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Hospital Seeks New CEO

Newport Hospital is looking for a new chief executive after Gus Cordeiro, who has helmed the Lifespan affiliated hospital since 2009, stepped down earlier this week.  In a letter issued to hospital staff, Lifespan CEO Dr. Timothy J. More...

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News Briefs

NEWS BRIEFS

Newport Fire Incident Run Report   During the period from Monday, Jan. 6 through Sunday, Jan. 12, the Newport Fire Department responded to a total of 168 calls. More...

Opinion

GUEST EDITORIAL

State of the City

I t has been my privilege to serve as Mayor of the City of Newport throughout 2013. More...

Location – Location – Location

To the Editor:  More...

Honoring Heroes

To the Editor:  More...

Nature

A Successful Wild Goose Chase

Our little corner of the world often brings surprises to nature observers. Local bird watchers were recently alerted to the appearance of a rare European Barnacle Goose in the Brown’s Lane area of Middletown.  More...

Workplace Hostility Addressed

Newport’s city manager has notified the city’s insurance provider of a worrisome environment inside City Hall that she is concerned has become ripe for a hostile workplace complaint.  More...

Bold Leaves Enhance Indoor Gardens

Given the fact that we can’t really garden outdoors this time of year, it’s good to remember that indoor gardening can give us much pleasure while making our homes more beautiful. If you have a greenhouse, you are truly blessed. More...

 

Around Town

Scout Awarded Eagle

Boy Scout Troop 3 Newport recently celebrated the achievements of their newest Eagle Scout, Grady Patrick Bolan, a senior at Rogers High School. More...

‘Outstanding Women’ Lecture to be Held

The Preservation Society of Newport County will continue with its winter lecture series, “Celebrating Outstanding Women” on Thursday, Jan. More...

Local Author Debuts Book

Middletown resident Gretchen Everin’s new children’s book, "The Nighty-Night Narwhals," has been published by MeeGenius, a leading online children’s bookstore. More...

Faith Community

FAITH COMMUNITY

Channing to Show ‘Two Who Dared’   The Learning Center of Channing Memorial Church will screen “Two Who Dared: The Sharps’ War” on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 135 Pelham St. in the sanctuary at 7 p.m.  More...

Community Meals

Area churches and organizations provide nutritious meals in a caring environment for members of the community.  Thursday, Jan. 16 5 p.m.–St. Paul’s Methodist (meal by Calvary Methodist) 12 Marlborough St.   More...

Obituaries

Barbara Underwood Eggeman,

93, of Middletown, passed away Jan. 7, 2014. She was the wife of Navy Chief Robert Taylor Eggeman. She leaves behind her sons, Richard and Kenneth Eggeman, both of Middletown, and Gary Eggeman of Portsmouth, and many grandchildren. More...

Linda Marie (DeConto) Cavaca

Parsons, 64, of Middletown, passed away peacefully on Jan. 9, 2014 at home. She was the wife of George “Skip” Parsons and the former wife of Roger Cavaca. A casual Life Remembrance service will be held Sunday, Jan. More...

Jean M. (Camara) Hamill, 56,

of Newport, passed away Jan. 5, 2014, unexpectedly and peacefully at home. She was the wife of the late George Michael “Mike” Hamill.   More...