December 1, 2016 RSS feed / Around Town

Leaders Look at Local Immigration

As the White House transitions to the administration under President elect Donald Trump, some Newport leaders are considering the implications to local immigrants.  More...

Healers Lead Female Empowerment Workshops

Frustrated by the misogynistic headlines during the presidential election, two local healers joined forces to teach local women to stand strong.  More...

SPOTLIGHT on Music

Meet Jack Casey

A person’s varied interests can sometimes intersect in delicious and unexpected ways. There’s one local musician whose love of music and photography has led him on a lifelong odyssey that continues today. More...

Selling Trees ‘Fir’ a Cause

The name Kiwanis is borrowed from a Native American phrase, “Nunc Kee-wanis,” meaning “We trade,” or “We trade our talents.”  When that doesn’t apply, they sell Christmas trees. For a worthy cause.  More...

Housing Advocates Scrutinize Comp Plan

Housing issues took center stage at a Newport City Council workshop on Wednesday, Nov. 16, that offered residents another chance to share their views on the city’s comprehensive plan update. More...

Easton’s Watershed, Drainage Discussion

A public meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the Newport City Council Chambers from 6 - 8 p.m. to discuss the drainage watershed for Whitwell Avenue and the surrounding area that discharges into the moat at Ellery Road.  More...

Music and Entertainment

Thursday, December 1  Hotel Viking–Milt Javery, 7-11 p.m.  Norey's–Alan Bernstein Quartet, 8 p.m.  One Pelham East–Steve Mazzetta, 10 p.m.-1 a.m.  Perro Salado–Honky Tonk Knights, 9:45 p.m.-1 a.m. More...

ON THE WATERFRONT

Team Falcon 'Flies' on Open Ocean

When local yachtsmen Rome Kirby and Tommy Loughborough sailed the prototype 46-foot “F4” foiling catamaran with Team Falcon from New York City to Bermuda in early November, they experienced a true ocean adventure. More...