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Holiday Shopping Guide

Holiday Shopping Guide

Your love will appreciate a sterling silver and gold anchored heart pendant, representing strength and dependability, of the mighty anchor with the love and devotion of the kindred heart, $69, J.H. Breakell & Co., 215 Goddard Row, 401-849-0195

Last Week in 02840: Social Fabric Opening at Newport Art Museum

Last Week in 02840: Social Fabric Opening at Newport Art Museum

Textile enthusiasts were delighted to take in the new exhibit at the Newport Art Museum, “Social Fabric: Textiles and Contemporary Issues,” on display through June 11. The exhibition at Cushing Gallery brings together a diverse array of contemporary textile artists who are weavers, sculptors, quiltmakers...

Clement C. Moore’s Newport Ties

Clement C. Moore’s Newport Ties

It has been said that Clement C. Moore wrote his famous poem, “A Visit from St. Nicholas,” better known as “Twas the Night Before Christmas,” at his Newport home. Moore was an author, educator, poet and Hebrew scholar who grew up in the Chelsea section...

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Closing Arguments Heard for Salve Dorms

Closing arguments for Salve Regina’s petitions to construct two dormitories on its campus were heard by the Newport Zoning Board of Review on Dec. 6, though no decision was made. For four hours, the university and opponents of the plan appealed to the board, calling...

Where Is It?

Where Is It?

The postcard pictured is of the interior of a Newport church that looks like it is decorated for a wedding. Which church is it? Hint: It is well known to today’s readers. Send guesses by Sunday, Dec. 11 to Federico Santi, at Drawing Room Antiques,...

Toy Drive

Toy Drive

The Middletown Police Department is holding its annual holiday toy drive until Dec. 20. The department is seeking new unwrapped gifts, gift cards or monetary donations, which will be used to purchase additional gifts. These donations will ensure that less fortunate families in town have...

City of Newport

Commission Says Charter Changes Could Have Gone Further

Although five amendments to the Newport City Charter were overwhelmingly approved by voters on Nov. 8, some Charter Review Commission members who proposed the changes believe there is still work to be done. “I was happy to see the five amendments passed, but would have...

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Town Council Donates to Special Prom Night

The Middletown Town Council approved a special cause at the Dec. 5 meeting, then donated $2,000 to get it off the ground. The council unanimously approved the special permit request of OceanPointe Christian Church for “Night to Shine 2023,” a prom night experience scheduled for...

Arnold Civic Participation Award

Arnold Civic Participation Award

The Newport County League of Women Voters posthumously honored George W. Emerson III, along with the Newport Hi-Lo Neighborhood Association, at its annual Joan C. Arnold Civic Participation Awards ceremony last month at Donovan Manor. The Arnold Award seeks to honor an individual or organization...

Christmas In Newport Events

Christmas In Newport Events

One Time & Limited Events Newport Student Art Exhibition Newport School System artists grade K to 12 present their “Impressions of Christmas in Newport” art exhibit, Dec. 8 from 5:30-7:30 p.m., free, Newport Yacht Club, 110 Long Wharf. Singing for Shelter Concert Annual holiday fundraising...