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French Liberators Honored with New Grave Markers

Two grave markers have been added to the Trinity Church cemetery to honor a pair of Frenchmen who fought in the Revolutionary War, Maj. Pierre du Rousseau and Second Lt. Augustin Benjamin Lavilmarais. Their graves were marked initially – the names were lost over time, but they were not forgotten, and last September there was a ceremony to commemorate the […]

A Courageous Life Told in Music

Highly honored classical music composer Shawn Okpebholo has written a commissioned work for Newport Classical’s Music Festival that tells the story of an extraordinary 19th century Newport figure. His piece, “Crooked Shanks,” combines African and Latin musical influences and was written specifically for pianist Aldo Lopez Gavilan, who will perform it July 9 at The Breakers with his brother, violinist […]

Council Debates Food Truck, Single Owner Issue

A Newport City Council approval on June 22 of the final mobile food truck application available prompted a discussion of who actually owns the trucks. After the application was approved for Wiener Wagon, Councilor Jamie Bova was concerned about sticking to the rule of only having one truck per owner. “I thought that the language in the ordinances we have […]

Bay Events

July 2 IYAC Newport Cup, 9 a.m. July 5, 12, 19 Wickford Catboat Association Tues. Series, 5-8 p.m. July 5, 12, 19, 26 JYC Summer Series, 5-8 p.m. July 6, 13, 20, 27 Newport Yacht Club, 5-6 p.m. July 6, 13, 20, 27 East Greenwich Summer Series, 5-8 p.m. July 12-16 New York Yacht Club Race Week For more events […]

4th of July Festivities

9 a.m. Artillery Company of Newport marches to the Common Burial Ground and gravesite of William Ellery, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, wreath laying ceremony 9:45 a.m. Bike Parade from Liberty Tree, Ellery Park to Washington Square 10 a.m. Patriotic Concert, Washington Square 11 a.m. Reading of the Declaration of Independence, Colony House steps noon Artillery Company of […]

Newport Charter Yacht Show Gets Rousing Round of Applause

Newport Charter Yacht Show Gets Rousing Round of Applause NEWPORT, R.I. (June 29, 2022) – On June 23rd, a prolonged, synchronized blast of horns from a magnificent fleet of luxury yachts marked the successful conclusion of the 2022 Newport Charter Yacht Show presented by Helly Hansen Newport and produced by Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard. The melodious “hoorah” also signaled the start of the charter season […]

Real Estate: June 13-17

Real Estate Transactions from June 13 to June 17 Sponsored by Hogan Associates   Newport 21 & 27 Harbor View Dr. was sold by Laurene Sorensen, Successor Trustee of the Rachel St. Germain Trust to HV Newport, LLC for $3,600,000 527 Thames St. & 2 Goodwin St. was sold by Andrew & Debra Ackerman to Nautilus Property, LLC for $2,050,000 […]

Whitehorne Day: Restoration & Conservation

WHITEHORNE DAY: RESTORATION AND CONSERVATION JULY 9 @ 12:00 PM – 4:30 PM WHITEHORNE HOUSE MUSEUM, 416 Thames Street, Newport, RI Free Register Here Join us for the first Whitehorne Day of the season! From 12-3 p.m., visitors of all ages are invited to Whitehorne House Museum’s garden for a fun afternoon celebrating restoration and conservation. Explore how NRF carpenters perfectly match centuries-old […]

Newport Flower Show Winners Announced

Newport Flower Show winners announced NEWPORT, R.I. – The 2022 Newport Flower Show filled Rosecliff with displays of color and creativity from June 17 through 19. Hundreds of gardeners submitted floral arrangements, botanical arts creations and horticultural specimens that were displayed in the Salon, Ballroom, Dining Room and Terrace. Below is the list of award winners. THE GARDEN CLUB OF […]

Vote for Cardines as Best Ballpark

Our beloved Cardines Field is up for BEST BALLPARK in Summer Baseball! Ballpark Digest is on the hunt to crown the best stadium in America but the Gulls need YOUR VOTE. Click the link below to help us earn the #1 Spot!   Vote here!

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