Tree Destroyed by Vandals

Tree Destroyed by Vandals at Miantonomi Park in Newport, RI Arbor day is always a special time for the City of Newport. This year, two trees were planted at Pell Elementary and the Mayor and members of the community celebrated Newport’s urban forest. Sadly, also on Arbor Day, a tree was discovered destroyed in Miantonomi Park that same day. It […]

Religious Freedom in Early America

Touro Synagogue Foundation has announced the first program of its 2022 Judah Touro Program Series, to be presented virtually, via Zoom, on Thursday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. Professor Carla Pestana will present a lecture titled “Religious Freedom in early America: Newport’s colonial Jewish community in context.” While Newport’s historic tradition of religious liberty is well known, many are not aware […]

Thank You from Conexion Latina

During the weeks of Lent, O’Briens Pub held a fish and chips fundraiser and 10% off all fish and chips purchases was earmarked to donate to Conexion Latina Newport. They coordinated with the Fitzpatrick Team, from RE/MAX, who pledged to match their donation. In addition, they coordinated with other restaurants around town, to do the same. Other restaurants that participated […]

Support Public Education and the Environment

The Newport Public Education Foundation has been named a beneficiary of the Stop & Shop community bag program for the month of May. Launched in 2019, this reusable bag program facilitates community support with the goal to make a difference in the communities where shoppers live and work. NPEF was selected by store leadership at the Stop & Shop on […]

RI Slave History Medallion Installation Ceremony

Join Us for A Medallion Installation Ceremony Rocky Hill Country Day School 530 Ives Rd, East Greenwich RISaturday May 7, 2022 10:00 am to 11:00 am‘Voices’A multicultural family-friendly eventNarragansett Land AcknowledgementSpeakers:  Rocky Hill Country Day StudentsIndigenous Tribal DancingAn African Drumming CircleFree and Open to the PublicEnjoy the Beauty of the Hopelands EstatePlease register at this Eventbrite link for Seating Thank you to our supporters!  […]

Bicentennial Celebration of Frederick Law Olmsted

The Newport Garden Club celebrates of the bicentennial of Frederick Law Olmsted. The Newport Art Museum hosted an opening reception of the exhibit, “Olmsted in Newport” with Betsy Leerson, Dominique Alfandre, Jane Carey, and Jane Berriman.  The exhibit continues through July 23, 2022. The birthday party for Mr. Olmsted was held on April 26, 2022 in Morton Park where the […]