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Austal USA christens the futures USNS Newport (EPF12)

In the words of the future USNS Newport ship sponsor, long-time Newport resident Charlotte Marshall, today, “Let’s get this party started,” and...

Screening of ‘Second Chance Cafe’ coming to the Jamestown Arts Center

The Jamestown Arts Center (JAC) announces film Screening of South County Filmmakers’ latest short film  - Second Chance Cafe. The Second Chance...

Channing Memorial Church will hold its annual Transgender Day of Remembrance Service on November 17th

A service observing the national Transgender Day of Remembrance will be offered by Channing Memorial Unitarian Universalist Church at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, Nov....
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The Nature Conservancy adds new Climate & Energy Program Manager, ramps up climate change initiative in Rhode Island

The Nature Conservancy announced this week that they are expanding its work to address climate change in Rhode Island with municipal, state,...

CCRI to host Fall 2020 Enrollment Open House

The Community College of Rhode Island is hosting its Fall 2020 Enrollment Open House at the Knight Campus Tuesday, November 19 to...

High School Football: East Greenwich survives taut tilt with Middletown

East Greenwich survives taut tilt with Middletown

Portsmouth home sells for $1.775 million, is second highest sale in that community this year

Lila Delman Real Estate announced today the sale of 178 Prospect Farm Road. The property sold for $1,755,000. Lila...

RIDOH and DEM recommend avoiding contact with three Newport County bodies of water due to blue-green algae blooms

Source: RIDOH The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM)...

Public invited to a special Transportation Master Plan workshop

City planners will be convening a special workshop next week to solicit input for the City’s first comprehensive Transportation Master Plan.

Open Houses to check out in and around Newport this weekend

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

Governor signs bill allowing gay, transgender discharges to be recorded as honorable

Governor Raimondo today ceremonially signed legislation introduced by Rep. Camille F.J. Vella-Wilkinson (D-Dist. 21, Warwick) and Sen. Dawn Euer (D-Dist. 13, Newport,...

Sports Briefs

College Football: William & Mary engulfs Rhode Island in flames

William & Mary engulfs Rhode Island in flames

College Football: Husson survives competitive clash with Salve Regina

Husson survives competitive clash with Salve Regina

High School Football: Burrillville takes a toll on Rogers

Burrillville takes a toll on Rogers

High School Football: East Greenwich survives taut tilt with Middletown

East Greenwich survives taut tilt with Middletown

Local Obituaries

Obituary for John Bernard Prettyman

This obituary originally appeared on Memorial Funeral Home. It has been republished with permission, for free, and ad free as a community service.

Obituary for Beverly Ann (Barker) Zakrajsek

This obituary originally appeared on Memorial Funeral Home. It has been republished with permission, for free, and ad free as a community service.

Obituary for Stephen W. Biello

This obituary originally appeared on O'Neill Hayes Funeral Home. It has been republished with permission, for free, and ad free as a community service.

Obituary for Isabel A. Pacheco

This obituary originally appeared on Memorial Funeral Home. It has been republished with permission, for free, and ad free as a community service.

Things To Do

What’s Up This Weekend: 30+ things to do, live music and entertainment listings

Discover all that’s happening, new, and to do in and around Newport, Jamestown, Middletown, and Portsmouth this weekend, enjoy!

Screening of ‘Second Chance Cafe’ coming to the Jamestown Arts Center

The Jamestown Arts Center (JAC) announces film Screening of South County Filmmakers’ latest short film  - Second Chance Cafe. The Second Chance...

Kick off the Holiday Season at the 22nd Annual Newport Illuminated Boat Parade

Source: Discover Newport Sail into the most wonderful time of the year at the 22nd Annual Newport Illuminated...

City to mark Veteran’s Day with ceremony, Miantonomi Park tower climb

Source: City of Newport NEWPORT, R.I. -- The City of Newport will be marking the Veteran's Day holiday...

Newport Holiday Stroll returns December 6th – 8th, Kristen Coates provides guide to the 2019 event

The 4th Annual Newport Holiday Stroll will take place in and around Newport December 6th - 8th, 2019. Kristen...

Gurney’s launches Stay & Skate package in celebration of the opening of ice skating rink

Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina is launching a Stay & Skate package in celebration of the opening of their ice-skating rink on November 22.

Real Estate

Portsmouth home sells for $1.775 million, is second highest sale in that community this year

Lila Delman Real Estate announced today the sale of 178 Prospect Farm Road. The property sold for $1,755,000. Lila...

Open Houses to check out in and around Newport this weekend

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

20+ Open Houses to check out in Newport this weekend

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

Million Dollar Listings: Commonwealth Ave. home sells for $1.3 million, Atlantic Ave. home sells for $1.772 million

Lila Delman Real Estate announced today the sales of Newport’s 30 Atlantic Avenue for $1,772,000 and 13 Commonwealth Avenue for $1,300,000. Kim...

