November 15, 2018 RSS feed / News Briefs

Winning Hoopster

This year’s Newport Elks Lodge Annual National Hoop Shoot Competition was held on Nov. 11 at the St. George’s Gymnasium in Middletown, and was chaired by Lenny Bucci, a Past Exalted Ruler of the Newport Lodge. More...

Santa’s Workshop

Newport Recreation, in conjunction with the Newport Rotary Club, will be hosting Santa’s Workshop on Saturday, Dec. 1, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Easton’s Beach Rotunda Ballroom. More...

Rogers Boosters Wreath Sale

The Rogers Boosters is holding a Christmas tree and wreath sale on Saturday, Dec. 1 and Sunday, Dec. 2 at IYRS on Thames Street. The athletes will help sell and deliver wreaths and trees throughout the weekend.   More...

Travel Basketball League

Registration is open for Newport Recreation Developmental Travel Basketball League. The league practices once a week and plays on Sunday afternoon or early Friday evening. More...

Cheerleaders Head to Nationals

The Portsmouth Pop Warner varsity cheerleading squad is hosting a chicken dinner on Sunday, Nov. 25 at the Portuguese American Club on East Main Road from 4 to 6 p.m. More...

Day of Remembrance

A service observing the national Transgender Day of Remembrance will be offered by Channing Memorial Unitarian Universalist Church, 135 Pelham St., at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18. More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, Nov. 5 through Monday, Nov. 12 the Newport Police Department responded to 575 calls. Of those, 122 were motor vehicle related; there were 91 motor vehicle violations issued and 31 accident reports. More...

City to Mark Planting of 1,000,000 Daffodils

Newport’s Daffodillion is living up to its name. On Monday, Nov. 19, City leaders will join with organizers of the Newport Daffodil Project to officially plant Newport’s 1 millionth daffodil bulb outside of City Hall.  More...

Island Foghorns

The next meeting of the Island Foghorns Toastmasters Club is Thursday, Nov. 15, from 5:45 to 7 p.m., at the Middletown Police Station. The public is welcome. More...

COA Speaker Series

Clean Ocean Access is hosting the second presentation in the 2018-19 Ocean Science Speaker Series on Tuesday, Dec. 4th at the Newport Public Library from 6 to 7 p.m.. More...

For What It’s Worth

Pictured is part of a cover of a dedication pamphlet written by Hon. Florence Murray for the opening of “The New Rogers High School” in 1958. It was recently brought in by a person who was in high school then. More...

‘Work It Out for MLK’

The Middletown-based Bridge to Fitness athletic facility will be holding a variety of fundraisers, special events, food pantry and toy drives from now until just before Christmas to benefit the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center.  More...

Middletown GOP

The Middletown GOP Committee will meet on Thursday, Nov. 15, at 6:30 p.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott. The group will discuss ways to plan for the future success of Middletown, its schools and its people. The public is invited to attend.   More...

Clarification:

In the Nov. 8 edition of NTW on p. 12, a caption incorrectly identified the location as Wheeler Park. The full name of the park is the Dunlap Wheeler Park. In 1970, Middletown dedicated the park to Alan R. More...