February 2, 2017 RSS feed / Around Town

Project Purple Initiative

The Dean of Students at Middletown High School, Dennis Soares, is joined by officer John Patterson and MHS student Madi Holden at one of the many Project Purple activities last week. More...

Bag Banishment One Step Closer

Step by steady step, plastic bags are approaching their long hoped-for banishment in Newport and, anti-baggers are hoping, throughout Aquidneck Island.  More...

SPOTLIGHT on Music

Meet Jesse Liam

If you ask most musicians how they got their first exposure to music, the answer you’re most likely to hear is “from my parents.” Aspiring professional musicians have a leg up when they are raised in a musical household. More...

Salve Serves up 'Midsummer' Mid Winter

"Lord, what fools these mortals be!” This signature line from Shakespeare's comedy "A Midsummer Night's Dream" still captures audiences some 400 years after its ink first dried in a folio. More...

GAME OF THE WEEK

Eagle Sticks Get Even with the Co-op – RMR Skids, 5-3

The Barrington Eagles hockey team left Aquidneck Island on Friday night, Jan. More...

V Rings Heading to Sail Newport

On Friday, Jan. More...

Newport Advances Toward ‘Virtual City Hall’

Municipal tasks such as paying a fee or applying for a permit are completed at Newport City Hall today, but these functions will eventually be a click away. More...

DINNER & A MOVIE

McConaughey Is All That Glitters in ‘Gold’

In “Gold,” Matthew McConaughey plays Kenny Wells, a man who likes to call himself a miner. He has inherited a minerals marketing business from his late father (Craig T. More...

Music and Entertainment

Thursday, February 2  Hotel Viking–Matt Kearns, 7-11 p.m.  Newport Sportsman's Club–Open mic, 8-11 p.m.  Norey's–Alan Bernstein Quartet, 8 p.m.  Perro Salado–Honky Tonk Knights, 9:45 p.m.-1 a.m. More...