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Victualing Appeal at High Court

PSNC Says Council Acted Beyond its Scope

In a development that could have implications for the planned welcome center at The Breakers, the Rhode Island Supreme Court has decided to weigh in on the Newport City Council’s 4 – 3 vote last May to deny a victualing license that would More...

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News Briefs

NEWS BRIEFS

‘Wave’ Designed to Make Roads Safer   The Wave is crossing Newport and it has nothing to do with the ocean or the fans sitting in the grandstands at Cardine’s Field.  More...

Opinion

A Slice of History, Easily Missed

Driving south down Broadway, the motorist who glances to the right as he or she passes Equality Park may notice something different—three good-sized trees that formerly stood tall in the triangular park bounded by a rusty iron fence have been r More...

Political Cartoon

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A Little Help from Our Friends

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Calendar

Calendar

Thursday  June 25  Business After Hours Chamber of Commerce’s afterhours networking event, Blenheim – Newport, 303 Valley Rd., Middletown, 5-7 p.m., members $5, non-members $10, register at 401-847-1608.   More...

Theater Director Named

The Opera House Theater and Performing Arts Center board of trustees announced Wednesday, June 24, that Brenda Nienhouse of Spokane, Wash., has been selected as their new executive director.  Nienhouse, with more than 30 years of leadership expe More...

Thompson Students Rule Red Carpet at the Pickens

They literally rolled out the red carpet at the Jane Pickens Theater last week – and no, it wasn’t for Woody or Emma or Joaquin, it was to celebrate the 150 Thompson Middle School sixth graders who spent months working on documentaries th More...

 

Around Town

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...

Fashion Through the Decades

The Preservation Society of Newport County and nationally known designer Angela Moore will host a fashion show and champagne brunch at Rosecliff on Thursday, July 9. More...

Altina Lester Gets Role in 'Ted II'

In the midst of “Ted II” you may find a local scene stealer named “Tina I.” More...

Mainsheet

Shining Stars at ‘An Evening for Education’

At a June 19 fundraiser at the Edward King House to benefit the Newport Public Education Foundation, several honorees were acknowledged as shining stars in education with the Noreen Stonor Drexel Education Awards for 2015.  More...

Faith Community

FAITH COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

Emmanuel Church Picnic   Emmanuel Church will host a picnic on Friday, July 10, from 5-8 p.m. All are welcome. Bring a salad, side, or dessert to share. Veggie and beef burgers and drinks will be provided. All are welcome. More...

Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Jose Perreira Aguiar, 88, of Middletown, passed away June 18, 2015, at Silver Creek Manor, Bristol. He was the husband of the late Maria Isabel Cabral. More...