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Goodison, Jensen discuss setups at Bacardi Moth World Championship

With Bermuda firmly in the grasp of a high-pressure system racing was postponed today at the Bacardi Moth World Championship. Principal Race Officer David Campbell-James...

Team Brunel and Dongfeng battle for the lead as Vestas 11th Hour Racing arrive...

The battle for victory in Leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race took a new twist on Friday as Dongfeng Race Team moved to...
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Just My Opinion: Freedom is stronger than fear

On this weekend, when we celebrate both Passover and Easter, we are reminded of those who today – in our country and around the...
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Rhode Island PBS offers $15,000 scholarship for high school seniors thinking about a career...

Rhode Island PBS is offering a $15,000 scholarship to high school seniors considering a career in broadcasting, communications, or journalism. The deadline to apply...
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Newport Historical Society to host The Pediment Group for a public scanning session of...

On Friday, April 13, 2018 from 3pm to 6pm, The Pediment Group will hold a scanning event at the Newport Historical Society Resource Center at...

Vestas 11th Hour Racing dismasted; all crew safe

Vestas 11th Hour Racing has dismasted while racing in Leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race. The following is a press release issued from Volvo...

Newport String Project to present ‘Musical Pioneers’ at Colony House

On April 12th at 7pm the Newport String Project presents “Musical Pioneers”, an evocative program featuring chamber works by trailblazing composers including Franz Joseph Haydn,...

Volvo Ocean Race: MAPFRE chasing fleet towards Falkland Islands

The overall race leader, MAPFRE, resumed racing on Friday morning (UTC) following a Cape Horn pit-stop to make repairs to a torn mainsail, as well as...

Six Picks: The Best in Local Music This Week (March 29-April 4)

The music doesn’t stop for the holiday weekend as we find several local shows well worth checking out. As the weather warms, its time...
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Newport’s Visitors Center wins Grow Smart RI Award

Newport’s Transportation and Visitors Center was among several award winners at Grow Smart RI’s Power of Place Summit earlier today (Thursday, March 29). The awards...

Volvo Ocean Race: MAPFRE suspends racing to deal with damaged mast track as fleet...

MAPFRE, the overall leader in the Volvo Ocean Race, has suspended racing to attend to damage to their mast track. A section of the mast...

What’s happening this weekend in and around Newport: March 30 – April 1

Discover all that's happening, new and to do in and around Newport, RI this Easter weekend. Friday, March 30th 1 pm- Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save...

Live music and entertainment this weekend: March 30 – April 1

Our Newport Live Music and Entertainment Guide is Newport County’s premier and most comprehensive source for live music and entertainment in our area. Here’s a...

Day 4 of racing postponed at Bacardi Moth World Championship

HAMILTON, Bermuda (Mar. 29, 2018) — Day 4 racing at the 2018 Bacardi Moth World Championship Bermuda has been postponed due to light winds. A high-pressure...

IMC announces 2018 Encore Award Honoree

Island Moving Company announces that community philanthropist and lifelong arts supporter Ellen Barnes will be honored with the first annual IMC Encore Award on...

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Center invites community to Swing into Spring

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center proudly announces the 22th annual Swing into Spring, scheduled for Thursday, April 5th from 6-10 p.m....

Belly releases new song ‘Stars Align’, first full-length album in 23 Years is out...

 On May 4, Belly returns with DOVE, their first full-length album release in 23 years. The album was produced and recorded by band member Tom Gorman alongside longtime friend of the...

Team Brunel leads fleet past Cape Horn and out of the Southern Ocean

Skipper Bouwe Bekking and navigator Andrew Cape have used their veteran nous to sail Team Brunel past Cape Horn at the head of the...

11th Hour Racing returns as Official Education Partner of the Atlantic Cup

Manuka Sports Event Management is pleased to announce 11th Hour Racing as the Official Education Partner for the 2018 Atlantic Cup. With 11th Hour Racing’s support, the Atlantic...

Red Dirt Boy: Interview with Nashville Musician RI Native Phil Madeira

You may not know his name, but you’ve likely heard him before. Phil Madeira is a highly respected Nashville musician who has led Emmylou...

Goodison, Bruni, Kirby hold top spots at Bacardi Moth World Championship

HAMILTON, Bermuda (Mar. 28, 2018) — Paul Goodison of the U.K., Francesco Bruni of Italy and Rome Kirby of the U.S. hold first, second and third,...
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95 cruise ships scheduled to visit Newport in 2018

Newport Harbor will welcome more than 90 cruise ships throughout this spring, summer, and fall, according to Discover Newport’s 2018 Cruise Ship Schedule. Newport Harbor welcomes...

Volvo Ocean Race: Update from Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag

The following story has been issued on behalf  of Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag On Monday 26 March, Team Sun Hung Kai / Scallywag lost John...
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Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority announces dates and details for ‘Spring & Summer...

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA)has provided the following construction report and traffic advisory update. Starting in April, there will be multiple...

Ben & Jerry’s on Thames Street will participate in ‘Free Cone Day’ on April...

Ben & Jerry’s on Thames Street will celebrate Free Cone Day in the tastiest way possible….with free cups and cones of your favorite ice cream! On April...