August 16, 2018 RSS feed / News Briefs

Young Athletes Chasing Summer

More than 100 young athletes participated in the "Chasing Summer" event at Fort Adams on Aug. 12. The Newport County YMCA, Fort Adams Trust and the CMAK Foundation, hosted the affordable, family end of summer celebration.  More...

Lyme Support Group

The next meeting of the Lyme Support Group is Thursday, July 26, at 6 p.m. at the United Congregational Church, 524 Valley Road, Middletown. Family and friends always welcome to attend. More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, Aug. 6 through Monday, Aug. 13 the Newport Police Department responded to 820 calls. Of those, 206 were motor vehicle related; there were 156 motor vehicle violations issued and 50 accident reports. More...

Monetize You: Multimedia

Join #NIMRI for a night of networking and hear from top travel content creators and influencers on Thursday, Aug. 23, at 6 p.m., at the Queen Anne's Loft, 212 Thames St., above Starbucks. More...

Battle of R.I. Ceremony

The annual observance of the anniversary of the Battle of Rhode Island with special recognition to the First Rhode Island Regiment, the Black Regiment will be held on Sunday, Aug. 26, at 3 p.m., at the Patriots Park. More...

‘Clear the Shelters’

The Potter League for Animals is partnering with NBC 10 WJAR in a "Clear the Shelters" adoption drive on Saturday, Aug. 18. More...

Beach Bonfire

The end of summer annual Easton's Beach bonfire will be lit about dusk on Tuesday, Aug. 21 at First Beach. Festivities begin with live music by the Playboys at 6 p.m., followed by youth performances competing for the Beach Idol championship title. More...

'Salute to Summer' Fireworks

Free concert and fireworks at the Naval Station on Saturday, Aug. 25. Music starts at 3 p.m. and a Navy Band Northeast concert at 7 p.m. Food and drink concessions, kids' area and more. No coolers, backpacks, pets, or outside food and drink. More...

Senior Housing Exploratory Group

The Middletown Senior Housing Exploration Sub-Committee will meet on Monday, Aug. 27, at 3 p.m., at the Middletown Senior Center, Green End Ave. More...

'Doggie Dip'

The Newport County YMCA in collaboration with the Potter League for the Animals will be hosting a “Doggie Dip” on Saturday, Aug. 18, at noon at the Y. More...

VFW Meeting

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5392 will hold its next meeting on Sunday, Aug. 19, 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...

For What It’s Worth

A recent lecture by Historian Brian Wallin prompted an email of this post card: “German Submarine U.53 at Newport, Rl.” Though only here for a very few hours, someone photographed it and turned it into a post card. More...

Coaching First

Coaching as a pastime and the first four-in-hand coach was introduced in Newport in 1875. Other Newport firsts include the first conscientious objection law, Aug. 13, 1673; the first court martial trial on Aug. More...

'Vaciemos el refugio'

El refugio para animales Potter League, se asociará con NBC 10 WJAR en una campaña de adopción "Clear the Shelters" el sábado 18 de agosto. More...

Hoguera en la playa

El final del verano terminara con la hoguera anual de Easton's Beach que se encenderá al anochecer del martes 21 de agosto en First Beach. More...

Despidamos al verano con Fuegos artificiales

Concierto gratuito y fuegos artificiales en la Estación Naval el sábado 25 de agosto. La música comenzara a las 3 pm seguida de un concierto de la Banda Northeast a las 7 pm. Habrá puestos de comida y bebida, área de juegos para niños y más. More...