August 23, 2018 RSS feed / News Briefs

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Newport’s Second Ward Voters will be asked to narrow the field of candidates for the Second Ward City Council seat in the primary election on Wednesday, Sept. More...

Battle of R.I. Ceremony

The annual observance of the anniversary of the Battle of Rhode Island with special recognition to the First Rhode Island Regiment, the Black Regiment will be held on Sunday, Aug. 26, at 3 p.m., at Patriots Park. More...

JYC Results

The Jamestown Yacht Club held its tenth and final race of its summer series on Tuesday, Aug. 21. The following are the results for the race:  More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, Aug. 13 through Monday, Aug. 20 the Newport Police Department responded to 737 calls. Of those, 170 were motor vehicle related; there were 127 motor vehicle violations issued and 43 accident reports. More...

Freshman Chromebook Night

Rogers High School will hold a Chromebook Distribution Night for all incoming ninth grade students and their parents/guardians from 5 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 27, 2018 in the RHS cafeteria. More...

Limpieza internacional de Costas

La limpieza costera internacional de este año es un evento mundial que tendrá lugar durante septiembre y octubre, y Save The Bay está buscando líderes motivados para apoyar en la participación de Rhode Island en este esfuerzo. More...

Lyme Support Group

The next meeting of the Lyme Support Group is Thursday, Aug. 23, at 6 p.m. at the United Congregational Church, 524 Valley Road, Middletown. Family and friends always welcome to attend. More...

Senior Housing Exploratory Group

The Middletown Senior Housing Exploration Sub-Committee will meet on Monday, Aug. 27, at 3 p.m., at the Middletown Senior Center, Green End Ave. More...

Keith Stokes to Give Lecture

American Irony Religious Freedom and Slavery in Colonial Newport lecture and exhibit by Keith Stokes, 1696 Heritage Group will be presented Monday, Aug. 27, at 6 p.m. at Emmanuel Church. More...

Marker Unveiling

The Newport Middle Passage Port Marker Project Committee will unveil the sign at the future monument site on Wednesday, Aug 23 at 4 p.m. at Liberty Square. More...

JYC Summer Series Results

A Class: 1. Full Send, Melges 32, Ben & Kelley Steinberg; 2. Next Wave, Farr 395, Stephen Clarke; 3. The Cat Came Back, Club Swan 42, Linc Mossop III; 4. Bella, Highland 32, Mark Nannini; 5. Vento Solare, J/109, Bill Kneller; 6. More...

For What It’s Worth

A reader inquired about the pictured iron “hanging thing.” This item would have been common in 18th century Newport homes. More...

International Coastal Cleanup

This year’s International Coastal Cleanup, a global shoreline cleanup event, will take place during September and October, and Save The Bay is looking for motivated cleanup leaders to support Rhode Island’s participation in the effort. More...

New Voices Invited to Join Choristers

The Newport Navy Choristers is seeking new singers in all voice ranges for the 2018 musical season. More...

Digital Bookmobile Visit

Traveling coast to coast, the Digital Bookmobile National Tour is making a stop at the Middletown Public Library on Thursday, Aug. 30, from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. More...