April 19, 2018 RSS feed / Around Town

Conversation: Pauline Perkins-Moye Fighting the Good Fight

Pauline Perkins-Moye has lived her entire life filled with faith, gratitude and responsibility. More...

Community ‘Shows Up’ at Council

The Middletown Town Council meeting was dominated by police related matters at its April 16 meeting. More...

Gaudet Entrance Project 'Flipped'

The planned construction and reconfiguration of the Gaudet Middle School entrance as part of the $10 million bond approved by voters in 2016 will be pushed back to the summer of 2019, according to Middletown School facilities director David Fontes. More...

SPOTLIGHT on Music

Refreshing Take on Career

Fame and riches. If you ask many up-and-coming musicians what they’d ultimately like to achieve in their careers, the honest answer is often some permutation of that. More...

‘A Quiet Place’ Creates Dread with Silence

FILM REVIEW

Movies are a visual medium, so it’s surprising that more filmmakers don’t make silent films, or at least films with minimal dialogue. More...

Trout Season Opens with Stocked Waters

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) stocked local ponds and streams with more than 80,000 trout in preparation for the Opening Day of the freshwater fishing season on April 14. More...

‘Talking’ Buses to be Muted

At a session dominated by discussion of the future of the Armory, the Newport City Council approved an agreement on April 11 between the city and RIPTA on the issue of the so-called “talking buses.”  More...

Planner to be Hired for Schools Improvement

The Newport School Committee plans to hire an educational facilities planner before its May meeting, the first step in what could be a two-year funding process that may ultimately result in the construction of a new Rogers High School.  More...

Planning Board Requests Water Study

The Middletown Planning Board on April 11 voted to request that the Town Council approve $80,000 of funding for a comprehensive study of the potential consequences of long-term East Side development. More...

American Shingle Style on Tour

ARCHI-TEXT

Since the “shingle style,” as we now call it, emerged in the United States as an innovative architectural motif in the mid- to late-19th century, it has continued to hold an enduring place in the residential architecture of America. More...

Music Scene

Thursday, April 19 Buskers Pub: 8 p.m.-12 a.m., Sean Connell Grace Vanderbilt: 6:30-9:30 p.m., Michael Johnson’s MSD Jazz Trio Midtown Oyster Bar: 9 p.m.- 12 a.m., John Erikson Newport Blues Cafe: 10 p.m. More...

NYC Frostbite Series Season Results

Due to the excessive Northeast winds racing was canceled for the last day of racing for the Newport Yacht Club Frostbite Series. Below are the results for the season. More...