2019-09-19 E-Edition

Grand Tastings

What better way to celebrate the season than with a visit to the 14th annual Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival? A variety of events are planned for Sept. 19-22, including lavish wine dinners at The Elms and Rosecliff, educational seminars at The Breakers Stables and a full weekend of Grand Tastings on the beautiful Marble House lawn. There, more […]

Council to Hold Liquor License Workshop


The City Council has decided to hold a workshop to fully understand the value of the various liquor license categories sought by hotels, taverns, restaurants and bars to help them determine how to proceed going forward. No date was set, although attorney Turner Scott, who represents two new hotels and asked for the workshop, and a number of restaurant owners, […]

Teaching Lessons On and Off the Court


The International Hall of Fame initiative, TeamFAME, begins its second year in Newport County. As a chapter of National Junior Tennis & Learning (NJTL), Team- FAME’s goal is to inspire future leaders through personal responsibility, academics and healthy living, while building community through tennis. TeamFAME students invest 10 hours each week in tennis and learning life skills. They are bussed […]

Construction Moratorium Still in Question


The City Council voted 4-2 on Sept. 11 to approve a resolution to place a building moratorium in the Innovation District in the North End, buying time for officials to figure out the best uses for a district that has not yet been defined. Mayor Jamie Bova said the resolution does not mean the moratorium is passed. A proposed ordinance […]

Out of the Box Studio Readies for New Show


The artists work quietly and attentively, each using colored pencils to transform the white sheet of paper before them as they experiment with color mixing. The techniques vary, and some of the emerging images are of overlapping triangles, willowy lines and carefully constructed gradient boxes. It’s a sunny Monday morning, and the artists are gathered at Out of the Box […]

SLICE OF LIFE

Giants Fan in a Scary Land

I’m a New York Giants fan. There. I’ve publicly declared it. Living in New England, this admission is wrought with danger, I’ll have you know. Ducking insults, defending my version of red-and-blue, and worshiping a God that is not Tom Brady can have serious results. If the Giants’ recent seasons had been more successful, I’m quite certain I would be […]

Vets Offered Free Rides to Moving Wall

Newport Jitney is offering free rides to Vietnam veterans to and from the Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall monument when it comes to Touro Park on Sept. 19. The company will have two lowspeed open-air vehicles available to vets that can accommodate eight and six passengers, respectively, daily from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3:30 to 7 p.m., weather permitting. […]

Moving Wall Schedule

Thursday, Sept. 199 a.m. Processional Order ofMarch An escort of the MovingWall from Middletown into Newport, led by local police departments and veterans motorcyclegroups, followed by a blessing ceremony. 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. Candlelight VigilEmcee: Capt. (Ret.) Mark L. Turner,USN“Armed Forces Salute,” performedby Newport Navy ChoristersOpening Prayer, Pastor John Owens Missing Man Table, Captain Anselm T.W. Richards, with Linda BeallOld […]

Vegan Potluck

Bring a vegan dish with a card listing all ingredients for four to share, no cheese, eggs, butter, yogurt, honey, or other dairy-based foods, meat, fish, or shellfish. Also, bring own plates and flatware to eat with, no paper or plastic. Potluck will be held on Saturday, Sept. 28, at 6 p.m., at Channing Church’s Parish House, 135 Pelham St. […]