Waites Wharf Still Waits

The Newport Planning Board will not send a favorable recommendation to the Zoning Board of Review regarding the proposed Waites Wharf hotel that has been discussed for three years. Read more in tomorrow’s March 24 edition.

Real Estate Transactions

Real Estate Transactions from March 14 to March 18 Sponsored by Hogan Associates Newport 11 Ocean Heights Rd. was sold by Oceans 11 2020, LLC to 11 Ocean Heights Road, LLC for $1,800,000 64 Harrison Ave. was sold by Cheryl Woodbury & Nancy Davey, Co-Trustees of the Elizabeth Chambers Trust to East Branch Custom Homes, LLC for $850,000 26 Hall […]

Police Report

During the period from Monday, March 14 through Sunday, March 20 the Newport Police Department responded to 411 calls. Of those, 127 were motor vehicle related; there were 112 motor vehicle violations issued and 15 accident reports. Police responded to 5 calls of vandalism, 10 noise complaints, 4 animal complaints, 19 suspicious persons or vehicles, 1 bicycle violation and 18 […]

Annual Authors Luncheon

Three Rhode Island authors will describe their paths to getting published at the annual Authors Luncheon, presented by the Amer­ican Association of University Women, on April 23, at 11:30 a.m., at the Wyndham Newport Hotel, Middletown. Anne Winthrop Cordin is an award-winning artist and writer who has been journaling since childhood as a way to process her thoughts and feelings. […]

Soup Kitchen Reopens

The St. Joseph’s Soup Kitchen, 79 Broadway, will reopen on April 4 and offer hot, dine-in lunches every Monday, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. All are welcome. The kitchen has been closed since Sep­tember due to flooding from Trop­ical Storm Ida.

Youth Chorus Seeks Singers for April

The Newport County Youth Chorus is welcoming singers in grades two through four for its “Broadway Showtunes” program, beginning April 4. It is free to par­ticipate and no audition or pre­vious experience is necessary. The program will be offered Tuesdays, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, and Thursdays, from 5:15 to 6:15 […]

Aquidneck Land Trust Announces Conservation of Green End Preserve

Aquidneck Land Trust (“ALT”) announces the conservation of a 14.73-acre Middletown property located on Green End Avenue between Vaucluse and Howland Avenues. The property, now known as Green End Preserve, features upland meadow habitat and prime soils on half of its area. The uplands roll down to a large wetland area surrounding a portion of Little Creek, a 3-mile stream […]

Newport Restaurant Group Summer Job Fair

Newport Restaurant Group (NRG), an award-winning collection of unique restaurants and hospitality venues located throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts, will host a Summer Job Fair on Wednesday, March 30th from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at 22 Bowen’s located at 22 Bowen’s Wharf, Newport. Applicants will be offered same-day interviews and job offers. NRG is Rhode Island’s only employee-owned hospitality company and offers […]