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Clean Ocean Access: 29 volunteers collect over 200 pounds of trash...

On Saturday, January 12th, Clean Ocean Access (COA) hosted a beach cleanup at Island Park in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, where 29 volunteers...

Clean Ocean Access, Sail Newport among eight organizations receiving grants from...

11th Hour Racing today announced eight grantees, representing a variety of organizations and projects in the U.S. and the U.K. Funded by...

Aquidneck Land Trust announces winners of Art & Writing Contest

The Aquidneck Land Trust (“ALT”) has announced fifteen student winners in the 2018 Sixteen on Center Art & Writing Contest, held annually...

Clean Ocean Access kicks-off new year with cleanup at Fort Adams,...

On Saturday, January 5th, Clean Ocean Access (COA) held the first beach cleanup of 2019 at Fort Adams State Park, where 54...

MLK Center, Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport, Newport Salvation Army...

The new year just got a lot brighter for people who rely on local food pantries to make ends meet thanks to...

New playground brings Forest Avenue Elementary School even closer together

A dynamic new playground is going in at Forest Avenue Elementary School, according to Forest Avenue Elementary School Parent Teacher Group...

New Officers join Newport Historical Society’s Board of Trustees

The following is a press release from the Newport Historical Society. At the Newport Historical Society Annual Meeting on...

‘Blue Garden’ placed under permanent conservation easement

Aquidneck Land Trust (ALT) and the Hamilton Family Charitable Trust have announced that the Blue Garden, a historic Newport property designed from...

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...

Salve’s graduate studies department collects ‘175 Acts of Hope’ in the...

To commemorate the 175th anniversary of the arrival of the Sisters of Mercy in the United States, Salve Regina’s department of graduate...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Seamen’s Church Institute invites public to join them for their free...

Seamen’s Church Institute has announced that they will host their Annual Christmas Breakfast from 9 am to 11 am on Christmas morning. ...

Aquidneck Land Trust will open Spruce Acres Farm to public on...

Aquidneck Land Trust (“ALT”) has announced that Spruce Acres Farm will be open to the public starting on Tuesday, December 18. The 22.67-acre property, situated...

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...

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...

Newport Historical Society will host Annual Meeting and a new Exhibit...

Newport, RI - The Newport Historical Society invites the public to join them on Thursday, December 13 at 4 pm at the Colony House, Washington Square,...

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...

Newport Car Museum donates mini electric car to Providence dental center...

Providence, RI - Young patients at the Samuels Sinclair Dental Center in Providence now can make a grand entrance for their appointments thanks to the...

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...

Confetti Foundation receives $12,500 grant from the Joy in Childhood Foundation

Middletown, RI - The Joy in Childhood Foundation, an independent organization powered by Dunkin’ and Baskin-Robbins, is celebrating #GivingTuesday in a big way. Today, the...

Emmanuel Church will feature music by the Seele Musicale Chamber Ensemble...

Newport, RI - Begin December and the season of Advent in beauty with the Seele Musicale Chamber Ensemble at Emmanuel Church on Sunday, December 2nd. The...

The Garden Center at Maher Center will host a holiday pop-up...

Middletown, RI - On Saturday and Sunday, November 24 and 25, the Garden Center at The James L. Maher Center will once again be filled...

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The world lost a kind and gentle soul on December 12, 2019 in the passing of Gail Marie Hugo. Gail was born...

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