November 2, 2017 RSS feed / News Briefs

Competition Aids Lucy’s Hearth

The Newport Rifle Club held a shooting competition on Oct. 25 and generated $1,130 and more than a dozen large baskets of food, personal care items and clothing for Lucy’s Hearth. For more information on Lucy’s, visit lucyshearth.org. More...

Trivia Night Fundraiser

Show off your trivia skills and support education on Thursday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. at Easton's Point Pub and Restaurant, 116 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown. More...

Viking Boosters

Join the boosters in cheering on the Rogers High Vikings on Friday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. at Toppa Field for the team’s homecoming game, and its last regular season home game of the season. More...

For What It’s Worth

Pictured is a strange mechanical devise with a request: “What the hell is this?” Well, it is a pretty rare 18th-century roasting spit that was used in conjunction with a fireplace. More...

NAACP Awards Dinner

The NAACP Newport County Branch will hold its annual awards dinner on Sunday, Nov. 5, at The Atlantic Resort in Middletown. Cocktails begin at 6 p.m. with dinner and an awards program to follow. More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, Oct. 23 through Monday, Oct. 30 the Newport Police Department responded to 719 calls. Of those, 182 were motor vehicle related; there were 151 motor vehicle violations issued and 31 accident reports. More...

Hola con la mano

El saludar con la mano es intencional entre las personas comunicando un acuerdo; “Me ves?” y “Si, te veo.” La sonrisa que a menudo viene al saludar al aire con la mano, es una ventaja añadida. More...

Food 2 Friends

The Food 2 Friends program is a home delivery service that provides food pantry groceries, produce and household items to homebound Newport County residents who are unable to get to and from the pantry because of physical limitation or infirmity. More...

Youth Center Reopening

The Boys & Girls Club of Newport County’s North End Clubhouse, located at the Florence Gray Center, 1 York Street, has gotten a new look. More...

‘No-Shave November’

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Baby Steps

Baby Steps, a program for parents and caregivers of children up to age 3, will hold its next session on Saturday, Nov. 4, starting with a light breakfast at 9:30 a.m., at the Florence Gray Center, 1 York St. More...

Tax Counselor Training

The AARP Tax Aide Program is looking for volunteers for the 2018 tax season. Ten days of training will run from Nov. 27 to Dec. 14. Classes will be held at the New Tiverton Library, from 1 to 4 p.m. More...

Little League Meeting

Newport Little League is holding its next meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 8, at 6:30 p.m. in the Newport Public Library’s Rotary Room. All parents/guardians who are interested in volunteering with the league are encouraged to attend. More...

Call for Artists

The Conanicut Island Arts Association is calling all artists for its upcoming show “Art is a Gift.” All media accepted. The show opening is Thursday, Nov. 9, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Jamestown Town Hall, 93 Narragansett Ave. More...

Diabetes Support Group

The monthly diabetes support group sponsored by the Visiting Nurse Home & Hospice (formerly Visiting Nurse Services of Newport and Bristol Counties) will be held on Thursday, Nov. 9, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Edward King Senior Center. More...

Family Support Group

NAMI Rhode Island, the state chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, holds six free monthly support groups for adult family members and friends of people living with mental illness. Locally, a meeting will be held Tuesday, Nov. More...

Do the Wave

The intentional wave between people communicates an agreement; “Do you see me?” and “Yes, I see you.” The smile that often comes with the wave is an added bonus. More...

Miantonomi Park Veterans Day Event

The Miantonomi Park tower will be open on Saturday, Nov. 11, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. in observance of Veterans Day. More...

Scouting for Food

Local boy scouts will be collecting Scouting for Food donations on Saturday, Nov. 4, starting at 9 a.m. Items can be placed in a bag or box with the tag attached and put on the doorstep. More...