December 28, 2017 RSS feed / News Briefs

Collaboration for Educational Success

“Community Conversation” sessions will be held throughout the month of January focusing on how schools and community can work together to meet the challenge. The first session will be Tuesday, Jan. 16, at 4 p.m. in the Patrick F. More...

For What It’s Worth

A newcomer to Newport who purchased a colonial home found this “weird pair of scissors” in their fireplace and inquired about its origin. Definitely Colonial: pre- 1800, hand forged iron; a wax candle trimmer and snuffer. More...

Conanicut Island Christmas

Avian enthusiasts are welcome to join the 35th annual Conanicut Island Christmas on Saturday, Dec. 30. Meet at the Jamestown Police Station at 7 a.m. Count will be held until noon. More...

Call for Artists

The Spring Bull Gallery will be hosting a non-juried show “Winter Blues: A Cool Interpretation” from Jan. 7 to 30. Artists are invited to submit their artistic vision exploring the complexity of winter blues. More...

Baby Steps Program

Baby Steps, a program for parents and caregivers of children up to age 3, will hold its next session on Saturday, Jan. 6, starting with a light breakfast at 9:30 a.m. at the Florence Gray Center, 1 York St. More...

Honoring Battle of the Bulge

For the seventh straight year, the Newport Rifle Club held a shooting competition to commemorate American servicemen who fought in the Battle of the Bulge. More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, Dec. 18 through Monday, Dec. 25 the Newport Police Department responded to 477 calls. Of those, 144 were motor vehicle related; there were 122 motor vehicle violations issued and 22 accident reports. More...