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January 20, 2018


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

Senator Whitehouse to Join Senate Finance Committee

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer today announced the Senate Democratic committee memberships for the 2nd Session of the 115th Congress.  Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) will join the powerful Senate Finance Committee.  Whitehouse released the following statement on his new assignment: “I thank Senator Schumer for his confidence in me.  It will be an honor to serve on


Marco Camacho to fill vacant seat on Newport City Council

The six-remaining Newport City Council members voted 4 – 2 in favor of appointing Marco Camacho to fill the remaining current Council term (January 9  through December 1, 2018) that was vacated by John Florez. Councilor At-Large John Florez announced in November that he would be stepping down from Council effective January 9th for business reasons. Ten residents applied

10 Coziest Places to Eat and Drink in Newport This Winter

When it’s cold in Newport, sometimes you just need to go somewhere cozy. Whether you’re catching up with old friends during a holiday break, enjoying dinner out with visiting family members, or going on a date, you need a place to go with a warm ambiance, comforting food, seasonal drinks, and, preferably, a fireplace. Luckily, Newport has

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25+ events in 2018 that you shouldn’t miss

Call them the “biggest”, “best”, “most popular”, “top” or whatever else you want – we think these are the events you shouldn’t miss in 2018! Start marking those calendars. (In chronological order) 1. 30th Annual Newport Winter Festival – February 16 – 25: Featuring over 150 events, the Festival offers a unique winter experience combining food,

Edward McPherson named new Executive Director of Island Moving Company

After a nationwide search, Island Moving Company (IMC) announced today that they have named Edward McPherson, a professional ballet dancer and Education and Program Coordinator for Midland County Public Libraries in Midland, Texas to succeed outgoing executive director Dominique Alfandre. IMC is a classically trained contemporary ballet company and Alfandre has successfully led the non-profit

Winter Storm Live Blog for Thursday, January 4th

Here’s the latest on the winter storm; This story will be updated as more information and forecasts are updated. Latest National Weather Service Forecast  Tonight – Scattered snow showers, mainly before 9pm. Areas of blowing snow before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Wind chill values as low as -1. Windy, with a west

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50+ companies hiring right now in Newport

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 80 businesses hiring right now in and around Newport. Anchor Bend Glassworks – Gallery Staff Aramark – Food Service Worker – Jamestown School District AT&T – Part-Time Retail Sales Consultant BedJet – Customer Service Specialist Castle

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