The following op-ed was written and submitted by David Allard, Democratic candidate for Rhode Island Senate District 13. Work Here, Live Here One of the values that was instilled in me from an early age was the value of work. My father recently celebrated 50 years in the Laborer’s Union; his job was important to
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The 200-foot Tall Ship Oliver Hazard Perry, Rhode Island’s Official Sailing Education Vessel, will arrive this weekend after completing her first international ocean voyages that took her to Cuba twice and Bermuda. Onboard are high school students, including a number from Tall Ships Portland, and adults who participated in Ocean Navigator celestial navigation classes on
Lila Delman Real Estate International has announced the sale of “Firstlight Cottage”, the Jamestown waterfront property sold recently for $4.5 million. The Announcement The demand for luxury waterfront property continues in Rhode Island as a stunning waterfront residence located at 320 East Shore Road in Jamestown sells for $4,500,000, marking the second highest price for
The 2017 Newport Flower Show, themed Fête Des Fleurs: Paintings and Parterres, will celebrate its 22nd year with a variety of special events, expert guest speakers, beautiful floral designs, impressive horticulture exhibits, stunning garden displays, unique shopping opportunities, and more. Inspired by France, America’s premier summer flower show will transport guests’ imaginations to the place that
Time Inc.’s COASTAL LIVING brand has announced that the brand’s popular annual idea house will be built in Newport in 2017 and will be available for purchase and open to the public starting in July. To celebrate the brand’s 20th anniversary, the idea house will showcase design trends and innovations from the past two decades.
Continuing the tradition of celebrating music education and fulfilling a key mission of Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc. by showcasing outstanding student bands, George Wein and Christian McBride are pleased to announce the Fifth Wave of artists for the 2017 Newport Jazz Festival® presented by Natixis Global Asset Management, which is set for August 4-6 at
The following items of business will go before the Newport City Council at its next regular meeting to be held on April 26, 2017, at 6:30 p.m at Newport City Hall.