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Call for Crafters

Artisans and crafters are invited to participate in the Broadway Street Fair, Saturday, Oct. 8. To reserve a spot, contact Melissa at mseitz11@gmail.com. The fee is $50, deadline is Oct. 3. More...

Arnold Civic Award Nominations

The League of Women Voters of Newport County is accepting nominations for the fifth annual Joan C. Arnold Civic Participation Award. Last year’s recipients were George and Linda Warner of Jamestown. More...

‘Lost in Newport’ Talk

As both a tribute to the ongoing multimillion dollar rebuilding of the Newport Opera House in Washington Square–as well as an important fundraiser for that rebuild– nationally recognized author and historic preservationist Paul Miller will give an il More...

Election News

ELECTION NEWS

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Candidate Statement To the Editor: More...

Opinion

A Real Cliffhanger

EDITORIAL

As this week has progressed, residents of Newport and Middletown have been following–whether they want to or not– the whereabouts of Cliff, the rogue coyote who, it appears, has acquired a name and a local following. More...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

No Reason to Kill Cliff To the Editor: More...

Political Cartoon

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From The Garden

Breaking Bad Gardening Habits

For the devoted gardener, it’s never too early to think of spring. As you weed, toss hay or collect your tools, take a good look at your flower beds. Are you happy with them? Planning ahead is a good gardening habit. More...

Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

George Manton Chaplin, 93, passed away Sept. 12, 2016 at Newport Hospital. He was the husband of the late Dorothy C. (Harlow) Chaplin. He leaves behind his two daughters, eight grandchildren, and 12 greatgrandchildren. He was a U.S. More...

Strategic Plan Moves Forward

After several months on the back burner, Newport’s strategic plan was again on the agenda on Saturday, Sept. 17, when City Councilors convened for a four-hour workshop at City Hall. More...

Few Options for Habituated Coyotes

Last week’s article on the collared coyote Cliff (“Euthanized: Final Fate for Coyote,” Sept. 15) raised some interesting questions about the well-being of the animal. More...

‘Studio’ Theater Launched at Edward King

Sharon Coleman, an actress of a particular vintage with a face full of light and a boatload of talent, is available, she said, for anything. More...

 

Video

Around Town

Fun Run

Fun was had by all at Newport Hospital’s “Fall into Fitness” 5K race/walk and kids’ fun run held on Sunday, Sept. More...

Comics Come Calling Columbus Weekend

Since 1635, when a banished Roger Williams left the Massachusetts Bay Colony and settled on land granted him by the Narragansett Indians, and then in 1775, when the colony was the first to declare independence from the British crown, and then later, More...

Drum Circle for Peace

Christopher Kavi Carbone beats out the leading rhythm earlier this week at the first gathering of Drum Circle for Peace, a new interactive program being offered by the St. More...

Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday September 22 Wine and Food Festival Newport Mansions’ annual wine and food festival, Rosecliff, The Elms, Marble House, through Sept. 25, tickets 401-847-1000, newportmansions.org. More...

Cluny School Country Fair

This family-friendly fair offers carnival games, hay rides, field games, a zip line, Velcro wall, bounce house, climbing wall and music throughout the day. Sunday, Sept. 25, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. More...

Faith Community

FAITH COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

Blessing of the Animals More...

NEW ARRIVALS

Karyn and James Chiffer Jr. of Middletown are proud to announce the birth of their son Ethan James Chiffer on Sept. 15, 2016. More...