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Private Cliff Walk Fence Riles Officials

A Bellevue Avenue family is pushing back after they illegally constructed a fence on the freshly repaired Cliff Walk. More...

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News Briefs

SCI Annual Meeting

The Seamen’s Church Institute’s board of directors and staff invite the public to the SCI’s annual meeting on Monday, Nov. 14, at 6 p.m. More...

B-Ball Coaches Needed

Newport Recreation is looking for coaches for its winter youth basketball leagues. If interested, contact Ray Fullerton at 401-845-5800 or attend an informational registration meeting at the Martin Recreation Center, 35 Golden Hill St. More...

Victory Rally

The Portsmouth Republican Town Committee will sponsor an election night victory rally on Tuesday, Nov. More...

Election News

General Assembly

House District 74 Candidates The General Assembly candidates were asked the following question: What do you feel is the most important issue facing your constituents? And, how will you address it? More...

City Council Candidates

Newport City Council Candidates were asked to answer the following two questions in 250 words or less: #1) What issue do you feel is the highest priority facing the city and how will you address it? More...

Newport School Committee Candidates

Newport This Week asked the School Committee candidates to answer the following two questions in 200 words or less. #1) What issue do you feel is the highest priority facing the Newport schools and how will you address it? More...

Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday November 3 Eight Bells Lecture “At the Point of the Cutlass,” by Greg Flemming, Seamen’s Church Institute, 18 Market Square, noon, 401-841-7276. More...

Kick Up Your Heels

Boys and Girls Club of Newport will be sponsoring the “Roll Up the Rug” barn dance on Sunday, Nov. 13, from 2-4 p.m., at 95 Church Street. More...

Obituaries

Nicholas Breier Scheetz

Nicholas Breier Scheetz, 63, of Newport, R.I., formerly of Washington, D.C., died from complications of ALS on Oct. 29, 2016 at home with his wife Diana beside him. Born in Seattle, Washington on Nov. More...

RECENT DEATHS

Joan L. (Marren) Calcutt, 82, of Newport, passed away Oct. 29, 2016 at the Royal Middletown Nursing Center. Donations in her memory may be made to the James L. Maher Center, P.O. Box 4390, Middletown, RI 02842.   More...

City Grant Process Under Scrutiny

Newport Public Services Director William Riccio faced a barrage of questions on Wednesday, Oct. More...

History of Black Churches Fills Redwood

A groundbreaking exhibit of the 300-year history of the black church in Rhode Island will end its impressive run at the Redwood Library and Athenaeum on Saturday, Nov. 12. More...

 

Around Town

Learning to Swim is Life-changing

Starting this fall, all Newport second graders will receive swimming lessons and basic water safety instruction, due to a newly-formed partnership between the Pell Elementary School, the Boys & Girls Club of Newport County, and the Newport County More...

PARCC Sets Tone for the School Year

Numbers don’t lie. Or do they? More...

Compromise Reached on Entertainment License

After hearing comments from several neighbors concerned about an indoor entertainment license being considered for the Irish American Athletic Club at 642 Thames Street, Newport City Councilors granted the license with some restrictions during their More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

Waiting for the Weary Exhale

As we are all aware, the 2016 election debacle between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton is nearly at an end. More...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Vote Smith in District 75 To the Editor: I am writing in full support of the candidacy of Mike Smith, the independent candidate for the District 75 House seat. I had the pleasure of holding that seat for six years. More...

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Mainsheet

Lucy’s Hearth Celebrates New Beginnings and Old Friends

Enjoying a fall evening of friends, food and music by Jack Casey, supporters of Lucy’s Hearth celebrated a banner year on Thursday, Oct. More...

From The Garden

FROM THE GARDEN

Posh Winter Squash

From Stop & Shop to Walker’s roadside vegetable and fruit stand in Little Compton, there are buckets of new and heirloom squashes in the marketplace. More...

Stuffed Turban Squash with Spiced Rice

Serves 6 More...