June 16, 2016 RSS feed / Around Town

Successes Celebrated at Senior Center

The Edward King House hosted its annual meeting and spring luncheon on Tuesday, June 14, honoring those dedicated to the organization. More...

NPEF Awards

This year’s Newport Public Education Foundation (NPEF) Unsung Hero Award recipient was Rebekah Rosen Gomes, left. More...

New School Start Times in Newport

The Newport School Committee voted 5-2 on Tuesday, June 14, to approve a one-year pilot program to change the starting times at its three public schools. More...

Zoning Board Referees Garage Dispute

It quickly became apparent at the Newport Zoning Board of Review’s meeting on Monday, June 13, that a lengthy agenda with almost two dozen petitions for zoning relief would see some cases postponed to another time as testimony commenced on the first More...

* Participants * for Newport County Days

Newport Ballard Park, June 19- 20, free guided tour at 11 a.m.  International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum, June 18-20, free.  Museum of Newport History, June 18-20, free.  Preservation Society, June 18- 20, free.   More...

Music and Entertainment

Thursday, June 16  Busker’s–Pat Cottrell, 7-11 p.m.  Narragansett Cafe–The Ubiquitones, 8-11 p.m.  Norey's–Cote Percussion Jazz Combo, 8-11 p.m.  Vanderbilt Grace–MSD Trio, 7-10 p.m. More...

Seaside Sensations Fashion Show

The Preservation Society of Newport County and nationally known designer Angela Moore will host a fashion show and champagne brunch at Rosecliff on Thursday, July 7. More...

Sports Teams Recognized by Committee

The Newport School Committee honored the city’s spring sports teams in a half-hour ceremony on Tuesday, June 14. The various groups recognized have achieved great things.  More...

Hospital Welcomes New Physician

Newport Hospital announced that Susanne Patrick-MacKinnon, M.D., has joined the hospital medical staff as part of Newport Neurology, a Lifespan Physician Group practice. More...

Panera Supports Bike-Friendly Initiatives

“Like Bike Newport, Panera Newport is an advocate for a cleaner, safer and more enjoyable community,” said Danielle Natale, General Manager, Panera Bread Newport. More...

Police Provide Liquor Training

In preparation for another lively tourist season, Newport police recently met with local business establishments to provide training on the Rhode Island Liquor Liability Act.  “It’s a big part of what we do, getting our face out ther More...

50th Sailing of Newport Bermuda Race

The 635-mile biennial Newport Bermuda Race, founded in 1906, will be held for the 50th time in 2016. The send-off will begin Friday, June 17, from Castle Hill. More...

Meet The Skinny Millionaires

There are so many levels to the music business. While lots of musicians replicate music written and made famous by others, there is a special place in heaven for those who forge their own way by playing only original compositions. More...

DINNER & A MOVIE

How Real is Reality?

“Now You See Me 2” follows the basic premise of the original, “Now You See Me.” Not too far into the narrative, however, it becomes apparent that the sequel goes off into an oblique path. More...

Girls’ Softball Finishes Second in State

The Thompson Middle School girls’ softball team ended their season with a strong pitch.  More...