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Norman Bird Sanctuary names Kaity Ryan new Executive Director

The Norman Bird Sanctuary announced to friends and followers on Wednesday that they have appointed a new Executive Director.

Sail Newport invites public to Try Sailing this summer

Sail Newport, New England's largest public sailing center, is offering the public the opportunity to Try Sailing in Newport this summer!

$70K in scholarships enables 45 students to attend Berklee workshop at...

Students from across the world will be mentored this summer at the site of one of the world’s most legendary jazz festivals, according to...

Newport Dance Festival: Island Moving Company will welcome five dance companies...

via Island Moving Company Island Moving Company, Newport’s Contemporary Ballet will present its tenth annual summer dance festival July...

Seamen’s Church Institute offering a free meal to anyone who needs...

No one needs to go without dinner or company on Thanksgiving. Seamen’s Church Institute is inviting the public to...

Clean Ocean Access volunteers remove 150 pounds of debris from Hull...

Jamestown, RI - On Saturday, December 1st, Clean Ocean Access held its second-to-last beach cleanup of the year at Hull Cove in Jamestown, RI. 48...

Group of volunteers collect 75 pounds of debris from Pheasant Drive...

Clean Ocean Access (COA) hosted a beach cleanup on Saturday, September 28th at Pheasant Drive Beach in Portsmouth. A small team of...

Dr. Steve Rodenborn named undergraduate dean at Salve Regina

Salve Regina University announced in a press release today that Dr. Steve Rodenborn, director of the honors program and chair of the...

Heather Abbott Foundation to host 2019 Fall Kick Off Fundraiser in...

For the first time, The Heather Abbott Foundation will host its Fall Kick Off Fundraiser in Rhode Island!

Diamonds Are Forever: Polo Gala raises more than $35,000 for Newport...

via Newport Polo Newport Polo is pleased to report a record amount in auction proceeds from its annual charity gala,...

Newport Mental Health adds new substance use and mental health specialist

Newport, RI - Newport Mental Health has recently hired Paul Sanders, LMHC & LCDP,  a therapist with over 15 years of experience, specializing in...

86 paddlers participate in 2nd Annual Paddle for Access, raise over...

From seven states across the region, 86 paddlers advanced the mission of Clean Ocean Access on August 17, 2019 by paddling around...

RI Waves: Rep. Lauren Carson Leads Effort to Encourage Road Users...

Rhode Island lawmakers passed a resolution Wednesday to publicly support a statewide effort to promote a friendly, crash-preventing gesture among all road...

Norman Bird Sanctuary Summer Camp seeks Teacher/Naturalists for 60th Anniversary Year

Norman Bird Sanctuary is seeking Teacher/Naturalists for the 60th anniversary of their summer camp. Continuing decades of tradition, Teacher/Naturalists...

The C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta announces 2018...

Newport, RI - The C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta have announced that there will be four recipients for the 2018 Clagett...

Newport Hospital’s summer celebration, A Salute to Health, raises $934,350

A perfect summer evening set the stage on Thursday, July 12, as Newport Hospital welcomed nearly 500 friends and supporters to the historic Eisenhower...

Women’s Resource Center raises $54,000 at inaugural Butterfly Ball

The Women’s Resource Center, which serves Newport and Bristol Counties (WRC), announced announced that it raised $54,000 at its inaugural Butterfly Ball,...

Association of Fundraising Professionals looking to diversify

The local chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) has embarked on a campaign to grow the diversity and size of...

Annual Four Bridges Bike Ride will roll across Rhode Island this...

North Kingstown, RI - The sixth annual 4 Bridges Ride, sponsored by the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority, will take place on Sunday, September...

Newport Pride Weekend returns May 31 – June 2

The Newport Pride Committee is preparing for an upcoming event-packed weekend on May 31 – June 2. The...

Newport Festivals Foundation announces donation to LA’s The Harmony Project on...

On behalf of 2018 Newport Folk Festival performer Lucius, Newport Festivals Foundation announced on Tuesday via a press release that they have donated $5,000 to...

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...

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...

Clean Ocean Access launches 3rd trash skimmer season on Aquidneck Island

On Tuesday, April 9th, Clean Ocean Access (COA) redeployed the New England Boatworks Marina Trash Skimmer located in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, marking...

Transgender Newport resident finds welcoming facility for rehabilitation after mastectomy

Fifty-eight-year-old Newport resident Joey Moniz was faced with a dilemma. Having just had double mastectomy surgery, the hospital said he needed short-term...

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