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Quest For Navy Land Resumes

Middletown Council members have decided to ask for the support of Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation in purchasing the former Navy Lodge at the corner of West Main Road and Coddington Highway.  More...

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Opinion

Shut Off Hazard Road

To the Editor:  I live on Hazard Road and walk it often. More...

Request for Smaller Bin Prompts Site Visit

To the Editor:  More...

Site Visit Required

Mr. Richardson,  We are contacting you concerning the Alternate Cart Request Form you submitted for your property at 12 Pope Street & 14 Pope Street. More...

Calendar

Summer City

Thursday July 10 ‘Seine and Discover’ Use seine nets to learn about marine life, family-friendly program, Sachuest Point Wildlife Refuge, Sachuest Point Rd., Middletown, 10 a.m., free, 401-847-5511 x203. More...

Nature

Beach Restoration Proceeds at King’s Park

Newport’s King’s Park Beach, at the south end of the harbor, is receiving a much needed upgrade. More...

Senior Fun Summer Festivities

Many of you will remember the Newport Holiday for Senior Citizens that was held in the mid- 1970s when busloads of seniors converged on Newport for a week of events.  More...

City Looks Ahead

With the resignation of Newport City Manager Jane Howington due to take effect at the end of the month, the City Council has tapped Solicitor Joseph Nicholson Jr. as her temporary replacement, effective July 25.  More...

America's Favorite Pastime with Sunset League

Those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer are upon us, and for many nothing screams summer quite like the crack of a baseball bat. While the thrill of rooting for the Red Sox is terrific, nothing beats a live local game. More...

 

Around Town

AROUND TOWN

Filming of the “Woody Allen Summer Project 2014” began this week at the Fastnet Pub, Jane Pickens Theater, and the Glen in Portsmouth. More...

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Gloria Gemma Fundraiser

Buskers Irish Pub and Restaurant recently hosted the fourth annual “Beards for Boobs” fundraiser event which benefited the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation. More...

Mainsheet

Celebration of Ocean Education and Adventure

This year’s fundraiser for the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, Rhode Island’s official sailing education vessel, celebrated an “Ocean of Education and Adventure,” with cocktails and a Blackstone-catered dinner at Newport Shipyard on More...

From The Garden

Fragrant Lilies Are July Showstoppers

With the arrival of July, the heat switch has been flipped and it finally feels like summer. This is also the month that lilies explode in bloom and fill perennial beds with their magical fragrance. More...

Garden Tips of the Week

. Last call for pick-your-own strawberries. It is not too late to put up jars of homemade jam. . Weed, weed, and weed. . Time to plant spinach from seed. . Garden beets should be at least two inches in diameter by now. More...

To Spray or Not to Spray

Master Gardeners Lucy Huggins and Jim Garman will be giving a free presentation on the use of herbicides and pesticides at Paradise Valley Park (Prospect and Paradise avenues, Middletown) on Saturday, July 12 at 10:30 a.m. More...

Obituaries

Judith Ann (Monk) Dennis, 66,

of Portsmouth, passed away July 4, 2014 at home surrounded by family. She was the wife of Stephen Gordon Dennis. Donations in her memory may be made to Hospice Care of Rhode Island, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904.   More...

Mary B. (Dwyer) Devine, 97,

of Middletown, passed away July 3, 2014, at Village House Nursing Home, Newport. She was the wife of the late Thomas F. Devine. During World War II, she worked at the Newport torpedo station. More...

Raymond Patrick (“Gabby”) Garcia, 87,

of Newport, passed away July 6, 2014. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and recently inducted into the Newport Athletic Hall of Fame. Donations in his memory may be made to the American Parkinson Disease Association - Rhode Island at P.O. More...