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Breakers Arguments Finalized

Attorneys File Welcome Center Briefs

Following up on three nights of hearings in early December before the Newport Zoning Board of Review, attorneys from both sides of the welcome center debate have presented their final findings and written arguments for consideration.  More...

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News Briefs

NEWS BRIEFS

December Y Camps   Registration is now open for the YMCA’s four different December vacation camps -- a gymnastics camp, a traditional “medley” camp, an adapted camp, and a sports camp.  More...

Naval Community

Navy Community Briefs

Choristers Seek New Voices   More...

Taking the Plunge Navy Style

Hospital Corpsman First Class Sheraldine Hilton re-enlisted recently at Easton's Beach on a sunny but chilly day. More...

SEA Prepares for Influx of E-8s

Navy-wide, all senior chiefs hoping to become master chiefs are now required to complete the Senior Enlisted Academy (SEA) course at U.S. More...

Calendar

Calendar of Events

Wednesday, December 24  The Breakers, Marble House, and The Elms open for holiday tours, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.,newportmansions.org.   More...

CALENDAR

Wednesday  December 24  Beach Bounce Easton’s Beach, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., $7, 401-845-5810, cityofnewport.com/ beach.   More...

Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Pamela Noetzel Andrews, 51, of Newport, passed away after a brief illness and courageous battle with cancer at St. Anne’s Hospital, Fall River, Mass. More...

Fun and Adventure at Redwood Children's Library

At a time when libraries nationwide bemoan dwindling patronage, decry the forsaking of books for electronic media, and indeed question their very relevance, the Redwood Library and Athenaeum’s Children’s Library is experiencing record gro More...

Paolino Says Grand Talks Go On

Developer Joseph R. Paolino Jr. said this week that he is “still in the middle” of negotiations to buy Newport Grand but that he hopes to conclude the talks by the end of this year.  More...

 

Around Town

Touro Congregation Lights Menorah

In a ceremony that predates George Washington in Newport, Congregation Jeshuat Israel hosted a Chanukah Candle Lighting Party at the Levi Gale House on Dec. 21.  More...

Thompson Student’s Art on City Card

Jack Boyle, a sixth-grader at Thompson Middle School, won the seventh annual Newport Holiday Card Contest with his drawing of a wintry scene at Touro Park, complete with a snowman standing next to a More...

Middletown Explores Shorter February Vacation

In 2016, Middletown students may see their traditional week-long February break shortened. More...

Opinion

Savor Winter Sundays

EDITORIAL

Summer in Newport is a bustle for the tourist dollar, a hustle for a parking spot, a ticket on your windshield or to a mansion tour.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Zoning Board Should Stand Up for Newport

To the Editor:  I recently testified before the Newport Zoning Board regarding the so-called welcome center of the Preservation Society at The Breakers. More...