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April 28, 2017


George Wein, Jon Batiste to Receive Honorary Degrees from Salve Regina; Batiste to Give Commencement Address

Updated: This story was originally published on April 4, 2017 Jon Batiste, musician, music director and bandleader for “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,”will address the graduating class and receive an honorary doctorate when Salve Regina celebrates its 67th Commencement on May 21, 2017, according to SalveToday. In 2015, Batiste became one of just a

La Forge Restaurant to Change Ownership

Changes are coming for one of the oldest continuously operating restaurants in Newport. An application has been filed at Newport City Hall by La Forge Casino Restaurant to transfer ownership of its Class BV alcoholic beverage license to 1899, LLC. 1899, LLC is made up of Thames Capital Ventures, LLC (51% Nicholas Schorsch) and Aquidneck Holding, LLC

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URI, Naval Undersea Warfare Center Will Partner to Assist Rhode Island Businesses

The University of Rhode Island (URI), through the Business Engagement Center, and the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) in Newport will sign a partnership intermediary agreement on Thursday, April 13th that will formalize a relationship that will promote cooperative activities between the institutions. The first of its kind, the relationship will “include activities and events

What’s Happening, New & To Do This Week: April 10 – 14

Discover what’s happening for events, entertainment, meetings, movies and more this week in and around Newport! Monday, April 10 11:30 am – Free Knitting Classes at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center 4:15 pm & 7 pm – The Zookeeper’s Wife at Jane Pickens Theater 6 pm – Energy and Environment Commission Meeting at Newport Public Library

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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

Tiverton Marina Sells For $475,000

A 14-slip marina located at 211 Riverside Drive in Tiverton has sold for $475,000 at full asking price with limited time on market, according to Lila Delman Real Estate International. Located 800 feet from the Sakonnet River Expressway with prime visibility, the commercial waterfront property has 1,182 square feet of retail space and 15 on-site parking

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