January 19, 2017 RSS feed / News Briefs

Stormwater Presentation

Clean Ocean Access is hosting a stormwater presentation on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at the Newport Public Library from 6 - 7 p.m. More...

French for All

Whether because you are planning a vacation to France, want to brush up on French, or trying to fulfill a lifelong promise to learn French, members of the Alliance Française of Newport can help. More...

School Calendar Survey for 2017-2018

The Newport Public Schools district has contracted with the communications management firm Martin & Associates to collect feedback on current and proposed changes to the school calendar. More...

Preserving Family History

Genealogical expert Maureen Taylor, the “Photo Detective”, will be at the Newport Public Library to present two free programs on Saturday, Jan. 28. She’s the author of several books and hundreds of articles. More...

Lyme Support Group

The next meeting of the Lyme Support Group is Thursday, Jan. 26, at 5:45 p.m. at the Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road. For more information, contact Jane at lymenewport@gmail.com.   More...

For What It’s Worth

Generally antique furniture has been in a slump recently, however, unusual high style pieces do still garner interest. This excellent example of an American Gothic walnut table recently sold in our gallery for $7,500. More...

Indoor Football

Indoor football at the Hut. League play runs through mid- March! Open to boys and girls in grades 4-7. Games are played on Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. Cost is $20 for residents, $25 non-residents. More...

Become a Foster Grandparent

The East Bay Foster Grandparent Program is looking for volunteers 55 years of age or older. More...

Lifeguard Training

The Newport County YMCA will be offering a lifeguard training class during the February school vacation. The class will begin with a swim test on Friday, Feb. 17, at 6 p.m. The course will resume on Tuesday, Feb. 21, Wednesday, Feb. More...

Change a Life! Literacy Training

Literacy Volunteers of East Bay seeks volunteers to help adults working on skills such as reading, writing, math, using email and the Internet, and speaking English.  More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, Jan. 9 through Monday, Jan. 16, the Newport Police Department responded to 524 calls. Of those, 162 were motor vehicle related; there were 146 motor vehicle violations issued and 16 accident reports.  More...