February 8, 2018 RSS feed / News Briefs

Mosaic Club Meeting

Mosaic Club of Newport County will hold its next meeting on Thursday, Feb. 15, at 6:30 p.m. with dinner being served about 7 p.m., at the Mainstay Hotel & Conference Center, 151 Admiral Kalbfus Road, Newport. More...

NYC Frostbite Results

Newport Frostbite sailing was held on Sunday, Feb. 4 under wet conditions with temperatures in the 40s and winds building as the day progressed. 23 sailors raced, but Super Bowl fever won out and racing ended after four races. More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, Jan. 29 through Monday, Feb. 5 the Newport Police Department responded to 517 calls. Of those, 164 were motor vehicle related; there were 127 motor vehicle violations issued and 37 accident reports. More...

Little League

Registration is now open for Newport Little League’s spring baseball, softball and T-ball programs. To register online, visit newportlittleleague.com. More...

Blue Cross Medicare Seminar

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island is hosting a free informational seminar on Tuesday, Feb. 13, at 1 p.m. at Courtyard Marriott, 9 Commerce Drive, Middletown. More...

Cal Ripken Registration and Whiffle Ball Game

Registration for Jamestown Cal Ripken is now open at jamestown. siplay.com. The annual whiffle ball game will be Saturday, Feb. 10, from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Jamestown Recreation Center. More...

Tax Assistance

AARP Tax Aide volunteers are now available at nine sites throughout Newport County to provide free income tax preparation services. The service is available to taxpayers of all ages with low and moderate incomes. More...

For What It’s Worth

Pictured is a pair of 19th century wine coolers. The couple that brought these in believed they were sterling silver, but the copper showing through proves they are not. They are probably English, circa 1820. More...

Building a Resume

Get help building a resume. Bring your work history and dates of employment to the Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, on Thursday, Feb. 15, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. A basic understanding of Microsoft Word is needed. More...

Bloody Reef’ Showing

“Bloody Reef,” a film depicting the history of Brenton Point, will be screened at 3 p.m. on Feb. 10 and Feb. 17 on Cox Channel 13 and the Verizon channel. The film unveils previously unknown facts on Newport’s history. More...