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ALN Hosts First Annual ‘State of the City’

Forum Addresses Governance, Safety in 2018

In an effort to reflect on the year that was and to look ahead at the year to come, Alliance for a Livable Newport (ALN) held its first “State of the City” forum on Feb. More...

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News Briefs

Archaeology Findings

After the recent discovery of a significant underground stone structure at the Newport Spring site (the former Coffey’s gas station), the Historic Newport Town Spring Committee has announced that an archaeology study of the structure and surrou More...

Family Wellness

The Newport Hospital Community Lecture Series presents a panel discussion on family wellness at the Pennfield School on Tuesday, March 6, at 6:30 p.m. More...

Talking to Doctors

Talking to a doctor is often difficult. To learn some medical terms in English a class is being offered Monday, March 5, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Thompson Middle School. More...

Opinion

Guest Editorial

Economics Affect Where We Live

When my children grew up in Middletown, it had a larger population that appreciated the benefits of differences. More...

Political Cartoon

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Protecting Our Children To the Editor: More...

Nature

The Eagles Have Landed

Over the past year, bald eagles have been sighted in Rhode Island in historical numbers with more than 100 distinct observations recorded in the Ocean State. More...

Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Mary G. Corcoran, “Ting”, 87, of Newport, passed away Feb. 23, 2018. She was the wife of William W. Corcoran.   More...

OK, Who is Still Feeding the Coyotes?

“I can't stress enough that people are ruining these animals by feeding them,” said Roland Bellotti. And if anyone knows what to do about the coyotes, it's Bellotti.  More...

Assault Weapons Bill Proposed

Governor Signs Executive Order, Gun Shops Weigh In

The school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Feb. 14 has prompted Rhode Island lawmakers and local leaders to propose sweeping gun laws that would ban military assault weapons for private citizens. More...

 

Around Town

Conversation with Randy Butler

Randy Butler is a modest man. Don’t let his humility and genial nature fool you, though. He is tough and seasoned, and he gives every child he coaches a reason to strive for his or her best. More...

March Activities for Families

PARENTS' CORNER

Hooray for March! St. Patrick’s Day is upon us: shamrocks, pots of gold, little green men in top hats (you’re now craving a bowl of Lucky Charms, aren’t you?). More...

Cell Vendors Violate 120-Day Vacate Limit

School Committee Reminds Cell Vendors to Vacate Premises

The Newport School Committee has taken another step to remind three cell phone tower vendors of the need to remove their equipment and vacate the premises as soon as possible. More...

Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday  March 1  ‘Saving Snow' Documentary “Saving Snow,” a documentary on how ski towns are coping with a changing climate, will be shown at 7 p.m., Channing Memorial Church, 135 Pelham St., 401-846-0643.   More...

Faith Community

FAITH COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

Creative Journaling St. Peter’s Church, 525 Broadway, invites adults for creative journaling on Tuesdays through March 13, at 11 a.m. Bring colored pencils. All are welcome. 401-846-9567. Spiritual Practices Sessions More...

NEW ARRIVALS

Heather and Adam Fagan-Kela of Newport are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Adeline Makana Fagankela on Feb. 22, 2018.  Hayley Greene and Ronald Hill Jr. More...