World Press Freedom Day

In light of the current world struggles in Ukraine and Russia, we want this special note to our readers to serve as a reminder that today, May 3 is World Press Freedom Day and how thankful we should be for all the freedoms we enjoy in this country. The United Nations General Assembly declared May 3 to be World Press Freedom Day or just World Press Day, observed to raise […]

Perspectives on Ukraine: Policy and Action

The Jamestown Ukraine Relief Project will host a talk featuring United States Senator Jack Reed, “Perspectives on Ukraine: Policy and Action,” on Friday, May 6, at 5:30 pm at the Central Baptist Church, 99 Narragansett Avenue, Jamestown, RI. The event will also include remarks from island resident Erik Brine on his effort to help relocate and support a Ukrainian family […]

TGIF Performances with The Portermen

Grab your blanket, a basket of snacks, and your favorite people to celebrate Friday! Now in its second year, Rough Point’s monthly outdoor arts performances return in the Formal Garden with a rousing show by the Portermen, a traditional sea shanty group from Newburyport. Tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased here.   Doors open at 6:00pm, program begins […]

Planners Seeking Input for Transportation Master Plan

Planners Seeking Input for Transportation Master Plan Second Phase of Outreach Kicks off with Interactive Map, Open Houses NEWPORT, R.I. (TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2022) – Newport’s Transportation Master Plan continues to move along at a steady clip as City planners have officially kicked off a second round of community engagement aimed at making it easier for residents and visitor to get around […]

New Home for ACT Saturday Market

A new home for Aquidneck Community Table’s Saturday market – in Middletown! Our Saturday farmers market has been searching for a permanent home for a very long time, operating at several locations over the past two years.Moving from Newport Vineyards in Middletown, where we had a green and spacious home for 25 years, the market relocated to the Rotunda on Newport’s […]