July 27, 2017 RSS feed / News Briefs

For What It’s Worth

There is Wedgwood and then, there is Wedgwood. Pictured is a piece of not very old, sort of mass produced and modestly valued Wedgewood. More...

IYRS Speaker Series

Design and technology intersect unconventionally to inspire discovery, innovation, and creativity. Explore this space through four guest speaker engagements during the summer speaker series at IYRS. More...

Lyme Support Group

The next meeting of the Lyme Support Group is Thursday, July 27, at 6 p.m. at the United Congregational Church, 524 Valley Road, Middletown. More...

‘100% Networking’

Newport Interactive Marketers will gather in-person for “100% Networking” on Thursday, July 27, from 6 to 9 p.m., rain or shine, on the rooftop at the Hotel Viking. More...

Book Sale Extended

The summer book sale at the Middletown Library has extended its 50-percent off sale to Saturday, July 29. The sale will run Thursday, July 27, from 1 to 7 p.m., Friday, July 28, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and Saturday, July 29, from 10 a.m. More...

Save The Bay Cleanup

The annual International Coastal Cleanup in September is right around the corner, and Save The Bay is recruiting cleanup leaders now for the global event. Save The Bay will hold a beach clean-up leader training on Saturday, Aug. More...

Miantonomi Park Cleanup on Sunday

Aquidneck Land Trust (ALT) will host a park cleanup as part of the Miantonomi Exploration Days at Miantonomi Memorial Park beginning at 10 a.m. on Sunday, July 30. More...

Beavertail Lighthouse Endowment Fund

Throughout 2017, the all-volunteer museum association for the Beavertail Lighthouse will have up to $500,000 in donations matched by private donor and Jamestown local Jim Buttrick, which will be placed into an endowment for annual building maintenanc More...

Class of 1967 Reunion

Rogers High School, St. Catherine’s and De La Salle classes of 1967 will hold a joint 50th reunion Oct. 21 at Green Valley Country Club. More...

An Evening of Folk

Just in time for Newport Folk Festival weekend, Barnes & Noble welcomes Rick Massimo for a discussion and signing of his new book “I Got a Song: A History of the Newport Folk Festival” on Friday, July 28 at 5 p.m. More...

GEORGE DONNELLY SUNSET LEAGUE

Team Standings Wins Losses Brothers Oven 9 5 Westcott 9 5 Town Dock 6 5 RR Construction 7 8 More...

Beach Idol Singing Competition

Beach Idol will take place on Thursday evenings from 7 to 8 p.m. at Easton’s Beach through Aug. 17. Performers must be 6-16 years old. More...

NBS Beach Bash

The Norman Bird Sanctuary is hosting a summer party for the whole family on Third Beach on Thursday, Aug. 3. More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, July 17 through Monday, July 25 the Newport Police Department responded to 953 calls. Of those, 166 were motor vehicle related; there were 120 motor vehicle violations issued and 46 accident reports. More...

A Lively Lunch

A weekly picnic lunch speaker series is being hosted by the Newport Open Space Partnership on Tuesdays at noon in Touro Park. Bring a lunch and relax in the park, while learning something new. On Tuesday, Aug. More...

Teachers at STEM Summer School

Anna Kimes and Jessica Lynn Rosa, who teach Advanced Placement English literature and composition at Rogers High School, are attending a special kind of summer school to prepare to teach Advanced Placement courses. More...

Newport Mental Health Walk-in Services

The Newport County Community Mental Health Center has changed its name to Newport Mental Health and will be offering weekday walk-ins, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday at 127 Johnny Cake Hill Road, Middletown. More...

Island Foghorns

The next meeting of the Island Foghorns Toastmasters Club is Thursday, Aug. 3, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., at the Middletown Police Station. The public is welcome. More...

Lady Hibernian Named

The Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians of Newport have named Patricia Kelly Martin 2017 Woman of the Year. More...

Foster Grandparents Wanted to Mentor

The East Bay Foster Grandparent Program is actively recruiting community members 55 and older to serve as volunteer foster grandparents in their communities. The heart of the program is one-on-one daily interaction. More...