November 22, 2017 RSS feed / Around Town

A SLICE OF LIFE

Thanksgiving Commentary: Shape of a Woman

I read an article recently about female body types. I couldn’t help but chuckle but was also perplexed by the categories that this article, and numerous others I’ve read, lump women’s bodies into. More...

New Fire Chiefs Take Top Slots

Newport By Brooke Constance White More...

Music Scene

Thursday, November 23 Grace Vanderbilt: 6:30-9:30 p.m., Michael Johnson, Jazz Piano Pour Judgement: 10 p.m., Free Couch & Louise Trucks Speakeasy: 9:30 p.m., Tim Smith Friday, November 24 Buskers Pub: 10 p.m.-cl More...

‘Coco’ Dazzles the Eye and Touches the Heart

“Coco,” the 19th feature from Pixar Animation Studios, is the first to center on nonwhite characters as it celebrates Latin culture, specifically Mexico’s famous Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). More...

Election Process Starts Early

Preschoolers at Emmanuel Day School in Newport elected Morton  Park as their favorite playground during a mock election held  Thursday, Nov. 16. After the ballots were submitted, Newport Mayor  More...

Middletown Schools Expand World Language Study

Bureaucratic debate is a staple of school committee meetings everywhere, where practical concerns of fiscal policy and priorities often take center stage. But the latest Middletown School Committee meeting on Nov. More...

Innovate Project Moving Forward

More than four years after it was initially proposed, plans to transform the former Sheffield School on Broadway took a major step forward last week when the Newport City Council approved a $6.18 million contract with Pezzuco Construction, Inc. More...

Urban Landscapes Hint at Action Just Out of View

Artist David Barnes’ landscapes convey the desolation, and sometimes the anonymity, of urban spaces such as streets, skate parks and constructions sites. More...

Preserving The Family Story

Find out how to preserve your family story with Debbie Suggs on Sunday, Dec. 3 at 2 p.m. at the Portsmouth Free Public Library. More...