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April 26, 2017

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Rail Explorers to Host Newport County Days in May

Rail Explorers, an eco-tour company featuring pedal-powered rail bikes operating along Aquidneck Island’s historic rail lines, will offer a specially priced tour for Newport County residents on Wednesday, May 3 and Wednesday, May 17 from its depot in Portsmouth.   “We are very pleased to offer this special opportunity for the residents of Newport County

Craft Beer Corner: Spring into Beer

The following content is sponsored by The Wharf Pub The seasons are a-changing and so is the variety that is craft beer. Now comes the time of year you will see everything from Hefeweizen and Saison’s, More IPA’s and the latest trend Huckleberry. Summer wheat ales are fastly approaching and we couldn’t be more excited

Pell Bridge Run

Overweight, Oversized Vehicles Will Be Temporarily Prohibited from Crossing Newport Pell Bridge

All oversized and overweight vehicles will be prohibited from traveling on the Pell Bridge from mid-May through the end of June, according to the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA). A bridge deck replacement project on the bridge will prohibit Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) over 80,000 pounds and vehicles with width exceeding 8 feet 6

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

City of Newport’s First Parklet Will Open Next Week

The City of Newport is getting ready to “park” it’s first parklet! The City of San Francisco has been credited with introducing the parklet concept in 2005, but other cities around the world and in this country, have quickly adopted the idea and have launched their own.   These mobile parks are typically designed to fit

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