May 17, 2018 RSS feed / News Briefs

An Evening for Education

The Newport Public Education Foundation will celebrate the great things happening in Newport’s public schools and honor the recipients of the Noreen Stonor Drexel Education Awards on Friday, June 1, at 6 p.m. at the Edward King House. More...

Ice Cream and STEAM

The East Bay Met School, a public career and technical high school is hosting a STEAM night on Wednesday, May 23, from 4 to 6 p.m. The event will showcase internship and project work that students are doing in various STEAM fields. More...

GEORGE DONNELLY SUNSET LEAGUE

The George Donnelly Sunset League derived its name because games used to begin at 5:30 p.m. and end at dusk. It is the oldest continuous amateur baseball league in the U.S. More...

Competencia de lanzamiento y golpear pelota y carrera

El Departamento de Recreación de Newport será el anfitrión de la competencia de tono, golpe y carrera de Lanzamiento de Pelota Scott, la competencia oficial de habilidades de las Grandes Ligas, eljueves24demayode6a7pm en el Toppa Field. More...

CNA Candidate Screening

Due to the high demand of Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) class enrollment, the Newport Community School’s Aquidneck Island Adult Learning Center program (AIALC) will hold a CNA candidate screening for all potential CNA students interested in More...

Ditch the Car and Hop on a Bike

May is National Bike Month, sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists and celebrated in communities from coast to coast.  . Bike to Work Day in Newport is Friday, May 18. Activities kick off from 7-8 a.m. More...

Working Cities Community Dinner

Join a network of residents, parents, friends, coaches, and business leaders on Wednesday, May 23, at 5 p.m., at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. More...

Gulls Seeking Host Families

The Newport Gulls are actively seeking local families to join their Host Family Program for the 2018 Season.  The family program is the foundation on which the Newport Gulls family is built. More...

Lyme Support Group

The next meeting of the Lyme Support Group is Thursday, May 24, at 6 p.m. at the United Congregational Church, 524 Valley Road, Middletown. This month’s discussion will focus on Lyme-related mental illness. More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, May 07 through Monday, May 14, the Newport Police Department responded to 738 calls. Of those, 198 were motor vehicle related; there were 163 motor vehicle violations issued and 35 accident reports. More...

For What It’s Worth

A lady recently brought in a “toy soldiers’ hat” inquiring of its age and value.  She thought that it was part of a toy uniform; however, I recognized that it was a party favor for a Viennese Imperial Ball dating a few years be More...

15th Annual Seaside Gala

A “Boots & Bling” event to benefit East Bay Community Action Program will be held Thursday, June 7. The Honorary event chair is M. Teresa Paiva Weed, President, Hospital Association of RI. More...

Congressmen Talk

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Congressman David Cicilline will appear at the Elks Lodge on Sunday, May 20, at 2 p.m. The event is hosted by the Newport Democratic City Committee and is free and open to the general public.  More...

Men’s Softball Sign-Ups

Newport Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for its men’s softball league. The league is scheduled to run from the last week of May or early June to early or mid-August. More...