June 2, 2016 RSS feed / News Briefs

A Busy Biking Day

Butch Murray, owner of the Fastnet Pub, receives the Bike Friendly Business of the Year award from Bike Newport Director Bari Freeman, joined by Newport sculptor Howard Newman, who fabricated the annual award with his wife and partner Mary Newman. More...

Island Rugby

Children under the age of 19 are invited to safely learn rugby with the Island Rugby Football Club. There is a non-contact Rookie Rugby for all 2nd - 6th graders. Practice is on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. More...

Mosaic Club Thank You

The Mosaic Club of Newport County says a big thank you to the community for its recent “Bloom Into Spring” luncheon and fashion show at Green Valley Country Club, Portsmouth. More...

Talent Show

Do you enjoy music? Do you enjoy being entertained? Do you enjoy free refreshments? More...

Gulls Host Families

The Newport Gulls are looking for a few more families to host Gulls players in their homes. Benefits of hosting include season passes for all family members and kids attend Gull summer camp for free. More...

Portsmouth Republicans Polo Party

The Portsmouth Republicans will hold their annual polo party on Saturday, June 11, at the polo grounds, 715 East Main Road, Portsmouth.  More...

VFW Convention and Meeting

The State Veterans of Foreign Wars convention will be held June 9, 10, 11 and 12 at the Radisson Hotel, Warwick.  More...

For What It’s Worth

An email inquiring for his mother about a plate received as a gift had been purchased from Cabbages & Kings, which was on Bellevue. Althea Elder, owner of the shop, specialized in English porcelain and pottery. More...

ACT Food Rescue

The Aquidneck Community Table is initiating a food gleaning/ rescue program that will distribute locally-grown, fresh produce and other market goods to those in need.  More...

An ‘Evening for Education’

An “Evening for Education,” a fundraiser for the Newport Public Education Foundation (NPEF) and Newport public schools is set for Friday, June 10, at 6 p.m. at the Edward King House.  More...

Summer Lunch Program in the Parks

School will soon be out for the summer. For many children that means time alone and often a lack of nutritious meals. 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...

Kindergarten Registration

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

JYC Race Results

The Jamestown Yacht Club held the fourth race in its spring series on Tuesday, May 31. The following are the results for the race:  More...

Hibernian Scholarship

The Newport Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians is awarding a scholarship to a female student attending a Catholic high school who is entering the 10th grade. More...

Newport Municipal Court

Newport Municipal Court was not held on Monday, May 30, due to the Memorial Day holiday. Court with Judge Russell Jackson will resume June 6.   More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Sunday, May 22, through Sunday, May 29, the Newport Police Department responded to 857 calls. Of those, 187 were motor vehicle related; there were 140 motor vehicle violations issued and 47 accident reports.  More...