February 9, 2017 RSS feed / News Briefs

Photo Guild Meeting

The next Newport Photo Guild meeting will be Wednesday, Feb. 15, at 6:30 p.m. More...

Newport Parkinson’s Support Group

The next meeting of the Newport Parkinson’s Support Group is Saturday, Feb. 18, at 10 a.m. at Newport Hospital. Patients and/or caregivers are welcome to attend. More...

AARP Free Tax Help

Free income tax preparation will be offered at 11 sites in Newport County by the AARP Foundation Tax Aide Program beginning in February through April 18. All sites are walk-in. It is not necessary to be an AARP member to take advantage of this help. More...

Scholarships

Margit Baum Fund Scholarship   More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, Jan. 30 through Monday, Feb. 6, the Newport Police Department responded to 601 calls. Of those, 182 were motor vehicle related; there were 157 motor vehicle violations issued and 25 accident reports.  More...

Community Project Grants Available

Do you have an idea for a project that would improve the health of the community? More...

New Mental Wellness Support Group

A new support group will be offered at the Newport Hospital on Tuesdays from 5:30 – 7 p.m.  More...

Food Safety Class

The RI Hospitality Association is offering a ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Re-Certification Training class on Tuesday, Feb. 21, from 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. This course meets the Rhode Island Department of Health training requirements for food licenses. More...

Island Foghorns

The next meeting of the Island Foghorns Toastmasters Club is Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Middletown Police Station from 5:30-7 p.m. The public is welcome to hear speeches given by members or to speak themselves. More...

Horse Association Meeting, Feb. 15

Members of the Aquidneck Island Horse Association will meet at the VFW Post in Tiverton on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at 6 p.m. The main agenda item will be the Glen Farms restoration project for horse activities. More...

King Park Dinghy Rack Lottery

A public lottery will be held for the King Park dinghy racks. Applications will be available online and at the Harbormaster office). Applications will be accepted Feb. 1-28. More...

Brain Injury Support Group

The support group is an opportunity for individuals with brain injury, family and friends to come together to provide mutual support and assistance in coping with the consequences of brain injury.  More...

For What It’s Worth

Pictured is a fine Art Deco travel clock sold by Cartier. This circa 1920’s clock is made of nephrite, a type of jade. It probably had a fitted leather case originally and found a local buyer at $1,500.   More...

Winter Festival Scavenger Hunt

Mark your calendars for 10 days of Newport Winter Festival fun starting on Friday, Feb. 17, and running through Sunday, Feb. 26. Join the Aquidneck Land Trust for a free family-friendly nature scavenger hunt at Spruce Acres Farm on Wednesday, Feb. More...

Grant Workshop at Arts Around the Fire

The Newport Arts and Cultural Alliance will hold a special edition of Arts Around the Fire on Tuesday, Feb. 21, with a grants workshop at the Newport Art Museum from 5 - 6 p.m. More...

VFW Meeting

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5392 will hold its next meeting on Sunday, Feb. 19, at 11 a.m. at the Post Headquarters on Shove Street, Tiverton.  After the meeting a meal will be served. New members are welcome to join. More...