December 22, 2016 RSS feed / Around Town

Two Ledge Road Homes Get Initial Nod

Newport’s Historic District Commission has given a preliminary nod to two new single family residences at 51 and 55 Ledge Road.  More...

Broadway Bustling for the Holidays

Broadway abounded with holiday festivity this year; almost three dozen merchants participated in a raffle with prizes totaling nearly $1,600. More than 2,100 entries vied for the four goodie bags. More...

Sakonnet Bridge Demolition Bid Results

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that it received six bids for the demolition of the old Sakonnet River Bridge across the Sakonnet River between Portsmouth and Tiverton. More...

SPOTLIGHT on Music

Meet Erin Young

For the past 24 years, the name Common Fence Music has been synonymous with quality live music. More...

DINNER & A MOVIE

'Manchester' a Likely Oscar Contender

There is a moment early in the magnificent film “Manchester by the Sea” where the camera records an alley-like space between two bland apartment buildings. In the long take, snow falls silently and so steadily that it seems it may never stop. More...

Portsmouth Garden Club Decorates the Town for Christmas

The Portsmouth Garden Club met recently at the Portsmouth Free Library for the annual designing of Christmas wreaths to decorate municipal buildings as part of the club's civic beautification program. More...

Community School Graduates

Newport Community School’s Aquidneck Island Adult Learning Center recently graduated a class of Teacher Assistants and a class of Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA’s). More...

ON THE WATERFRONT

Local Sailors Nominated for Yachtsman of the Year Fresh off the back of winning the Melges 24 Worlds in Miami earlier this month, local Providence sailor Stu McNay, who also sailed in the Rio Olympics in the 470 class, has been nominated for the US More...

Music and Entertainment

Thursday, December 22  Hotel Viking–Betsy Listenfelt, 7-11 p.m.  Midtown Oyster Bar– John Erikson, 9 p.m.-12 a.m.  Narragansett Cafe–The Wright Brothers (Famous Holiday Bash), 8 p.m.-closing. More...

GAME OF THE WEEK

Islanders Rally - Stuff Patriots, 53-45

It was a tale of two halves – cold as ice, then fast as lightning. More...