March 15, 2018 RSS feed / News Briefs

‘Gaelic and Garlic’

Celebrating the day between the Feasts of St. Patrick and St. More...

WarGaming at NWC

Capt. Thomas R. Beall, U.S. Navy (Ret.), and Dr. Margaret M. Polski, Associate Professor, U.S. Naval War College will present “Wargaming at the U.S. More...

Chamber EXPO

Chamber members and non-member businesses will gather for a consumer expo on Tuesday, March 20, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Gurney’s Newport Resort and Marina. The public is welcome to attend and see all the business booths.   More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, Mar. 5 through Monday, Mar. 12 the Newport Police Department responded to 624 calls. Of those, 155 were motor vehicle related; there were 133 motor vehicle violations issued and 23 accident reports. More...

Irish Family Party

Following the Saint Patrick’s Day parade on March 17, families are invited to a fun, alcohol-free party from 1 to 4 p.m, at the "Hut," the Martin Recreation Center, 35 Golden Hill St. behind the Newport Public Library. 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 26, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Pell School. More...

AARP Meeting

The Newport Chapter of AARP #207 will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, March 19 at 1:30 p.m. at Fenner Hall. Edward Shea, the artistic director of the Second Story Theater in Warren will be the featured speaker. More...

Frostbite Results

The Newport Yacht Club Frostbite Series held Sunday, March 11 was with the sun shining, comfortable temperatures and NW to SW winds around 8 knots. Twenty eight people participated in six races. More...

Rabbit Demonstration

Seaside Rabbits presents a demonstration titled “Happiness and Your House Rabbit” on Monday, March 19, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Newport Public Library. More...

Parkinson's Support Group

A Parkinson's disease support group meets at 10 a.m. on the third Wednesday of each month at the Atria Aquidneck Place, 125 Quaker Hill Lane, Portsmouth. The next meeting is Wednesday, March 21. For more information call Peter at 401-258-9735.   More...

Middletown Police Lieutenant Arrested

The Middletown Police Department arrested Lt. Richard Gamache, an 18-year member of the department, at his home on multiple charges of Computer Fraud and Fraud. Lt. More...

For What It’s Worth

Some clocks are valuable, some are not. This one is a disaster. The onyx is broken in numerous places, there are some missing pieces, the clock movement is rusted and the pendulum and key are missing. Restoration costs, easily $1,000. More...

Myth, Memory, History and Heritage

A panel of public historians, will present “Myth, Memory, History and Heritage,” on Friday, March 23, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Colony House, Washington Square. More...

Merritt Grants Deadline April 4

The Aquidneck Land Trust (ALT) is accepting applications until Wednesday, April 4 for grants from the Merritt Neighborhood Fund, which supports the preservation of small parks, community gardens and other natural spaces on Aquidneck Island. More...

Horse Association

Members of the Aquidneck Island Horse Association will meet on Wednesday, March 21, at 6 p.m. The main agenda items will be the summer polo match and the Mother's Day outing. More...