May 26, 2016 RSS feed / News Briefs

‘Spring Forth Festival’

Join in the “Spring Forth Festival” celebration of Newport’s newest community garden, the Island Community Garden, a project of Aquidneck Community Table, at the Great Friends Meeting House on Friday, May 27. More...

JYC Race Results

The Jamestown Yacht Club held the third race in its spring series on Tuesday, May 24. The following are the results for the race: More...

Blue Garden Tour

A private tour of Newport’s legendary and recently restored Blue Garden, with lunch and a lecture on America’s historic gardens, kicks off The Preservation Society of Newport County summer lecture series on the morning of June 9 at 10:30 More...

George Donnelly Sunset League

The George Donnelly Sunset League derived its name because games used to begin at 5:30 p.m. and end at dusk. It is the oldest continuous amateur baseball league in the U.S. More...

‘Surf’s Up’ at EBCAP

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) will hold “Surf’s Up at the 13th Annual Seaside Gala,” Wednesday, June 8, at Castle Hill Inn. More...

Gulls Volunteers

The Newport Gulls are looking for volunteers for the upcoming season, which runs June 10 through early August at Cardines Field. Games are on most Monday, Wednesday, and Friday evenings. More...

STEM Fair

Come innovate, motivate, and educate. Pell Elementary School’s second annual STEM Fair will be Thursday, June 2, at 5:30 p.m. at the school.  See why Pell School students are excited about science, technology, engineering, and math.  More...

For What It’s Worth

An elderly lady brought in a velvet bag of childhood memories: mother of pearl rectangular chips, inquiring about their value. The chips, which are about .5” x 2” would have been used in a card game, poker or Bezique. More...

Mastering the Craft

IYRS will kick off its fourth annual Mastering the Craft Roundtable series on June 7 at 5:30 p.m. More...

Pre-K for Four-Year-Olds

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is currently accepting applications for its RI Department of Education (RIDE) pre-kindergarten program with classrooms located at 8 John H Chafee Blvd. More...

Newport Municipal Court

Newport Municipal Court heard 28 cases on May 23. They included 11 cases of open container/drinking in public. There were also five cases of urinating in public, a minor in possession, and a noise disturbance. More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Sunday, May 15, through Sunday, May 22, the Newport Police Department responded to 584 calls. Of those, 127 were motor vehicle related; there were 92 motor vehicle violations issued and 35 accident reports.  More...

NUWC Luncheon

The NUWC retirees luncheon will be held at McGovern’s Restaurant, Fall River. Luncheon will be served on Wednesday, June 1, at noon. The cost to attend is $17 per person. Reservations are not required. More...

Call for Rose Island Volunteers

Volunteers are needed for the Rose Island Lighthouse Foundation for the months of June to August, Monday through Friday. Come spend the day at beautiful Rose Island and help maintain a historic and environmental site in Narragansett Bay. More...

Irish Interpretive Center Opens

The Museum of Newport Irish History Interpretive Center will open for the 2016 Season on Sat., May 28. More...

Dance Auditions

Rhode Island’s ballet theatre (RIbt), a non-profit pre-professional training company for the region’s 9-18 year old ballet dancers, will be holding open auditions at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 9, at RI Ballet Arts Academy, North Kingstown. More...