September 22, 2016 RSS feed / Around Town

Fun Run

Fun was had by all at Newport Hospital’s “Fall into Fitness” 5K race/walk and kids’ fun run held on Sunday, Sept. More...

Drum Circle for Peace

Christopher Kavi Carbone beats out the leading rhythm earlier this week at the first gathering of Drum Circle for Peace, a new interactive program being offered by the St. More...

Contractor Parking Permits Get Preliminary Nod

As part of an ongoing conversation about parking concerns in Middletown, councilors took a first look at a proposed new ordinance that would allow contractor vehicles to park on roads where it is otherwise banned. More...

Short Film Festival in Jamestown

The Jamestown Arts Center will be the Rhode Island venue, on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 30-Oct. More...

SPOTLIGHT on Music

Meet Liz Pedro

It’s often the case that busy people get a lot accomplished. This week’s featured musician manages an office on the island full time and has been a member of the Portsmouth Town Council since 2010. More...

Resolute Cup Wrap-up

The competition for the 2016 Resolute Cup, a Corinthian Championship for U.S. yacht clubs, ended on Saturday, Sept. 17, with the team from New Orleans’ Southern Yacht Club dominating the regatta with a final margin of victory of 28 points. More...

Boat Show Awards

On Thursday, Sept. More...

GAME OF THE WEEK

Rogers Beats the Fog and Johnston, 1-0

Midway through the second half against Johnston High School, Rogers High School boys varsity soccer coaches Alex and Tiago Furtado urged their team to score just one goal. More...

Comics Come Calling Columbus Weekend

Since 1635, when a banished Roger Williams left the Massachusetts Bay Colony and settled on land granted him by the Narragansett Indians, and then in 1775, when the colony was the first to declare independence from the British crown, and then later, More...

Breaking Down Barriers to Mental Health Services

Mental health is an issue that is all too often swept under the rug, and according to Jamie Lehane, president and CEO of Newport County Community Mental Health Center (NCCMHC), that is precisely the problem. More...

Coyote Issues Growing on Aquidneck Island

(This excerpt from an article that ran in the May 1, 2014 issue of Newport This Week provides a backstory to the current coyote situation.)   More...

DINNER & A MOVIE

‘Sully’ Another Perfect Landing for Hanks

It was a bright sunny day in mid- January – cold but with a ceiling that offered clear visibility and a smooth liftoff. It was not windy. When veteran US Airways pilots Capt. More...

Music and Entertainment

Thursday, September 22  Buskers–Sean Connell, 8 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–Barkode Jazz Trio, 7-10 p.m. More...

LOCAL BROADWAY DISTRICT

Saturday, Oct. 8 • Noon – 6 p.m.

Music/Entertainment • Other activities see broadwaynewport.com Equality Park – Ribbon Cutting Noon1 p.m. Bit Players ImprovThe Little Compton (New age rock)Lee Phillips Band More...

Paralympics Wrap-up

Five days of tough competition for U.S. sailors in Rio at the 2016 Paralympics from Sept. 7-18 ended on a high note on Saturday, Sept.17, for the U.S. More...

Fleet Action at the 12 Metre Championships

The 2016 12 Metre North American Championship are scheduled for Friday through Sunday, Sept. 23-25, and will be hosted by Ida Lewis Yacht Club. More...

This Week in SPORTS

MIDDLETOWN HIGH SCHOOL   More...