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City Artist Heads Downcity Project

Many would argue that our changing neighborhoods provide good theater. On Oct. 22, those changing neighborhoods might be great theater, due in large part to the efforts of Newport resident, Rebecca Noon. More...

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News Briefs

Daffodill Bulb Giveaway

All Aquidneck Islanders can receive a free bag of two dozen daffodil bulbs to plant this fall at their homes, community gardens, houses of worship, schools, and businesses; a value of close to $20. The bulb giveaway is Saturday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. More...

Fall Friend-Raiser

An afternoon social hosted by The Newport Public Education Foundation (NPEF) will host a Fall Friend-Raiser on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Sail Newport's new Mid-Park Marine Education and Recreation Center. More...

Breakfast by 22 Bowens

The staff of 22 Bowens is volunteering their time and talents to cook and serve a hot breakfast to seniors at the Edward King House on Wednesday mornings at 8 a.m. More...

Election News

Helping Rhode Islanders Make Informed Choices

ELECTION COVERAGE 2018

To the Editor:  Legislation was adopted through the Rhode Island 2019 state budget that established the Rhode Island Aging and Disability Resource Center within the Department of Human Services of Elderly Affairs.  More...

Justin McLaughlin

Candidate Statement

Serving on the council between 2007 and 2016 was an honor and privilege. I am running again because I believe the city council needs to provide greater leadership, direction, oversight, and, most importantly, vision, for the city. More...

Rick Lombardi

Candidate Statement

It has been four years since I first asked for your vote and I am struck once again by how passionate my fellow citizens are about the issues that affect our town. More...

Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday October 11 Aesthetic Furniture Lecture “The Aesthetic Furniture of A. & H. Lejambre,” Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Ave., 11 a.m., $10-$15, advance ticket purchase required, 401-847- 1000, newportmansions.org. More...

Faith Community

New Arrivals

Natasha Henderson and Sean Atkins of Middletown are proud to announce the birth of their son Jalen Anthony Atkins on Oct. 4, 2018. More...

Sound Healing Journey

St. Mary’s Church, 324 East Main Road, Portsmouth, will hold a sound healing journey with Rosie Warburton on Friday, Oct. 12, at 7:15 p.m. More...

Crafting for a Cause

On the second Saturday of each month from 2-4 p.m. teens in grades 6-12 earn volunteer service hours by working on such projects as cards for sick kids or active military and making no-sew blankets for the Potter League. More...

Door Open Again for Cellular Companies

Several cellular companies could soon be signing new leases to continue generating cell phone signals atop the tower at Rogers High School after the Newport School Committee voted 4-2 on Oct. More...

Pell Food Program Seeks Support

When Pell Elementary School’s student food program needed a financial boost last year, the Newport community rallied to raise the remaining $10,000 needed to jumpstart the project. More...

 

Around Town

Columbus Day Parade on Broadway

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Third Annual Broadway Street Fair

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Broadway Turns Pink to Benefit Women with Breast Cancer

The Red Sox have their pink hats, and for one important night on Oct. 18, Broadway will have their pink shirts. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Cell Tower Reversal

To the Editor:  The Newport School Committee has done a total flip-flop regarding the Rogers cell tower. More...

A Change in Perspective

To the Editor:  More...

From The Garden

It’s Pumpkin Picking Time

There is a nip in the air, but thankfully no frost yet on the pumpkins. Halloween is around the corner, so there are costumes to organize, cupcakes to bake for school parties and pumpkins to carve. Picking the perfect pumpkin is always the most fun. More...

Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

George A. Jones, 74, of Newport, passed away Oct. 6, 2018. He was husband of Regina (Regan) Jones. He was a member of the Newport Fire Department for 26 years.   More...