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Middletown Adds Recycling Option

Middletown residents looking to rid themselves of unwanted items will get an additional option if a planned partnership with a for-profit company is executed with the town. More...

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News Briefs

Last Call for AARP Tax Aide Volunteers

The AARP Tax Aide Program new volunteer orientation will be held Sept. 25, 27 and 28, at the Newport Library from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This AARP tax program assists seniors and lower income tax payers prepare and file tax returns. More...

Tennis Tournaments

This weekend two tennis tournaments are scheduled at the Pop Flack Tennis Courts: the Men's Doubles Open, will be on Saturday Sept. 15, with a 10 a.m. start-time; and the Women's Doubles Open will be Sunday, Sept. 16, with a noon start-time. More...

Learn How to Promenade

The Town Howlers Square Dance Club of Portsmouth is holding free open house evenings of dancing on Sunday Sept. 16, 23 and 30, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Casual dress and no experience necessary. More...

Opinion

Editorial

How Prepared Are We?

Anyone watching the news over the past week or so cannot have missed the tragic news of Hurricane Florence heading toward the Carolinas. More...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Trinity Church and a Question of Design To the Editor: It was my privilege and pleasure to address an engaged audience at the Redwood Library on Aug. More...

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Faith Community

FAITH COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

Prayer Meeting   Portsmouth United Methodist Church, 2732 East Main Road, will host a prayer meeting on Thursday, Sept. 13, from 7-8 pm. More...

Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Maria Salomé (Silva) Ferreira, 88, formerly of Newport, passed away Sept. 10, 2018. She was the wife of the late Gabriel J. Ferreira.  Captain Shirley Ann Hill, 80, passed away Sept. 2, 2018. More...

Challenge Features Local Foods

It’s one of the most hated four-letter words in the English language, yet you’ll never find it scrawled on a bathroom wall or hear teenagers taunting each other with it. More...

Developer to Meet with Neighbors

The developer of the former Cranston-Calvert School is taking time to specify his plans to meet the satisfaction of the city’s approving boards and, perhaps more important, to meet the approval of his prospective new neighbors.  More...

 

Around Town

Pick a Square on the Square

A clarion call is going out to chalk artists of every age, talent level and aspiration to reserve a square on the Square.  Organizers of the Broadway Street Fair, which is scheduled for Oct. More...

Fair Refill Station

The Broadway Street Fair Committee will rent a Water- Monster refill station. More...

A Legal Alien in Newport

As our spaceship hovered over the Atlantic Ocean, it felt like nothing was moving, not even the clouds. I couldn't force myself to sleep, no matter how much I tried, because I knew that my first day at work was only a few hours away. More...

From The Garden

Herbs at Their Peak!

While walking through my herb garden this morning, I found that the strongest, greenest and least bleached by the sun were rosemary, mint, and Greek oregano. More...

Entries Wanted!

Gardeners, bakers, and canners are invited to enter the Home & Garden Competition at the Norman Bird Sanctuary Harvest Fair, Sept. 29 and 30, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  More...