December 29, 2016 RSS feed / News Briefs

Free Computer Course

Beginning Thursday, Jan. 5, through Feb. 2, the Newport Public Library will facilitate a study group on Thursdays from 3 - 5 p.m. for learners who want to complete an online web design course. More...

Cybersecurity Seminar

The Newport County Chamber of Commerce will offer a seminar, “Cybersecurity for Enterprise 101” on Wednesday, Jan. 4, at 8:30 a.m. at the Chamber office, 35 Valley Road, Middletown. More...

Try a New Youth Sport in 2017

A fun and competitive program for ages 8 to 13 using single and double jump ropes will kick off on Monday, Jan. 9. Participants will learn a wide range of skills from basic to advanced. No prior jumping experience is required. More...

Baby Steps Program

Baby Steps, a program for parents and caregivers of infants and children up to three years old, will hold its next session on Saturday, Jan. 7, at 9:30 a.m. at the Florence Gray Center, 1 York St. All Newport County residents are welcome. More...

Learn About Being a Foster Care Family

Now, more than ever, there is a need for foster families for children and teens in Rhode Island. Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 3, Child & Family will host foster care information sessions on the first Tuesday of every month at 5 p.m. More...

NAM Winter Speaker Series Begins Jan. 7

The Newport Art Museum’s annual Winter Speaker Series returns Saturday, Jan. 7, at 2 p.m. for its 89th season. The series will include seven lectures on a variety of topics and will run until Feb. 25 (no talk on Feb. More...

Preparing for a City Snow Parking Ban

The City of Newport will begin snow plowing operations when there are snowfalls of approximately two inches or more. More...

Newport Rifle Club Honors Americans in WW II Battle

On Dec. 18, the Newport Rifle Club held its seventh annual competition to pay tribute to the American servicemen who fought in the Battle of the Bulge, the largest and bloodiest engagement of World War II. More...