September 8, 2016 RSS feed / Around Town

New Lights for Storer Park

Three new decorative LED lights have been installed in Storer Park to address concerns by neighbors and park users. More...

Music and Entertainment

Thursday, September 8 Buskers–Pat Cottrell, 7-11 p.m. Hotel Viking–Nina Otto Latin Jazz Band, 5:30-9:30 p.m. Newport Blues Cafe–Oskar Wylde, 10 p.m. Norey’s–John Monllos Quartet, 7-10 p.m. The Port–Jonathan Tennis, 5-9 p.m. More...

DINNER & A MOVIE

‘Light Between Oceans’ Illuminates Fateful Choice

“The Light Between Oceans,” the big screen view of The New York Times bestselling novel by M.L. Stedman, explores places that lie in-between. More...

Resolute Cup Preview

Coming to Newport over Sept. 12–17 will be the Resolute Cup regatta hosted by New York Yacht Club. The Resolute Cup emphasizes Corinthian, one-design competition between yacht clubs. More...

GAME OF THE WEEK

Sophomore Goalkeeper Steals 0-0 Tie for MHS

Middletown High School’s goaltender, Madison “Maddie” Olaynack, just four days removed from having her wisdom teeth extracted, worried she might look like a chipmunk. She needn’t have worried. She was a different kind of animal. More...

Middletown Approves Parking Changes

Amid varying concerns from both residents and the Middletown Police Department, Town Council has taken steps to address growing parking issues. “The big problem today is ticketing,” said Payson Fugitt at the Sept. 6 Town Council meeting. More...

SPOTLIGHT on Music

Meet The Z-Boys

It is often said that the “music gene” is passed from one generation to the next, and this week’s featured band could be a prime example of that phenomenon. The group’s drummer, Ziggy Coffey, is the son of renowned Newport drummer Mike Coffey. More...

Foilers’ First Time in Newport

Narragansett Bay will be host to the “flying“ boats Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 8-11, when Foiling Week™ comes to town. More...

Racing Results

Classic Yacht Regatta

Before Tropical Storm Hermine came to crash the party over Labor Day weekend, 45 classic yachts graced Narragansett Bay with the picture of classic elegance. More...

Around the Island Race

Boats racing around Conanicut Island in the 89th annual Around the Island race were given some extra horsepower when Tropical Storm Hermine began to arrive in Rhode Island. More...