September 1, 2016 RSS feed / Around Town

Lifesaving Messages in a Bottle

When someone moves into a new home, neighbors often greet them with fresh baked cookies or a plant as a sign of hospitality. More...

Music and Entertainment

Thursday, September 1  Hotel Viking–John Monllos and Joanne Rodino, 7-11 p.m.  Narragansett Cafe–Steve Malec & the Electric Flood , 8-11 p.m.  Norey’s–Alan Bernstein Jazz Quartet, 8-11 p.m. More...

Classic Yacht Regatta

Like the swallows returning to Capistrano, nearly 40 yachts from around the country – and the world – are scheduled to return to Newport on the weekend of Sept. 2-4 for the 37th annual Newport Classic Yacht Regatta. More...

City Looks at Dam Repairs

The City of Newport has inked a $113,916 contract for engineering and inspection services to address safety violations at city-owned dams. With no discussion at their meeting on Wednesday, Aug. More...

SPOTLIGHT on Music

Meet Joe Potenza

Families can be funny. After seeing The Beatles perform on “The Ed Sullivan Show,” it took several months of begging my parents before they got me a rented guitar. In comparison, this week’s featured musician had it easy. More...

Around the Island Race

The 89th annual Around the Island Race, the oldest continuing yacht race on Narragansett Bay and the original race around Conanicut Island, will be hosted by Conanicut Yacht Club in Jamestown on Sunday, Sept. 4. More...