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Police Report: May 30-June 5

Police Log During the period from Monday, May 30 through Sunday, June 05 the Newport Police Department responded to 477 calls. Of those, 92 were motor vehicle related; there were 68 motor vehicle violations issued and 24 accident reports. Police responded to 7 calls of vandalism, 11 noise complaints, 11 animal complaints, 7 suspicious persons or vehicles, and 66 parking […]

Learn to Play Bridge

The Viking Bridge Club will teach people to play bridge on Thursdays, from 12:15-3 p.m., starting June 16. Classes will meet at the Common Fence Point Community Center in Portsmouth. Students will learn from renown bridge personality, Susan Miguel. For details and registration, call 401-447-0036 or email vikingbridgeclub@cox.net.

Boys Lacrosse Camp

Salve Regina is offering a four-day, boys lacrosse camp June 27-30 at Gaudet Turf Field for second thru eighth graders. The camp is hosted by the Seahawk coaching staff and current Salve student-athletes. For more information, contact Salve head coach Patrick Cooney at 401-835-2810 or patrick.cooney@salve.edu. To register for either half- or full-day, visit salveathletics.com/camps/

Trinity Tour Guides Wanted

Trinity Church is seeking volunteers to welcome visitors and give tours. If you enjoy meeting people from near and far, have good communication skills, like history and architecture, and can spare three hours a week, consider becoming a volunteer tour guide. Prior experience is desirable but not necessary. Training is offered. No religious affiliation is expected or required. Contact Charlotte […]

NEWS BRIEFS

Trinity Tour Guides Wanted Trinity Church is seeking volunteers to welcome visitors and give tours. If you enjoy meeting people from near and far, have good communication skills, like history and architecture, and can spare three hours a week, consider becoming a volunteer tour guide. Prior experience is desirable but not necessary. Training is offered. No religious affiliation is expected […]

“Rec” Reunion Award

Applications are available for the two “Rec” Reunion scholarships for either a high school senior or college undergraduate who is a descendent of African American heritage and who will be attending an accredited post-secondary institution for the 2022-2023 school year. A minimum of a 2.2 grade point average is required. Applications may be obtained by writing the “Rec” Reunion Association, […]

Scholarships, Newport, Rhode Island, Middletown, A

Centennial Scholarship

The People’s Credit Union has launched a Centennial Scholarship Program to benefit six area graduating high school students. The program was established to encourage and reward high school students whose community involvement and volunteerism reflect the Credit Union’s core values of being genuine, trustworthy, earnest, empathetic and resourceful. “Education is a key area of focus for People’s Credit Union,” said […]

Garden Tour Volunteers Needed

The Newport Secret Garden Tour is looking for volunteers for the upcoming June tours which will take place in the city’s historic Point Section, June 24-26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The 10 to 12 gardens, labors of love that are primarily maintained by the owners, are shared with the community to help raise funds for the arts education […]

NEWS BRIEFS

Roger Williams Scholarship Winner The Rhode Island Foundation has announced Ava Reise of Newport as a Roger Williams Scholarship winner. Reise won a four-year, renewable scholarship through the foundation’s Carter Roger Williams Initiative, which was launched by philanthropists Letitia and the late John Carter. “All of these students discovered inspiration in Roger Williams and in turn have inspiring story of […]

Park Use and Safety Workshop

The Newport Tree and Open Space Commission will be holding a workshop at the Newport City Library on Wednesday, June 8 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. to hear from residents about how to improve the the City’s open space network. It will also focus on ensuring that parks are safe and enjoyable sites for all. The City’s park system comprises […]


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