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City Council Discusses Buses, Bikes and More

The Newport City Council spent the majority of its Jan. 24 open-session meeting discussing RIPTA’s talking buses and temporarily deflating a proposal to start a new bike share program in the city.  More...

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News Briefs

HEZ Meeting

The Newport Health Equity Zone will share the plans that have become reality or are on their way to becoming reality on Saturday, Feb. 3, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Florence Gray Center. More...

Jamestown Speakers Series

The 2018 Jamestown Speakers Series welcomes Professor Mackubin Owens, Institute of World Politics Thursday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m., at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. More...

Constituent Meeting

Representative Ken Mendonça, District 72, Portsmouth and Middletown, will hold a constituent meeting in the Leonard Brown House Conference Room, Linden Lane, Portsmouth, on Saturday, Feb. 3, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. More...

Opinion

Editorial

More Questions Than Answers

Beyond the political divisiveness that our country is facing, which was particularly obvious from the State of the Union address, we are also asking questions, locally, about our processes and what is happening in our own backyard.  More...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Audit Alterations Raises Questions To the Editor: More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Faith Community

FAITH COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

‘Renewal and New Beginnings’ More...

EvenSong Was Even Better

One of the United Kingdom's most distinguished and experienced choral directors, Barry Rose, came to Newport for three days to lead the Professional Choristers of The Choir School of Newport County and St. More...

Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Robert Finley Delaney, 92, a native of Fall River, passed away Jan. 28, 2018. He served the U.S. government for 45 years as a diplomat, Naval officer and senior defense consultant. More...

In Memoriam

As the one year anniversary of the passing of Sergei S. Sikorsky Jr. More...

Winter Speaker Series Has More Than Just Art

With only three presentations left, opportunities are running out to join in the Newport Art Museum’s (NAM’s) Winter Speaker Series before it wraps for the season. More...

Officials Consider New High School

The Newport public school community is abuzz with talk about the district’s facility requirements. More...

 

Around Town

Winter Fun and Frolic!

PARENTS' CORNER

Tighten your coats and hang onto your hats, people. It’s February… the best month of the year! Why, you ask? More...

Former Navy Land Transfers to Middletown

A 10-year dream has become a land windfall reality for Middletown.  In a formal ceremony in council chambers on Jan. More...

Jamestown Takes Local Action on Immigration

“This is not just a legal issue, it’s a moral issue,” said Carl Krueger as he addressed a packed room of concerned citizens at an immigration roundtable hosted by the Conanicut Sanctuary last Wednesday, January 24, at the Jamestown More...

Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday  February 1  Landscape Lecture “Amazing Groves: Landscape and Memory at Bristol’s North and South Farms,” Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Ave., 11 a.m., reserve, 401-847- 1851, newportmansions.org/learn/ adult-lectures-wo More...

From The Garden

A Super Chili for Your Super 'Bowl'

Football is always better with a homemade bowl of chili. A bowl of “Cowboy Comfort Food” has just the right spices and warmth, and is easy to serve. Football fans look forward to it every winter. A Super Bowl party without chili? Never! More...

Nature

Replenishing the Waters ‘Gives Back’ to the Wild

Elasmobranchs is a biological name used for non-bony fish, the cartilaginous sharks, rays, stingrays and skates.  More...