January 4, 2018 RSS feed / News Briefs

For What It’s Worth

Unmarked porcelain is challenging to identify by age and country of origin. This figure brought in by a visitor, is unmarked but has the weight and color of German porcelain from the mid 19th century in the 18th century style. More...

Computer Workshop

The Newport Public Library will offer a computer workshop for novices on Wednesday, Jan. 10, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. The workshop will feature introduction to the mouse and keyboard, and a look at Windows, Microsoft Office and the Internet. More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, Dec. 18 through Monday, Dec. 25 the Newport Police Department responded to 472 calls. Of those, 136 were motor vehicle related; there were 117 motor vehicle violations issued and 19 accident reports. More...

Federal Employee Meeting

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 0869, Newport, will meet at the United Congregational Church, 524 Valley Road, Middletown on Tuesday, Jan. 9, at 1 p.m. More...

Community Baby Shower

A free Aquidneck Island Community Baby Shower will be held on Saturday, Jan. 20, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Pell Elementary School, 35 Dexter St. There will be information about resources for families in the community, along with giveaways and raffles. More...

RIMAP Annual Meeting

The Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project (RIMAP) will hold its annual meeting Saturday, Jan. 6, from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Town Council Chambers, Portsmouth Town Hall, 2200 East Main Road. More...