November 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Sports Programs Debated

On Tuesday, Nov. 12 the entire Middletown School Committee stood in silent honor for Forest Avenue School third-grade teacher Kerri Anderson, who was killed in a hit-and-run accident on Oct 29. More...

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Naval Community

Naval Community Briefs

NHCNE Beneficiary Survey   The Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Medical Inspector General will be inspecting Naval Health Clinic New England from Nov. 20-22 and is seeking patient input. More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

Opportunities to Lend a Hand  N ovember blew in with a winter reminder this week, dusting  Aquidneck Island with the season’s first coating of snow and dropping overnight temperatures into the twenties.  Those with a working fire More...

City's Facebook Pages Questioned

To the Editor:  I have a small concern/issue.  Out at dinner last night I overheard a conversation about the city's website, and returned home to discover a small controversy on Facebook about the same topic.  I was intrigued to find o More...

Where Is Food Taken Seriously?

To the Editor:  More...

Faith Community

FAITH COMMUNITY

UCC Welcomes New Members   The Rev. R. Joseph Tripp, pastor of The United Congregational Church of Newport in Middletown, presided over ceremonies admitting eleven new members into fellowship during the regular service on Sunday, Nov. 3.  More...

Community Meals

Area churches and organizations provide nutritious meals in a caring environment for members of the community.  Thursday, Nov. 14 5 p.m.–St. Paul’s Methodist (meal by St. Mary’s Episcopal) 12 Marlborough St.   More...

Nature

Sea Ducks Return to Sachuest Point

Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge, one of Aquidneck Island’s gems of nature, hosted hundreds of visitors over Veterans Day weekend. More...

Federal Duck Stamp Contest

The Federal Junior Duck Stamp Art Program and Contest will soon be unveiling its 2013-2014 art contest. Friends of the National Wildlife Refuges of Rhode Island will facilitate this year’s competition. More...

Noise Request Withdrawn

The owners of the Newport Yachting Center on Tuesday quietly withdrew a request that would have given them an exception to the city’s noise ordinance.  More...

City: Hyatt Marina OK…With Conditions

The city administration told City Councilors earlier this week that it has no objection to a proposal by the owners of the Hyatt Regency on Goat Island to construct a new 25-slip marina off its northeast shore.  More...

 

Around Town

Jumping Into Film Stardom

The Double Dutch Sharks of Newport participated in a video production sponsored by SteveSongs, Inc. The video is being produced for the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) to promote Fire Safety. More...

Charter Review Gets Underway

Hold nothing back.  That’s the message Newport Mayor Henry F. Winthrop left with members of the city’s new Charter Review Commission last week.  More...

Helping at the Holidays

Child & Family   More...

Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday  November 14  America’s Playground International Tennis Hall of Fame hosts presentation on Newport’s rich sporting history, 194 Bellevue Ave., 9 a.m., free, register at programs@tennisfame.com.   More...

Live Music

Thursday, Nov. 14  Bistro 162 – John Monllos  Newport Blues Cafe – Felix Brown, 10 p.m. More...

From The Garden

Thanksgiving: The Harvest Table

A successful year of crops was traditionally marked by a celebration, not only by Native American Indians, but also by the British and Europeans. More...

Creamed Spinach (serves 8)

1 lb. cleaned, fresh spinach leaves; trim long stems but do not remove them entirely 1 tbsp. all-purpose flour 1 tbsp. unsalted butter 1 cup whole milk, warmed (not scalded) ½ cup heavy cream 1 tbsp. More...

GARDEN TIPS

. Pick the last eggplants and pull plants. . Pull old tomato plants and store tomato cages. . More...

Obituaries

Beverly Janet Pine, 81,

of Newport and Crystal River, Fla., passed away Nov. 8, 2013 in Florida. She was the wife of Robert Edward Pine. Calling hours will be Thursday, Nov. 14 from 4 -8 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home. Her funeral will be Nov. 15 at 9 a.m. More...