November 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Nothing Works If People Are Hungry’

Whether he likes it or not, Peter Kiernan is the new face of hunger in Newport.  More...

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News Briefs

‘Beyond the Velvet Rope’

The Newport Opera House Theater and Performing Arts Center is holding a special event on Friday, Nov. More...

Still Time for Citrus

The Newport Rotary Club is placing its annual order for Florida citrus. The citrus sale is one of the group’s major fundraisers, which supports local community programs, local scholarships, and other charitable projects. More...

NBS Annual Meeting

The Norman Bird Sanctuary will hold its annual meeting and volunteer appreciation evening at Newport Vineyards on Wednesday, Nov. 16. More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

The Next Step

First, congratulations to all the hard-working Newport-area citizens who won their elections. More...

Political Cartoon

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Shocker at Queen Anne Park To the Editor: More...

Faith Community

FAITH COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

Emmanuel Rededicates Historic Interior to Veterans On Sunday, Nov. 13, Newport’s Emmanuel Church will be transported back in time. More...

NEW ARRIVALS

Elizabeth Barron and Richard Balouskus of Newport are proud to announce the birth of their son Finnegan James Baronouskus on Nov. 2, 2016. More...

Some Things Change, Others Don’t

Before a stress-laden night of watching results on national news for the announcement of our next commander in chief, Newport and other local races were similar nail-biters, with some seats still not More...

Middletown Incumbents Returned to Office

Strong Support for Local Ballot Questions

Middletown voters left Town Council intact on Election Day by re-electing all six incumbents on the ballot. More...

 

Around Town

Middle School Students Study Local Candidates

Clinton Storms to Landslide Victory in Mock Election

Although it will be several years before Newport’s sixth graders are allowed to hit the polls alone, students rolled up their sleeves this election to get to know the candidates that directly impact their education.  More...

Newport Stood Up for Standing Rock

About 100 people gathered in Washington Square on Saturday, Nov. 5, to demonstrate their support for the protestors of the Dakota Access Pipeline. More...

School Committee: It’s All About Those Votes

With the electorate’s collective eye following the vote count in this anything-goes election year, the outcome of the bids for the seven spots on the Newport School Committee did not disappoint. More...

Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday November 10 Newport Restaurant Week Participating restaurants offer three-course prix fixe lunches for $16 and three-course prix fixe dinners for $35, through Nov. 13, discovernewportrestaurantweek.org. More...

From The Garden

November Gardening To-Dos

The first nippy frost has blackened the once lush, green basil plants in local vegetable and herb gardens. There are a few straggling green tomatoes, hoping for just one more warm day in which to turn red. These tomatoes, by the way, are quite good. More...

Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Francis M. Alves, 75, of Middletown, passed away Nov. 4, 2016 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. More...