August 24, 2017 RSS feed / News Briefs

Ice Cream Social

The Middletown Prevention Coalition will host its annual ice cream social from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 28, in the Middletown High School cafeteria. More...

Viking Fans

The Rogers Boosters Club will be holding its first meeting of the 2017-18 school year on Monday, Aug. 28, at O’Brien’s Pub at 6 p.m. More...

For What It’s Worth

Once a week, either on a house call or through an email, we are asked the value of a complete service of 19th-Century dishware. More...

AARP Tax Volunteers Needed

The AARP Tax Aide program is looking for volunteers for its fall training and certification classes. The program assists seniors and lower income tax payers in preparing and filing tax returns. More...

Newport in Bloom

The 2017 Newport in Bloom Garden Competition Awards Ceremony was held Tuesday, Aug. 22 at the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Dozens of prizes were given out in 17 categories across the city. More...

Sail Newport Housewarming Gala

Sail Newport will celebrate the opening of its Marine Education and Recreation Center and the launch of expanded educational programming with a housewarming gala on Saturday, Sept. 9, at the Sail Newport Sailing Center, beginning at 6 p.m. More...

Picnic Contest

NewportFILM will have an outdoors screening of “House of Z,” and will hold its annual picnic contest on the lawn at OceanCliff on Thursday, Aug. 31. Following the film will be a Q&A with director Sandy Chronopoulos. More...

‘Our Town’ Casting Call for Nov. Show

Auditions to appear in Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer-prize-winning play, “Our Town,” will be held Tuesday, Aug. 29, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Central Baptist Church, 99 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown. More...

Boy Scouting

Boys from 11 to 17 are invited to join Portsmouth’s Boy Scout, Troop 82. Meetings are held every Wednesday in St. Mary’s Episcopal Church’s Parish Hall, 324 E. Main Road at 6:30 p.m. More...

Salute to Summer

The Naval Station Newport Commanding Officer is pleased to announce the annual “Salute to Summer” concert and fireworks show, to be held on the base, Saturday, Aug. 26. More...

$700K in Fake Goods Seized from Newport Stores

The Newport Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division seized more than $700,000 in suspected counterfeit merchandise from seven Newport businesses on Aug. 21 following a two-month investigation. More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, Aug. 14 through Monday, Aug. 21 the Newport Police Department responded to 936 calls. Of those, 221 were motor vehicle related; there were 182 motor vehicle violations issued and 39 accident reports. More...

FabNewport’s Annual Maker Party

FabNewport’s Annual Maker Party and Fundraiser will be held on Sunday, Aug. 27, from 5 to 8 p.m., at Casino Theater, 10 Freebody St. More...

Special Needs Soccer Team Starts in Sept.

The Newport Shooting Stars, a special needs soccer team for athletes in Newport County, is welcoming players, regardless of ability. Athletes compete under the guidance of a special needs coach or with the help of a buddy. More...