October 20, 2016 RSS feed / Around Town

Maher Center Appeals Probationary Designation

The James L. Maher Center is appealing a decision of the Executive Office of Health & Human Services to downgrade the center’s license status from “full” to “conditional.”  More...

'Support in a Continuum of Care'

The sentiment, etched in stone on a granite bench at the top of Queen Anne Square, is so powerful that it stops the reader in his tracks: “There is no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way it treats its children.” More...

Town Ponders Tax System

A committee that is reviewing potential alternatives to Middletown’s tax system has provided Town Council with a first glimpse into their findings.  More...

DINNER & A MOVIE

‘Girl on the Train’ a Dark Ride

While there have been cuts and re-seaming of the plot of The New York Times bestselling 2015 novel “The Girl on the Train,” the film adaptation remains mostly faithful to events and the emotional tone of the book.  More...

Music and Entertainment

Thursday, October 20  Norey’s–Cote Jazz Combo, 8 p.m.  Vanderbilt Grace–MSD Trio, 7-10 p.m.  Perro Salado–Honky Tonk Knights, 9:45 p.m.-1 a.m. More...

Miller Turns Another Hat Trick in 4-1 Win Over Scituate

Rogers High School sophomore Tyler Miller scored three goals and the defense was solid as the Vikings defeated Scituate 4-1 on Tuesday, Oct. 18, in Newport to snap a 7-game skid.  More...

NEW ARRIVALS

Michaela Wood and Jaylon Butler of Newport are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Kenadi Faith-Elaine Butler on Oct. 10, 2016. More...

Trucks Restricted on Forest Avenue

There is now a weight limit on trucks cutting through Forest Avenue in Middletown. The road, which is mostly residential and home to Forest Avenue Elementary School, is a popular cut-through between East Main and West Main roads. More...

PA Spooktacular 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...

Meet the Ghosts of the Elks Lodge

On the third floor of the Elks Lodge in Newport, an eight-year-old girl has her own room, a child-sized red velvet chair and a tea set. The room is otherwise unfurnished and remains locked to the public. More...

SPOTLIGHT on Music

Meet BarFly

Someone once said, “Making music with friends is one of life’s greatest joys.” This week’s featured quartet is composed of two old friends who recently started making music with two new friends, and the results are impressive. More...