January 25, 2018 RSS feed / Around Town

Fitness Fun for Healthy Kids

Winter is a challenging time of year to keep children physically engaged, as poor weather can prohibit outdoor activities. However, exercise remains vital to children’s immediate and future health. More...

Navy Takes Lead on Lead Removal

In its vast and decades-long project to mitigate extensive environmental damage at two closed fueling facilities along the west shore of Aquidneck Island, the Navy is now resolving an issue created by a solution to an earlier problem. More...

Fisherman Killed in Race Accident

A crew member of a commercial fishing boat was killed on Jan. 20 in a collision of his boat with Vestas 11th Hour Racing during the completion of the fourth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race’s Hong Kong stopover.  More...

A Conversation with Middletown PTO/PTG Leaders

When it comes to public school funding and support, there is one universally inescapable fact: it is never as simple as allocating funds to a school and calling it day. More...

SPOTLIGHT on Music

These ‘Geezers’ Aren’t Slowing Down

In the hustle and bustle of our modern, hectic lives, we occasionally leave no time for life’s simple pleasures. More...

Gorgeous ‘Phantom Thread’ Has Dark Heart

FILM REVIEW

In “Phantom Thread,” Daniel Day-Lewis plays an obsessive dress designer for London high society in the 1950s. The film is consumed with beauty, but it’s also a love story with dark undercurrents. More...

HDC Continues Salve Regina Dorm Hearings

The Historic District Commission voted on Jan. More...

Celebrating Newport’s Architectural Heritage

ARCHI-TEXT

Newport is a treasure trove of important architecture, from the time of the earliest European settlement of North America to the present day. More...

Local Sailor Returns to VOR

Local sailor Rome Kirby returned to the VOR for the fourth leg aboard the Dutch-flagged Team Brunel. More...

Music Scene

Thursday, January 25 Bay Voyage, Jamestown: 6:30 p.m., James Thomas 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., Cote Jaz More...