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News Briefs

ALN Annual Meeting

The Alliance for a Livable Newport 2018 Annual meeting is open to all members of the community on April 2. All four members of Newport's delegation to the Rhode Island Legislature will be present. More...

Marine Debris Update

Clean Ocean Access is hosting its monthly open meeting in partnership with the University of Rhode Island and Roger Williams University on Tuesday, April 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Newport Public Library. More...

Swing into Spring

Shake off winter and enjoy the MLK Community Center’s annual fundraiser “Swing into Spring” on Thursday, April 5 at the Atlantic Resort from 6 to 10 p.m. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Letting them Down or Raising Them Up?

Valentine's Day, 2018. Assault weapon fire rings out at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Florida. Those of us in front of computers, or watching TV, or listening to the radios in our cars hold our breath as the reports come across. More...

Political Cartoon

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Correction

In "Experts Reveal City Spring Initial Findings," NTW, March 22, 2018, we said that L+A Landscape Architecture of Newport hopes to have the designs completed by spring 2019. That should be April 2018.   More...

Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Edward Richard Borden, 77, of Portsmouth, passed away March 19, 2018 at Charlton Memorial Hospital, Fall River. He was the husband of the late Mary Beth (Hughes).   More...

Robert A. Beaver

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Jumbo Auto Services Under Development

Portsmouth locals Nick and Joe Giacobbi have developed a plan to open three additional combination convenience store/ gas station/car washes in the next 18 months. More...

Fifth Element Hotel Proposes Parking Options

Opponents to be Heard at April 5 Meeting

The proposed plan for a four-story, 40-room hotel on Broadway above the Fifth Element Restaurant got a boost from several sources on March 22, when co-owner Frank Doyle said that he has a legal agreement in place with Nathan Tilman’s Newport Family a More...

 

Around Town

VOR Features ‘Sustainable’ Stopover

If the organizers of the Newport stopover for the Volvo Ocean Race could script the 13 days of the event that will take place from May 8 to 20, every attendee would ride a bike, walk, take a water taxi or carpool to cut down on emissions, bring reusa More...

Volvo Ocean Race, escala sostenible

Si los organizadores de la escala Volvo Ocean Race en Newport pudiesen programar los 13 días del acontecimiento que tendrá lugar del 8 al 20 de mayo, cada asistente iría en bicicleta, caminaría, tomaría un taxi acuático o compartiría el viaje para re More...

Countdown to Volvo Pep Rally

The excitement and preparations for the Volvo Ocean Race Stopover in May are building. More...

Faith Community

NEW ARRIVALS

Justine and Tyler King of Portsmouth are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Sawyer Love King on March 13, 2018. More...

FAITH COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

‘Seven Last Words’ Service   Community Baptist Church, 50 Dr. Marcus Wheatland Blvd., will hold its 29th annual “Seven Last Words” service, on Friday, March 30, from noon-3 p.m. More...