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Welcome Center Receives Final Approval

Zoning Board Issues Special Use Permit

In one of the final steps in the Preservation Society of Newport County’s long campaign to construct a welcome center at The Breakers, the Zoning Board of Review issued a special use permit for the project at its meeting on Monday, Jan. 5. More...

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News Briefs

NEWS BRIEFS

Middletown Invites Comp Plan Input   The Middletown Planning Board and Town Council urge citizens to attend a day-long public forum to provide input on the latest draft of the Comprehensive Plan. The session is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. More...

Opinion

Our Corner of Paradise

EDITORIAL

In what has begun to seem like an unnerving series of senseless crimes across the country, we take some comfort as the new year begins that on our island we typically enjoy peace and safety. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Who Will Benefit?

To the Editor:  More...

Obituaries

Rose Dorothy (Marshall) Moniz

Rose Dorothy (Marshall) Moniz, 98, of Ellery Ave., Middletown, formerly of Fenner Ave., Newport, passed away Jan. 1, 2015 at Forest Farm Health Care Center, Middletown.  She was married for 69 years to the late Frank S. More...

RECENT DEATHS

Kyle Frederick Brady, 28, of Fall River and Newport, passed away tragically on Jan. 1, 2015. He was the son of Frederick William Brady and Allan and Dawn (Getchell) Arruda, all of Fall River. He also leaves behind a daughter, Addisyn Brady. More...

Sustainable Plastics Company Cleans Shoreline

We are all familiar with the adage “you are what you eat,” but one Jamestown resident says the same is true about our food's packaging. More...

Coffey’s Set for Farewell

Customers of Coffey’s service station at the corner of Spring and Touro streets have a reason other than falling gas prices to stop by soon for a fill-up – the station’s days are numbered.  More...

 

Around Town

Peregrine to be Patient in Newport

You could say that Colin Kane has been around, has seen the world.  And now, the former Navy flag lieutenant who served on a guided missile destroyer has set his eyes on Newport.  More...

For What It’s Worth

You think that you have seen just about everything…then someone brings in a terrific copy of The Newport Bulletin, which was the official weekly publication of The Newport Casino dated August 25, 1930. More...

Scholarships

Lilly Larson, senior at Rogers High School, is the recipient of the first annual Semco Orthodontics college scholarship. She was awarded $1,000.  More...

Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday January 8 Business Before Hours Chamber of Commerce’s before work networking event, Serenity Day Spa, 42 Valley Rd., Middletown, 8-9 a.m., members free, non-members $10, register at 401- 847-1608, newportchamber.com. More...

Nature

Horned Grebe Displays Beautiful Plumage During Season

Jack Kelly, a native Newporter, is a wildlife photographer and nature enthusiast who enjoys sharing his experiences with others.   More...

COA Hopes to Influence Clean Events

As hundreds of people plunged into Newport’s frigid waters on New Year's Day, others celebrated by sprucing up the coastline, which one environmental advocate described as an opportunity to open a new dialogue with the city.  More...