November 29, 2018 RSS feed / Around Town

The Comforts and Joys of Shopping Local

Reminiscent of yesteryear are seasonal laser-cut silhouettes ($45 framed). Lighthearted scenes, heavy on the charm. Exclusively at Newport Lamp & Shade Company. 22 Franklin St., 401-847-0228. More...

Women’s Resource Center Receives Grant to Improve Health

The Women’s Resource Center has received a $600,000 grant from the Rhode Island Foundation to reduce high rates of illness, chronic disease and health disparities in Newport.  They will use the grant to support ongoing work to eliminate he More...

Lucy’s Hearth Wreath & Gourmet Sale

Will Dewey, Kathy Dickenson, and Julie Toland getting prepared for the annual Lucy’s Hearth Designer Wreath and gourmet bake sale on Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Easton’s Beach Rotunda. (Photo by Jen Carter)   More...

SANTA SIGHTINGS

December 1  Santa’s Workshop, noon-3 p.m., Easton’s Beach Rotunda Ballroom, 175 Memorial Blvd., visit with Santa, crafts, goodie bag, cookie decorating, a ride on the carousel, a ride on mini train, $5 per child, 401-845-5800.   More...

‘Le Divorce,’ Director Returns to Pickens Theater

FILM REVIEW

Director and Oscar-winning screenwriter James Ivory sure loves Newport and the Jane Pickens Theater. More...

HOLIDAY ARTISAN FAIRS / CRAFT SHOWS

Dec. 1  Central Baptist Church, 99 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 401-423-1651.  Lucy’s Hearth Designer Wreath Sale, Dec. 1, 9 a.m.-noon, Easton’s Beach Rotunda, 175 Memorial Blvd., 401-847-2021.   More...

Islanders Run Over Patriots in Pre-Turkey Day Battle

GAME OF THE WEEK

The break with tradition wasn’t overly popular, but the Middletown High School football team made the most of it. Playing its annual Thanksgiving Day matchup on Nov. More...

Unifying Athletes with Adaptive Skills

Randy Butler has a knack for teaching kids how to play basketball. More...

Zoning Board Delays Salve Plan

At its Nov. 26 meeting, the Zoning Board of Review deferred to their Jan. 2 meeting two petitions introduced by Salve Regina to build two dormitories, pending Planning Board and Historic District Commission reviews and approvals. More...

Christmas In Newport

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‘Tis the Season for Song

Aquidneck Islanders don’t have to travel far for music festivities this holiday season.  More...

Street Performers Bring Washington Square to Life

If you have meandered through Washington Square during the last year or two, chances are good you’ve happened upon street performers dancing, singing or posing as statue art. More...

Holiday Brings Hope, Light

Chanukah is coming and Temple Shalom of Middletown is readying the menorah for lighting and the latkes for frying. More...

Saltwater Angling Season in the Black

After a great 2018 saltwater fishing season, anglers are still in the black. More...