December 29, 2016 RSS feed / Around Town

An Ode to 2016

Inspired by an old newspaper tradition, our stalwart feature writer pens a tribute to the tumultuous year that has just passed.

Let us lift up our glass, filled with holiday cheer, To the winners, the losers, the events of the year; More...

SPOTLIGHT on Music

Meet Tracy Jonsson

I’ve said this before, but it bears repeating: For a small town, we have a vibrant and thriving arts community. And there’s one local woman who recently started an organization to nurture, showcase and promote the arts here. Meet Tracy Jonsson. More...

GAME OF THE WEEK

RMR Co-op Dispatches East Greenwich, 5-0

Using every player on the bench to full advantage, Rogers/Middletown/ Rocky Hill Co-op (RMR) dominated an outmanned East Greenwich team on Friday, Dec. 23, to skate to a smooth 5-0 victory at St. George’s School. More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, Dec. 12, through Friday, Dec. 23, the Newport Police Department responded to 501 calls. Of those, 124 were motor vehicle related; there were 102 motor vehicle violations issued, and 22 accident reports. More...

ON THE WATERFRONT

Ready to Defend Cup Crown

While home in Newport during a break from training, local America’s Cup sailor Rome Kirby caught up with On the Waterfront. More...

Music and Entertainment

Thursday, December 29  Hotel Viking–Travis Colby, 7-11 p.m.  Norey's–Big Band Jazz Night, 8 p.m.  Perro Salado–Honky Tonk Knights, 9:45 p.m.-1 a.m.  Vanderbilt Grace–MSD Trio, 7-10 p.m. More...