May 10, 2018 RSS feed / News Briefs

Yachting Historical Society

The initial meeting of the Yachting Historical Society will be held Thursday, May 17, at 2 p.m. at the IYRS Library, 449 Thames St. More...

Zona de exploración de Volvo

Habrá muchas oportunidades de diversión y educación en el pueblo de estilo olímpico en Fort Adams Parque de Recreo Estatal durante la Volvo Ocean Race. More...

Parkinson's Support Group

A Parkinson's disease support group meets at 10 a.m. on the third Wednesday of each month at the Atria Aquidneck Place, 125 Quaker Hill Lane, Portsmouth. The next meeting is Wednesday, May 16. For more information call Peter at 401-258-9735. More...

Don't Mow the Daffy's!

Nearly 900,000 daffodils bloomed in Newport over the past few weeks. But what comes after the blossoms fade and shrivel? One thing to not do is to cut or mow the daffodils to the ground. More...

Plant Sale

The Quononoquott Garden Club will hold a spring plant sale on Saturday, May 19, at Ft. Getty Pavilion, Ft. Getty Road, Jamestown, from 9 a.m. to noon. There will be a large selection of geraniums and perennials native to the area. More...

JYC Results

The first race of the Jamestown Yacht Club Spring Series was held on Tuesday, May 8. The following are the results for the race:  A Class: 1. Samba, Quest 30, Tristan Mouligne; 2. Divided Sky, Summit 35, Vin & Kristy McAteer; 3. More...

AARP Spring Luncheon

AARP, local Chapter 207, will hold its annual spring luncheon on Monday, May 21, at Wanumetonomy Golf & Country Club from noon to 2 p.m. The price is $30 per person. Reservations required. More...

Garaje en Español

Los lunes, dia 21 de mayo, de 4:30pma 7pm,seráunespacio exclusivo y alentador para todos del habla Hispana puedan venir a trabajar en las bicicletas. No se necesita experiencia. Traiga su propia bicicleta o participe en el Programa Gana una Bici. More...

For What It’s Worth

It’s Brimfield week again. The May show is considered the best: fresh merchandise and this one did not disappoint. Perfect weather for the entire week should benefit record crowds eager to add to their antiques collection. More...

Pitch, Hit and Run Competition

The Newport Recreation Department will host the Scott’s Pitch, Hit and Run competition, the official skills competition of Major League Baseball, on Thursday, May 24, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Toppa Field. More...

VFW Meeting

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5392 will hold its next meeting on Sunday, May 20, at 11 a.m. at the post headquarters on Shove Street, Tiverton. A meal will be served following the meeting. Prospective members are welcome to attend. More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, April 30 through Monday, May 7, the Newport Police Department responded to 623 calls. Of those, 166 were motor vehicle related; there were 135 motor vehicle violations issued and 31 accident reports. More...