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October 15, 2018

Posts by: Ryan Belmore

Semi-Annual Prescription Drug Take Back Day is October 27th

Newport, RI – On Saturday, October 27th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. local police departments around the county, Newport Hospital, and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.  (The DEA cannot accept liquids

Newport Shipyard will host annual ‘Pumpkin Regatta’ on October 12

Newport, RI – On Friday, October 12, the yachting community will come together at Newport Shipyard to paddle in the Shipyard’s annual “Pumpkin Regatta” which raised over $8,200 for hurricane relief organizations and the Warrior Sailing Program in 2017. Different charities are chosen each year and this year, Shipyard employees chose to once again support the Warrior

Oliver Hazard Perry will open to the public during Bowen’s Wharf 28th Annual Seafood Festival

Visitors are invited to tour Rhode Island’s Official Flagship, Oliver Hazard Perry (OHP) during this weekend’s Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival one of New England’s most popular coastal festivals! Tours of this 200-foot, three-masted Class A Tall Ship include the main deck, the Great Cabin, wet lab, and classroom spaces will be available both days of the festival,

Shapes of Birds & Arabic Calligraphy at Newport Art Museum’s Art After Dark

Newport, RI – Newport Art Museum’s Art After Dark, which recently received the 2017 Editor’s Pick Award for Best Artsy Social Event by Rhode Island Monthly Magazine, is back on Thursday, October 11 from 5 – 9 pm. Each Art After Dark has unique programming for the whole family. This event joins the ranks of the many events and educational programs the Museum currently offers in its galleries

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Salve Regina awarded grant to preserve history of slavery in South Kingstown

Newport, RI – The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded Salve Regina University a grant from the Joseph O’Neill Ott Fund to support the creation of a digital collection of 18th century documents related to slavery. The project, “Documenting Slavery in South Kingstown’s Colonial Records,” will describe each page of probate records digitized from the South Kingstown

Governor Raimondo’s Gun Safety Working Group releases recommendations

Providence, RI – Governor Gina Raimondo’s Gun Safety Working Group today released its final report, which includes dozens of recommendations for reducing gun violence, including proposals to strengthen mental health resources in schools, prohibit concealed-carry weapons on school grounds, ban high-capacity magazines, strengthen our permitting laws, and improve statewide data collection on firearms. The Gun

Gurney’s Resorts announces new executive appointments in Newport, Montauk

Gurney’s Resorts announces the appointment of two accomplished hospitality veterans to its newest resorts. Jaime Stuyck has been tapped as the new Resort Manager of Gurney’s Yacht Club & Resort which launched in May in Montauk as the brand’s second property in the destination.  Kevin Maguire, an accomplished culinary enthusiast with over 20 years of culinary

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New Salve Regina, Washington University partnership offers students a dual degree engineering program

Newport, RI – Salve Regina University is partnering with Washington University in St. Louis to offer a dual-degree engineering program in which students can complete three years of pre-engineering study at Salve followed by two years in WU’s school of engineering. The program, effective immediately, is available to current and future Salve students who meet

Rhode Island Foundation releases results of Together RI community meeting in Newport

 The sense of community and education are among Rhode Island’s greatest strengths, according to a survey of participants in the Rhode Island Foundation’s Together RI community dinner at Rogers High School.   “Together RI’s goals were to find out, first-hand, about where residents see opportunities and challenges, and to create a neutral place to discuss

Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to be featured guest at The Pell Center at Salve Regina University

The Pell Center at Salve Regina University is hosting a special, live taping of Story in the Public Square featuring former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on October 10th where he will discuss his book, Every Day is Extra, and the stories shaping public life in the United States today. John Kerry will conclude the taping of

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