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News Briefs

Going to the Dogs   The Humane Society of Jamestown calendars are now available for $12. Because of all the good pictures submitted, both a dog calendar and a cat calendar have been created. Healey, above, belongs to Jessica Holden of Newport. More...

Opinion

So Much to Be Thankful For

EDITORIAL

Stop for a moment. It’s a time of thanks. More...

Cartoon

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Letters to the Editor

Councilors Should Embrace Innovation  To the Editor:  More...

Obituaries

Recent Deaths

Barbara L. (Lewis) Angel, 91, of Middletown, passed away Nov. 18, 2015 at St. Clare Home, Newport. She was the wife of the late William K. Angel. More...

School Budget Queried

The answer to whether the Newport School Department is already showing a budget deficit for the 2016 fiscal year may depend on the person is asked.  More...

Housing Target Elusive

Affordable housing, an issue that never retreats, again became a topic of discussion in early November as the Middletown Town Council grappled with the question of how to develop the few available acres remaining along West Main Road.  More...

Lending a Helping Hand

Bill Moriarty, left, and Ed Murray, an Ancient Order of Hibernians member, were two of the 10 volunteers at St. More...

 

Around Town

The Comforts (and Joys) of Shopping Local

But Baby, It’s Cold Outside

All it takes is one night of 20-degree weather and everyone thinks: Winter. Which in turn opens the door to a wonderland of gift ideas for items that are practical, essential, and most important, cozy and warm. More...

Newport Readies for the Holiday Season

The Christmas season has arrived in Washington Square. A 25-foot Colorado blue spruce, donated by Peckham Brothers of Paradise Avenue in Middletown, now adorns the western side of the square. More...

Largest Gingerbread Lighthouse

New England is home to several famous lighthouses, but none are as appetizing as one in the City by the Sea this holiday season. More...

Calendar

Newport This Week

Wednesday November 25 Children’s Story Time Books, songs, finger plays and a craft for children ages 2-5, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 11:15 a.m.-noon, 401- 423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org. More...

Christmas in Newport

Calendar of Events

Tuesday, December 1 Official Opening of Christmas in Newport, 6 p.m., Washington Square, tree lighting, Newport Artillery cannon salute, proclamation from the mayor, live entertainment, free, 401- 849-6454, christmasinnewport.org. More...

Holiday Craft Fairs

Graceway Community Church Christmas Craft Fair, Saturday, Nov. 28, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., all proceeds will go toward a new church roof, 215 Forest Ave., Middletown, 401-846-1552.   More...