Rogers High School

More than $22,500 awarded to Newport Public School teachers and local organizations

Newport, RI - The Newport Public Education Foundation, Inc. has announced that they have awarded over $20,000 in teacher and community enrichment grants to Newport Public School teachers and local organizations. Grant amounts ranged from...

Lucy’s Hearth will host 18th Annual Designer Wreath Sale and Gourmet Bake Sale on...

Newport, RI - Lucy’s Hearth is celebrating their 18th Annual Designer Wreath & Gourmet Bake Sale on Saturday, December 1st from 9:00-12:00 at the Easton’s Beach Rotunda. Lucy’s Hearth wreaths are always in great demand...

Newport Historical Society to host Speakeasy Soirée

 Join the Newport Historical Society for the Fourth Annual Culinary Adventure, Speakeasy Soirée, on Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 5:30-10pm at the Colony House, Washington Square, Newport, RI. Tickets are available now online at...
Newport Daffodil Days Festival

Daffodillion: One millionth daffodil bulb to be planted in front of City Hall on...

Newport, RI - Yes, it’s finally a DAFFO-DILLION. At 10:30 am on Monday, November 19, Newport’s one millionth daffodil bulb will be planted on the front lawn of City Hall in Newport, RI. Newport’s daffodil program had...

Nick Ewenson named Race Programs Manager for Sail Newport

Newport, RI - Sail Newport has appointed Nick Ewenson of Newport as race programs manager, according to an announcement from Rhode Island's Public Sailing Center today. The Announcement Sail Newport, Rhode Island’s Public Sailing Center, has appointed...

Alliance Française de Newport names new president, officers

The Alliance Française de Newport has announced their next president will be Andrew Snook. Snook, a relative newcomer to Rhode Island, has lived in Newport since 2016. He is a realtor with...

Healthy Soils, Healthy Seas RI: Launch of multi-year project to improve ocean health set...

Newport, RI - On Friday, December 7th, Senators Sheldon Whitehouse and Jack Reed will speak at the launch of a new multi-year project with Clean Ocean Access and 11th Hour Racing. The innovative project aims...

Clean Ocean Access report finds single-use plastic makes up 70 percent of debris in...

Clean Ocean Access (COA) recently released its annual Marina Trash Skimmer Report detailing the success of the Marina Trash Skimmer (MTS) program over the past three years, as well as the development...

Newport County Community Meals Schedule – November 2018

Newport, RI - According to the USDA, food insecurity is defined as any household that is uncertain of having, or unable to acquire, enough food to meet the needs of all their members because they...

MLK Community Center’s Executive Director Marilyn retires, Heather Hole Strout succeeds her

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center has announced a change in executive leadership. Longtime Executive Director Marilyn Warren has retired and Portsmouth resident Heather Hole Strout has succeeded her as...

EFC Newport to serve as drop-off location for Operation Christmas Child

Middletown, RI - For the second year in a row, Evangelical Friends Church (EFC) Newport will serve as the host drop-off location for shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child from November 12-19, 2018. What is Operation...
Secret Garden Tours

Volunteers needed for Newport’s June Secret Garden Tour

Imagine yourself sitting in a very stunning colorful garden with a variety of trees and flowers, the sun shining down, a cool breeze grazing your face, and the sound of birds happily...
Rosecliff Mansion

Newport Mansions surpass one million tours for third straight year

For the third consecutive year, The Preservation Society of Newport County reports they have delivered over one million tours, attracting visitors from more than 100 countries and all 50 states to the...

Trinity Church Rector departing for new opportunity in Baltimore

Trinity Church, the oldest Episcopal congregation in Rhode Island, has announced the departure of their Rector, The Rev. Canon Anne Marie Richards. The Canon began her tenure at...

Aquidneck Growers Saturday Market moves indoors for the winter season

(New hours and new vendors for the Island's Saturday year-round farmers market! Photo via Aquidneck Growers Market) Middletown, RI - The Saturday farmers market will move inside at Newport Vineyards in Middletown for the winter...

Clean Ocean Access report details safety and status of 50 public rights-of-way across Aquidneck...

Middletown, RI - Clean Ocean Access (COA) today releases its quarterly Public Access Report detailing the safety and status of 50 public rights-of-way across Aquidneck Island. During the third quarter, 27 volunteers completed 171...

Newport County YMCA and Newport Mental Health join forces to certify Newport County educators

Newport, RI - Mental Health First Aid USA trainers from Newport Mental Health and the Newport County YMCA certified educators from Newport and Tiverton schools along with a representative from the Portsmouth student-led mental health...

Bike Newport donates 46 bikes during EBCAP-sponsored community toy distribution

All year round, people bring outgrown and otherwise unused bikes to Bike Newport’s community bike project – where they receive a little TLC and find their way to new owners.

Greenlove Foundation donates water bottle filling station to Bristol elementary school

On November 30, 2018, The Greenlove Foundation dedicated it’s fifteenth water bottle filling station(“WBFS”) at Guiteras Elementary School in Bristol. The Greenlove Foundation was founded in memory of Kendra L. Bowers who was an environmental...

Clean Ocean Access volunteers remove 145 pounds of debrit from Gull Cove

On Saturday, December 8th, Clean Ocean Access held its last beach cleanup of the year at Gull Cove in Portsmouth, RI, best known as a fishing area along the very busy Route...

Sidewalk Parade and Tree Path Project to celebrate hope and community in the North...

The Annual Sidewalk Parade and Tree Path Project will return to Newport’s North End neighborhood this spring. The event involves a growing collaboration with local non-profit organizations and residents, all in celebration...
Oliver Hazard Perry

Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island completes first program of 2019 season

The Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island announced recently that they have completed their first program of their 2019 season. The Announcement In an exciting proof of...
Newport Daffodil Festival

City to mark planting of 1,000,000 daffodils on November 19th

Newport, RI - Newport’s Daffodillion is living up to its name. On Monday, Nov. 19, City leaders will join with organizers of the Newport Daffodil Project to officially plant Newport’s 1 millionth daffodil bulb...

Cox Communications launches new “Tech Boost” Program with $10,000 Grant to Dr. Martin Luther...

Newport, RI - Cox Communications announced the award of $40,000 in “Tech Boosts” grants to four organizations devoted to improving the lives of children and families through technology-driven education to empower them to better...

Sea Rose Montessori Co-op School will host open house for potential students and families...

Portsmouth, RI - Sea Rose Montessori Co-op School will hold an open house on Saturday, December 1,  from 1-3 PM. At the open house, families will be able to explore the newly eco-renovated schoolhouse, connect...