Coat and Clothing Drive

Sen. Dawn Euer and Sen. Sandra Cano, on behalf of the Rhode Island Senate, are seeking donations of coats, hats and other warm winter clothing for those in need in con­junction with “Buy Nothing Day.” The senators have established a collection point at the State House for the day, an annual event held the day after Thanksgiving on the State […]

Hoop Shoot Competition

The Newport Elks Lodge 104 will host the annual National Hoop Shoot Competition on Nov. 14, at the Florence Gray Center. The contest is a best-of-25 free throw competition for boys and girls. Boys and girls compete separately in three age groups (8-9, 10-11 and 12-13). Winners will move on to the East District competition. National winners have their names […]

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Greenery Magic

It’s been all hands on deck for volunteers, designers and other artists to hand make wreaths for the Lucy’s Hearth wreath sale, Saturday, Dec. 4 at Easton’s Beach. The event sponsored this year by Hogan Associates starts at 9 a.m. Arrive early to claim one of the coveted wreaths. Julie Toland, Pat Chase, Rosemary Sullivan and Tricia Bailey were at […]

Vandals Caught on Security Cameras


Six Newport businesses were vandalized on Nov. 28, with perpe­trators caught on security cameras smashing windows. Businesses suffering damage were Malt, Rex Liquors, the Corner Cafe, Bike New­port and Newport Skin Therapy on Broadway, and Groovy Gator on Thames Street. The incidents come in the wake of an initiative launched by the city in November aimed at combating the theft […]

Former Women’s Pro Goalie Comes Home to Coach at Salve Regina


Throughout a hockey career spent defending the net, Middle­town native Erika Silva Adams has had no shortage of stopping goals, while achieving her own. After traveling the world with her husband, Greg, Silva Adams, a former first team All-American and professional goaltender, has re­turned to the East Bay to assist the Salve Regina University women’s ice hockey team alongside head […]

Reimagining the Classic Car Cave


For owners of high-end luxury automobiles, finding a safe, warm place for their prized possessions is a bit like purchasing a home for one of their children. After all, in their eyes, these rare cars are often treated as part of the family. This was the motivation for lo­cal businessman Blake Henderson when he decided to turn a com­mercial business […]

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Salve Hosts Mental Health Night

The Salve University Seahawks’ men’s hockey team is hosting a Mental Health Awareness Night Saturday, Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. at the St. George’s Ice Rink with proceeds going to Newport Mental Health and the Movember Foundation. “I decided to organize this as a way to raise awareness among my teammates, Salve students, and the community,” said event organizer and […]

Concerts Go Virtual to Maintain an Annual Tradition


Mark Gorman went from “The Noblemen” to noble acts. Fifteen years ago, along with wife, Anne, they wanted to “give back” and thought about holding a fund­raiser. Mark had been involved in music since he was a teen, playing with high school friends in the band, The Noblemen, from age 16 to 34. Through the years, the Gor­mans regularly donated […]