September 6, 2018 RSS feed / Around Town

Newport Yacht Rendezvous

Anne Hamilton with Boys & Girls Club kids. More...

Newport Arboretum

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Steering Committee Punts on Possible Merge

The Steering Committee, a joint body formed back in June by Middletown officials made up of all current members of both the Middletown School Committee and Town Council, met on September 4 and voted overwhelmingly against taking a deeper dive into th More...

‘Blitzing’ Fish Return to Bay Waters

In a series of “blitzes” seen offshore in shallow water, bluefish and striped bass are returning to all outlets in Narragansett Bay this week. They have left colder waters off Cape Cod and are slowly making their way back through Rhode Island. More...

SPOTLIGHT on Music

Busking Becoming Bountiful in Newport

Busking is defined as “playing music or otherwise performing for voluntary donations in the street or in subways.” While busking in Newport typically involves musicians playing in Queen Anne Square or at busy intersections around town, it is a thrivi More...

Jewish Holiday Services And Celebrations

Temple Shalom The temple welcomes all to free High Holiday services. One does not need to know Hebrew to participate. 223 Valley Rd., Middletown. 401-846-9002, or email templeshalomrhodeisland@gmail.com. More...

Coaching Ball

Walter and Amanda Eyers More...

Union Disagrees on School Year

The Newport School Department’s new school year is being driven by what is not in place almost as much as by what is. More...

Church Secures Blessing from Zoning Board

The site of the Newport Athletic Club at 66 Valley Road will be trading workouts for worship, if a tentative sales agreement currently in the works is finalized. More...

SLICE OF LIFE

From ‘Boo-Hoo’ to ‘Woo-Hoo’

Remember the first time you dropped your child off at preschool or daycare? The tears, the separation anxiety, the soothing teacher that calmed even the most unsettled, not to mention what your child was going through. More...

Glenn Close Makes ‘The Wife’ Worthwhile

FILM REVIEW

One of the reasons Glenn Close is considered a frontrunner for this year’s Best Actress Oscar for “The Wife” is that the film, though entertaining and immensely watchable, isn’t nearly as complex as her indelible performance. More...

Happy 5779!

That’s the year we’re actually in, according to the Jewish calendar. And instead of saying “Happy New Year!” to Jewish friends on Rosh Hashanah, which occurs sundown on Sept. 9 to sundown on Sept. More...