Bilingual Prayer Service for Ukraine

St. Joseph’s Church will hold a prayer service in English and Spanish on Tuesday, April 5, at 7 p.m. Father Ray Malm will give a presentation on non-violence and hope for peace in Ukraine. Fr. Scott Pontes, pastor, invites all to come together to ask for God’s protection for the people of Ukraine. There will be an address by Mayor […]

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 […]

Merritt Grants

Aquidneck Land Trust is now accepting applications for grants from the Merritt Neighborhood Fund to support the preservation of small parks, community gardens and other natural spaces on Aquidneck Island. Grants range from $250 to $2,500. Applications may be found at Applications must be received by April 4.

Walk With Pride

On April 4th, 2022 at 5 p.m., the NAACP will continue to honor one of the greatest civil rights leaders in the 20th century.  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. believed we should not be judged by the color of our skin but by the content of our character. Please join us as we continue our annual ceremony commemorating the day of […]

Dancing at the Forty Steps

The official closing event of Newport Irish Heritage month was “Dancing at the Forty Steps” yesterday, sponsored by the Museum of Newport Irish History. “Luck of the Irish” prevailed, and the outdoor event took placed as planned. Photos by Lew Abramson. Video by Jeff Thomas.

every day this week…every week this spring with Newport this week

Thursday March 31 Friends Bookstore Clearance Sale The Friends of Newport Public Library will have books for sale in the lobby, adult books $1, children’s books $0.25-0.50, 9 a.m.- 8:30 p.m., Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St. Let’s LEGO Club For builders of all skill-levels, materials provided, ages 5-12 years, 3-4 p.m., registration required, contact Colleen LeBeau 401-423- 7280,, […]