A Living History Event: Life at Butts Hill Fort During the Revolution

  Hear the boom!  Smell the smoke!  Come to Butts Hill Fort on Sunday, October 17th, and join Revolutionary War soldiers in the field. The re-enactors of the 54th Regiment of Foot will be hosting a living history event in the Fort.  Bring the family to see an encampment of the 54th Regiment, a British regiment involved in the occupation of […]

Real Estate Transactions from Sept. 27 to Oct. 1

Sponsored by Hogan Associates  Newport 646 Bellevue Ave. was sold by 646 Bellevue, LLC to Miramar 646, LLC for $27,000,000 191 Old Beach Rd. was sold by John Foster, Jr., Trustee of the Barbara MacQuarrie Foster Trust to Lawrence & Pauline Gordon for $3,337,500 525 Spring St. was sold by Cynthia Kurja & John Michalak to 525 Spring Street, LLC […]

Police Log

During the period from Monday, Sept. 27 through Sunday, Oct. 03 the Newport Police Department responded to 535 calls. Of those, 117 were motor vehicle related; there were 93 motor vehicle violations issued and 24 accident reports. Police responded to 6 calls of vandalism, 10 animal complaints, 19 suspicious persons or vehicles, 19 noise complaints, and 68 parking complaints. They […]

Retreat from rising sea, or raise buildings?

Aquidneck Island Climate Caucus forum to ask: Retreat from rising sea, or raise buildings? The Aquidneck Island Climate Caucus, led by Rep. Lauren H. Carson and Rep. Terri Cortvriend, will host an online forum Sunday titled “Sea Rise is Here: Retreat from the Sea or Raise Our Homes?” The free event, scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 17, from 6:30 p.m. to […]