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Hyatt Hotel Seeks to Add 25-Slip Marina

Some potentially big changes could be coming to Newport’s harborscape.  The Hyatt Regency on Goat Island has formally requested permission from the Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) to construct a 25-slip marina off the northeas More...

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News Briefs

NEWS BRIEFS

Collaborating for a Healthier Newport   More...

Naval Community

Naval Community Briefs

Navy Yard Fund   The Navy League of the United States has established the Washington Navy Yard Survivors Fund to provide financial assistance to those families most affected by the tragic events at the Navy Yard on Sept. 16.  More...

Helm Change at NUWC

Rear Adm. David M. Duryea relieved Rear Adm. Thomas G. Wears as commander of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) during a recent change of command ceremony.  More...

Opinion

Sailing–A Cause for Celebration

Regardless of where you fall in the great monohull/multihull debate that has swirled around the America’s Cup in recent years, for the moment, let’s just consider it water under the Golden Gate Bridge.  Controversies aside, when it c More...

Two Accounts Absurd

To the Editor:  Here's how government can change the neutral citizen into a really peeved citizen. It started with the 18-year-old kid.  More...

Some Win, Some Lose

To the Editor:  More...

From The Garden

Cabbage is King!

By Cynthia Gibson   There are many varieties of cabbage and other vegetables within the cabbage family, such as Brussels sprouts and Bok Choy. More...

Nature

Nighttime in the Marsh

The wetlands of Newport County and the islands of Narragansett Bay offer foraging, nesting, and breeding shelter to many intriguing wading bird species during the spring and summer months. More...

A Safe Place to Live

Newport, per capita, according to statistics published by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, was ranked fourth out of the 37 towns and cities in the State of Rhode Island reporting violent crime in 2012.  The data concerning violent crime in t More...

Understanding Complete Streets

As we approach the first anniversary of the Washington Square charrette, it is useful to revisit its primary recommendations and review developments that have occurred and other complementary efforts that are underway. More...

 

Around Town

Oracle Rallies to Hold on to Cup

Larry Ellison’s Oracle Racing Team pulled off an unprecedented come from-behind victory in the waters of San Francisco Bay, capping off what turned out to be a rollickingly captivating America’s Cup finale.  More...

Regionalization Debated

In Middletown, the School Committee began its monthly meeting calendar on Thursday, Sept. 19 with praise for extraordinary teaching, consideration of bus crowding, and debate about regional school models. More...

Group Wants Radio Tracking

A Newport neighborhood group is asking the city to examine the feasibility of joining the island's two other communities in utilizing radio tracking technology to speed the rescue of "wandering" residents.  More...

Mainsheet

Builders’ Ball Celebrates the Irish and Fort Adams

Spirits were high at the inaugural Builders’ Ball, a benefit for the Fort Adams Trust, held Saturday, Sept. 21 at the Fort. Bill Cardinal, chair of the event, just may have created a new Newport tradition. More...

Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday  September 26  Eight Bells Lecture The Eight Bells Lecture Series presents “Oliver Hazard Perry in the Temple of Fame,” with Stephanie Ocko, Naval War College Museum, 12 p.m., free, open to the public, seating is limite More...

Obituaries

Pearl (Stone) Abrams, 96

of Newport, and Largo, Fla., passed away Sept. 21, 2013 in Fla. She was the wife of Jack B. Abrams. Her funeral service was held at the Hoffman Jewish Memorial Chapel. More...

Mary C. Macioci, 89,

of Middletown, passed away Sept. 18, 2013 at home. She was the wife of the late attorney Joseph J. Macioci. Donations in her memory may be made to the St. Mary’s Building Fund, P.O. Box 547, Newport, RI 02840.   More...

Linda Susanne (Norris) Atkins,

72, of Portsmouth passed away Sept. 16, 2013 at home. She was the wife of Dr. Ronald W. Atkins. Donations in her memory may made to the Portsmouth United Methodist Church Endowment Fund, 2732 East Main Rd., Portsmouth, RI 02871.   More...