May 19, 2016 RSS feed / News Briefs

JYC Race Results

The Jamestown Yacht Club held the second race in its spring series on Tuesday, May 17. The following are the results for the race:  A Class: 1. White Witch, King 40, White Witch Sailing/T. Glackin; 2. More...

Call for Artists

Artists are invited to submit their best work to Spring Bull Gallery’s next exhibit. All mediums including 3-D, except photography and computer generated works, will be accepted. More...

Lyme Support Group

The monthly Lyme Support Group will meet Thursday, May 19, at 6 p.m., and will be showing a 40-minute film, “The Lyme Alter,” featuring Dr. Burrascano. The documentary will be shown at Harbor House, 111 Washington St. More...

Newport Art House Recordings

Newport Art House is hosting a sneak peek of its first two New- Porch Live Session recordings at Fifth Element, on Wednesday, May 25, from 6 - 8:30 p.m. Suggested donation of $10 at the door. More...

Alternative Parking Along Broadway

Alternative parking along Broadway now includes: nSt. Joseph’s Church is allocating 12 parking spaces to be available from 6 - 11 p.m. More...

Boys & Girls Club Names Member of the Month

The Boys & Girls Club of Newport County is proud to announce its member of the month for the month of April. Giovanni is 13 years old and is in seventh grade at Thompson Middle School. More...

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Thursday, May 19 @ 6:45 p.m. Brothers Oven vs RR Construction Saturday, May 21 @ 2 p.m.Town Dock vs RR Legion Westcott vs Brothers @ 5 p.m.Monday, May 23 @ 7 p.m. Brothers Oven vs Mudville Tuesday, May 24 @ 7:30 p.m. More...

Dog Park Fundraiser

The Portsmouth Dog Park Planning Committee is hosting a fundraiser on Saturday, May 21, from 6 – 9 p.m. More...

Point Plant Sale

The Point Association of Newport is holding its annual Spring Plant Sale on Saturday, May 28, from 8 a.m. - noon at St. John’s Church on the corner of Washington and Willow streets. Parking is available at the church. More...

Chorale Auditions

The Rhode Island Civic Chorale & Orchestra will hold new singer auditions for the 2016-2017 concert season and its 60th anniversary on Wednesday, May 25. There are openings in all voice parts. More...

Summer Basketball

Newport Recreation is accepting registrations for its summer basketball program at the Hut for boys in grades 3 – 8 and girls in grades 4-8. Deadline to register is June 16 or until full. More...

2016 FIRST Robotics World Championships

Aquidneck Island Robotics is the largest youth competitive robotics group in Rhode Island, allowing K-12 students from any school to participate on teams of different levels. More...

Newport Municipal Court

Newport Municipal Court heard 34 cases on May 16. They included six cases of urinating in public, eight cases involving open containers/ drinking in public. More...

Memorial Flagging

Volunteers are needed to assist VFW Post 406 and Cub Scout Pack 33 with reflagging efforts on Sunday, May 22, in preparation for Memorial Day. Those willing to help can meet at 1 p.m. at Island Cemetery Annex on Van Zandt Avenue. More...

Broadway Update

City Manager Joseph Nicholson and others involved in the Broadway Streetscape Project will meet weekly on Thursdays at 2 p.m. in the second floor conference room at City Hall to provide construction updates; anyone is welcome to attend. More...

Sustainable Gardening Talk

The second in the Gardening Lecture Series will be held at the Newport Public Library on Tuesday, May 24, from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required.  More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Sunday, May 8, through Sunday, May 15, the Newport Police Department responded to 603 calls. Of those, 120 were motor vehicle related; there were 90 motor vehicle violations issued and 30 accident reports.  More...

Thames & Spring Streetscape Meeting

The next public meeting of the Thames & Spring Streetscape Improvements Project will be held on Tuesday, May 24, at the Edward King House, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. More...

Taxpayers Meeting

The next meeting of the Taxpayers’ Association of Jamestown (TAJ) will be Tuesday, May 24, at 6 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. More...

For What It’s Worth

A few days ago a visitor brought in her father’s ink well. Brass, late 19th century; looks like it could have graced the desk of Vincent Price! Winged dragons and gargoyles enhanced the decorations. Excellent condition. More...