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Open Space Plan Nears Completion

The Newport Open Space Partnership is heading into the final phases of producing a plan to support the long-term future of the city’s trees, parks, and open spaces. More...

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News Briefs

ALT Neighborhood Grants Awarded

The Aquidneck Land Trust has announced the eight grant recipients for the 2016 Merritt Neighborhood Fund. More...

Kindergarten Registration

Children living in Newport who are five on or before Sept. 1, 2016 can register for kindergarten on Friday, June 10, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. More...

God’s Community Garden

On Wednesdays from June through September, farm stands organized by St. More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

A Place of Abundance and Solace

We don’t hesitate to use this space to implore our public officials to do their jobs better, or to offer our opinions either for or against issues circulating in the public domain. More...

Political Cartoon

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Summer Lunches for Kids and Teens

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Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday  June 9  ‘Images of Jamestown’ Opens Conanicut Art Association presents “Images of Jamestown,” Jamestown Town Hall gallery, 93 Narragansett Ave., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., runs through Sept. More...

Labor of Love

More than a dozen private gardens typically hidden from view in the historic Point district will be opened for self-guided tours from June 17 -19 during Newport’s annual Spring Secret Garden Tour. The tours run daily from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. More...

Great Chowder Cook-Off

Enjoy endless samples of traditional and exotic chowder creations at the 35th annual Great Chowder Cook-Off, Saturday, June 18, noon to 6 p.m., Fort Adams State Park, North Lawn. More...

Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Gail J. Carreira, 65, of Portsmouth, passed away June 1, 2016 at Charlton Memorial Hospital, Fall River. She leaves behind her husband, William Carreira, and two children. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, June 15, at 11 a.m. More...

Chamber Grant Axed

As the General Assembly heads toward its final 2016 chapter, the controversial $225,000 grant awarded annually by legislators to the Newport County Chamber of Commerce since 2003 has been cut from the 2016-2017 state budget.  More...

DARE Makes a Difference

The DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program has been a part of Newport’s educational system for over two decades. More...

 

Around Town

Young Filmmakers

The red carpet was rolled out for Newport’s youngest movie directors at the third annual Thompson Middle School Night at the Oscars on Monday, June 6.  “It’s a yearlong process,” said sixth-grade teacher Lisa Olaynack, wh More...

Underwater Robotics Team Goes to Nationals

The Rogers High School Underwater Robotics Team recently attended the National SeaPerch Challenge at LSU in Baton Rouge La. There were 195 teams from across the globe. More...

Ten-Miler

The slightly rainy weather and temperatures in the 60s were ideal running conditions for the nearly 3,000 people who took part in the Newport 10-Miler on Sunday, June 5.  More...

Mainsheet

Clagett Fundraiser Brings in Nearly $80,000

Prior to this summer’s C. More...

Save the Date

{June} 24 NEWPORT FLOWER SHOW OPENING NIGHT COCKTAIL PARTY, The Preservation Society of Newport, Rosecliff, newportmansions.org 24 More...

From The Garden

Give Peas a Chance

The next two weeks are prime time for picking cool season vegetables. June is known for its fluctuating temperatures–from the 50s to the 80s–but the cooler temps seem to rule the month. June rains keep the soil cool as well. More...

Faith Community

FAITH COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

Graceway Yard Sale   Graceway Community Church, 215 Forest Ave., Middletown, will hold a yard sale to benefit its Vacation Bible School on Saturday, June 11, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. 401- 846-1552.  Trinity Tour Guides Sought   More...

Nature

Celebrate Birds of the Bay

The Save The Bay Aquarium and Exploration Center at Newport’s Easton’s Beach is hosting a month-long celebration featuring birds of the bay. More...

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