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Newport County live music and entertainment listings (Dec. 18 – 25)

Discover all that’s happening for live music and entertainment in and around Newport County this week. Please Note: Unless otherwise indicated, the venue is located in Newport. Those venues that are blue/hyperlinked are our advertisers and partners. Please consider supporting them by following the link to their website/by visiting their business to enjoy their live music and […]

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Ocean State Job Lot hosting hiring events at all store locations

Ocean State Job Lot (OSJL), a discount retail chain with 146 store locations across the Northeast, will be hosting an in-person chainwide hiring event at each of its stores on October 26th and 27th from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Candidates who attend the event can learn more about career opportunities, part-time and full-time benefits, 30% associate […]

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Potter League to host 32nd Annual Heart & Sole Walk for Animals at Fort Adams

Potter League for Animals is hosting their 32nd annual Heart and Sole Walk for Animals on Sunday, October 24th at 10 am at Fort Adams State Park. Animal lovers and their four-legged friends will gather at Fort Adams for Rhode Island’s largest dog walk to raise funds and awareness to benefit the Potter League for Animals and the thousands […]

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The Beach Boys To play Mohegan Sun Arena on New Year’s Eve

UNCASVILLE, CT (October 18, 2021) – As The Beach Boys mark more than a half-century of making music, the group continues to ride the crest of a wave unequaled in America’s musical history.  The Beach Boys have become synonymous with the California lifestyle and have become an American icon to fans around the world. The Beach Boys will […]

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FirstWorks to present “Women Trailblazers in Music” in November

A new project from Rhode Island College Artist-In-Residence Judith Lynn Stillman will be presented live and virtually next month. “Women Trailblazers in Music” will premiere in person at Sapinsley Hall on the RIC campus on November 4th and will be live-streamed on November 5th at 8PM. “Women Trailblazers in Music” takes us on a journey […]

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National Sailing Hall Of Fame inducts Class of 2021

The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) announced today the induction of eleven sailors during its 11th ceremony, held on Saturday, October 16th, 2021, in Newport, Rhode Island. The Class of 2021 includes: Alexander “Red” Bryan and Cortlandt “Bud” Heyniger – founders of Alcort, Inc. and designers and producers of the iconic Sunfish. William “Carl” Buchan – championship sailor, Olympic gold medal […]

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What’s Up This Week: Heart & Sole Walk for Animals, Full Moon Bike ride, The Exorcist, & more

Discover all that’s happening, new, and to do in and around Newport this week. This story may be updated as we learn about additional events or listings. Have an event you’d like to see added to this list or a future list? Add it to our event calendar. Note: An event or performance may change at […]

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Changing seasons, changing exhibits at Little Compton Historical Society

As fall and winter weather approaches, the Little Compton Historical Society is updating its hours and offerings. The Women’s History exhibit, occupying the special exhibition space since July 2020, will make way for a new exhibit on historic houses coming in July 2022. The last opportunity to view the Women’s History Special Exhibit in person […]

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‘Rock The Mansion’ raises more than $150,000 for Newport Mental Health

Newport residents and business owners came out in droves for Newport Mental Health’s 7th Annual Rock-the-Mansion gala recently, helping the agency gross over $150,000, much of which will be used for emergency shelter, bilingual translation services and outfitting clinician offices for the ever-growing people in need of mental health services in Newport County. “The response […]

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Tony® Award-Winning Musical “Million Dollar Quartet” coming to Boston’s Boch Center October 29th + 30th

Million Dollar Quartet is making its return to the stage this fall for three performances at the Boch Center Shubert Theatre in Boston on October 29th at 8:00 PM and October 30th at 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM. The Tony award-winning show captures the magic of one of the greatest nights in rock-n-roll history as Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, […]

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Gerry Goldstein: For Mercy’s sake, he stood guard through the night

This is the time of year when traditionally, youngsters contemplate novel ways to be terrifying.  One suspects few could generate the enthusiasm of Exeter’s Lewis E. Peck Jr., whose Halloween hi-jinks were matchless. Of course, he had lots of experience refining his act, since he kept it going well into his sixties. Peck had reasons […]

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Newport String Quartet to perform Dvorak, Montgomery, and Tate at St Columba’s

On October 31st at 2 pm, the Newport String Project will present an afternoon of chamber music performed by the Newport String Quartet at the Great Hall on the grounds of St Columba’s in Middletown.  The program will explore the music of America from three very different perspectives. Antonin Dvorak’s beloved String Quartet in F Major, op 96 […]

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‘Normandie’ estate on Ocean Drive sells for $12.5 million

Gustave White Sotheby’s International  Realty today announced the sale of “Normandie” located at 232 Ocean  Avenue in Newport. The property sold for $12,500,000. The seller was represented by Paul A. Leys, Broker and co-owner of Gustave  White Sotheby’s International Realty, and the buyer was represented by Suzi  Nance of Capital Realty.  Located on Newport’s famed […]

On the market for a new home? Check out these 29 open houses happening this weekend

Here are the open houses happening this weekend in Newport County. It’s a tough market for homebuyers right now and it helps to have a local professional guiding you through this process. If you have any real estate questions or want more details on any of the properties below, please give me a call directly […]

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Six Picks: The best in local music this weekend – Popovic, Nelson, and a Legend

Friday: Guitar great Ana Popovic will light things up at The Met in Pawtucket, with a blues-rock set beginning around 8:30. Details here. Saturday: Americana/Rock upstarts Lucas Nelson and the Promise of the Real, who rocked the Farm Aid stage a few weeks back, truck on into Fete in Providence for a long-awaited show. Details […]

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AARP Analysis: COVID-19 deaths and cases in Rhode Island nursing homes increased from August to September

Story provided by AARP Rhode Island COVID-19 continued to take a deadly toll on nursing home residents and staff in Rhode in the four weeks ending September 19, according to the latest data from AARP’s Nursing Home COVID-19 Dashboard.  Resident deaths from COVID-19 increased from a rate of .02 deaths per 100 residents in mid-August to […]