Newport This Week


Candidate Meet & Greet

The Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee invites voters from throughout Newport County to meet candidates on Wednesday, Sept. 7, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Innovate Newport, 513 Broadway. Candidates running for office at the local, state, and federal levels including Congress, statewide offices, General Assembly, councils and school committees will be on hand to discuss their goals and answer questions.

Attendees will enjoy complimentary hors d’ oeuvres, chowder and stuffies courtesy of McGrath Clambakes & Catering. A cash bar will be available. Register for this free event at

Dream Fest

Those hoping to break into the work force can get a good start at Miantonomi Park on Sept. 10, as a large-scale career fair will bring potential employees face to face with industry leaders and working professionals.

Dream Fest promises to provide a window into a variety of industries through personal and professional networking and interactive opportunities. The event is sponsored by Working Cities Newport and will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Attendees can expect to meet people doing the jobs they wish to explore, training and school information, food and family fun.

A rain date for the event is scheduled for Sept. 17. Interested parties can contact Cheryl Robinson at 401-835-1538.

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