October 13, 2016 RSS feed / Around Town

Scheduling and Benefits Top Committee Topics

The roof project at Rogers is ahead of schedule, the Rogers HAM Radio Club is seeking approval for a new antenna, and the daily schedule at Rogers should be revamped. More...

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Lucy’s Hearth program director Jenn Barrera is already settled in to the  More...

SPOTLIGHT on Music

Meet Milton

The depth of the musical talent that performs on our small island never ceases to amaze. Several nights a week, one can stroll along the waterfront or on Broadway and discover world-class musicians, some of whom you’ve probably never heard of. More...

DINNER & A MOVIE

Slavery Epic a 'Blow Against Racism'

An incisive drama about one man’s personal battle with the evils of slavery, “The Birth of a Nation” opens with a quote from Thomas Jefferson: “I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just – that his justice cannot sleep forever.” More...

A Spooktacular Guide to Halloween

Trinity’s Pumpkin Patch Pumpkins are sold and more, Trinity Church, Queen Anne Square, weekdays noon-6 p.m., weekends 10 a.m.-6 p.m. costume parade Oct. 30, 1 p.m., children, adults and animals welcome, 401-846-0660. More...

New Melges 32 World Champions Crowned

Thirteen teams from Germany, Italy, Monaco, Sweden and the U.S., all with the Melges 32 World Champion title in their sights, took to Narragansett Bay on Sept. 29 with four days of racing on the schedule.  More...

Stripers and Blues ‘Blitzing’ Near Shore

It is getting later in October and you know what that means – watching for any monsters that might surprise you. More...

Fundraiser Awards

The Pell Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) and the students of Pell Elementary School are participating in a Read-a-Thon from Oct. 3–28. The students read books and gather donors to support their reading efforts. More...

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Driving rain and steady wind could not dampen the spirits of the more than  More...

Cicilline Faces GOP Challenge

Seeking a fourth term as Rhode Island’s congressman from the First District, Democrat David M. Cicilline says that he is proud to run on his record after serving three two-year terms in Washington. His Republican challenger, H. More...

Music and Entertainment

Thursday, October 13  Norey’s–John Monllos & Friends, 8 p.m.  Vanderbilt Grace–MSD Trio, 7-10 p.m.  Perro Salado–Honky Tonk Knights, 9:45 p.m.-1 a.m. More...

Historic St. Mary’s Organ Undergoes Repairs

It almost died one Christmas, but will be gloriously resurrected on Easter. More...

Flying Phantom Sailing

The young guns will be in town on Oct. 15-16 as the Red Bull Foiling Generation hits Newport for the first of two events, the U.S. Qualifier. More...

Pumpkin Regatta a Success

Over 200 people attended the annual Pumpkin Regatta, which the Newport Shipyard organizes and sponsors annually to raise money for different charities. On Oct. More...

GAME OF THE WEEK

Islanders Squeak Past Huskies, 14-13

In what might prove to be the turning point of their football season, Middletown High School held on to edge the previously undefeated Mt. Hope Huskies, 14-13, in a Division II-B thriller on Friday, Oct. 7. More...