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May 22, 2017


People’s Credit Union Announces Appointment of Sean Daly, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

People’s Credit Union has announced the appointment of Sean Daly to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.  In this position, Daly is responsible for the Credit Union’s overall financial plans and policies including budgeting, accounting, and asset liability management, as well as providing strategic vision and leadership in the areas of

Rhody Squash Invites Community to Join Them For ‘Derby Day’ Fundraiser at Newport Vineyards

Hold your horses…! Rhody Squash players, families and volunteers invite members of the community to the annual Rhody Squash fund-raiser, which will be a ‘Derby Day’ party and silent auction on Saturday, May 6th from 5:00-7:00 pm at Newport Vineyards.   Tickets are only $45/each and include one complimentary drink and light fare. A silent

People’s Credit Union Donates to Jonnycake Center

People’s Credit Union recently donated $700 to the Jonnycake Center in Peace Dale, RI. The funds were raised through a combination of People’s Credit Union employee donations totaling $425 as a result of a monthly dress down day, called Casual for a Cause, as well as an additional $275 from a Red Sox themed raffle

Aquidneck Island State Rep. Wants to Cap Minimum Hourly Wage For Workers Under 20 Years Old

Representative Kenneth J. Mendonça (R-District 72 Middletown, Portsmouth) will testify before the House Committee on Labor Thursday on legislation, which would set the minimum hourly wage at $9.65 an hour for employees under the age of twenty, according to a press release from the State of Rhode Island General Assembly. House bill 5594, “An Act

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Now Hiring In Newport: 125+ Local Businesses

Looking for a spring or summer gig? Or perhaps a new part-time job or new career? There are more than 130 companies in Newport hiring for all different positions, and in all sorts of industries right now! Upcoming Job Fair in Newport, RI Jobs in Newport, RI All posted within the last 7 days and

People’s Credit Union Shines the Spotlight on National Financial Literacy Month

April is National Financial Literacy Month and People’s Credit Union has announced in a press release that they are showing their support by working with the Cooperative Credit Union Association on their Better Banking Better Values campaign.  Consumers that subscribe to Cox Communications throughout Rhode Island will have the opportunity to view Better Banking, a

Another Coyote With Leg Trap Killed, DEM Seeks Information About Illegal Coyote Traps on Aquidneck Island

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, Division of Law Enforcement (DLE) announced on Wednesday, April 5th that they are seeking information about two recent incidents on Aquidneck Island of coyotes with illegal leg-hold traps. Anyone with information on who set these traps is asked to contact DLE at 401-222-3070. On Sunday, April 3 Portsmouth

Aquidneck Island Road Construction Report: April 2 – 8

Here is what’s happening for road work, closures and detours in and around Newport, RI this week. Roadwork scheduled by Rhode Island Department Of Transportation: 4/1-4/7 Newport: In order to accommodate construction work at the Newport Transportation and Visitors Center, motorists will experience a right lane closure on America’s Cup Ave., from Gladys Carr Bolhouse Rd.

Obituary for Judith Ann Sullivan

Judith Ann Sullivan, 63, of Middletown died Monday, March 27, 2017 at home surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Sullivan was born April 9, 1953 in Newport, RI. She is the daughter of the late Everett W. and the late Joan Marie (Fontaine) Smith. She was married to William “Biddy” Sullivan for 22 years. Judy

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120+ Companies Hiring Right Now in Newport (March 26)

Are you looking for a new gig, job or career in or around Newport, RI? Here’s who’s hiring right now in Newport! Upcoming Job Fair Job Opportunities Right Now In (and within 5 miles) of Newport, RI 22 Bowen’s – Servers and Line Cooks – 22 Bowen’s                            Admiral Fitzroy Inn – Front Desk/Marketing & Social

24 From Newport County Will Run 121st Boston Marathon

Two dozen runners from Newport County will participate in the 121st running of the B.A.A. Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17th. The Boston Marathon is the world’s oldest annual marathon and ranks as one of the world’s most prestigious road racing events. The Boston Athletic Association manages this American classic, which is sponsored by John

7 Questions for Local Musician Evan Pharmakis of Wind In Sails

On March 24th, Newport Vineyards will host their second Fireside Live Music Friday with local singer-songwriter Evan Pharmakis. The Middletown local has released several albums so far under his solo project, Wind In Sails. In February, he released Renditions, a free album covering songs by various artists like Gin Blossoms and Death Cab for Cutie and featuring Pharmakis’s signature melancholy,

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