September 20, 2018 RSS feed / News Briefs

School Open Houses

The Newport Public School Dept. is holding open houses at each of its school properties: Sept. 25, at Pell for K and grade 1, 5:30 p.m.; Tuesday, Sept. 25, at Pell Annex, 4:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Sept. More...

Palladium Musicum

The Newport début of Palladium Musicum, a non-profit organization devoted to classical music, culture and the arts, is presenting two programs: A lecture on Persian poetry in the Classical Era and the poet, Hafez on Wednesday, Sept. More...

Lyme Support Group

The next meeting of the Lyme Support Group is Thursday, Sept. 27, at 6 p.m. at the United Congregational Church, 524 Valley Road, Middletown. Dr. More...

JYC Results

The Jamestown Yacht Club held the third race in its fall race series on Sept. 16. The following are the results for the race:  A Class: 1. Sarah, J/121, Greg Manning; 2. Full Send, Melges 32, Ben & Kelley Steinberg.   More...

Fill-A-Fiat

Join the Audrain Automobile Museum to support the MLK Center by participating in a Fill-A-Fiat can drive. Bring a can and/or non-perishable food item to Cars & Coffee at Fort Adams, Saturday, Sept. 22, from 8 to 10 a.m. More...

For What It’s Worth

Pictured is an Amercan Colonial era cradle. Most early homes during the American Revolution in Newport had one and not many have survived. Nicely handmade (of course) and still usable, but today, not many takers. More...

Understanding Property Taxes

The Concerned Island Taxpayers Association will be presenting an informational series of three workshops at the Middletown Library. Discussions will be moderated by Middletown councilors Antone Viveiros and Dennis Turano. More...

EBCAP- Head Start-Enrollment

East Bay Community Action (EBCAP) Head Start is now enrolling for the 2018-19 school year and offers comprehensive early childhood education and childcare for children ages birth through five. More...

Touch Lots of Trucks

Child & Family’s “Touch-A-Truck” will allow children of all ages to see and touch approximately 15 vehicles, including Middletown Fire Department fire and rescue trucks, a dump truck, a bulldozer, excavator, tractor, a U.S. More...

Portsmouth Community Theater Performance

On Saturday, Sept. 22, the Portsmouth Community Theater will perform “Stories from the Churchyard” at St. Mary’s Church, 324 East Main Road, Portsmouth. More...

Is it the Endeavour?

Archaeologists from the Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project (RIMAP) and its partner, the Australian National Maritime Museum will announce their 2018 research results and a 3D model on Friday, Sept. 21, from 5 to 6 p.m. More...

Cranston Calvert Presentation at OBNA Meeting

Neighbors and the public are invited to the next meeting of OBNA (Off Broadway Neighborhood Association) on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. at the Parlor. More...

Candidate Meet & Greet New Date

The Newport County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Meet & Greet with local and state candidates on Thursday, Oct. 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown. More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, Sept. 10 through Monday, Sept. 17 the Newport Police Department responded to 757 calls. Of those, 163 were motor vehicle related; there were 130 motor vehicle violations issued and 33 accident reports. More...

Candidate Forums

The League of Women Voters of Newport County is sponsoring two non-partisan pre-election candidate forums at Portsmouth Town Hall. A candidate forum for Portsmouth Town Council will be held Thursday, Sept. More...

Flu Clinic

Flu shots will be available on Friday, Sept 28, from 11 a.m. to noon, at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center, 20 Dr. Marcus F. Wheatland Blvd. The clinic is open to all with or without an insurance medical card. More...

Inscripciones en Head Start

East Bay Community Action (EBCAP) Head Start está abierto a inscripciones para el presente año escolar 2018-2019, ofreciendo educación integral y cuidado infantil para niños desde su nacimiento hasta los cinco años. More...