December 14, 2017 RSS feed / News Briefs

For What It’s Worth

Someone brought in a couple of childhood memories yesterday: two toy boats. Made by Arnold of Germany around World War II, these boats in fair condition with no box would be valued at around $75 each. More...

Holiday Open House

Come celebrate the holiday season at an open house with the English Speaking Union, Newport Branch on Sunday, Dec. 17, from 5 to 7 p.m. RSVP to Jan Slee for more details about the event at janslee@cox.net or 401-662-9171.   More...

Winter Basketball Signups

Boys and girls basketball signups are now being accepted online for the Newport Recreation winter leagues. More...

Bike Donations

Bike donations and volunteers are welcome year round at Bike Newport's HQ, 62 Broadway. Open Garage is Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 4:30 to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 1 to 4 p.m. More...

The Best of Biking

People bring outgrown and otherwise unused bikes to Bike Newport's community bike project throughout the year, where the bikes receive a little TLC and find their way to new owners. More...

St. Patrick’s Day is Closing In

The St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee is proud to release the 2018 logo in honor of the parade’s Grand Marshal, the Honorable Colleen M. Hastings, associate judge for the Rhode Island District Court, Second Division. More...

Local Photographer Exhibiting in Germany

Photographs by Federico Santi are included in an exhibition at the Stuttgart Art Museum as part of a larger exhibition titled “Patrick Angus: a Private Show.” Paintings by Angus depict, among other subjects, candid views of The Gaiety Clu More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, Dec. 4 through Monday, Dec. 11 the Newport Police Department responded to 635 calls. Of those, 145 were motor vehicle related; there were 120 motor vehicle violations issued and 25 accident reports. More...

Warming Center

The Seamen's Church Institute, 18 Market Square, will open its fourth annual 24-hour warming center in the event of a cold weather or storm emergency. 401-847-4260.  Warming Center   More...

Live Nativity

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 525 Broadway, will present a live Nativity on Sunday, Dec. 17, from 4-6 p.m. Hear the “Voices in Unity” from Mt. Zion AME Church and the Community Baptist Church at 4 p.m. More...

Free Gift Wrapping

Alleviate some of your holiday stress by letting teen volunteers help with free gift-wrapping at the Newport Public Library on Saturday, Dec. 16, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the library’s Maker Lab, 300 Spring St. More...