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Friday, December 13, 2019

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,...

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

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

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

Clean Ocean Access (COA) recently released its annual Marina Trash Skimmer Report detailing the success of the Marina Trash Skimmer (MTS) program...

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...

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

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center has announced a change in executive leadership. Longtime Executive Director Marilyn Warren has retired...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

Clean Ocean Access report details safety and status of 50 public...

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...

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

Newport, RI - Mental Health First Aid USA trainers from Newport Mental Health and the Newport County YMCA certified educators from Newport and Tiverton schools...

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...

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...

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

On Saturday, December 8th, Clean Ocean Access held its last beach cleanup of the year at Gull Cove in Portsmouth, RI, best...

Sidewalk Parade and Tree Path Project to celebrate hope and community...

The Annual Sidewalk Parade and Tree Path Project will return to Newport’s North End neighborhood this spring. The event involves a growing...

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...

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.

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

Newport, RI - Cox Communications announced the award of $40,000 in “Tech Boosts” grants to four organizations devoted to improving the lives of children...

Bridge to Fitness will host multiple holiday fundraisers, drives to benefit...

Middletown, RI - Bridge to Fitness will be holding a variety of fundraisers, special events, food pantry, and toy drives, from now until just...

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

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...

Nautical Book Sale coming to IYRS Library

Newport, RI - Love books? Want to give books as gifts this holiday season? IYRS School of Technology & Trades (IYRS) has an event and...

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