The Joy of Victory



Carson Ousts Martin



Lauren H. Carson marked her first run for political office with a victory over three-term incumbent Peter F. Martin in Tuesday’s Democratic primary contest for the Rhode Island House of Representatives District 75 seat. Unofficial results from the state Board of Elections and the Newport Canvassing Authority showed that with all precincts reporting, Carson garnered 850 votes (53.6 percent), while […]

Public Mural Uses Art to Create Community



The Point district will become the site of Newport’s first community based mural on public property. The mural, featuring landscapes, seascapes, and familiar scenes of Newport, will be painted on the 200-foot retaining wall of the Van Zandt Avenue bridge, which forms the southern boundary of Hunter Park. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13, “#CaptureNewport Community […]

Planning Board Sides with the PS

Welcome Center Proposal Heads to Zoning

By a vote of five to three, the Newport Planning Board has recommended to the Zoning Board of Review that issuing a special use permit for the proposed welcome center at The Breakers would be consistent with the goals and purposes of the city’s comprehensive plan. The Zoning Board requested the advisory opinion as it prepares for two hearings at […]

Spring Bull Gallery



Hunter Gallery



DeBlois Gallery



Jessica Hagen Fine Art



Two of Rhode Island’s finest contemporary artists come to Jessica Hagen Fine Art + Design figuratively and in person when fine art photographer Ron Cowie and painter/ mixed media artist Kevin Gilmore greet the public on Saturday, Sept. 13, from 6 – 8 p.m. The opening reception, at 9A Bridge St., prefaces the gallery exhibit of their work on display […]

Art is Ageless



Gallerie Ellipsis



Four artists are bringing their work to Gallerie Ellipsis, 36 Franklin Street, which kicks off the show “Quatre Artistes,” with a reception on Friday, Sept. 12 from 6 – 8 p.m. The exhibit features the work of Janet Dassau, Peggy Matheson, Maria Martineau, and Anne Ewing. Other viewing days will be Sept. 13, 14, 18, 19 and 21 from noon […]