October 19, 2017 RSS feed / News Briefs

A Conversation with Women Legislators

Newport County’s newest state senator and the three women who represent Newport County in the General Assembly will be guests at a forum hosted by the League of Women Voters, Newport County on Monday, Oct. More...

For What It’s Worth

A recent email requested the value of a pottery flask made by the Zsolnay Factory in Hungary. The email said the item was inherited from a 95-year-old grandmother who inherited it from her father. More...

Lyme Support Group

The next meeting of the Lyme Support Group is Thursday, Oct. 26, at 6 p.m. at the United Congregational Church, 524 Valley Road, Middletown. More...

ESU Talk

The Newport Branch of the English-Speaking Union invites guests to attend a lecture by Russell DeSimone on “The Remarkable Women of Rhode Island” on Sunday, Oct. 22, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the La Forge Restaurant. More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, Oct. 9 through Monday, Oct. 16 the Newport Police Department responded to 952 calls. Of those, 163 were motor vehicle related; there were 122 motor vehicle violations issued and 41 accident reports. More...

Salve Film Fest

Five films produced from a variety of Spanish-speaking countries will be screened as part of the second annual Festival de Cine, a Hispanic film festival hosted by Salve Regina University through Oct. 29. More...

Sea Rise Talk

Friends of the Waterfront will hold their 35th annual meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at the IYRS welcome center from 6 to 8 p.m. More...

The Taste of Newport

Child & Family will hold its signature benefit event, Taste of Newport, on Sunday, Oct. 29 from 5 to 8 p.m. at The Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown. More...

Courthouse Traffic Detour

Site remediation for the Historic Newport Town Spring project is anticipated to begin Oct. 23, and will cause traffic construction detour. More...

Art and Writing Contest

Local students are encouraged to enter the Aquidneck Land Trust's art and writing contest for grades K-12. More...

Beginner Tango

Learn how to do the tango, classes will be offered at St. Paul’s Methodist Church on Fridays, through Nov. 17, from 6 to 7:15 p.m. No dance experience or partner necessary. Dancers should wear leather or suede soled shoes. More...

Clements Crawling Contest

This is the 22nd annual contest at Clements Marketplace on Monday, Oct. 23, at 10 a.m. where moms and dads can pit their little racers against other foe for bragging rights to the fastest crawler in the town.   More...

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon month is an alcohol, tobacco, and other drug and violence prevention awareness campaign observed annually in October. On Thursday, Oct. More...

Discount on Flood Insurance

The City of Newport made a formal request last year for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Community Rating System (CRS). More...

Troop 82 Car Wash

Portsmouth's Boy Scout Troop 82 will hold a car wash at Clement's Market, on Sunday, Oct. 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Vehicles will be cleaned for free by troop scouts. Donations are appreciated and will support local boy scout activities.   More...