July 20, 2017 RSS feed / News Briefs

For What It’s Worth

It is time once again to show a photo of a painting depicting The Old Stone Mill, which hung in Newport City Hall, painted by local artist Helena Sturtevant. More...

‘100% Networking’

Newport Interactive Marketers will gather in-person for “100% Networking” on Thursday, July 27, from 6 to 9 p.m., rain or shine, on the rooftop at the Hotel Viking. More...

48 Hours in the Life of Newport

The Newport Photo Guild invites the community to join in a weekend of capturing the essence of Newport. More...

Show Winner

In the beef showmanship class, 13-year-old Ethan Hartmann took first place with his Angus cow named Peach at the 4-H Fair held at the Glen in Portsmouth. (Photo by Jon Dillworth)   More...

Lyme Support Group

The next meeting of the Lyme Support Group is Thursday, July 27, at 6 p.m. at the United Congregational Church, 524 Valley Road, Middletown. More...

Harbor Walk

Friends of the Waterfront are offering a free walking tour along the Newport Harbor Walk on Sunday, July 23. To participate, meet at 1 p.m. at the Mary Ferrazzoli Park, on the corner of Washington Street and Long Wharf (near the Lobster Shack). More...

North Side Community Market

The field between the parking lots at the Pell Elementary School is the site for the new Community Market to run every Tuesday through Aug. 29, from 2:30 to 6 p.m. More...

NBS Beach Bash

The Norman Bird Sanctuary is hosting a summer party for the whole family on Third Beach on Thursday, Aug. 3. More...

GEORGE DONNELLY SUNSET LEAGUE

Team Standings Wins Losses Westcott 8 4 Brothers Oven 8 5 Rathskeller 6 5 Town Dock 5 5 More...

Summer Book Sale

Sale 50% off, at The bookstore in the Middletown Library is holding a summer book sale with 50 percent off Thursday, July 20 through Saturday, July 22. The sale will run on Thursday, July 20, from 1 to 7 p.m.; Friday, July 21, from 9:30 a.m. More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, July 10 through Monday, July 17, the Newport Police Department responded to 900 calls. Of those, 132 were motor vehicle related; there were 90 motor vehicle violations issued and 42 accident reports.  More...

IYRS Speaker Series

Design and technology intersect unconventionally to inspire discovery, innovation, and creativity. Explore this space through four guest speaker engagements during the summer speaker series at IYRS. More...

Miantonomi Park Cleanup on Sunday

Aquidneck Land Trust (ALT) will host a park cleanup as part of the Miantonomi Exploration Days at Miantonomi Memorial Park beginning at 10 a.m. on Sunday, July 30. More...

RHS Golf Tournament

The Rogers High School Athletic Department will be hosting the annual Rogers Invitational Golf Tournament on Friday, Aug. 11 at Green Valley Country Club in Portsmouth. The format will be a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. More...

40 Foolish Years

Get ready for a day of fun and foolishness at the annual Fools Rules Regatta. Search your boat and scour your basement, attic and garage for anything that floats. Bring it to town beach, East Ferry Landing on Saturday, Aug. More...