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Vigilant Against Enterovirus

Although the Ebola virus has dominated recent headlines, another deadly virus is already in our schools. More...

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Opinion

The Long Campaign

EDITORIAL

I f it seems like months ago that we first began to write about this upcoming election, it's for good reason: it was.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Too Many Unanswered Questions

To the Editor:  Let’s call a spade a spade. "Monte Carlo style entertainment center" means "casino." Despite the huge new banner on the building, this is not a backdrop for a movie or merely a recreational civic center. More...

Faith Community

FAITH COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

‘Pizza in the Hut’ at Touro   Touro Synagogue will host an open house and “Pizza in the Hut” program on Sunday morning, Oct. 12, to celebrate the holiday of Sukkot, beginning at 10:30 a.m. More...

Nature

Ida Lewis Yacht Club Shields Results

Fleet 9 held the sixth and final race in its fall series, with 19 boats racing on Wednesday, Oct. 1. Robin Wallace was the race officer. The following are the race results:  More...

Fall Migratory Journeys of the Young

Worldwide bird populations are at a zenith in late summer and early fall due to the previous summer’s breeding and nesting. Billions of avian travelers begin the fall migration cycle to wintering grounds in habitats around the globe. More...

Time to Catch Blackfish

REEL REPORT

A slow moving northeaster moved into our area and stalled bringing cold easterly winds and plenty of rain and choppy seas. That system managed to keep boat anglers at their docks for much of the week. More...

Blowing the Dust Off Newport's History

The Newport Historical Society held its 160th annual meeting at Colony House recently, and no, the news wasn’t as dry as the dust on some of its treasures. More...

Casino Proposal Expanded

On the heels of recent controversies concerning the proposed casino at Newport Grand, including the unexpected change to a single question ballot, a lawsuit filed by opponents to halt the referendum, and the rejection of a host community agreement by More...

 

Around Town

New Trash Program

Newport's new trash and recycling carts will be delivered in October. Collection using the new carts will begin the week of Nov. 3. Cart Delivery Process  More...

Senate Campaign Heats Up

2014 ELECTION COVERAGE

Conceding that his bid to unseat veteran state Senate President M. More...

Planning Board Rebuffs Valet Parking Change

Responding to a request from City Council, the Newport Planning Board has advised that a proposed amendment to local ordinances that would allow valet parking services to operate on church parking lots within residential zones is not consistent with More...

Calendar

Calendar

Thursday  October 9  Newport Gallery Night  Newport’s art galleries offer evening hours, free admission to the Newport Art Museum, 5-8 p.m., newportgalleries.org.  The Whitney Race Underground   More...

A Spooktacular Guide to Halloween

Fear at the Fort  Experience Tunnels of Terror and Haunted Officers’ Quarters at Fort Adams, Oct. 10, 11, 17, 18 and 24- 26, 6-10 p.m., $15, fear.fortadams.org.  Trinity Pumpkin Patch   More...

Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Renata Martha Adams, 84, of Newport, passed away Oct. 6, 2014. A celebration of life service will be Saturday, Oct. 11 at 11 a.m. at the Memorial Funeral Home. A pre-service gathering will begin at 10 a.m. More...