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Aquidneck Singers: New teen and adult women’s chorus on Aquidneck Island is welcoming singers

The Aquidneck Singers is a new teen and adult women’s chorus on Aquidneck Island conducted by Elizabeth Woodhouse and accompanied by Melissa...

Ida Lewis Distance Race names winners in five classes

via Media Pro Int’l for Ida Lewis Distance Race For a 15th year the Ida Lewis Distance Race indulged competitive...

Today In Newport History: August 19, 1991 – Hurricane Bob Makes Landfall Over Newport

Hurricane Bob developed in the central Bahamas on August 16, then steadily intensified and reached hurricane status on the evening of August 17. Bob...

Noroton reclaims top spot at Hinman Team Race

Photo credits: Elizabeth Elder/New York Yacht Club (2), Stuart Streuli/New York Yacht Club  Winning its final four races...

Today In Newport History: August 17, 1790 – George Washington Arrives In Newport

On the morning of August 17th, 1790 George Washington arrived in Newport. He was accompanied by Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson, Governor George Clinton...

2019 Beach Season: Keeping track of beach, lake, and pond closures (Updating List)

Throughout the summer season the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) will recommend closing the state's licensed beach facilities, most of the...

Fort Adams Trust to host Civil War Living History Reenactment

On Saturday, August 24th and Sunday, August 25th the Fort Adams Trust is hosting a Civil War Living History Reenactment within the walls of...

Newport Gulls Season Review

By Nick Bello – Media Operations Assistant NEWPORT, R.I. – Newport saw its 2019 season come to an end...

Newport on The Rhode Show: Exploring the History within Fort Adams

Our friends from The Rhode Show make the "long" trek to Newport on Friday morning for a live broadcast from Fort Adams....

What’s up in Newport this weekend: Things to do, live music and entertainment (August 16 – 18)

Discover all that's happening, new, and to do in and around Newport this weekend. Friday, August 16th

Breakers Landscape Restoration: $1 million phase one completed

via Preservation Society of Newport County The Preservation Society of Newport County announced the completion of phase one of...

What does the future hold for Aquidneck Island? Aquidneck Island Land Trust shares details of build-out analysis

Aquidneck Land Trust (ALT) hosted a public program on Wednesday night to share details of a build-out analysis of Aquidneck Island by...

LIVING IN & AROUND NEWPORT

House Poor, No More: Realtor.com launches industry-first monthly payment filter to help buyers stay on budget

"How much can I afford?" is one of the largest decisions that faces every home buyer, no matter his or her budget...

86 paddlers participate in 2nd Annual Paddle for Access, raise over $8K for Clean Ocean Access

From seven states across the region, 86 paddlers advanced the mission of Clean Ocean Access on August 17, 2019 by paddling around...

2019 Beach Season: Keeping track of beach, lake, and pond closures (Updating List)

Throughout the summer season the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) will recommend closing the state's licensed beach facilities, most of the...

Infosys to hold hiring event for CCRI Graduates

The Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI) announced that Infosys is holding a hiring event for CCRI graduates on Monday, August 26...

Newport Open Houses: 13 homes to check out this weekend (Aug. 17 – 18)

On the market for a new home? Well this upcoming weekend is looking like a good time to explore more than a...

Breakers Landscape Restoration: $1 million phase one completed

via Preservation Society of Newport County The Preservation Society of Newport County announced the completion of phase one of...

Obituary for Sandra Gayle Tartaglino

via Memorial Funeral Home Sandra Gayle Tartaglino, of Tiverton, Rhode Island, died suddenly in a tragic boating accident on...

Governor Raimondo Directs Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Honor of Former Rhode Island Supreme Court Justice Donald Shea

Governor Gina M. Raimondo is directing Rhode Island flags at all state agencies and buildings to be flown at half-staff on Friday,...

