November 10, 2016 RSS feed / Around Town

Middle School Students Study Local Candidates

Clinton Storms to Landslide Victory in Mock Election

Although it will be several years before Newport’s sixth graders are allowed to hit the polls alone, students rolled up their sleeves this election to get to know the candidates that directly impact their education.  More...

School Committee: It’s All About Those Votes

With the electorate’s collective eye following the vote count in this anything-goes election year, the outcome of the bids for the seven spots on the Newport School Committee did not disappoint. More...

Tears and Smiles Mark Assembly Outcomes

For two female candidates on Aquidneck Island, Tuesday’s election outcome brought a tearful response for one. For the other, it was a matter of broad smiles.  More...

Schiff May Challenge Election Outcome

Democratic State Rep. Deborah L. More...

SPOTLIGHT on Music

Meet Olivia Baxter

Many adults of a certain age still have trouble answering the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” There’s one young local musician who hasn’t completely figured out the answer to this age-old question, but she’s having fun exploring More...

Middletown Runs Over Pilgrim, 34-8

GAME OF THE WEEK

When the Pilgrim High School football team’s 50 or so dressed players trotted on to the turf at Gaudet Field to face Middletown High on Friday night, Nov. 4, it looked ominous for the home team. More...

Newport Stood Up for Standing Rock

About 100 people gathered in Washington Square on Saturday, Nov. 5, to demonstrate their support for the protestors of the Dakota Access Pipeline. More...

Tiverton Edges Closer to Casino

Rhode Island voters gave their approval on Election Day to the Twin River Management Group’s plan to transfer its Newport Grand license to Tiverton. The statewide vote was 55.4 percent to enable the move, and 44.6 percent to prohibit it.  More...

VETERANS DAY OBSERVANCES

Newport Observance Annual Newport City Hall ceremony, Friday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m.   More...

No Roof Left Behind

John and Michelle Brennan of Houston Avenue were named winners in the nationwide No Roof Left Behind™ initiative. They were the local recipients of a free roof by A-1 Roofing & Construction.  More...

Music and Entertainment

Thursday, November 10  Norey’s–John Monllos' Swinging Quartet, 7:30 p.m.  One Pelham East–Keith Manville The Party Animal  Vanderbilt Grace–MSD Trio, 7-10 p.m. More...