February 15, 2018 RSS feed / News Briefs

Painting the Town

Retailers, restaurant owners, innkeepers and downtown businesses are invited to a Volvo Ocean Race kick-off meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 27, from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Newport Marriott. More...

Tax Assistance

AARP Tax Aide volunteers are now available at nine sites throughout Newport County to provide free income tax preparation services. The service is available to taxpayers of all ages with low and moderate incomes. More...

For What It’s Worth

Pictured is a “Dying Gaul” made of Serpentine Stone; predominantly mined in Cornwall England. This is the second, what we call, “Grand Tour” Serpentine stone figure we have seen in the last 30 years. More...

Little League

Registration is now open for Newport Little League’s spring baseball, softball and T-ball programs. To register online, visit newportlittleleague.com. More...

On the Big Screen

Sail Newport will host an action packed evening on Thursday, Feb. 22 at the Jane Pickens Theater. See the latest Volvo Ocean Race videos on the big screen. More...

Volunteer Summit

If you are interested in volunteering during the 12-day Newport stopover, a volunteer summit will be held on Thursday, March 1, at 6:30 p.m. at the Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina.  To follow the race, visit volvooceanrace.com. More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, Feb. 5 through Monday, Feb. 12 the Newport Police Department responded to 829 calls. Of those, 150 were motor vehicle related; there were 131 motor vehicle violations issued and 19 accident reports. More...

Parent Workshop

Parents who would like to improve their general conversation or would like to learn ways to help their children with homework, are invited to a free workshop on Monday, Feb. 21, from 6 to 7 p.m., at Thompson Middle School, 55 Broadway. More...

Baseball Clinic

A hitting and pitching clinic for 9- to 12-year-olds will be held at the Boys and Girls Club of Newport County at the North End Clubhouse at One York Street, starting on Wednesday, Feb. 28 and continuing for six weeks. More...

Alumni Hockey Game

RMR, Rogers, Middletown and Rocky Hill will hold an alumni hockey game on Saturday, Feb. 17, beginning at 6 p.m. at St. George’s ice rink. Alumni can register to play at rmralumni.weebly.com. Admission is $20 to play, payable at the door. More...