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Charter Proposals Scrutinized

In their first expansive public discussion on the report of Newport’s Charter Review Commission (CRC), city councilors balked at including some major elements of the 21 proposed charter amendments on the November ballot.  More...

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News Briefs

NEWS BRIEFS

Library Renovations   The Newport Public Library will be closed July 28 and 29 for renovations. Because of this closure several programs have been rescheduled. The library will reopen on July 30 at 9 a.m.  Newport 375th Lecture   More...

Naval Community

Naval Community Briefs

ID Card Service Limited   During the week of July 21-25, the Naval Station Newport ID card section will be servicing incoming students and access by walkin traffic will be limited between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Visit rapidsappointments. More...

Opinion

Concerned Over Trash Can Plan

To the Editor:  I am an avid runner who logs many, many miles all over Newport. Because of this, I have a unique perspective on the community, and the habits of its residents. More...

Service Has Been a Privilege

To the Editor:  I have decided not to run again for Town Council.  I considered it an honor, privilege, and pleasure to serve the residents of the great town of Middletown.  More...

Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday  July 17  Newport Music Festival Classical music in spectacular settings through July 27. For full schedule/ticketing call 401-849- 0700 or visit newportmusic.org.   More...

Faith Community

FAITH COMMUNITY

Emmanuel to Examine End of Life Issues   More...

Nature

The Early Birder Gets the Worm

Brenton Point State Park, located on Newport’s scenic Ocean Drive, has various habitats which host multiple species of birds, mammals, insects, reptiles and amphibians. More...

Obituaries

William Clarke, Jr., 53,

of Providence, formerly of Newport and Portsmouth, passed away July 8, 2014. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. He was buried with Military Honors in Trinity Cemetery, Portsmouth. More...

Alexander Peter Daglis, 56,

of Portsmouth, husband of Brenda (née Reynolds) and father of Alexander and Nicholas, passed away unexpectedly on July 8, 2014 at his home. He was an awardwinning executive chef at Yesterday’s Wine Bar & Grill since 1989. More...

Elaine Mary (Knauf) Lussier, of Merle Paul Provost, 79,

Middletown, passed away July 8, 2014 at Newport Hospital. She was the wife of Andre J. Lussier. Donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 245 Waterman St., Suite 306, Providence, RI 02906. More...

Online Rentals Eyed

The Newport City Council has embraced a resolution introduced by Vice Chair Naomi Neville that takes the first step in developing a policy for the proper registration of property rentals arranged through online booking services.  More...

Newport Music Festival – Magical and Timeless

Summer in Newport conjures up many images – visions of sailing, mansions, and beautiful nights come to mind – but nothing embraces all that is Newport quite like its vivid summer music scene, famous the world over.  More...

 

Around Town

Antiques Show a Newport Star

In the galaxy of important antiques shows nationwide, the Newport Antiques Show is a shining star. More...

EDITORIAL

The Summer of Stealth Rentals

With a plethora of online options to choose from, renting a house, a room, an apartment, or a condo in Newport has never been easier. And by the looks of things, never quite so popular.  More...

HDC Weighs Seven Projects

At its monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 15, the Newport Historic District Commission considered several applications from homeowners seeking the necessary approvals to renovate their properties. More...

Mainsheet

Gala Supports Lifesaving Programs

More than 330 friends and supporters of Newport Hospital gathered together to celebrate its lifesaving work with an eye toward the future of patient care, the summer gala, Swinging on a Star, raised more than $428,000 to support the thousands of pati More...

From The Garden

Raving About Raspberries

Truth be known, raspberries are among the finest crops we look forward to bringing in each summer in addition to island corn. Those luscious red drupelets are filled with just the right amount of sweetness and tartness. More...

Raspberry Tart in Chocolate Cookie Crust

Serves 6   More...