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Philadelphia Inquirer: Dorrance ‘Dodo’ Hamilton Has Died

The Philadelphia Inquirer is reporting that Dorrance “Dodo” Hamilton died earlier today at her home in Florida. Hamilton, 88, was a billionaire heiress of Campbell’s Soup, founder of the SVF Foundation in Newport and well known for her generous contributions to philanthropy in Florida and Rhode Island. Read more from The Philadelphia Inquirer – ”Dodo’ Hamilton,

Smith Officially Announces Candidacy for District 13 (Jamestown, Newport) Senate Seat

At a press conference earlier this afternoon at King Park, Michael “Mike” Smith officially announced his candidacy for the Senate District 13 (Jamestown, Newport) that was recently vacated by Teresa Paiva Weed. Four democrats have announced that they will run for the Senate seat once occupied by Teresa Paiva Weed – John Florez, Dawn Euer,

Pierre Cardin to Host Runway Show at Newport Mansions This Summer

Legendary fashion designer Pierre Cardin will personally host a fashion runway show at The Breakers this June, providing a spectacular introduction to a new fashion exhibition highlighting his most iconic work that will be on display at Rosecliff, another iconic Newport Mansion, through the end of 2017.   Pierre Cardin: 70 Years of Innovation, will