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Study Quantifies Cliff Walk’s Economic Value

Commission Considers Additional Bathroom

A recent study confirmed what local tourism experts have always touted — Cliff Walk is a major economic driver, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors to Newport every year.  The study reinforced the importance of maintenance to the More...

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News Briefs

One-Question Survey for Middletowners

The Town of Middletown is asking residents to take a one question online survey to gauge interest in making board meetings available online. More...

Table Designs

The Quononoquott Garden Club will be holding its monthly meeting on Monday, Oct. 17, at the Jamestown Philomenian Library with a program titled “Table Design Experiences” at 2 p.m. More...

R.I.’s First Gentleman

Andy Moffit became Rhode Island’s inaugural First Gentleman on Jan. 6, 2015, when his wife Gina Raimondo was sworn in as Governor of Rhode Island. He will give a talk on Tuesday, Oct. 18, at the North End Steak House.  More...

Election News

MORE LETTERS

Carson Has Proved Ineffective To the Editor: My letter is to add my experience with Rep. Lauren Carson and say why she should not be re-elected to the House District 75 seat. More...

Mainsheet

Empowering Individuals, Promoting Healthy Communities

The ballroom was filled at Ocean- Cliff on Oct. 6, for the third annual “Rock the Mansion” fundraiser to benefit the Newport County Community Mental Health Center. More...

Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday October 13 Color Club Coloring for adults, books and pencils are provided, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 1-3 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org. More...

Nature

Small Songbirds Passing Through

One thing we can count on is that birds are creatures of habit and that the cycle of what happens in the natural world is for the most part predictable. More...

Fogarty Returns to the Bay

This interesting fish tale had its beginning in April of 2015, when a group of third graders from the Mary E.  More...

NEWPORT TIDE CHART

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Glitch Appears in Newport Ballot

The Newport ballot has been printed, but there is an irregularity. The candidates are listed alphabetically on the ballot, yet the City Charter (§ 3-5, “Ballot Order”) dictates the order will be determined by a lottery system. More...

Music Festival’s Winter Series Debuts

The Newport Music Festival’s Winter Series 2016-2017 launches on Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. at Saint Matthew’s Church in Jamestown, with a performance by violinist Irina Muresanu and pianist Roberto Plano. More...

 

Around Town

Scheduling and Benefits Top Committee Topics

The roof project at Rogers is ahead of schedule, the Rogers HAM Radio Club is seeking approval for a new antenna, and the daily schedule at Rogers should be revamped. More...

Fundraiser Awards

The Pell Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) and the students of Pell Elementary School are participating in a Read-a-Thon from Oct. 3–28. The students read books and gather donors to support their reading efforts. More...

Photo

Driving rain and steady wind could not dampen the spirits of the more than  More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

The Newport We Admire

Can we take a breather from politics, the quadrennial soapbox/ soap opera that makes for irresistible and compelling theater, for the moment? In Newport we have more to focus on, and plenty to admire. We are a community of good souls. More...

At-Large Candidates Deliberate the Issues

The six contenders for the four at-large Newport City Council seats shared their views on several municipal issues during a candidate forum on Tuesday, Oct. 11. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Edward B. Berube, 67, of Newport, passed away Oct. 8, 2016 at home. He leaves behind his wife, Dorothy L. (Dwyer) Berube, and his children, Edward Berube (Kathryn) and Jennifer. Calling hours will be Thursday, Oct. 13, from 4-7 p.m. More...