What does the future hold for Aquidneck Island? Aquidneck Island Land Trust shares details of build-out analysis

Aquidneck Land Trust (ALT) hosted a public program on Wednesday night to share details of a build-out analysis of Aquidneck Island by...

Recap: August 14th Newport City Council Meeting

Newport City Council met for approximately three hours and seven minutes on Wednesday night. Here's our attempt at...

Obituary for Helen Elizabeth (Purcell) Imes

via Memorial Funeral Home Helen Elizabeth Imes, 85, passed away on Monday, August 12, 2019, at The Miriam Hospital...

Obituary for Richard Melvin Vars

via Memorial Funeral Home Richard M. Vars, 93, passed away on August 13, 2019. He was the husband of...

THINGS TO DO, LIVE MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT

Aquidneck Singers: New teen and adult women’s chorus on Aquidneck Island is welcoming singers

The Aquidneck Singers is a new teen and adult women’s chorus on Aquidneck Island conducted by Elizabeth Woodhouse and accompanied by Melissa...

Fort Adams Trust to host Civil War Living History Reenactment

On Saturday, August 24th and Sunday, August 25th the Fort Adams Trust is hosting a Civil War Living History Reenactment within the walls of...

What’s up in Newport this weekend: Things to do, live music and entertainment (August 16 – 18)

Discover all that's happening, new, and to do in and around Newport this weekend. Friday, August 16th

Newport Tour Guides & Greeters News #85: The Annual Reading of George Washington’s Letter & Walking Tours of “God’s Little Acre”

A READING OF GEORGE WASHINGTON’S LETTER TO THE HEBREW CONGREGATION AT NEWPORT:  This Sunday will mark the 72nd annual reading of this...

Schedule: Public, private Firework Displays that will light up the Newport sky in 2019 (Updated)

With the City of Newport moving their Annual Fireworks Display from July 4th to July 13th, and then from July 13th to...

Music On The Lawn: The Ubiquitones will bring live music to St. John’s on Thursday

The Friends of Music at St. John’s has announced Mike Warner & The Ubiquitones will perform at Music on the Lawn at...

Learn French: Three opportunities to learn about the language and culture in September

In September 2019, the Alliance Française of Newport will offer three opportunities for learning about French language and culture: Beginning French, Intermediate...

Summer fun continues at Hotel Viking

The sun might be setting on summer, but Hotel Viking is offering its Newport neighbors and hotel guests several ways to enjoy the remainder...

What’s up in Newport this week: Things to do, live music and entertainment (August 12 – 19)

Discover all that's happening, new, and to do in and around Newport, Rhode Island this week and weekend!

Clear The Shelters: Potter League For Animals to host pet adoption drive on August 17th

Potter League for Animals today announced it is participating in Clear the Shelters™ pet adoption drive on Saturday, August 17.

Touro Synagogue will host 72nd annual reading of George Washington’s Letter to the Hebrew Congregation of Newport on August 18th

The 72nd annual reading of George Washington’s historic letter “To the Hebrew Congregation at Newport” will take place on Sunday, August 18th,...

15th Annual Ida Lewis Distance Race starts Friday off Fort Adams

via Ida Lewis Distance Race Thirty-five teams will set off on Ida Lewis Yacht Club’s 15th annual Ida Lewis Distance Race this Friday,...

Rhode Island & Beyond

2019 Beach Season: Keeping track of beach, lake, and pond closures (Updating List)

Throughout the summer season the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) will recommend closing the state's licensed beach facilities, most of the...

You could see Hamilton at PPAC for just $10, here’s how

Producer Jeffrey Seller and the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) announce a digital lottery for HAMILTON tickets will begin in conjunction with the show’s...

Red, white and blue necklace lights illuminate Mount Hope Bridge for Independence Day

Motorists traveling over the Mount Hope Bridge this holiday evening will enjoy the sights of red, white and blue necklace lights illuminating...

