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Two Mile Corner Considered

The Middletown Town Council preceded its regular monthly meeting on Monday Nov. More...

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News Briefs

NEWS

School Committee Meeting Change   The next Middletown School Committee meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 12 will be at 6 p.m., an hour earlier than previously-scheduled meetings.  Taste of Newport   More...

ALN to Host Commissions Forum

The Alliance for a Livable Newport (ALN) is holding the second meeting in its series of free public forums examining the role of the 33 commissions and boards that support the work of Newport’s City Council. More...

Opinion

Thank You, Veterans

I n the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918, the last bullet of what we know today as World War I was fired somewhere along the Western Front.  Seven months later at the Palace of Versailles, the Great War officially More...

Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday  November 7  Newport Restaurant Week Where are you going to take your special someone? Enjoy three courses at lunch for $16 or dinner for $30 at Newport’s finest restaurants. Discovernewportrestaurantweek.org.   More...

Obituaries

Vincent Francis Del Nero, Sr., 88,

of Newport, unexpectedly passed away Nov. 1, 2013 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, from injuries sustained in a fall. He was the husband of Eva Elizabeth “Bette” (Cozzens) Del Nero. Visiting hours will be Thursday, Nov. More...

Joseph T. Donovan, Sr., 86,

passed away Nov. 3, 2013 at the Village House Nursing Home. He was the husband of Mary C. (Martins) Donovan. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and served during World War II and the Korean War. More...

David P. Frost, 69, of

Portsmouth, passed away Oct. 30, 2013 following a brief illness. He was the husband of Barbara Frost. Donations in his memory may be made to the Seamen’s Church Institute, 18 Market Square, Newport, RI 02840.   More...

Charter Review Begins

For the first time in nearly six years, a commission tasked with developing recommendations aimed at amending Newport’s governing charter has met to set a course that very well could shape the future direction of the city.  More...

Team Newport Muzzy Supports Men's Health

Their faces were clean-shaven and their enthusiasm was palpable when members of Team Newport Muzzy gathered at The Fifth Element on Broadway in Newport on Saturday night, Nov. 2, to kick off “Movember.”  More...

 

Around Town

Sail Newport Celebrates Oracle Team USA

The evening was billed as “a celebratory congratulations” for Oracle Team USA and a homecoming of sorts for Rome Kirby and several members of the often unsung shore team, which included Rhode Islanders Sean Healey, Amory Ross, Andrew Gayn More...

Fotolanthropy Movie Goes to Congress

"Travis: A Soldiers Story" by Executive Producer Reece Norris, Producer Katie Norris, and Director Jonathon Link is due to be shown in Washington later in the month. More...

Relay for Life Meeting Planned

The committee for the American Cancer Society’s “Relay for Life of Aquidneck” will hold a planning meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 5:45 p.m. in the Middletown High School library. More...

From The Garden

Not Just Any Rake!

After the strong winds this past week, much of our fall color fell to the ground in piles. In November, your rake becomes a very close friend. More...

Nature

The Life of Owls

Owls have been the subject of myths, fairy tales, legends, and literature for millennia. More...

Newport Eyed for Monster Shark Tournament

Long known as a focal point for the international sailing community, Newport might also be on its way to hosting a world-class shark tournament.  More...