July 12, 2018 RSS feed / Around Town

Summer Arboreta Tour

In addition to our famous mansions, Newport is home to a legendary urban forest. Gilded Age tree hunters, landscape architects and estate gardeners cultivated a dizzying array of specimen trees that are still here today.  More...

Newport Casino Hosts Tennis Tournament

First WTA Exhibition in 25 Years

Newport is notable for many things, including its sporting traditions, its architecture and its storied history. More...

Third Set of Numbers for Committee

City Schools Look to Cover Shortfall

For the third time since June 21, the Newport School Committee has received a different estimate of its deficit for the last fiscal year. More...

Rambler 88 Favored in Race Retires

On July 10, the navigator of Rambler 88 Stan Honey advised the race committee of the Bermuda Hamburg Race that the boat had made contact with an object in the water and had lost the port rudder and had to retire from the race. More...

Who Took Home the Silverware

Twelve one design classes, with 111 boats, enjoyed the five races run by Sail Newport in the 34th annual Newport Regatta over the weekend of July 7-8. More...

‘Hearts Beat Loud’ with Warmth and Music

Ever since his feature debut, the micro-budgeted “The New Year” (2010), about a young woman (Trieste Kelly Dunn) stuck in a deadend job at a bowling alley after she returned home to suburban Florida to care for her sick father, Brett Hale More...

Golden Year for the Music Festival

The Newport Music Festival has 42 performances scheduled into a variety of settings and venues for its 50th year celebration this summer from July 4 through July 22. More...

Art, Environment Speakers Bring Urgency, Advocacy

Three well-known environmental leaders, including Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), recently gathered to speak of the threats to the waters that surround and sustain us. More...

Middletown Sailor Takes Melges 40 Title

Middletown’s Cameron Appleton, sailing with Richard Goransson’s Melges 40 Inga from Sweden at the One Ocean Melges 40 Grand Prix regatta in Porto Cervo, Sardinia, won for the third straight year. More...

Newport Sailing Calendar July 2018

Weekly racing (evenings) – Ida Lewis Yacht Club (ILYC), Newport Yacht Club (NYC), New York Yacht Club (NYYC), Sail Newport (SN), Conanicut Yacht Club (CYC), Jamestown Yacht Club (JYC)  Tuesday – One Design Summer Series 1 (NYC), PHRF More...

JYC Results

The Jamestown Yacht Club held the fourth race of its summer series on Tuesday, July 10. The following are the results for the race:  More...