September 28, 2017 RSS feed / News Briefs

Travel Basketball League Sign-Ups

The Newport Recreation Department is accepting registrations for the Rhode Island Youth Basketball Association (RIYBA), a travel tournament league holding weekly tournaments throughout R.I. beginning in late November and ending in mid-March. More...

For What It’s Worth

A recent house call to a lady’s home revealed the pictured leaded glass lamp. Circa 1920, this unsigned and unattributed lamp had a few cracks in the glass panels. Condition and attribution are all important to determine value. More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, Sept 18 through Monday, Sept 25 the Newport Police Department responded to 750 calls. Of those, 162 were motor vehicle related; there were 118 motor vehicle violations issued and 44 accident reports. More...

Fall Food Expo

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center is hosting a Fall Food Expo on Friday, Oct. 6, from noon to 3 p.m. More...

Beavertail Annual Meeting

The Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association will conduct its annual meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 4, at the Jamestown Philomenian Library, at 7 p.m. More...

Pistol Course for Women

The Newport Rifle Club’s next for-women-only National Rifle Association Basic Pistol course is Saturday, Oct. 14, at 360 Wyatt Road, Middletown. Basic Pistol is geared for those with little or no experience with handguns. More...

WRC 40th Anniversary

The Women’s Resource Center (WRC), a domestic violence intervention and prevention services nonprofit organization with offices in Newport and Warren, is holding a 40th anniversary breakfast on Wednesday, Oct. More...

Networking with Chamber Connections

Newport County Chamber Connections will be hosting an open networking event, “Making Rocking Connections” on Thursday, Oct. 12 at Forty 1° North, from 5 to 8:30 p.m. A special performance will be given at 6:30 p.m. More...

24 Hour Comics Day

To celebrate 24-Hour Comics Day, an annual, worldwide celebration of the creation of comics, creative folks take on the 24-hour comics challenge to create a 24- page comic in a 24-hour span. Thousands of artists participate every year. More...

Feed-a-Friend

Middletown residents can expect a visit from a St. George’s School student on Sunday, Oct. 15, as part of the school’s annual Feeda Friend Food Drive. More...

Gravestone Workshop

A free workshop is scheduled on Saturday, Oct. 14 to train volunteers to help preserve historic gravestones in Newport’s colonial burial grounds. More...

NARFE Meeting

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 0869, will meet at the United Congregational Church, 524 Valley Road, Middletown, Tuesday, Oct. 3, at 1 p.m. More...

‘The Working Future of Newport’

The Alliance for a Livable Newport will present a public forum titled “The Working Future of Newport” on Thursday, Oct. 5, at the Pell Elementary School, from 6 to 8 p.m. More...

Mosaic Club Welcomes New Members

The Mosaic Club of Newport County kicked off the 2017-2018 year with the induction of new members at their September meeting. Outgoing President Bev Ferris performed the ceremony. More...

Eco-Depot

Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation will hold an Eco-Depot for household hazardous waste, and Indie Cycle will be collecting electronic waste on Sept. 30, at Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd., from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Beginner Tango

Learn the simplicity and elegance of Argentine tango as danced in Buenos Aires with tango classes at St. Paul’s Methodist Church on Fridays, Oct. 6 to Nov. 17, from 6 to 7:15 p.m. No partner necessary. Dr. More...

Rock-the-Mansion

Newport Mental Health is hosting its fourth annual “Rock-the- Mansion” fundraising gala on Thursday, Oct. 19, at OceanCliff, from 6-10 p.m. More...