June 23, 2016 RSS feed / News Briefs

U.S. Navy Presents Public Service Award

Former Newport Mayor David Gordon was presented with the Department of the Navy Meritorious Public Service Award by Rear Admiral P. Gardner Howe III, USN, the 55th President of the Naval War College, on June 14 at a dinner held at Rosecliff. More...

Local Kids Score Big at Jr. NBA Hoops

Seven qualifiers representing the Newport Recreation Department competed this month at the Jr. NBA National Skills Challenge Regional Competition in Stamford, Conn.  More...

Class of 1966 Homecoming

St. Xavier Academy is seeking classmates to celebrate their 50th year anniversary at the annual Homecoming and Reunion on Sunday, Oct. 30. Mass will begin the day at 11 a.m. at St. Timothy’s Church, Warwick Avenue. More...

NEWPORT GULLS

Home Games Begin at 6:35 p.m.  Friday, June 24 vs Mystic Monday, June 27 vs Winnipesaukee Wed., June 29 vs Sanford  NECBL Southern Division   More...

Last Offering of Food Certification Class

The Newport Community School’s Aquidneck Island Adult Learning Center Program will offer its last full, food certification class for the summer. More...

Call for Artists

Spring Bull Gallery invites artists to participate in its non-juried Petites Oeuvres En Été (Summer-Little Picture Show) from July 2–31. Small works of no more than 60 inches in circumference, including frame, will be accepted. 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...

Carnival Owner Spreads Joy to Children

The Adams Experience, a new YMCA summer camp at Fort Adams, recently received a sponsorship donation from Rockwell Amusements. More...

JYC Race Results

The Jamestown Yacht Club held the second race in its summer series on Tuesday, June 21. The following are the results for the race:  More...

Municipal Court

Newport Municipal Court heard 16 cases on June 13, with Judge Russell Jackson presiding. They included three cases of open container/ drinking in public. More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Sunday, June 12, through Sunday, June 19, the Newport Police Department responded to 806 calls. Of those, 161 were motor vehicle related; there were 125 motor vehicle violations issued and 36 accident reports.  More...

Harbor Walk Tour

The Friends of the Waterfront (FOW) will lead a free walking tour of the public access points along Newport Harbor on Sunday, June 26, at 1 p.m. More...

Wearable Electronics, Laser-Cutting, and More

Fab Newport and Newport Art House are collaborating for a series of innovative summer workshops. Learn about wearable electronics, laser-cutting for art printing, and the skill to make much more. Tote making will be June 27, 29, 30, from 6-7:30 p.m. More...

Wood Badge Honors Scout Leaders

Portsmouth Boy Scout Troop 82's Dave Davies was presented with the honor of Wood Badge in an official ceremony presided over by Narragansett Council Course Director John Gilmore, held at St. Mary's Episcopal Church on May 4. More...

For What It’s Worth

A recent house call revealed a mid- 19th century ancestral oil on canvas in the attic. A half century of hot and cold caused the lower half of the portrait to flake considerably, rendering the portrait of nominal value. More...