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Agreement Reached on Shared Services

On Tuesday, June 9, the Newport School Committee voted 5-2 to pass a resolution to seek collaboration and cooperation between the municipal and educational side of city government, something that has been discussed between the two entities for a deca More...

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Walking Tours Featured at Gallery Night   Newport Gallery Night is ramping up its programming for the summer, and the season is kicking into high gear at member galleries, museums and cultural institutions at the Gallery Night on Thursday, June More...

For What It’s Worth

A lady recently brought in a bronze monkey and wanted to know its value. Marked “Austria” and about 3” tall; Vienna is known for its charming miniature figures of among other subjects, animals. More...

Opinion

City Council Heads Back Online

EDITORIAL

As we lamented the loss in December of online video access to Newport City Council meetings provided for the previous five years by The Newport Record, so we applaud the news that in just a matter of weeks council sessions will again be available via More...

Political Cartoon

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Maher Was Compassionate Public Servant

To the Editor:  It was with profound sadness that I received the news of the death of Jack Maher, the long-time former executive director of the James L. Maher Center. More...

From The Garden

How to Nourish a Community

With its sights set on a goal of more than 1,000 pounds of fresh food grown and delivered, the team at St. Mary’s Church in Portsmouth is filled with enthusiasm and they'll need to be. More...

Harbor Walk Planter Project

Volunteers and the public are invited to join the Friends of the Waterfront and URI Master Gardeners for the second of three planned dinghy "launches" of the Harbor Walk Planter Project at King Park on Sunday, June 14, at 1 p.m.  The public is w More...

Secret Garden Tour

Get a once-a-year peek at the private gardens of a dozen homes in Newport’s historic Point neighborhood on the Secret Garden Tour, Friday- Sunday, June 26-28. More...

Faith Community

FAITH COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

‘Haitian Hoopla’   The Rhode Island Conference- United Church of Christ Haiti Task Force will hold its ninth annual “Haitian Hoopla” fundraiser on Sunday, June 21, at Greenvale Vineyards to benefit health and education pr More...

Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Harry Wayne Beaumont, 71, of Newport, passed away June 1, 2015, at Newport Hospital after a short battle with brain cancer. He leaves behind his wife, Lorraine (Coute) Beaumont; daughter Tiffany Worthen (John) of Newport; and two grandchildren. More...

Uber Under Scrutiny

A California-based digital car service that state regulators claim is operating illegally is expanding its offering to Newport customers. More...

Everything's Coming Up Roses at Flower Show

The Newport Flower Show celebrates its 20th anniversary this year with a program – and a theme – sure to dazzle. More...

 

Around Town

'The Golden Age of Hollywood'

StyleWeek Northeast and Child & Family will present “Au Courant” on Friday, June 26, at Ochre Court. Once again, Au Courant will benefit Child & Family’s community programs. More...

Girls on the Run

Cluny School students recently participated in the Girls On The Run 5K held at Roger Williams Park. The girls participated in 10 weeks of activities to help them safely train as runners, and build a sense of self and a commitment to healthy living. More...

Hospital Auxiliary Presents Gift

Newport Hospital Auxiliary’s recent fundraising efforts resulted in the presentation of a check in the amount of $14,000 to the Vanderbilt Rehabilitation Center at the hospital. More...

Mainsheet

'Sail into Summer' Success for Sailing

The Clagett “Sail Into Summer” cocktail party fundraiser held June 4 at Belle Mer was attended by 200 supporters from Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Florida and Washington D.C., enjoying the waterfront vie More...

Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday  June 11   More...

Father’s Day Ride

The Elliot Kaminitz Father’s Day Ride will take place on Sunday, June 21, beginning at 8 a.m. and ending at noon. There are ride and walk options for all ages and abilities. More...

Bloomsday in Newport

Bloomsday is inspired by the novel, “Ulysses” written by Irish writer James Joyce which chronicles the events of one day, June 16, 1904, in the life of Leopold Bloom. More...

Senior Savvy

A Seasonal Ritual of Bygone Days

With warmer weather at last, I decided to do some spring cleaning. But how many people do that seasonal ritual anymore? More...

Nature

Wetlands Abound with New Life

The wetlands across Aquidneck Island are teeming with new seasonal residents. More...