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Obituary for Christine Baesemann

Christine Marie (Peters) Baesemann, 63 of Newport, RI and Manville, RI passed away on Monday, April 3, 2017 in Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Alfred H. Baesemann Sr. Born in Newport on April 30, 1953, she was the daughter of the late Henry (Pete) Peters Sr. and Evelyn Ferris Peters Lutz. Christine

Newport County YMCA Opens Doors to RhodySquash

The Newport County YMCA has partnered with RhodySquash offering a permanent home for their program in Newport County, it’s being called a “perfect match with a combined focus on healthy living and social responsibilities” by both organizations. “RhodySquash provides an opportunity for the youth of our community to achieve their personal best through the integration

April 7 is Deadline to Apply for Scholarships and Grants Targeting Newport County

Newport County women and nonprofits that provide programs supporting the self-sufficiency and independence of local girls and women have until April 7 to apply for scholarships and grants through the Miss Swinburne Fund at the Rhode Island Foundation.   In 2016, the Miss Swinburne Fund awarded $42,000 in scholarships to 17 students and $18,460 in


Opposition of Welcome Center Offers $200,000 to ‘Save The Breakers Landscape’ (Updated)

This story was originally published at 4 am on April 4th, it has been updated to include a response from the Preservation Society of Newport County. Ronald Fleming, founder and president of The Townscape Institute and a member of the Friends of Newport Preservation, has offered a $200,000 challenge grant to the Trustees of The Preservation