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January 17, 2018

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North Kingstown man wins $50,000 on PowerBall Ticket

A North Kingstown man claimed a $50,000 winning Powerball® ticket from the October 11th draw, according to the Rhode Island Lottery. His winning ticket matched four numbers and the Powerball® number to win $50,000. Had he purchased the PowerPlay® feature, his prize would have been multiplied by 2, the PowerPlay® number for that draw, to

Providence Boat Show set for Super Bowl Weekend

Scheduled for Super Bowl Weekend, the three-day Providence Boat Show presented by Washington Trust plans on joining in the spirit of the “Big Event” with an appearance by former New England Patriots Defensive Lineman and two-time Super Bowl Champion Jarvis Green. Green will be cooking up his Oceans 97 Shrimp at the show’s “Sea to Table” demonstrations on Friday and Saturday (February 2 and 3) and signing

Newport Skating Center

What’s up for this weekend: January 12 – 14

Discover all that’s happening, new and to do this weekend in and around Newport. Friday, January 12th 2 pm, 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – The Shape Of Water at Jane Pickens Theater 5 pm to 11 pm –  Newport Skating Center Open 8 pm – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater Saturday, January 13th

Newport Restoration Foundation

Newport Restoration Foundation appoints new Executive Director

Newport, RI – The Newport Restoration Foundation (NRF) announced today that they have selected Mark Thompson to serve as the organization’s next Executive Director, following a competitive search. Thompson comes to Newport from St. Leonard, Maryland where he served as Executive Director of Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum.  He will assume this new role on February 5,

Newport Art Museum to welcome new Winter Exhibitions at Opening Reception

The Newport Art Museum will welcome three new exhibitions to its galleries this Winter, including Domestic Affairs: Domesticity, Identity, and the Home, Lissa Rivera’s Beautiful Boy and the 2018 Newport Annual Members’ Juried Exhibition. The official Opening Reception for all three shows will be held Friday, February 2 from 5-7pm. Museum members free, non-members $10 suggested donation, cash bar. Domestic Affairs: Domesticity, Identity, and the Home

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75+ companies hiring right now

Time for a new part-time gig, new full-time job or a new career? Start your job search right here, there are more than 75 businesses hiring right now in and around Newport. All job listings have been posted within the last 7 days and are located within 5 miles of Newport. A1 Pizza – Assistant Team

Aloha Cafe at Seamen’s Church Institute closes

Aloha Cafe at Seamen’s Church Institute has confirmed that they have permanently closed. “The Aloha Cafe has closed after many great years serving local Newporters and visitors alike. Stay tuned for an exciting new chapter for Seamen’s we promise a great change ahead!,” the Cafe posted on Facebook on January 5th. Before closing, The Aloha

Gray Matter Marketing rolls out new race series

Gray Matter Marketing announced on Tuesday the latest in their new events, the New England 10 Miler Series. The three-event series will allow runners to earn an exclusive medal and t-shirt upon completion, while also receiving a discount for all events when purchased together. The series will open in Portland, Maine on April 22nd, then continue in

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