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News Briefs

“Fun in Miantonomi Park” Day

On one day, Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, there will be two free events in Miantonomi Park. Activities are planned from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

CNA Candidate Screening

Due to the high demand of Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) class enrollment, the Newport Community School’s Aquidneck Island Adult Learning Center program (AIALC) will hold a CNA candidate screening for all potential CNA students interested in More...

For What It’s Worth

A lady brought in a nicely framed lithograph signed “Renoir” inquiring about its value. It was a gift from a Bellevue Avenue Grand Dame years ago. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Change Can Be Good and Sometimes Sad (or Even Bad)

Change Can Be Good and Sometimes Sad (or Even Bad) The old adage that “change is good” is not always accurate. In the world of communication, there have been sweeping changes in the last decade.  More...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Support for the 2018/2019 Newport School Budget To the Editor: More...

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Faith Community

FAITH COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

Becoming a Self-Reliant and Resilient Family   The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Chapel, 177 Miantonomi Ave., Middletown, continues its series of one-hour classes at 6 p.m. on Sundays through June 24. More...

Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Capt. Ronald Charles Baer, 74, of Newport, passed away May 19, 2018. Calling hours will be Thursday, May 24, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be May 25, at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church.   More...

Old Chemical Causes New Concerns at Base

Concerns regarding an old chemical not used for decades, yet possibly still present in the groundwater at the Navy Station Newport base, has both the Navy and regulators worried.  More...

Child Homelessness Numbers Second in State

Data reporting that Middletown trails only Providence in the number of students who are classified as “homeless” in Rhode Island was a principal topic at the May 17 Middletown School Committee meeting. More...

 

Around Town

Designer Renders Antiques of the Future

In an age when virtually everything is disposable and little is made to last, Mira Nakashima holds a tradition in her hands.  More...

NPD Recognizes Outstanding Officers

The Newport Police Department held its annual awards ceremony on May 21 at Thompson Middle School, where its awards committee recognized 15 officers and two civilians for exemplary performance throughout 2017.  More...

Volvo Ocean Race Send Off

The final weekend of the Volvo stopover in Newport was the most popular, with 36,121 visitors counted on Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20. More...

Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday May 24 Art Exhibit “Images of Jamestown,” an open, juried, multi-media show, Town Hall gallery, 93 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown, shown through Sept. 6, conanicutartassociation.com. More...

Great Chowder Cook-Off

Enjoy endless samples of traditional and exotic chowder creations at the annual Great Chowder Cook-Off, Saturday, June 2, noon to 6 p.m., Fort Adams State Park, North Lawn. More...

From The Garden

The Sweet Fragrance of Spring

After a rain, the earth smells so fresh. More...