May 3, 2018 RSS feed / News Briefs

Governor Attends Substance Abuse Talk

Gov. Gina Raimondo, former Congressman Patrick Kennedy and others will attend a community conversation on substance abuse prevention and treatment on Saturday, May 5, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Portsmouth council chambers. More...

Help for Haiti

Toys, toiletries, clothes, school supplies and nonperishable food items to help the people of Haiti are being collected by Joyce Dawson Watts at her home, 15 Calvert St. More...

Peter J. O’Neill Scholarship

The Peter J. O’Neill Memorial Scholarship is open to all Rogers High School seniors. Applications are available in the high school guidance office. Applications must be postmarked by May 18, 2018.   More...

Car Rally

A 1936 Ford Cabriolet and 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air that will go on the TransAmerica Challenge to raise awareness and funding for Metastastic Breast Cancer research will be at Jamestown Fish, on Sunday, May 6, from 1 to 3 p.m. More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, April 16 through Monday, April 23, the Newport Police Department responded to 504 calls. Of those, 146 were motor vehicle related; there were 120 motor vehicle violations issued and 26 accident reports. More...

Correr su Bici a las Escuela

Bike Newport estará en Thompson Middle School dandole la bienvenida y celebrando a todos los estudiantes que andan en bicicleta o caminan a la escuela el miércoles, día 9 de mayo de 7:15am a 8:30am. More...

Ayuda para mujeres embarazadas

Una clínica móvil de atención estará en la Iglesia Jesus Savior, 509 Broadway, el segundo y cuarto miércoles de cada mes de 10 ama2pmparaofrecerecografías gratuitas. More...

Mental Health Awareness Forum

A mental health awareness forum will be held Thursday, May 10, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Newport Hospital. An art exhibit, information and resource tables will be set up in the Hill Courtyard prior to the forum. More...

Jamestown Speaker Series

The final session of the 2018 Jamestown Speaker Series will be held on Tuesday, May 15 at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. The guest speaker will be Mary Beth Daigneault, administrator of St. Clare Newport. More...

Lions Club Scholarship

The Newport Lions Club offers a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating Rogers High School student. The scholarship is renewable. Applications are available at the high school guidance office and are due on Tuesday, May 15. More...

Municipal Court

At municipal court on Monday, April 30, 56 cases were heard, six were heard for infractions occurred on Saturday, March 17 the day of the St. Patrick's Day Parade. More...

Diabetes Support Group

The monthly diabetes support group sponsored by the Visiting Nurse Home & Hospice will be held Wednesday, May 9, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Edward King Senior Center. The guest speaker will be pharmacist Dr. More...

For What It’s Worth

Pictured is a fathers fraternity paddle brought in his son, inquiring of its value. From Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute of Troy, NY and the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity, it is a hazing paddle. More...

Garaje en Español

Loslunes,dia7y21demayo, de4:30pma 7pm,seráunespacio exclusivo y alentador para todos del habla Hispana puedan venir a trabajar en las bicicletas. No se necesita experiencia. Traiga su propia bicicleta o participe en el Programa Gana una Bici. More...

35th Annual Police Parade

The Police Parade is scheduled for Sunday, May 6 and will step off at 11:50 a.m. in front of the Hampton Inn on West Main Road in Middletown. More...

Little League Fundraiser

Newport Little League will hold its annual fundraiser on Friday, May 11, at 6:30 p.m. at O’Brien’s Pub. The evening will benefit the league’s baseball, softball and T-ball programs. More...