September 28, 2017 RSS feed / Around Town

Education Support from R.I. Rep. Abney

Mary Ellen Atkins, Newport Public Education Foundation Chair received a check for $2,000 in the form of a legislative grant, on the foundation’s behalf, from Rep. Marvin Abney (D-Dist. More...

Seven Museums Join Forces

If you don’t think 36 hours in Newport is enough time to experience culture in the city, think again. More...

October Thrills and Chills

PARENTS' CORNER

October. The word conjures splendid images of breathtaking foliage, cozy sweaters with leather boots and crisp evenings around a fire pit. More...

Comedians Headline Upcoming Festivals

Doug Key, one of the producers of the Rogue Island Comedy Festival, is going to be instrumental in keeping one of the city’s festivals hopping this year. Or maybe two. More...

Music & Entertainment

Equality Park Stage  Noon Melissa Chaplin and Johnny Sage 1 p.m. The Teledynes 2 p.m. Z Boys 3 p.m. Gumption & Glory 4 p.m. Northeast Traffic 5 p.m. More...

SPOTLIGHT on Music

All About Family

When siblings start a band, there’s no telling where the musical journey will take them. More...

On the Horizon

Sail for Hope Continues Support For Worthwhile Endeavors More...

GAMES OF THE WEEK

Rogers Falls in OT, 13-7

Sometimes, one bad play can cost you a game. That’s what happened to the Rogers High School football team on Saturday, Sept. 23 in a Division I match-up against host Barrington. More...

Portsmouth Blanks Woonsocket, 27-0

The Patriots kept up their winning Division I ways with another potent passing game at Woonsocket on Saturday, Sept. 29. The Villanovans defense was no match for the arm of Kyle Bicho. More...

Photos

WIMCO Men's Doubles Open championship winners are (above) Tom Darby and Bob McSparren, and (below) Doug Lowenstein and Sean Drewniak. More...

Special Ed Co-op Gets High Marks

The Middletown School Committee held a special meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 12 to accept an in-depth report on the state of the Newport County Regional Special Education Program (NCRSEP). More...

Middletown Subdivision Once Again Fails to Move Forward

A proposed subdivision off Mitchell's Lane once again failed to move forward on Sept. 13 when a Public Hearing in front of the Middletown Planning Board on the approval of a Master Plan was continued. More...

Street Fair Back After Successful Debut

Last year’s first Broadway Street Fair was formed quickly by an enthusiastic cadre of business owners on the street, who wanted to celebrate the vitalization of Broadway and the near conclusion of the multi-year roadway construction. More...

Broadway Fair Offers Music for Everyone’s Tastes

It’s a well-documented fact that our local musicians are a civic-minded and generous lot. And their community spirit will be on display on Saturday, Oct. More...

'Battle of the Sexes' Ambitious and Entertaining

The engaging “Battle of the Sexes” manages to meld the political and the historical with the personal, while remaining an entertaining, insightful film. More...

Music Scene

Thursday, September 28  Buskers Pub: 8 p.m.-12 a.m, Pat Cottrell  Grace Vanderbilt: 6:30-9:30 p.m., MSD Jazz Trio  Norey's: 7:30-10:30p.m., Cote Jazz Combo  The Pier: 5-9 p.m., Tom Sanbento  Pour Judgement: 10p.m., Dave Flama More...

Who Took Home the Silverware

12 Metre North American   The arrival of Hurricane José into Newport for the first day of the 2017 12 Metre North American Championships brought winds that caused racing to be cancelled.  More...

Middletown Stays Dominant in D-II

Middletown High School turned in another stellar defensive effort on Friday night, Sept. More...

Harvest Fair Music Lineup

Saturday, Sept. 30 Mark Cutler Trio The ‘Mericans Horse Eyed Men Bubble Visor Chelle Bill & Dyl Quahog Allstars   More...