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October 17, 2018


Fort Adams

Fort Adams Trust Adds Sara Hiebner to Board of Directors

Fort Adams Trust has announced the appointment of Sara Hiebner, Vice President Commercial Lending for West Warwick based Centreville Bank, to the trust’s board of directors. Hiebner has 16 plus years of extensive financial services experience having worked with Citizens Bank, BankNewport and Centreville Bank. Hiebner lives in North Kingstown, RI with her two sons and received her bachelor’s degree

Fort Adams

Fort Adams Trust Opens Complimentary Museum and Archives

Fort Adams Trust, the non-profit responsible for preservation, programming, and promoting the National Historic Landmarks in Fort Adams State Park, has announced the opening of the Fort Adams Museum and Archives. The museum is housed in the former redoubt jailhouse and has displays of historic photographs of life and activities at the fort dating back 100s of

Newport Jazz Festival

In Photos: Day 3 of 2015 Newport Jazz Festival

The 2015 Newport Jazz Festival wrapped up on Sunday, August 2nd, here’s a look at some of our favorite moments   [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”8″ gal_title=”2015 Newport Jazz Festival Day 3″] The 2016 Newport Jazz Festival is scheduled for July 29, 30 and 21st!

Newport Jazz Festival Jon Batiste

In Photos: Day 2 of 2015 Newport Jazz Festival

Photo: George Wein by Ryan Belmore Here’s a look at day 2 of the 2015 Newport Jazz Festival… [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”7″ gal_title=”2015 Newport Jazz Festival Day 2″]   The 61st Newport Jazz Festival at Fort Adams State Park will feature Jon Batiste and Stay Human, Jamie Cullum, Cassandra Wilson, Dr. John, Arturo Sandoval, Jack DeJohnette’s Made

Newport Gulls

Newport Gulls Fall To Mystic Schooners on Friday

Photo & Game Report via Newport Gulls Needing just two wins entering the week to clinch the Southern Division, the Newport Gulls were confident they’d have home field advantage come August. Instead, the Gulls (26-14) dropped their third game in a row, this one to the Mystic Schooners, 12-6. The Gulls scored first on a

In Photos: Day 1 of 2015 Newport Jazz Festival

Photo: George Wein by Ryan Belmore The 61st Newport Jazz Festival got underway today at Fort Adams State Park with the University of Rhode Island Newport Big Band opening the day and Snarky Puppy closing out the day. Friday of Newport Jazz Festival is dedicated to featuring young and emerging jazz artists, 15 talented and

Newport Daily News: ‘It’s Never Too Early for Kraft to Down a Few Martinis”

Immediately following a press conference on Wednesday morning where Robert Kraft stated he regrets not appealing NFL penalties (from “deflategate”) against Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, the official Twitter account for Newport Daily News Sports shared an interesting tweet. At 10:13 a.m. on July 29th @SportsNDN tweeted “It’s never too early for #Kraft to down


Fairholme Mansion Sells For $15 Million

The iconic Newport estate known as Fairholme, located at 237 Ruggles, has recently been sold for $ 15 million. Melanie Delman, President of Lila Delman Real Estate International represented the seller and facilitating for the buyer. The sale of Fairholme is the largest residential sale in Rhode Island since 2013 according to data from the Rhode Island Statewide Multiple

Jane Pickens Theater

Watkins Family Hour Performance at Jane Pickens Theater Featured on ‘CBS This Morning’

Watkins Family Hour is a group formed by siblings Sarah and Sean Watkins that includes Fiona Apple and Benmount Tench, a founding member of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. In celebration of their debut, self-titled album, Watkins Family Hour was recently featured on CBS This Morning. The program broadcast songs from Newport Folk Festival kick-off performance at the

In Pictures: 2015 Newport Folk Festival

The Newport Folk Festival took place from July 24-26 at Fort Adams State Park and featured Roger Waters, James Taylor, The Decemberists, ’65 Revisited (celebration of the 50th anniversary Bob Dylan going electric at Newport Folk Festival), The Tallest Man on Earth, Sufjan Stevens, Hozier and many more. Friday Lineup & Set List – 2015 Newport

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