Waterfront Cottage in Bristol sells for $1.6 million, highest sale in Bristol year-to-date

Lila Delman Real Estate has announced the sale of 5 Courageous Circle in Bristol for $1,600,000. John Repoza,...

13 Colonies Brewers Festival will bring more than 40 craft breweries from the original 13 Colonies to Mount Hope Farm in 2020

Stand ready, Rhode Island. The inaugural 13 Colonies Brewers Festival will be premiering June 28, 2020. The craft beer festival will feature...

Save The Bay’s summer lighthouse tours offer one-of-a-kind views of Narragansett Bay, tours of grounds and structures

via Save The Bay Save The Bay has kicked off its 2019 lighthouse tour season, offering Northern Bay, Southern...

PPAC presented with Tony Award following first performance of ‘The Band’s Visit’

Following the first performance of THE BAND’S VISIT on Tuesday, June 25, Orin Wolf, the lead producer of THE BAND’S VISIT, presented the Providence Performing Arts...

Women’s Fund of Rhode Island now accepting applications for political training program, Women’s Policy Institute

The Women’s Fund of Rhode Island has opened the application period for its 2019-2020 Women’s Policy Institute (WPI). The Institute was started...

Mystic Aquarium and Grey Sail Brewing team up for Gray Seal Ale

In celebration of the start of summer, Mystic Aquarium has announced a partnership with Westerly’s Grey Sail Brewing to launch “Gray Seal Ale”.  The...

Real Estate Report: Gap widens between what buyers want and what’s for sale

via realtor.com There is a wide gap between what buyers want and what's currently available for sale, according to...

RIDOH re-opens Sandy Point Beach, three other beaches; Fort Adams Beach remains closed

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening Sandy Point Beach in Portsmouth, Kent County YMCA Upper and Lower Ponds in...

Providence Hurling Club will host an exhibition game at St. George’s on Saturday

Hurling, the national sport of Ireland, is coming to Aquidneck Island this week! The Providence Hurling Club will...

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Aquidneck Singers: New teen and adult women’s chorus on Aquidneck Island is welcoming singers

The Aquidneck Singers is a new teen and adult women’s chorus on Aquidneck Island conducted by Elizabeth Woodhouse and accompanied by Melissa...

Today In Newport History: August 19, 1991 – Hurricane Bob Makes Landfall Over Newport

Hurricane Bob developed in the central Bahamas on August 16, then steadily intensified and reached hurricane status on the evening of August 17. Bob...

Ida Lewis Distance Race names winners in five classes

via Media Pro Int’l for Ida Lewis Distance Race For a 15th year the Ida Lewis Distance Race indulged competitive...

House Poor, No More: Realtor.com launches industry-first monthly payment filter to help buyers stay on budget

"How much can I afford?" is one of the largest decisions that faces every home buyer, no matter his or her budget...

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Community invited to make or buy art at Newport Art Museum’s Wet Paint

via Newport Art Museum The Newport Art Museum invites the community to participate in its week-long art-making celebration and one-day...

Wedding Tips & Tricks: Top 3 reasons to have a private home wedding

Choosing the venue to host one of the most important days of your life sets the tone for what your guests can...

Newport Art Museum to will host a film screening of “Captain’s Dream – Art Biennale in Antarctica” on August 2nd

The Newport Art Museum will screen Captain’s Dream – Art Biennale in Antarctica on Friday, August 2 in the Museum's Ilgenfritz Gallery located at...

Newport Art Museum announces Call for Entries for The Newport Annual 2020

By Newport Art Museum The Newport Art Museum will be accepting work for jurying for the The Newport Annual Exhibition,...

Family-teaching couples make a positive difference

The following story has been sponsored by Boys Town New England. Since opening in 1991, Boys Town New England...

The Newport Show: Weekend shopping event will feature antiques, art, & exquisite objects July 27 & 28

There are many events in Newport throughout the summer social season, but there’s one weekend event that has a distinguished reputation for...

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