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Archives for April 22, 2017

Dr. Michael Dirr, America’s Top Expert on Trees & Shrubs, Will Speak in Newport

The Newport Arboretum will host a special keynote lecture on April 25, 2017, at the Jane Pickens Theater, during Newport Arboretum Week. Dr. Michael Dirr’s lecture, “In Praise of Noble Trees,” will explore the benefits of those very special trees that are ‘immense in stature, spanning generations, architecturally elegant, inspiring and spiritual.’ He notes as

Newport County YMCA Helps Expand Sports Program at Common Fence Point Community Center

The Newport County YMCA has partnered with the Common Fence Point Community Center in Portsmouth to expand their sports program. This exciting partnership allows easier and more accessible fitness and wellness opportunities for children in Portsmouth, Tiverton, Little Compton and Bristol.      “Here at the Newport County YMCA, we know there is much more