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12 Displaced After Newport House Fire

Twelve people were displaced after a three alarm fire broke out Friday morning at Catherine Street apartment. More...

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Naval Community

Navy Community Briefs

Eight Bells   The Naval War College Museum’s Eight Bells lecture series will present Christian McBurney discussing “Spies in Revolutionary Rhode Island” on Thursday, April 16, at noon.  More...

Opinion

Not Too Much to Ask

EDITORIAL

We should have seen this coming. More...

Political Cartoon

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Sports Fields Tour Planned

To the Editor:  Middletown is a community whose sports fields are utilized heavily by numerous athletic leagues with participants of all ages. More...

Senior Savvy

Legacy Lives in Henderson Home

There are several ways to obtain immortality. One is to be memorialized in history books and another is in family lore. More...

Scams and Springtime

Fraud is defined as “deception deliberately practiced in order to secure unfair and unlawful gain.” The media is full of warnings about identity theft and scams, not only for seniors but the entire population, yet horror stories abound ab More...

Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Heidi A. Allen, 48, of Middletown, passed away March 31, 2015 at Rhode Island Hospital, after a brave and extended struggle with cervical cancer. Donations in her name may be made to charities supporting cervical cancer research.   More...

Daffodil Days Festival Set to Delight

The bulbs may be a bit behind schedule this spring but the second annual Daffodil Days celebration, to be held all over town April 17-19, is bursting with enough activities to more than hint at the sunshine and warmth to come.  More...

Mooring Objections Aired

The Rhode Island House Committee on Municipal Government entertained public comments on the “Mooring Bill,” H 5847, at a Statehouse hearing on Thursday, April 2.  More...

Town Plans Improved E-Services

Town Administrator Shawn M. More...

 

Around Town

Grants to Promote Health and Wellness

Last week, the Newport Hospital, through its Frederick Henry Prince Memorial Fund, awarded more than $75,000 to 13 local grant recipients to help fund innovative programs that increase the physical activity and health of Newport County children and f More...

Awards Presented for Culinary and Hospitality Excellence

AAA Northeast recently honored several Newport hotels and restaurants at an awards luncheon held at Vanderbilt Grace.  The 2015 Four Diamond Hotel recipients located in Newport are Cliffside Inn, Hydrangea House Inn, The Chanler at Cliff Walk, a More...

Middletown Hesitates on Marathon

In its own way, the process to procure permits to run a long road race through two Aquidneck Island towns has become its own marathon.  Middletown has delayed discussion of its approval of permits for the Newport Marathon to run through town unt More...

Faith Community

FAITH COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

Holocaust Remembrance   Temple Shalom will host its 40th annual communitywide Interfaith Yom Ha Shoah Service (Day of the Holocaust) on Thursday evening, April 16, at 7:30 p.m. More...

Nature

Springtime Piques Interest of Wildlife Enthusiasts

Local birders and wildlife enthusiasts are preparing for another season of discover and observation with the advent of the spring migration cycle. More...

Pell School Students Help Environment

Third grade students at Pell Elementary School recently assisted Save The Bay staff, volunteers, and Newport city workers in planting dune grasses at Easton’s Beach, as part of a larger effort by the city and Save The Bay to help stop beach ero More...