November 23, 2016 RSS feed / Around Town

A Newport Life in Politics

Forty-one years ago, lifelong Newport resident Christopher Boyle walked into the Senate chamber at the Rhode Island Statehouse and began a political journey that shows no sign of ending any time soon. More...

Lending a Helping Hand

Lisa McWilliams, left, and Barbara Roberts, right, add fresh vegetables to the holiday meal bags distributed at the Martin Luther King Center. More...

Fostering Good Health for All

It was labeled a “Conversation to Affect Change,” and it certainly lived up to its name.  On Wednesday, Nov. More...

SPOTLIGHT on Music

Meet the Newport Navy Choristers

Musicians are among the most generous people around. When there is a natural or man-made disaster, they are often the first folks to donate their time and talent to raise money to ease suffering. More...

Music and Entertainment

Wednesday, November 23  Hotel Viking–Fran Curley Jazz Band, 7-11 p.m.  Norey's–Jack Grace Band, 8:30 p.m.  One Pelham East–Ryan and Jillian and DJ Nook, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m.  Perro Salado–The Z-Boys, 9:45 p.m. More...

Fisheries Face Climate Peril, Aging Fleet

As the guest speaker at Seamen’s Church Institute’s annual meeting on Monday, Nov. More...

Boyle Unfazed by Trump Lobbying Ban

Christopher Boyle, the veteran Statehouse lobbyist and lifelong Newport resident, believes that President-elect Donald J. More...

NEW ARRIVALS

Heather and Zachary Lukens of Middletown are proud to announce the birth of their son Harrison Poe Lukens on Nov. 17, 2016. More...

Greens, Trees, and Fantastic Florals for Christmas

The Preservation Society of Newport County’s Christmas at the Newport Mansions got underway on Saturday, Nov. 19, and is already running at full throttle.  More...

Singing for Shelter

The ninth annual Singing for Shelter, an acoustic Christmas concert for the benefit of Lucy’s Hearth and the McKinney Shelter, will be held on Thursday, Dec. 8, from 7-9:30 p.m. at Channing Memorial Church. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. More...

DINNER & A MOVIE

A ‘Loving’ Milestone for Racial Equality

Imagine the shock and horror of a gang of men breaking into your home and shining flashlights in your face in the middle of the night. The gang leader is the local sheriff, and his deputies make up his mob. More...

GAME OF THE WEEK

MHS Freshmen, D-II Champs

The Middletown High School freshmen football team captured the state Division II title earlier this month in a thrilling finish over Tolman High School, their toughest rival. More...