February 1, 2018 RSS feed / News Briefs

HEZ Meeting

The Newport Health Equity Zone will share the plans that have become reality or are on their way to becoming reality on Saturday, Feb. 3, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Florence Gray Center. More...

Constituent Meeting

Representative Ken Mendonça, District 72, Portsmouth and Middletown, will hold a constituent meeting in the Leonard Brown House Conference Room, Linden Lane, Portsmouth, on Saturday, Feb. 3, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, Jan. 22 through Monday, Jan. 29 the Newport Police Department responded to 510 calls. Of those, 160 were motor vehicle related; there were 139 motor vehicle violations issued and 21 accident reports. More...

Friday Night Live

Music, movies, fellowship/outreach, food, and fun for teens at the CBC Annex, 40 Dr. Marcus F. Wheatland Blvd. on Friday, Feb. 9, from 6 to 9 p.m. Free event for youth ages 12 to 14. Transportation available upon request. More...

Volunteers Needed

The Polar Plunge to support "A Wish Come True," a non-profit organization that grants wishes for children with life-threatening illnesses, will be held on Sunday, Feb. 25, at noon at Easton's Beach. Volunteers are needed to help. More...

Jamestown Speakers Series

The 2018 Jamestown Speakers Series welcomes Professor Mackubin Owens, Institute of World Politics Thursday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m., at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. More...

Diabetes Support Group

The monthly diabetes support group sponsored by the Visiting Nurse Home & Hospice will be held on Thursday, Feb. 8, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Edward King Senior Center. Open to all persons with diabetes and no appointment or referral is needed. More...

For What It’s Worth

Pictured is one of the more interesting Newport collectible large format tourist pamphlets I have seen in awhile. More...

Free Parent Workshop

Parents who would like to improve their general conversation or would like to learn ways to help their children with homework, are invited to a free workshop on Monday, Feb. 5, from 6 to 7 p.m.,at Thompson Middle School, 55 Broadway. More...