Newport RI News

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Newport, RI News and Notes

International Tennis Hall Of Fame Will Purchase The Canfield House Restaurant and Pub: The Canfield House Restaurant, one of the longest-running restaurants in Newport, will soon join the growing list of long-time restaurants that will permanently close in 2015. (What’sUpNewp)

Taking Inventory and a Closer Look at Newport Liquor Licenses: We hear these questions all the time – “how can I get a liquor license?”, “why aren’t there more liquor licenses?” or “who currently has a liquor license (and is for sale)?” So, here’s our attempt at making sense of the liquor license scene here in Newport, RI. (What’sUpNewp)

Twin River unveils preliminary plans for Tiverton complex that includes hotel: Twin River Management Group is proposing to build an 80,000-square-foot casino resembling the town’s public library, with an attached three-story 80-room hotel, for a site off Route 81. (The Herald News)

5 Upcoming Beer and Wine Events You Shouldn’t Miss: There are plenty of great beer and wine events ahead to quench your thirst, make you smile and keep you full. (What’sUpNewp)
RI has fastest rate of growth in defense contracts: MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (WPRI) — While federal government spending on national defense has been on the decline, Rhode Island has bucked the trend and nearly .. (WPRI 12)

The Do’s and Don’ts of the 25th Annual Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival: Bowen’s Wharf will host their 25th annual Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival on October 17th and 18th. (What’sUpNewp)

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1916 Centennial Committee to Host Irish Historical Presentation in Newport: The Easter Rising of 1916 Centennial Remembrance Committee of Rhode Island will hold a multi-media historical presentation on Sunday, October 18 at 3:00 p.m. at the Ancient Order of Hibernian Hall, 2 Wellington Avenue, Newport. The event is free and open to the public. (What’sUpNewp)

How Bermuda Landed the America’s Cup: An American venue like Newport, R.I., could have provided some time-zone benefit, but the American venues were not offering the same incentives as Bermuda, (NY Times)

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