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October 17, 2018

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RI Foundation Awards $259,000 to Fund Services to Newport County Residents

Grants will fund programs ranging from job readiness training and after-school activities to preventing relationship violence prevention and stocking food pantries The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded $259,000 in grants to 40 organizations serving Newport County residents.   The grants, through the Foundation’s Newport County Fund (NCF), will underwrite a host of programs ranging from

Newport Jazz Festival

Singers Will Tell Their Stories Through Song at Newport Jazz Festival

No matter the era, idiom or genre, jazz singers have always been the most popular and accessible practitioners of the music. From Louis Armstrong’s down-home, gravely vocals and Nat King Cole’s satin sounds, to Sarah Vaughan’s Afro-operatic airs, Billie Holiday’s dark-and-lovely depths, Ella Fitzgerald’s swing-at-the-speed-of-bop phrasing and Frank Sinatra’s dynamic delivery, it is the vocalist

Podcast #139: Members of Four Historic Houses of Worship Chat About Four Faiths Tour

Members of four historic Newport houses of worship – Touro Synagogue, Trinity Church, Newport Congregational Church, and St. Mary’s Church joined me to chat about the Four Faiths Tour on The Open Forum on WADK1540 AM. Representing the four churches were Chuck Filppo (Touro Synagogue), Harle Tinney (Trinity Church), Andy Long (Newport Congregational Church) and John Hirschboeck (St. Mary’s

Newport Harbormaster Reminds Residents and Visitors to Stay Safe of Independence Day Weekend

Tim Mills, Newport Harbormaster reminds Newport residents and visitors to the City-By-The-Sea to stay safe over the Fourth Of July Weekend. Fourth of July weekend is a time for fireworks, barbeques, boating, friends and family, and of course celebrating Independence Day. Amongst all of the fun, especially on the water, the Newport Harbormaster would like

Bailey's Beach

Developing: Crews Respond to Bailey’s Beach for Drifting Boat

The U.S. Coast Guard, Newport Fire Department, Middletown Fire Department, Jamestown Fire Department and several other agencies responded to Bailey’s Beach for a water rescue/search around 3 p.m. on Wednesday. A helicopter from the U.S. Coast Guard and a jet ski from Middletown were among the vehicles searching the area. Authorities responded to Bailey’s Beach for a report

Mike Smith will Challenge Lauren Carson to Represent District 75

Mike Smith has announced that he will run against Representative Lauren Carson for District 75. Smith ran as a Republican against Senate President M. Theresa Paiva Weed (District 13) in the 2014 election. Representative Lauren Carson officially announced her campaign for re-election on Tuesday. In his announcement, Smith said; Michael ‘Mike’ Smith announced his candidacy

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