March 8, 2018 RSS feed / News Briefs

Little League Clinic and Tryouts

Newport Little League will hold a free clinic for baseball players ages 8 to 12 on Sunday, March 11, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Rogers High School gymnasium. Sneakers must be worn, no cleats. Players should bring a glove and a bat if they have one. More...

Maritime Memorial Scholarship

Seamen’s Church Institute of Newport will be accepting applications for the Leonard W. and Katherine C. More...

People’s Credit Union Scholarship

People's Credit Union is accepting applications for the Cooperative Credit Union Association (CCUA), 2018 College Scholarship Program. More...

For What It’s Worth

A collector (of everything) recently brought in a stack of political bumper stickers, never used, spanning about 50 years. Campaigns successful and disastrous! More...

New Identity for NHS

Join the Newport Historical Society as it celebrates a new brand launch at an open house on Thursday, March 15, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the NHS Resource Center, 82 Touro St. More...

‘Friendly Visitors’ for Elders

Child & Family seeks volunteers for its “Friendly Visitors” program, an outreach to senior residents in need who live in Newport County. More...

RI Bird Atlas

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Food Waste Documentary

A documentary on food waste narrated by Anthony Bourdain, called “WASTED!” will be screened at the Jane Pickens Theater, on Wednesday, March 14, at 7:30 p.m. More...

Margit Baum Fund Scholarship

The Margit Baum Fund of Channing Memorial Church was established from a bequest of the Margit Baum estate. The scholarship/ scholarships will be awarded in the amount of up to $3,000 for one year. More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, Feb. 26 through Monday, Mar. 5 the Newport Police Department responded to 690 calls. Of those, 133 were motor vehicle related; there were 108 motor vehicle violations issued and 25 accident reports. More...

Help for Expectant Mothers

A mobile care clinic will be at Jesus Saviour Church, 509 Broadway, on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. to offer free ultrasounds. More...

Kids Only

A Parent’s Night Out is held on the second Saturday of each month at the Newport YMCA, 792 Valley Road, Middletown. Children will socialize, swim and play in the gymnastics center. Pizza is served for dinner. More...

ALT Success

Thanks to a flurry of "close the gap" gifts from generous supporters, the Aquidneck Land Trust has raised the $368,000 necessary to purchase Little Creek Preserve. More...

Newport Spring Presentation

Following the announcement that an underground water-filled stone cistern-like structure was found on the site of the Historic Newport Town Spring (the former Coffey’s gas station), the Historic Newport Town Spring Leadership Committee, in coll More...