April 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Manager Search Continues

Number of Applications Sluggish So Far

With a submission deadline of Monday, April 27, not much time remains for applicants to express their interest in being Newport’s next city manager. More...

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Around Town

A Festival Success

Smiles abounded all weekend as islanders celebrated the emergence of spring weather and the longawaited daffodils with an array of themed activities during the second annual Daffodil Days Festival. More...

Arboretum Week Kickoff

The Newport Tree Society launched Arboretum Week with a reception at the William Vareika Fine Arts gallery on April 17. David de Muzio and Tina Dolen were among the many guests that filled the upstairs and main galleries. More...

Solutions 'Take Time,' Schools Chief Says

Sixteen months after “coming home” to lead Newport’s School Department, Superintendent Colleen Burns Jermain smiles broadly as she describes improvements already achieved, but concedes candidly that more hard work lies ahead to achi More...

Faith Community

FAITH COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

Blessed Sacrament Talk   As part of St. Lucy’s adult education program, Jane Parrillo will present “The History of Eucharistic Adoration” on Wednesday, April 29, at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. More...

Finding Fellowship at St. Paul’s Church

The man sat in the corner, visit after visit. He’d sip on his coffee, turn on his laptop, and stay all afternoon, searching online, but never conversed with the myriad strangers who wandered in and out of St. Paul's.  More...

Post-Slots Future Imagined

Twin River Management Group’s announcement on Tuesday, April 21, that it hopes to abandon its Newport Grand slots parlor on Admiral Kalbfus Road for a rural Tiverton site was met with a resolve by Newport officials to successfully redevelop the More...

Hospitality Boon Sails in with Volvo Race

The potential for millions of tourism and hospitality dollars pouring into Rhode Island and Aquidneck Island is about to become reality as thousands of visitors prepare to descend on Fort Adams from May 5-17 to catch a glimpse of the storied Volvo Oc More...

 

Opinion

The Power of Words

What’s in a word?  Plenty, especially words well chosen.   More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Reviewing Roundabouts

To the Editor:  More...

Calendar

Calendar

Thursday April 23 Cupcake Decorating Children in grades 5 and up welcome to decorate cupcakes at Jamestown Philomenian Library, 2 p.m., 401-423-7280. More...

Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Mary (McKenna) Bieber, 88, of Middletown, passed away April 13, 2015 at Forest Farm Health Care Center, Middletown. She was the wife of the late Robert Bieber. She leaves behind four children, ten grandchildren, and 12 greatgrandchildren. More...