May 5, 2016 RSS feed / News Briefs

Everyone Loves a Parade!

At the recent St. Patrick’s Day award ceremony held at Newport Storm more than 50 plaques and certificates were presented to marchers in 30 categories.  More...

Kindergarten Registration

Children living in Newport who are five on or before Sept. 1, 2016 can register for kindergarten on Thursday, May 12, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. More...

Brain Injury Support Group

The support group is an opportunity for individuals with brain injury, family and friends to come together to provide mutual support and assistance in coping with the consequences of brain injury.  More...

A Look at Lucy’s

The public is invited to come take a look at the renovations underway for the new Lucy’s Hearth at 19 Valley Road, Middletown. Hard hat tours are scheduled for Tuesday, May 10 and 17, from 4 - 5 p.m. More...

Wednesday Night Intro to Sailing

The Newport Yacht Club is offering a free Discover Sailboat Racing Experience every Wednesday night from May 11 through Aug. 31. More...

Pell School Tours

Visit Pell Elementary School on Wednesday, May 11, for a tour and meet some of the staff. Come with questions. Bring the whole family it’s open to the public. Learn about the new technology at the school, programs offered, and much more. More...

Garden Club Luncheon

The Middletown Garden Club invites potential new members to its annual membership luncheon on Tuesday, May 10. There will a brief business meeting and then lunch can be ordered off the menu, individual checks will be given. More...

‘Smart Driver’

AARP will offer its “Smart Driver” program for citizens 55 years and older on May 16 at the Portsmouth Multi-Purpose Center from 8 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. More...

Newport Spring

The Newport Spring Leadership Committee has announced that the next public meeting on the Newport Spring project has been postponed. The meeting originally scheduled for May 12 is expected to be held in late July.  More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Sunday, April 25, through Sunday, May 1, the Newport Police Department responded to 652 calls. Of those, 166 were motor vehicle related; there were 124 motor vehicle violations issued and 42 accident reports.  More...

For What It’s Worth

A visitor brought in a circa 1900 10k gold ladies watch. Disappointed in the value, I explained that the watch was not working and needed to be cleaned (cost over $200) and there was not much gold in the watch, just the back and thin round case. More...

Baby Steps Program

Baby Steps, a program for parents and caregivers of infants and children up to three years old, will hold its next session on Saturday, May 7, at 9:30 a.m. at the Florence Gray Center, 1 York St. All Newport County residents are welcome. More...

Love Shakespeare?

Julia Perlowski, a teacher for the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington D.C. is giving a talk at the next meeting of the English Speaking Union on Sunday, May 15, from 5 - 7 p.m. at the Pier Restaurant. More...

VFW Meeting

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5392 will hold its next meeting on Sunday, May 15, at 11 a.m. at the Post headquarters on Shove Street in Tiverton. More...

Jamestown Plant Sale

The Quononoquott Garden Club will hold a plant sale on Saturday, May 14, from 9 a.m. - noon at the Ft. Getty Pavilion in Jamestown. More...

May is Bike Month

Plan to join cycling enthusiasts for  Bike to Work Day  Friday, May 20 Breakfast in Washington Square  City Loop Group Ride at 5 p.m.   More...