September 29, 2016 RSS feed / Around Town

Forums to Feature City Candidates

In the next few weeks, Newporters will have the opportunity to hear the viewpoints of local candidates as they deliberate issues facing the city. More...

DINNER & A MOVIE

A Paternity Suit Designed for Darcy and McDreamy

The opening scenes of “Bridget Jones’s Baby” make the singles life of the lead character look like a never-ending circuit of disco. More...

Music and Entertainment

Thursday, September 29  Buskers–Brian Twohey, 8:30 p.m.  Hotel Viking–Nina Otto Latin Jazz Band, 5:30-9:30 p.m.  Newport Blues Cafe–Oskar Wylde, 10 p.m. More...

This week in SPORTS

MIDDLETOWN HIGH SCHOOL   More...

12 Metre Wrapup

Nine 12 Metre teams competed in their North American Championship, hosted by Ida Lewis Yacht Club, Friday through Sunday, Sept. 23-25. More...

Sail For Hope

The 16th annual Sail For Hope will take a final turn round Conanicut Island on Saturday, Oct. 15.  More...

Bag Ban 101: ‘No Two Bag Bans Are Alike’

Even before they’ve been officially banned, the bags are back.  In the past 50 years, plastic bag production worldwide has increased 20-fold. By 2050, there will be as many plastic particles floating in the ocean as there are fish. More...

SPOTLIGHT on Music

Meet The New 40

One of the great things about playing music is that it is never too late to grow and expand in a different direction. So, when you’re in your 60s and still have the music itch, what do you do? That’s right – you start a new band! More...

GAME OF THE WEEK

Vikings Clip Eagles for First Victory, 13-12

In a finish that nearly defied belief, the Rogers High School Vikings hung on by their fingernails to edge the Barrington Eagles, 13-12 Friday night, Sept. 23, at Toppa Field, notching their first Division I-B victory in 2016. More...

Melges 32 World Championship Preview

Thirteen teams from five countries will be arriving in Newport for the eighth edition of the Melges 32 World Championship,Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 29 - Oct. 2.  More...

JYC Results

The Jamestown Yacht Club held the fourth race of its fall series on Sunday, Sept. 25. The following are the results for the race:  More...