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DiPalma Pushing for 911 Overhaul

With an injection of a yet-to-bedetermined amount of money and cooperation among Rhode Island cities and towns, the state could overhaul its current 911 emergency system with a new program that will relay text, photo and even video messages to emerge More...

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News Briefs

NEWS BRIEFS

Babysitting Class   A two-day child safety/babysitting class is being offered on Tuesday, Nov. 11 and 18 from 6-9 p.m. at Atria Aquidneck Place, East Main Road, Portsmouth.  More...

Opinion

Post-Election Prospects

Now the work begins. With Tuesday’s election behind us, city leaders find themselves with a flurry of familiar issues to confront and to ultimately address. More...

Political Cartoon

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A Welcome Amenity

To the Editor:  More...

Senior Savvy

Share Today, Shape Tomorrow

Have your grandchildren reached the age where you have less time together due to their busy adult lives? Do you not have grandchildren and often wish that you did? More...

Assistance with Medicare Open Enrollment

The Edward King House Senior Center is offering help with the 2014 Medicare open enrollment every Wednesday through Dec. 3 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Appointments are necessary. Call 401- 682-2100 x1452 to schedule one. More...

Railroad Man Buys Newport Dinner Train

After a 19-year run, the popular Newport Dinner Train and its little sister, the Ice Cream Train, have been sold to Eric Moffett, a lifetime railroad man who owns Seaview Railroad at Quonset Point.  More...

Casino Rejected Again

After months of impassioned arguments from both sides of the issue, Newporters rejected the much-discussed proposal by developers Joseph Paolino, Peter de Savary, and Paul Roiff to add table games at Newport Grand.  More...

 

Around Town

'Time to Heal' Says Paiva Weed

After surviving the closest race she’s had in 22 years, Democratic Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed said it was time to put the contentious Newport Grand casino expansion issue aside and look to the future.  More...

Snowy Owl Makes an Early Appearance

A juvenile Snowy Owl has been reported in the Island Rocks section of the Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge. The diurnal raptor appeared to be resting and possibly foraging for prey. More...

Newporters Have Their Say

After months of campaign ads, forums, and letters to the editor, Newporters headed to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 4, to render their verdict on the candidates.  More...

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Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Dennis Harold Burtchell, 67, of Middletown, passed away unexpectedly but peacefully on Nov. 1, 2014 at home. He was the husband of Patricia Namerow. He was also a U.S. Air Force veteran. He also leaves behind three children and seven grandchildren. More...