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Middletown High to Add Interior Cameras

Middletown High will be upgrading its security system in the coming months, with cameras to be installed inside the school for the first time to monitor activity in high traffic areas. More...

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News Briefs

Euer, Carson Seek to Ban Offshore Drilling

Sen. Dawn Euer and Rep. Lauren Carson, joining legislators from seven states on Jan. More...

Introduction to Handguns Course

The Newport Rifle Club is offering a National Rifle Association Basic Pistol class Saturday, Jan. 12, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the club’s new training room at 360 Wyatt Road, Middletown. More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, Dec. 31 through Monday, Jan. 7 the Newport Police Department responded to 489 calls. Of those, 133 were motor vehicle related; there were 114 motor vehicle violations issued and 19 accident reports.  More...

Opinion

Freedom of Speech Rebuffed

EDITORIAL

We have had readers write in over the past two weeks responding to Andy Long’s article “Bullying: A Key Issue for Newport Schools” in the Dec. 20 NTW edition. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Cluny Education Complex Unrealistic

To the Editor:  Thanks to Mr. Merolla for his Jan. 3 article, “Whether to Buy or Lease Cluny.” It is startling that a Newport School Department takeover of this valuable site is looking like a done deal.  More...

Faith Community

New Arrivals

Marta and Amilcar Ochoa of MIddletown are proud to announce the birth of their son Saul Amilcar Ochoa Aguilar on Jan. 3, 2019. More...

Japanese Internment Camps Lecture

“The Japanese Internment Camps of WWII: Lesson Learned?” will be presented by Ken Nomiyama at Channing Church’s parish hall, 135 Pelham St., Thursday, Jan. 10, at 6:30 p.m. More...

Coat Drive

St. Mark’s Church, 60 Narragansett Ave., is collecting gently-used coats for adults and children after the 8:30 and 10 a.m. Masses on Jan. 13. More...

Boaters Float Concerns Over Mooring Changes

There was a great deal of opposition to the proposed harbor mooring changes set to be enacted into law later this month at the Waterfront Commission’s public workshop on Jan.7 at the Newport Public Library.  More...

A Day in the Life of a JROTC Cadet

“Duty, Honor, Country” are three words prominently posted on a whiteboard in a Rogers High School classroom dedicated to the JROTC program. The Newport JROTC, presently a group of 80 cadets, is the second oldest program in the U.S. More...

 

Around Town

Even Hearing Loss Hasn’t Stopped Betty Hauck

There is something inspiring about musicians who overcome physical challenges. More...

Traffic Study for Salve Dorms Requested

The Planning Board tentatively gave its recommendation on Jan. More...

First Phase Completed for New School Playground

With the addition of a climbing structure, the first phase in a fundraising effort to build a state-of-the-art playground at Forest Avenue Elementary School has been completed. More...

Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday  January 10  Coloring Club An adult activity, use the library’s supplies or bring your own, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 1-3 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.   More...

From The Garden

Time is Right for Shallots, Onions and Leeks

Shallots, onions and leeks are the backbone of many delicious dishes, and all three root vegetables can be found in the market at this time of year. More...

Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Jack Frederick Appleby, 84, formerly of Portsmouth, passed away Dec. 31, 2018, at the St. Elizabeth Manor, Bristol. He was the husband of the late Rita Doris (Lafleur) Appleby. He was a U.S. More...