Home on Coggeshall Avenue fetches $2.1 million

Hogan Associates has announced that 225 Coggeshall Avenue in Newport sold today for $2,100,000. According to Hogan Associates,...

Home on Meadowlark Lane in Portsmouth fetches $1.495 million

Lila Delman Real Estate announced today the sale of 89 Meadowlark Lane in Portsmouth for $1,495,000. Eric Kirton, Lila Delman Broker Associate, represented...

Simpatico Jamestown hits the market for $2.7 million

Jamestown's Simpatico has been listed for sale. The multi-level popular restaurant in the heart of downtown Jamestown was listed...

City to mark Veteran’s Day with ceremony, Miantonomi Park tower climb

Source: City of Newport NEWPORT, R.I. -- The City of Newport will be marking the Veteran's Day holiday...

Newport County Road Report: RITBA and RIDOT scheduled lane closures, construction (Nov. 9 – 16)

Here’s what’s on tap for road construction and traffic in Newport County this upcoming week. Rhode Island Department...

Retired Newport Police Lieutenant named Safety and Security Manager for Preservation Society of Newport County

Newport Police Lieutenant (Ret.) Frank Rosa Jr. was named Safety and Security Manager for the Preservation Society of Newport County today.

U.S. Naval War College students compete in theater strategic planning exercise

Source: Jeanette Steele, U.S. Naval War College Public Affairs U.S. Naval War College students squared off this week...

For the first time, fans of Newport Polo can vote for which international teams come to town

For the first time in 29 seasons, Newport Polo fans have the opportunity to vote on which international teams are invited to participate...

New data reveals alarming rise in vaping by Rhode Island high school students

The percentage of Rhode Island high school students who report frequent use of vaping products almost tripled in the last two years,...

Navy to christen ‘USNS Newport’ on Saturday, ship honors the city of Newport and its contributions

From the Office of the Navy Chief of Information WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy will christen...

Middletown exploring idea of an off-leash dog park, asking residents to take a dog park survey

At the request of the Middletown Town Council, the Open Space & Fields Committee is exploring the possibility of an off-leash dog...

Preview: Agenda for November 13th Newport City Council Meeting

Newport City Council will host their next Regular Council Meeting at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, November 13th in the Council Chambers at...

Dine & Drink

Simpatico Jamestown hits the market for $2.7 million

Jamestown's Simpatico has been listed for sale. The multi-level popular restaurant in the heart of downtown Jamestown was listed...

Becky’s BBQ featured in ‘The Ultimate BBQ Road Trip’, named among 20 best BBQ restaurants in the USA

BBQ experts Go Shindig, have mapped out the ultimate BBQ road trip across the US, stopping off at all of the top-rated grill houses...

11 cozy places to eat and drink in Newport

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...

10+ restaurants serving on Thanksgiving Day in Newport (2019 Edition)

Newport, RI – Whether you’re far away from home and can’t make it back or just to prefer to eat out and...

Coming to Brick Alley Pub on November 15th: Bourbon. Beer. Wine. Party.

In case you (somehow) hadn't heard, Brick Alley Pub is pretty famous for their beer and wine dinners.

Taste of Newport raises $120,000 for Child & Family

On Sunday, October 27, 2019 Child & Family hosted their 36th Annual Taste of Newport, presented by Citizen’s Bank, at the Wyndham...

City & Government

RIDOH and DEM recommend avoiding contact with three Newport County bodies of water due to blue-green algae blooms

Source: RIDOH The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM)...

Public invited to a special Transportation Master Plan workshop

City planners will be convening a special workshop next week to solicit input for the City’s first comprehensive Transportation Master Plan.

Governor signs bill allowing gay, transgender discharges to be recorded as honorable

Governor Raimondo today ceremonially signed legislation introduced by Rep. Camille F.J. Vella-Wilkinson (D-Dist. 21, Warwick) and Sen. Dawn Euer (D-Dist. 13, Newport,...

Letter To The Editor: Balancing pedestrians’, cyclists’ and drivers’ needs equally around Spring Project

The following Letter To The Editor was submitted by Howard Newman, a Newport resident and member of the Newport Spring Leadership Committee.

VIDEO: Forum on The Future of our Island High Schools – Part II

To help residents understand some of educational benefits to students and the cost benefits to taxpayers of a unified high school, Newport...

City to mark Veteran’s Day with ceremony, Miantonomi Park tower climb

Source: City of Newport NEWPORT, R.I. -- The City of Newport will be marking the Veteran's Day holiday...