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February 24, 2018

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James Montgomery, Mike Renzi among eight to be inducted into Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame’s Class of 2018

The Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame (RIMHOF) held a press conference earlier today announcing its 2018 inductees. The press conference took place in the RIMHOF Museum located at Hope Artiste Village in Pawtucket. Members of the RIMHOF Board of Directors, several past inductees, and fans and family were on hand for the naming of the eight

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Extensions Dance Company will present annual spring concert, ‘Here/Now’, March 1 – 3

 Extensions Dance Company, Salve Regina University’s select group of dancers, will be presenting their annual spring concert, “Here/Now,” with public performances March 1-3 at the Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody St. Performances will be held at 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 1, Friday, March 2 and Saturday, March 3, with an additional matinee on Saturday at 2 p.m. General admission tickets ($15 general admission, $10 military and

Newport Symposium will present ‘Great Collectors’ with new weekend schedule and venue, April 26-29

The 26th  annual Newport Symposium, Great Collectors: Taste, Passion & Patronage, will be held Thursday, April 26 to Sunday, April 29, 2018, debuting a new weekend schedule, new venue and, for the first time, a one-day registration option.  The Newport Symposium, presented by The Preservation Society of Newport County, is New England’s preeminent convening of national and international

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2018 Newport Folk Festival lineup and announcements (Updated)

Newport, RI – The Newport Folk Festival has begun its annual tradition of rolling lineup announcements ahead of the 2018 Newport Folk Festival at Fort Adams. The first announcement came on Newport Folk Festival’s Facebook Page on Wednesday, January 31st, when they announced Courtney Barnett would return to Fort Adams. The Newport Folk Festival will

Historian and author Glenn Knoblock will discuss ‘Hidden Presence: God’s Little Acre and Beyond’ on March 8th

Evidence of the history of African Americans in New England from the 18th and 19th centuries is found in many historic burial grounds and cemeteries in the region, with the most significant and extensive of these sites being God’s Little Acre in Newport.   On Thursday, March 8, 2018, at 5:30 pm, historian and author Glenn Knoblock will

Podcast: A conversation with Hank Lawler

For almost 30 years, that friendly face behind the counter at Dunkin’ Donuts in Newport was more than likely Hank Lawler. Hank has become a Newport icon with his memory, kindness, and love for what he does. Today, on his birthday, Hank joined Ryan on What’sUpNewp Radio Edition on AM 1540 WADK to chat all

30+ things to do this weekend: Feb. 23 – 25

Discover all that’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport this weekend! Friday, February 23rd Feb. 16 – 25 – Newport Winter Festival Feb. 16 – 25  – Newport Burger Bender 3 pm to 9 pm – Polar Pineapples at Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina 3 pm to 11 pm – Newport Skating Center Open 4 pm &

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Live music and entertainment listings: Feb. 23 – 25

Our Newport Live Music and Entertainment Guide is Newport County’s premier and most comprehensive source for live music and entertainment in our area. Here’s a look at all the live music and entertainment that’s worth seeing, hearing, doing, or knowing about in Newport County this weekend. You Might Also Want To Check Out: 30+ things to

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The Kennel Cottage at Gray Craig in Middletown sells for $1.75 million

Lila Delman Real Estate has announced the sale of The Kennel Cottage at Gray Craig, located at 330 Gray Craig Road in Middletown. The property recently sold for $1.75 million. Lila Delman Real Estate International was both the listing and the selling company in this transaction. Annie Becker, Broker Associate, represented the seller. Tracey Moore,

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Grand Summer Cottage on Shoreby Hill in Jamestown sells for $1.5 million

Lila Delman Real Estate has announced that 36 Whittier Road in Jamestown has sold for $1.5 million. Bob Bailey, Manager of Lila Delman’s Jamestown office, and Benjamin Thomas, Sales Associate, represented the seller. “The sale of 36 Whittier Road in the Shoreby Hill neighborhood of Jamestown shows continued demand for classic design details of the

Military Spouses of Newport are offering three scholarship opportunities

The Military Spouses of Newport announced on Tuesday that they will offer merit-based scholarships for Rhode Island area, military dependents seeking post-secondary education. We offer three separate scholarship opportunities for graduating high school seniors, dependent children currently enrolled in a post-secondary school, and spouses of active duty members. Full eligibility and requirements are listed on

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A cottage in the Cliff Walk neighborhood has sold for $1.24 million

Seacliff Cottage sells for $1.24 million

Lila Delman Real Estate announced on Monday that Seacliff Cottage, located at 9 Cliff Avenue in Newport, has sold for $1.24 million. Pila Pexton, Sales Associate, and Alison Gainor, Sales Associate, represented the seller. “This charming and updated cottage residence is located in a highly desirable location and steps away from Newport’s Cliff Walk and

Live music and entertainment listings: Feb. 19 – 24

Our Newport Live Music and Entertainment Guide is Newport County’s premier and most comprehensive source for live music and entertainment in our area. Here’s a look at all the live music and entertainment that’s worth seeing, hearing, doing, or knowing about in Newport County this week. Monday, February 19th Diego’s: Trivia at 9:30 pm Fastnet

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