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Cloverbud Ranch has “Holy Trinity” of Local Beef, Chicken, and Vegetables – and Yak Mascots

When we first talked with Martin Beck of New England Grass Fed in January, he had recently moved his Devon, Angus and Hereford yearling cattle to 100 acres of leased land on Jepson Lane in Portsmouth. Six months later, his vision of having the “holy trinity” of sustainably produced beef, poultry and vegetables on the property is

Newport Polo

Newport International Polo Series Will Open Up 26th Season Against Peru on Saturday

On Saturday, June 3rd at 5 pm, Peru will make its debut as the 33rd nation to compete against USA, on Opening Day of theNBC10 Newport International Polo Series XXVI, Presented by BMW.   The 6-chukker exhibition polo match will feature USA vs. Peru for a duration of approximately 2 hours.  The match will commence with the

20+ Local Attractions Will Offer Free Admission For Newport County Residents and Hospitality Employees, June 10 – 12

Newport County residents and hospitality industry employees are invited to visit many great local attractions from Saturday, June 10 through Monday, June 12, 2017. A total of 14 attractions/organizations (more than 20 attractions when you count each Preservation Society of Newport County property) in Newport and Bristol Counties are participating. Visitors showing proof of residency

Rep. Ruggiero and Sen. DiPalma Bill to Create Young Adult Voluntary Extension of Care Program Heard in Committees

STATE HOUSE – Rep. Deborah L. Ruggiero (D-Dist. 74, Jamestown, Middletown) and Sen. Louis P. DiPalma’s (D-Dist. 12, Middletown, Little Compton, Newport, Tiverton) legislation (2017-H 5807 / 2017-S 0669) that would create a young adult voluntary extension of care program to extend the age of foster care from age 18 to age 21 have been

7 Local Women Will Be Recognized as ‘Wild Women’ by Women’s Resource Center

Women’s Resource Center (WRC), a domestic violence intervention and prevention services nonprofit organization with offices in Newport and Warren, R.I., announces its “Wild Women” honorees for 2017.   The following seven women will be recognized at a luncheon in their honor on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. at the Rhode Island Country Club

Rosecliff Mansion

22nd Annual Newport Flower Show Set to Take Place at Rosecliff from June 23 – 25

Newport Flower Show, themed Fête Des Fleurs: Paintings and Parterres, will take place at Rosecliff from Friday, June 23 through Sunday, June 25, 2017. America’s premier summer flower show will transport guests’ imaginations to France, the place that has inspired generations of artists and gardeners.   Newport Flower Show highlights include:   Opening Night Party Presented

URI Master Gardeners and Newport Restoration Foundation to Host Lecture at Prescott Farm on June 4th

Throughout the country, efforts are being made to promote pollination by native bees and other flying insects, and on June 4 at 11:00 am, the URI Master Gardeners, who help maintain Prescott Farm in Middletown, Rhode Island, will be doing their part to encourage gardeners to join the cause.   The URI Master Gardeners, have

Redwood Library to host Debate on the Legalization of Marijuana on May 31st

Have an opinion on the legalization of marijuana? Here’s your chance to hear from both points of view on the issue. The Redwood Library will host a debate on the legilization of marijuana at the Casino Theater in Newport on Wednesday, May 31 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Advocates with differing views, Jared Moffat, Director

Rep. Abney honored as Omega Psi Phi Fraternity – Sigma Nu Chapter ‘Citizen of the Year’

STATE HOUSE – Rhode Island’s Legislative Press and Public Information Bureau has announced that Chairman of the House Committee on Finance Marvin L. Abney (D-Dist. 73, Newport, Middletown) was recently honored by the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. – Sigma Nu Chapter as their “Citizen of the Year” in recognition of his exemplary demonstration of

Newport County Road Construction Report: May 26 – June 3

Here is what’s happening for road work, closures and detours in and around Newport County this week. Roadwork scheduled by Rhode Island Department Of Transportation: 5/26 – 6/2 Portsmouth: Rte. 24 North and South, Barker Bridge Ramp, possible shoulder closures for bridge work, Thursday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Newport/Jamestown: Rte. 138 on the Newport

Now Hiring: 130+ Job Opportunities Available Right Now in Newport

Looking for a spring or summer gig? Or perhaps a new part-time job or new career? There are more than 100 companies in Newport hiring for all different positions, and in all sorts of industries right now! Featured Job Opportunities: Adventure Travel Company Needs a Part-Time Assistant Pinkberry Team Members & Shift Leaders Graphic Design/Signage

Newport and Middletown Restaurants Ready to Compete in Great Chowder Cook Off on June 10th

Newport Waterfront Events’ 36th Annual Great Chowder Cook-Off, taking place on Saturday, June 10th from noon to 6:00 p.m. at Fort Adams State Park, will feature Newport’s The Revolving Door restaurant and Chef Joshua Berman competing in the event for the first time in the “Seafood” category while Chowder Cook-Off Hall of Famer, The Mooring

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