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Council Ratifies Teacher Contract

In a packed town hall chamber in anticipation of the Middletown Town Council vote on a new three-year contract between the local teachers’ union (NEAM) and the Middletown School Committee, the council unanimously approved the labor agreement during t More...

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News Briefs

Bike to Newport’s Secret Garden Tour

The Benefactors of the Arts are partnering with Bike Newport to promote biking to the Newport Secret Garden Tour on Sept. More...

Cranston-Calvert Hearings

At the next regularly scheduled meeting of the Planning Board, on Monday, Sept. 10, the board will review the Cranston-Calvert School development. More...

Waterfront Commission

The public is welcome to attend the next monthly meeting of the Newport Waterfront Commission on Thursday, Sept. 13, at 6:30 p.m. at the Thames Street Armory. The meeting will be on the lower level, enter the building from the Ann Street pier side. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Affirming Democracy

It’s important to be part of the process and take the time to vote in the upcoming primary election on Wednesday, Sept. 12. Locally, there are three candidates in Newport’s Ward 2 race. More...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Fair and Balanced? To the Editor: I read P. More...

Guest View

Newport’s Future with the Past

I recently attended the lecture by architect Stephen Semes hosted by the Redwood Library.  More...

Faith Community

FAITH COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

Kabbalat Shabbat   Temple Shalom invites the public to its Kabbalat Shabbat Services Friday, Sept. 7, at 7:30 p.m. Oneg Shabbat, light refreshments and congeniality will follow after services. More...

Veteran on Wheels of Success

“Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and he eats for a lifetime.”  No doubt you’ve heard that old saying before. It’s an enduring one because it more than rings true. More...

Innovate Newport Begins Appeal for Future Tenants

The process to fill office space and individual memberships to Newport’s first co-working space is currently underway at the former Sheffield Elementary School on Broadway. More...

 

Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday September 6 Coloring Program An adult activity, use the library’s supplies or bring your own, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 1-3 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org. More...

From The Garden

High Bush Blueberries, in Season!

Having lived in Maine for many years, this time of summer was the time for the fruit highlight of the season: High Bush Blueberries. They are a quarter of the size of the store-bought, bland blueberries and filled with flavor. More...

Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Wilma M.(Sylvia) Cinotti, 77, of Middletown, passed away Sept. 2, 2018. She was the wife of the late Robert Cinotti. Calling hours are Thursday Sept. 6, from 4-7 p.m. at the Memorial Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial is Sept. 7, at 9:30 a.m. More...