June 15, 2017 RSS feed / News Briefs

For What It’s Worth

A rare photo came my way recently, half of a stereopticon image depicting “The Garden of Arthur Curtis James-Ocean Drive.” The image shows a portly man (presumably, James) in formal clothing, wearing a top hat and greeting visitors who ha More...

Newport Rifle Club’s Annual Picnic

The public is invited to try a variety of firearms and enjoy free picnic fare at the Newport Rifle Club, Saturday, June 17, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 360 Wyatt Road, Middletown. More...

Christmas in July (and August)

In the spirit of this year’s collaborative summer library program, “Build a Better World,” the Newport Public Library will hold a summer toy drive to benefit the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. More...

ESU Garden Party

Guests are invited to attend the Newport Branch of the English- Speaking Union’s garden party and annual meeting at the Bellevue House, home of Ronald Lee Fleming, on Sunday, June 25, from 5 to 7 p.m., at 304 Bellevue Ave. More...

Summer Series Sponsors Needed

The Family Night Concert Series and Children’s Night performances scheduled for the 2017 summer season at Easton’s Beach are in need of additional sponsors. More...

Lyme Support Group

The next meeting of the Lyme Support Group is Thursday, June 22, at 6 p.m. at the United Congregational Church, 524 Valley Road, Middletown. The 60-minute film “Emergence,” the sequel to “Under Our Skin,” will be shown. More...

Dealing with Loss

Several upcoming programs to help those grieving will be offered by Community Connections at Hambly House, 30 Red Cross Ave. More...

Candidate Forum

The Newport Democratic Committee will host a “Conversation with the Democratic Candidates for Senate District 13 Seat” on Monday, June 19, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Newport Public Library. More...