January 11, 2018 RSS feed / Around Town

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Honored

“We shall not be moved! Remember! Celebrate! Act! A day on not a day off” is the message of the 33rd annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. More...

Tour of Pell Reveals Overcapacity

Pell Elementary School has run out of room to operate effectively. The lack of classroom and office space was emphasized during a special meeting of the school committee on Jan. More...

New Salve Program Offers Intensive Study for Writers

This June will mark the first crop of writers entering Salve Regina’s new Master of Fine Arts in Writing program, a 48-credit low-residency graduate program known as the “Newport MFA,” where enrollees can specialize in fiction, non-fiction, poetry or More...

Music Scene

Thursday, January 11 Bay Voyage, Jamestown: 6:30 p.m., Julio Amaro Grace Vanderbilt: 6:30-9:30 p.m., Michael Johnson, Jazz Piano Midtown Oyster Bar: 9 p.m., John Erikson Norey’s: 730-10:30 p.m., John Monl More...

Sailors Head to Hong Kong for Fourth Leg of the VOR

Newport sailors Charlie Enright and Nick Dana helped guide Vestas 11th Hour Racing to a third-place finish recently in the third leg of the Volvo Ocean Race. More...

Local Sailors Prevail After Protest

It required a protest hearing to determine line honors for the 73rd edition of the Rolex Sydney Hobart. After 628 nautical miles and one of the fastest races in race history, the 100-foot LDV Comanche was declared the winner. More...

Salve Regina’s Proposed Dorms Moves Forward

Salve Regina University’s plans to construct two dormitories on campus took a procedural step forward on Jan. More...

SPOTLIGHT on Music

Quinns Bringing Music and Help to the Community

Names can be deceiving. More...

Vikings’ Girls Swat Scarlet Knights and Islanders

GAME OF THE WEEK

The Rogers High School girls’ basketball team warmed up for an intra-island tilt with rival Middletown High by soundly beating an overmatched Exeter-West Greenwich team, 44-26, on Tuesday, Jan. 9, on their home court. More...