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Sailing Hall of Fame Honors New Members

The National Sailing Hall of Fame inducted eight new members during ceremonies hosted by New York Yacht Club at the Harbour Court clubhouse on Sept. 24. More...

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News Briefs

Travel Basketball League Sign-Ups

The Newport Recreation Department is accepting registrations for the Rhode Island Youth Basketball Association (RIYBA), a travel tournament league holding weekly tournaments throughout R.I. beginning in late November and ending in mid-March. More...

24 Hour Comics Day

To celebrate 24-Hour Comics Day, an annual, worldwide celebration of the creation of comics, creative folks take on the 24-hour comics challenge to create a 24- page comic in a 24-hour span. Thousands of artists participate every year.  More...

For What It’s Worth

A recent house call to a lady’s home revealed the pictured leaded glass lamp. Circa 1920, this unsigned and unattributed lamp had a few cracks in the glass panels. Condition and attribution are all important to determine value. More...

Opinion

The Whole World May Be Messed But Broadway has the Street Fest

Let us lift up our glass, now that summer unwarms,We survived the gray days of three tropical storms. Winter’s projected to be fiercely cold. Bummer.But almanacs predict a long Indian Summer! More...

Correction

In the story “Meeting the Needs of Expectant Mothers,” published Sept. 21, the location of the Noreen Stoner Birthing Center was ambiguous. It is located at the Newport Hospital.   More...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Game of Zones  To the Editor:  Armed with vision, passion, and ideas, residents of Middletown stood before the Planning Board fighting to protect the town they love.  More...

From The Garden

Enjoy Those Sublime Fall Raspberries

It’s a pleasure to walk through the garden these days. More...

Nature

'Gulf Stream Orphans' Make Their Way to the Bay

Every year at this time, thousands of tiny, jewel-like tropical fish arrive in Narragansett Bay, having been accidently caught up in the offshore Gulf Stream and transported here by the current. More...

Region Expands Play for Adaptive Athletes

‘Shooting Stars’ Latest Adaptive Sports Program

Dana Riveire believes that nothing should stop a child from kicking a ball into a soccer goal, except a goaltender. Not autism, lack of coordination, blindness, Down Syndrome or Attention- Deficit Disorder. More...

Still No Decision for Proposed Hotel

A decision on a hotel proposed to be built on the site of the former Newport Yachting Center has been delayed once again. The Newport Zoning Board of Appeals, which was expected to address the mixed-use project at its meeting on Sept. More...

 

Around Town

Education Support from R.I. Rep. Abney

Mary Ellen Atkins, Newport Public Education Foundation Chair received a check for $2,000 in the form of a legislative grant, on the foundation’s behalf, from Rep. Marvin Abney (D-Dist. More...

Photos

WIMCO Men's Doubles Open championship winners are (above) Tom Darby and Bob McSparren, and (below) Doug Lowenstein and Sean Drewniak. More...

Special Ed Co-op Gets High Marks

The Middletown School Committee held a special meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 12 to accept an in-depth report on the state of the Newport County Regional Special Education Program (NCRSEP). More...

Mainsheet

Benefit a Blast at the Beach

One-hundred and fifty Museum of Newport Irish History supporters gathered at Easton’s Beach Rotunda ballroom on Sept. 23 for “Shamrocks & Seashells,” the annual benefit for the museum’s Interpretive Center. More...

Faith Community

NEW ARRIVALS

Lauren and Christopher Fisher of Portsmouth are proud to announce the birth of their son Felix James Fisher on Sept. 20, 2017. Laura and Coleman Gentry of Newport are proud to announce the birth of their son Alden Wolf Gentry on Sept. 23, 2017. More...

FAITH COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

Temple Shalom High Holy Days   More...

Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Donald P. Ardito, Middletown Fire Chief Ret., 77, of Middletown passed away Sept. 25, 2017 at Newport Hospital. He was the husband of Catherine L. (Alves) Ardito.-  More...