March 2, 2017 RSS feed / News Briefs

Celebrating 60 Years

If you ask many local residents where they learned to swim, play basketball or what they did after school when they were young, you might receive a common answer. It’s the Boys & Girls Club of Newport County. More...

Citizenship Classes

Practice the citizenship interview, learn U.S. More...

Succession Planning

A free workshop will be held on Monday, March 20, from 6-8 p.m. to help Rhode Island farmers understand the options, resources and steps to transferring a farm business or farmland. More...

Topiary Workshop

The Preservation Society of Newport County is offering a floral Easter egg topiary workshop, led by floral and event designer Liza Chung at the Green Animals Topiary Garden on Saturday, April 8. It is limited to 24 participants. More...

Models Sought for Prom Fundraiser

Locals can walk the runway for a good cause in a La Fille Collettecreated design as part of a fundraiser to benefit this year’s Rogers High prom. More...

Diabetes Support Group

The monthly diabetes support group for people with diabetes and their families, sponsored by the Visiting Nurse Services of Newport and Bristol Counties, will be held on Thursday, March 9, from 1-2 p.m. at the Edward King Senior Center. More...

Advocacy Forum

The League of Women Voters will host a panel discussion of experienced advocates on Tuesday, March 7 to help citizens learn to become actively engaged in our democracy. More...

Coastal Risk and Planning

Teresa Crean, a coastal community planner at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School, will discuss “Assessing Coastal Risk and Planning for Resilience in Rhode Island Municipalities, Businesses, and Neighborhoods” at the Seamen&rsq More...