The C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta to host the 2021 U.S. Para Sailing Championships

The C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta and US Sailing are excited to announce that the 2021 U.S. Para Sailing Championships will be hosted by The Clagett Regatta at Sail Newport in Newport, R.I. on August, 24-29, 2021.   “This year The Clagett is looking forward to hosting the U.S. Para Sailing Championships again at our annual regatta […]

Plan Some Rest and Rejuvenation

By Rev. Paul Hoffman On May 3, I will do something I have only done once previously: take a sabbatical. What is that? It is a period of time dedicated to rest, reflection and rejuvenation. I wonder if some kind of hiatus is necessary for those of us who’ve become bone-weary and soul-stagnant due to the ongoing effects of the […]

Pell Drainage Issues Still Under Study

By Andy Long Neighbors were told at a virtual community meeting on April 20 that a plan to address stormwater runoff from the Pell Elementary School expansion has not been determined. Homeowners have complained about stormwater runoff since Pell Elementary was built nearly a decade ago. Stormwater runoff has killed trees and bushes, flooded garden sheds and damaged foundations, neighbors […]

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, Apr. 12 through Sunday, Apr. 18 the Newport Police Department responded to 416 calls. Of those, 93 were motor vehicle related; there were 76 motor vehicle violations issued and 17 accident reports. Police responded to 6 calls of vandalism, 10 animal complaints, 10 suspicious persons or vehicles, 4 noise complaints, and 33 parking complaints. They […]

DeBlois Exhibit Features Barber’s Exotic Masks

By Wendy Logan Award-winning sculptor and photographer Jillian Barber of Jamestown will be among three artists featured in the DeBlois Gallery’s upcoming show, “Triangle.” The exhibit focuses on themes of nature and the environment. Announcing the show, the gallery called Barber’s work “exotic, richly textured and exquisitely detailed … invoking timeless mystery and magic.” She hasn’t shown at DeBlois since […]