April 5, 2018 RSS feed / News Briefs

Daffy Days for Businesses

Restaurants, retailers, and all businesses are welcome to enter the Newport Daffodil Days Festival's window display contest; windows need to be decorated for judging by Tuesday, April 10. More...

Spring Rugby

The Island Rugby club invites boys and girls, ages 7 to 18 years old to give rugby “a try.” The spring and summer practices are at Linden Park, next to IHOP, on West Main Road. More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, March 26 through Monday, April 2, the Newport Police Department responded to 549 calls. Of those, 165 were motor vehicle related; there were 152 motor vehicle violations issued and 13 accident reports. More...

AARP Preparación para la recaudación de impuestos

Visite el Centro MLK el viernes, 6 de abril o 13 de abril, desde las 9 a. M. Hasta el mediodía para obtener ayuda con la preparación de impuestos sobre la renta. Los voluntarios de AARP ofrecerán ayuda gratuita por orden de llegada. More...

Baby Steps

Baby Steps, un programa para padres y cuidadores de niños hasta la edad de 3 años, llevará a cabo su próxima sesión el sábado, 7 de abril, comenzando con un desayuno ligero a las 9:30 a.m. en el Florence Gray Center, 1 York St. More...

Diabetes Support Group

The monthly diabetes support group sponsored by the Visiting Nurse Home & Hospice will be held on Thursday, April 12, 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...

Melville Park Initiative

Clean Ocean Access (COA) will be launching the Melville Park Initiative on Saturday, April 7 at its annual beach cleanup from noon to 2 p.m. More...

Get Ready to Light the Lights

To commemorate the start of Newport Arboretum Week, trees throughout the city will be illuminated. All Newporters are being called to help bathe Newport’s urban forest in brilliance during Newport Arboretum Week.  More...

Coggeshall Burying Ground Clean Up

The Historic Cemetery Advisory Commission invites members of the public to participate in Rhode Island Historic Cemetery Day in Newport on Sunday, April 14 at 10 a.m. More...

Little League Deadline

The deadline to register for Newport Little League baseball, softball and T-ball programs is Friday, April 13. Registration is still open for all divisions except the baseball minors and majors divisions. More...

For What It’s Worth

Pictured is an endangered species: a fruit knife! usually paired with a fork and completed with a fitted mahogany box made to hold a service for 8 or more. Been to a dinner party where the hosts used fruit knives? Probably been awhile. More...

Servicios del habla Hispana

A partir del domingo 1 de abril, Crosspoint Church, 14 Rhode Island Ave., ofrecerá servicios de habla hispana el primer domingo del mes a las 12:30 p. M. Para obtener más información, llame al 401-846-3064.  Spanish-Speaking Services   More...

Active Shooter Talk

Erik Ulmen, Protective Security Advisor, R.I. U.S. Department of Homeland Security will give a talk at the next Jamestown Speakers Series on Thursday, April 12. More...