October 4, 2018 RSS feed / News Briefs

ALN Candidate Forums and Responses

The Alliance for a Livable Newport (ALN) has posted responses to numerous questions candidates for both the Newport City Council and School Committee. More...

Portsmouth Candidates’ Nights

The Portsmouth Concerned Citizens will conduct two pre-election events for Portsmouth candidates on Wednesday, Oct. 10 and Thursday, Oct. 11.  The Oct. 10 Candidates’ Night for Council candidates will begin at 6:45 p.m. More...

Constituent Meeting

Rep. Lauren H. Carson and Sen. Dawn Euer will hold a constituent meeting Tuesday, Oct. More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, Sept. 24 through Monday, Oct. 1 the Newport Police Department responded to 574 calls. Of those, 141 were motor vehicle related; there were 89 motor vehicle violations issued and 52 accident reports. More...

Free Mammograms

Newport Hospital will offer free mammograms and free breast exams to Rhode Island women 40 years old or older who do not have health insurance that covers annual breast cancer screenings, at the hospital on Saturday, Oct. 13, between 9 a.m. More...

Holiday Food Needs

Every gift matters, from a $20 Stop and Shop gift card or cans of soup from the pantry to a large-scale food drive at your office or school. More...

What Judges Look for in Photography Exhibitions

Have you ever wondered how an art exhibit judge selects images for awards? What makes one photograph “better” than another?  More...

Call for Artists

The Portsmouth Arts Guild is accepting works in all media: photography, painting, drawing, sculpture, mixed media and more for its upcoming juried show. Diversity is encouraged. Three Portsmouth Arts Guild members will jury the show. More...

Public Access Talk

Mike Rubin, retired R.I. Assistant Attorney General and a member of the Friends of the Waterfront Board, will give a talk on public access on Thursday, Oct. 11 at 6 p.m. at the Newport Public Library. More...

AARP Meeting

The Newport Chapter of AARP #207 will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, Oct. 15 at 1:30 p.m. at Fenner Hall. Roberta Conti will be the featured speaker. She will give a talk and demonstration on rug hooking. More...

Diabetes Support Group

The monthly diabetes support group sponsored by the Visiting Nurse Home & Hospice will be held on Thursday, Oct. 11, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Edward King House Senior Center. The guest speaker will be Julie Kaull, RD, CDOE. More...

Mamogramas gratis

Newport Hospital ofrecerá mamografías y exámenes de senos gratuitos a mujeres de Rhode Island mayores de 40 años que no tengan seguro médico que cubra exámenes anuales de detección de cáncer de seno en el hospital el sábado 13 de octubre entre las 9a More...

Balance Workshops

The East Bay Retired Senior Volunteer Program will be hosting free falls prevention workshops at the Martin Luther King Community Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 10 a.m. to noon through Oct. 11.  More...

Necesidad de alimentos para las proximas celebraciones

Todos los regalos contribuyen, desde una tarjeta de $20 en Stop and Shop, las latas de sopa de tu despensa o una colecta de alimentos a gran escala en su oficina o escuela. More...

Baby Steps

Baby Steps will hold its next session on Saturday, Oct. 13, starting with a light breakfast at 9:30 a.m. at the Florence Gray Center, 1 York St. More...

Lending a Hand

Newport Hospital is looking for volunteers to lend a helping hand and share their talents in a variety of positions, such as providing relaxing hand massage and Reiki, recreational therapy aide, greeter, wheelchair escort or gift shop assistant. More...