November 3, 2016 RSS feed / News Briefs

SCI Annual Meeting

The Seamen’s Church Institute’s board of directors and staff invite the public to the SCI’s annual meeting on Monday, Nov. 14, at 6 p.m. More...

Victory Rally

The Portsmouth Republican Town Committee will sponsor an election night victory rally on Tuesday, Nov. More...

For What It’s Worth

There were lots of political buttons produced: millions! ‘Tis the season again. People have been bringing in their collections inquiring about value. Most are worth about a buck each, with more rare ones (especially losers) worth $5 and up. More...

VFW Friday Fish Fry

The VFW Post 4487 holds a weekly fish fry on Fridays from 4-7 p.m. at the Post home, 51 Underwood Lane, Middletown. Eat in or take out. Call the Post at 401-847-0102; orders ready in 15 minutes or less. Funds generated benefit R.I. More...

House Candidate Clarification

Ken Mendonca, the Republican candidate in Rhode Island House District 72 that includes both Middletown and Portsmouth, maintains that a postal snafu caused his campaign finance report to arrive late at the state Board of Elections last month.  More...

Brain Injury Support Group to Meet Nov. 8

The support group is an opportunity for individuals with brain injury, family and friends to come together to provide mutual support and assistance in coping with the consequences of brain injury.  More...

Write Rhode Island Comes to Newport

While the Newport Art Museum will be hosting a series of Write Rhode Island creative writing workshops for young authors on Mondays in November, those attending will be encouraged to look elsewhere for inspiration. More...

Veterans Day Commemoration

On Sunday, Nov. 13, Emmanuel Church, 42 Dearborn St., will hold a special Veterans Day commemoration. A new mural exhibit will be showcased. Services will be at 8 and 10 a.m. All are welcome. 401- 847-0675.   More...

B-Ball Coaches Needed

Newport Recreation is looking for coaches for its winter youth basketball leagues. If interested, contact Ray Fullerton at 401-845-5800 or attend an informational registration meeting at the Martin Recreation Center, 35 Golden Hill St. More...

Call for Artists

The Conanicut Island Arts Association is calling all artists for its upcoming show Art is a Gift. All media accepted. Drop off date is Thursday, Nov. 10, from 12:30 - 5:30 p.m. at the Jamestown Town Hall, 93 Narragansett Ave. More...

Yachting Community’s Annual Gift

The Yachting Community will hold its ninth annual Gift a Thanksgiving Meal to Newporters on Friday, Nov. 11, at 6 p.m. at the IYAC, International Yacht & Athletic Club, 536 Thames St.  More...

Baby Steps Program

Baby Steps, a program for parents and caregivers of infants and children up to three years old, will hold its next session on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 9:30 a.m. at the Florence Gray Center, 1 York St. All Newport County residents are welcome. More...

Scouting for Food

Local Boy Scouts will be collecting Scouting for Food donations on Saturday, Nov. 5, by 9 a.m. for the nationwide annual event. More...

Boys and Girls Winter Basketball Leagues

Newport Recreation is accepting registrations for its co-ed winter youth basketball leagues for first grade through high school. There are 12 divisions plus travel and tournament teams. Games are played on Saturdays and weekdays after school. More...

Arnold Civic Award Presentation

The League of Women Voters, Newport County has selected Lucy’s Hearth as the fifth annual 2016 recipient of the Joan C. Arnold Civic Participation Award. The award will be presented on Thursday, Nov. More...

Local Protest Planned for Dakota Access Pipeline

A rally is being planned in Newport on Saturday, Nov. 5, in support of the protesters of the Dakota Access Pipeline.  More...

Computer Workshops

The Newport Public Library will be offering free computer workshops on Wednesdays in Novemeber, from 2:30-4 p.m. The first is Nov. 9 on Windows and basic skills. On Nov. 16, learning how to use the World Wide Web will be taught. More...