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News Briefs

NEWS BRIEFS

ALN Forum on Gateway Center   The Alliance for a Livable Newport is hosting a public forum Thursday, Oct. 15, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. More...

Naval Community

Purple Heart Ceremony

Leonard Harten, former U.S. More...

Sub Vets Meeting

The R.I. Base of the United States Submarine Veterans, Inc., (USSVI) will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Oct. 15. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. in the R.I. More...

Lobster's Master Swim Club

Military personnel, active or retired, are welcome to join a structured adult swim group, ages 18 and older, sponsored by the MWR Newport Lobster's Master Swim Club. More...

Opinion

Is 36 Too Many?

EDITORIAL

Already bored now that summer has left us behind? More...

Political Cartoon

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Faith Community

Salve Regina President Moved by Pope’s Speech to Congress

It was a once-in-a-lifetime moment and Sister Jane Gerety knew she was blessed to attend even before the Speaker of the House banged his gavel.  More...

FAITH COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

Trinity Church Pumpkin Patch   More...

Obituaries

Recent Deaths

Terence “Terry” J. McCarthy, 73, of Newport, passed away Oct. 1, 2015 at Newport Hospital. More...

Campaign is One in a Daffodillion

The concept is really not so daffy, and working behind the scenes are committed individuals whose goals and strategy have been anything but.  More...

Teachers Protest in Middletown

More than 100 teachers protested in front of Middletown Town Hall on Monday, Oct. 5, frustrated with the Town Council's involvement in contract negotiations.  More...

 

Around Town

National Arts Chair to Visit Museum

October is Arts and Humanities Month, and this year marks the 50th anniversary of the day President Lyndon Johnson signed into law the National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities Act, thereby creating both the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) More...

Her Personal Best

Q: Can the physical endurance required of an elite runner and triathlete be re-programmed into the emotional endurance needed to endure not one but two devastating family health crises?  More...

Chinese Paintings Exhibit

On display during the month of October in the Newport Public Library will be a show of Chinese brush paintings created by Rhode Island artists studying with local artist Bettie Sarantos to learn this unique art form that utilizes the traditional Chin More...

Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday  October 8  LEGO Thursdays LEGOs provided, creations are dismantled at the end of the day, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3:30-4:30 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.   More...

From The Garden

Pumpkins and Gourds Headline the Fall Harvest By Cynthia Gibson

When the colors of orange, gold, red and the last of green make their way into our landscape, we know it is fall. Make way for Indian corn, bundles of cornstalks, and gourds, a mainstay of the fall table setting.  More...

Nature

The Beauty of Backyard Birding

The advent of fall, with its cooler temperatures and vibrant foliage, is a special time of year for Aquidneck Island residents who enjoy backyard bird watching. More...