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January 19, 2018

Sailing & Sports

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

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

The Bit Players

Local runners win the day at Amica Newport Marathon

The 3,000 finishers of this weekend’s 2017 Amica Newport Marathon truly earned their medals! On Sunday, a sunny but humid morning gave way to wind gusts of up to 20 knots and rain — sometimes sideways — as runners from across the country and around the globe ran 13.1 or 26.2 miles through the streets of

City Council will host workshop to discuss National Sailing Hall of Fame move to Newport

Newport City Council will host a workshop on October 18th to discuss the possibility of the National Sailing Hall of Fame moving to Newport. A Facebook Event, Newport City Council, Sailing Hall of Fame to Newport – Workshop, hosted by Latitude Yacht Brokerage, LLC states; Come show support for the sailing industry as the Newport City Council

Eight to be inducted into National Sailing Hall of Fame in Newport today

For the first time, Newport is hosting the National Sailing Hall of Fame Induction.  Today, eight (five living and three posthumous) Inductees will be celebrated for their impact on the sport.   The National Sailing Hall of Fame, headquartered in Annapolis, Md., has previously recognized 57 Inductees, including Newport locals Harry Anderson Jr., Betsy Alison

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