbilt Grace–MSD Trio, 7-10 p.m.  Friday, May 6  Jo's American Bistro–John Monllos & Joanne Rodino, 7-10 p.m. More...

Photos

  Arthur Paiva (above) and daughter R.I. Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed threw out the ceremonial first pitches during the Newport Little League’s opening day ceremonies at Goldberg Field. More...

Laser Fleet Honors Moose

Prior to the ceremony that would honor his dedication to Newport’s Laser Fleet 413 as its stellar, beloved, race committee chief, things were not going Moose McClintock’s way. More...

New Arrivals

Alana and Joseph Hearn of Newport are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Josephine Keough Hearn on April 26, 2016. More...

Schools to Focus on Common Core Standards

Middletown school officials say their primary focus of the 2016- 17 school year will be to increase students’ literacy and math levels, which are the primary focus of the Common Core standards the state adopted in 2010. More...

Councilor Pitches Government Reorganization

A Middletown councilor would like to explore reorganizing local government.  “There are no years that I can remember that we haven’t had a tax increase,” said Councilor Antone Viveiros at the May 2 Town Council meeting.  More...

Cast Surpasses Material in ‘One Slight Hitch’

There is no question about the most dramatic moment in the Newport Playhouse & Cabaret’s production of “One Slight Hitch,” the pleasant, if uneven, comedy running through May 15. More...

Meet Pat Cottrell

If you have been on this island for any length of time, chances are good that you have attended a performance given by this week’s featured musician. More...

Islanders Rally and Rally to Beat Woonsocket, 8-5

In a contest that saw the home team come from behind three separate times, the Middletown High School baseball team defeated Woonsocket 8-5 on Monday, May 2, at Gaudet Field behind a complete game outing by junior pitcher AJ Jorge. More...