January 25, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Small Downtown Inn Gets Zoning Go Ahead

The Newport Zoning Board of Review approved a petition on Jan. 22 to obtain a special-use permit and variance to convert a dilapidated, single-family dwelling at the corner of 46 Church St. More...

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News Briefs

For What It’s Worth

A disappointed local brought in a collection of Wedgwood in the Edme pattern. Simple creamware from the 1950s, her mother's, a wedding gift now no longer used. I had to show her hundreds of examples on my iPad on eBay with very modest prices. More...

NYC Frostbite Results

Newport Frostbite sailing was held on Sunday, Jan. 21 under sunny, warm and light wind conditions with 35 sailors racing. Wind conditions limited the competition to one race in each class. More...

Rogers Tour Scheduled

A public tour of Rogers High School is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 3, at 9 a.m. to see firsthand the condition of the facility. The tour will begin in the school cafeteria. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Refreshing Cooperation

There seems to be a new spirit of cooperation between the town and schools in Middletown to consolidate repairs, effect change and save money. Together. At the Jan. More...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Wounded Warrior Project Looks Ahead to 2018  To the Editor:   The Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) begins its 15th year grateful for the opportunity to continue serving more than 135,000 injured veterans, their family members and their caregiv More...

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Obituaries

Christopher Eaton Metcalf

Christopher Eaton Metcalf, born in New York, 1944, has died of cancer. An intuitive and quiet man, he retired from the Newport Public Library in October 2017. More...

RECENT DEATHS

Iva G. Durfee, 97, of Middletown, passed away Jan. 21, 2018 at Newport Hospital. She was the wife of the late Ray H. Durfee. A funeral service will be Saturday, Feb. 3, at 11 a.m. at Memorial Funeral Home, followed by a memorial service at 1 p.m. More...

Fire Tragedies Prove Winter Raises Risks

As the winter months keep residents indoors for longer stretches of time, local fire marshals are urging the public to remain vigilant about fire safety. More...

Surveillance Cameras Keeping Eye on City

Updated surveillance cameras recently installed in the city’s busiest areas have made it possible for the Newport Police Department to better monitor suspicious activities, track suspects and make the City by the Sea a safer place. More...

 

Around Town

Fitness Fun for Healthy Kids

Winter is a challenging time of year to keep children physically engaged, as poor weather can prohibit outdoor activities. However, exercise remains vital to children’s immediate and future health. More...

HDC Continues Salve Regina Dorm Hearings

The Historic District Commission voted on Jan. More...

Celebrating Newport’s Architectural Heritage

ARCHI-TEXT

Newport is a treasure trove of important architecture, from the time of the earliest European settlement of North America to the present day. More...

Calendar

Calendar

Thursday January 25 Wellness Week Events and discounts, various venues, through Jan. 27, discovernewport.org/newport-wellness-week. More...

Senior Savvy

Circle of Scholars Comes Around Again

School winter vacations are over and students are back in classes. More...

Nature

Rare Geese, Ducks Make Surprise Visits

As the New Year has unfolded, the area doesn’t seem to be experiencing much of an invasion of land birds. More...