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Yachting Historical Society

The initial meeting of the Yachting Historical Society will be held Thursday, May 17, at 2 p.m. at the IYRS Library, 449 Thames St. More...

AARP Spring Luncheon

AARP, local Chapter 207, will hold its annual spring luncheon on Monday, May 21, at Wanumetonomy Golf & Country Club from noon to 2 p.m. The price is $30 per person. Reservations required. More...

Zona de exploración de Volvo

Habrá muchas oportunidades de diversión y educación en el pueblo de estilo olímpico en Fort Adams Parque de Recreo Estatal durante la Volvo Ocean Race. More...

Bluesmen Join Forces

For a small state, Rhode Island has a huge stable of world-class musicians. Recently, Newport This Week had the opportunity to sit down with one of the best, the incomparable blues guitarist Duke Robillard. More...

Newport Vies to Become ‘Opportunity Zone’

Recent actions on the local and state level are pushing Newport forward to qualify as one of the selected areas in the state of Rhode Island to become an opportunity zone.  More...

 

Around Town

Board Reviews Plan for Greater Public Wharf Access

The public may get greater access to Scott’s Wharf at 4 Commercial Wharf if other boards approve the preliminary plans that were submitted by Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) to the Planning Board, approved, then forwarded to the City Coun More...

When the Po*p Hits the Fan

SLICE OF LIFE: Mother's Day

I have been the recipient of many heartwarming Mother’s Day gestures: breakfast in bed, homemade gifts, brunches, and more. More...

Bike Barn Raising, Bike Month Rolling

Fasten your helmet because big things are happening for bikers in Newport, and it’s bound to be an exciting ride.  More...

Opinion

Guest View

The Friendly Island

We are about to celebrate our first year living on “the island” after forty-plus years in the Boston area and from the first minute we got here we have been so impressed by how friendly and helpful everyone is.  More...

Euer to Run for Re-election

Sen. Dawn Euer announced that she is running for re-election to the Rhode Island Senate in District 13, representing Newport and Jamestown. More...

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