November 30, 2017 RSS feed / News Briefs

NUWC Luncheon

The NUWC retirees luncheon will be held at McGovern’s Restaurant on Wednesday, Dec. 6, at noon. The cost is $17 per person. Reservations are not required. For more information, call Bev Ferris at 401-855-4292.   More...

Constituent Meetings

Sen. Dawn Euer will hold her first constituent meetings on Tuesday, Dec. 5 and Thursday, Dec. 7. The meetings will be an opportunity to hear what she has been working on and the bills she will be focusing on in the next session. More...

NWC Hires Initiative Director

Newport Working Cities has hired its first initiative director to lead its cross-sector, collaborative initiative. More...

Bell Ringers and Helping Go Hand in Hand

Salvation Army Board Member, Ruth Thumbtzen (L) and Newport City Councilor Lynn Ceglie were among 11 local community leaders who helped launch the annual Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign on Nov. 27. More...

Supplies for Haitian School

During the month of December, St. Joseph’s Haitian Ministry will collect donations of basic medical supplies for the Haiti Mountain School. More...

Learn About Alzheimer’s

An estimated 25,000 Rhode Islanders are affected by Alzheimer’s. A talk on the progress to ending Alzheimer’s Disease will be presented at Newport Hospital on Thursday, Dec. 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. More...

Girls Lacrosse Clinic

Newport Recreation, in conjunction with Sachuest Lacrosse, will offer its WIN Lacrosse Series for girls in grades 5-12. Clinics are being offered for beginner to intermediate levels. More...

Council Workshop

The Newport City Council will hold a workshop regarding the Newport Historic Spring Project on Wednesday, Dec. 6, at 5:30 p.m. in the City Hall council chambers. The public is invited to attend.   More...

Sail Newport Annual Meeting

Sail Newport is holding its holiday party and annual general meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 5, at 6 p.m. at Sail Newport, 72 Fort Adams Drive. A vote on the slate of directors and financial report will be presented. More...

For What It’s Worth

What are people asking for lately: Top hats, believe it or not! Popular with the Steam Punk crowd; its a Victorian thing! We have one on display, not for sale. Most retail starting at about $75 depending on age and condition. More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, Nov. 20 through Monday, Nov. 27 the Newport Police Department responded to 765 calls. Of those, 172 were motor vehicle related; there were 153 motor vehicle violations issued and 19 accident reports.  More...

Free Computer Workshop

Learn to create, save and print documents at a free, computer workshop at the Newport Public Library on Wednesday, Dec. 6, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. More...

Volunteers Needed

Ballard Park is holding a cleanup of the park on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 10 a.m. to noon. Volunteers are needed to remove invasive plants, pick up trash and scrape paint from the entry gates. If you have pruning shears, please bring them. More...