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Napolitano Turns Page to 2015

It’s safe to say that the last year was a tempestuous one on the Newport municipal front. More...

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Naval Community

Navy Community Briefs

NHCNE Holiday Hours   Naval Health Clinic New England will be closed New Year’s Day. On Friday, Jan. 2, the clinic will be open only for acute appointments. Call 1-888-628-9633.  New Military Lounge   More...

Opinion

First and Last Impressions

EDITORIAL

No matter what people tell you about the importance of first impressions, there is also no denying the power of a strong, well-crafted ending.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Bellyachers Should Learn to Compromise

To the Editor:  More...

From The Garden

Garden Resolves for 2015

Procrastination as defined by Merriam Webster is “to be slow or late about doing something that should be done: to delay doing something until a later time because you do not want to do it, because you are lazy, etc.”  More...

Senior Savvy

King House Abuzz in the New Year

Anyone at the Edward King House Senior Center a couple of weeks ago might have been overwhelmed at what was taking place. More...

Nature

Rose Island Habitat Restoration

The Rose Island Lighthouse Foundation has launched a campaign to raise $100,000 for habitat restoration for migratory nesting birds on Rose Island. More...

Conanicut Island Bird Count

The 32nd annual Conanicut Island Bird Count was held on Saturday, Dec. 27, under sunny skies with temperatures in the 50s. This year’s event revealed some startling results. More...

Winter Activities at NBS

Norman Bird Sanctuary’s programming continues even when temperatures plummet, offering opportunities to get outside and have fun, all while learning about the natural world. Early registration for all activities is strongly recommended. More...

Sister Jane Reflects on her Five Years at the Helm

Jane Gerety, RSM, became the seventh president of Salve Regina University in July 2009, with a strong commitment to the Sisters of Mercy. This past fall semester marked the beginning of the sixth year of her academic leadership.  More...

Paiva Weed: Time to Do, Not to Plan

State Senate President M. More...

 

Around Town

Sylvia Outlines Term Goals

Middletown Town Council President Robert J. More...

For What It’s Worth

A local recently brought in a family heirloom: a period 19th century spinning wheel. There was a time, about 30 years ago, when you could easily find one of these in most every antiques shop in America. Have times changed! More...

State Seeks Input on Education Survey

The Rhode Island Department of Education is preparing for a new five-year strategic plan, a process that starts with hearing from more than 10,000 Rhode Island voices. More...

Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday  January 1  Happy New Year   More...

Wellness

Make a Goal to Exercise in 2015

With each new year, we make promises to ourselves. We tell ourselves I’ll change this, I’ll start that, and maybe, I’ll even do a little bit of this too. More...

Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Michael DeMarco, 92, of Middletown, passed away Dec. 27, 2014 at home after a short illness. He was the husband of Angela N. (Paliotti) DeMarco. He was a World War II veteran. More...