March 1, 2018 RSS feed / News Briefs

Archaeology Findings

After the recent discovery of a significant underground stone structure at the Newport Spring site (the former Coffey’s gas station), the Historic Newport Town Spring Committee has announced that an archaeology study of the structure and surrou More...

Talking to Doctors

Talking to a doctor is often difficult. To learn some medical terms in English a class is being offered Monday, March 5, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Thompson Middle School. 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, March 6, at 1 p.m. More...

Blue Cross Medicare Seminar

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island is hosting a free informational seminar on Thursday, March 8, at 1 p.m. at Courtyard Marriott, 9 Commerce Drive, Middletown. More...

Master Swim

Master Swim begins Wednesday, March 7 at the Boys & Girls Club of Newport County. Sessions will run on Wednesdays from noon to 1 p.m. for adults 18 years of age and older and will include lap swimming with a fun workout. More...

Family Wellness

The Newport Hospital Community Lecture Series presents a panel discussion on family wellness at the Pennfield School on Tuesday, March 6, at 6:30 p.m. More...

For What It’s Worth

A visitor over the weekend brought in a jewelry casket for evaluation. Inherited from a relative, they were surprised to learn of its origin and value. More...

VFW Meeting

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5392 will hold its next meeting on Sunday, March 18, at 11 a.m. at the post headquarters on Shove Street, Tiverton. At the March meeting, nominations for officers will be held. More...

Waterfront Access

At its monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 6, Clean Ocean Access will feature CRMC Marine Resources Specialist Kevin R. More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, Feb. 19 through Monday, Feb. 26 the Newport Police Department responded to 523 calls. Of those, 177 were motor vehicle related; there were 153 motor vehicle violations issued and 24 accident reports. More...