Newport County YMCA announces campaign to renovate, expand its current facility

Middletown, RI - The Newport County YMCA last week announced the public phase of their capital campaign, “For Community. For Generations.” that...

Newport Art Museum to host virtual benefit art auction supporting art,...

Newport Art Museum will present its 2020 Benefit Art Auction in support of art, artists, and the Museum from August 8 - 29,...

Lucy’s Hearth to host virtual summer concert, ‘We Love Lucy’s Hearth’,...

Lucy’s Hearth, Newport County’s only homeless shelter for children and their families, announced this week its virtual summer concert, We Love Lucy’s...

United Theatre, Newport Festivals Foundation among organizations present $80,000 in COVID-19...

On Thursday afternoon, staff and board members from Westerly’s The United Theatre joined Governor Gina Raimondo, representatives from the Newport Festivals Foundation,...

Aquidneck Land Trust launches campaign to conserve 5.49-acre section of Sweet...

Aquidneck Land Trust (“ALT”) today announced a campaign to conserve a new section of Sweet Berry Farm in Middletown.

Fort Adams Trust opens snack shop, ‘1824 Coffee Post’, in its...

Newport, RI - The Fort Adams Trust today announced the opening of its “1824 Coffee Post” at the Visitors Center for the...

St. John’s Church awarded $400,000 grant from Alletta Morris McBean Charitable...

By The Zabriskie Memorial Church of Saint John the Evangelist on the Point Newport, RI - The Zabriskie Memorial...

Norman Bird Sanctuary to host Beach Bash Series at Third Beach

Middletown, RI - Norman Bird Sanctuary adds more to their calendar for Summer 2020, announcing the Beach Bash Series taking place every...

Aquidneck Community Table serves up a challenge grant

An exciting opportunity to expand access to locally-grown food is on the table, that is, through Aquidneck Community Table (ACT), a known...

Jazz Camp at Newport going virtual July 26-31

Newport, RI - Salve Regina University today announced that high school-aged musicians will have the opportunity to learn from experienced industry professionals,...

Alliance Française of Newport to host Bastille Day celebration on July...

The Alliance Française of Newport will host a celebration of Bastille Day at the Rochambeau Monument in King Park in Newport on...

Newport nonprofits win COVID-19 relief aid for food, housing

Three local nonprofits on the frontlines of responding to the COVID-19 crisis are among the organizations that will share $700,000 in grants from...

Norman Bird Sanctuary seeks volunteers

Norman Bird Sanctuary is looking for volunteers to help weed Mabel’s Garden, including the gravel walkways. Beautiful formal garden...

Women’s Resource Center names Jessica Walsh Executive Director

Newport, RI - The Women’s Resource Center (WRC) of Newport & Bristol Counties today announced the promotion of Jessica Walsh as its...

‘Biking in the time of coronavirus’ survey still open, now also...

by Bike Newport Survey location:www.surveymonkey.com/r/BikingRI_coronavirus The Statewide Survey Biking in the Time of Coronavirus remains open after a...

Newport Hospital’s Frederick Henry Prince Memorial Fund awards $128,424 in grants

Newport, RI - Twenty-four Aquidneck Island programs have been awarded a total of $128,424 by Newport Hospital’s Frederick Henry Prince Memorial Fund....

Alliance Française of Newport awards scholarship to Emil Hillmer, Senior at...

The Alliance Française of Newport today announced this year’s scholarship award to Emil Hillmer, an outstanding Aquidneck Island high school student who...

Paddle For Access goes virtual

Clean Ocean Access (COA) since 2017 has hosted the annual Paddle for Access, an event that originated as a stand-up paddleboard (SUP) race around...

Guest View: Newport Farmers’ Markets open, summer is here!

By Bevan Linsley, Executive Director, Aquidneck Community Table The Aquidneck Growers Markets are open for summer, providing our community...

Colony House Bell Ringing to end, Newport Historical Society Members have...

The Colony House bell, rung every Friday since mid-April as a signal that Newport is united in response to the pandemic, will...

Chamber to partner with CCRI Division of Workforce Partnerships to provide...

Newport, RI - The Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce and the Community College RI Divisions of Workforce Partnerships (CCRI) have formalized a...

Touro Synagogue to reopen its grounds for tours

Touro Synagogue Foundation this week announced the reopening of  the grounds of Touro Synagogue, a National Historic Site, following its closure in...

Newport Historical Society to host a civic conversation on protest in...

Join the Newport Historical Society for a Civic Conversation on Thursday, July 9. 2020 from 5-6:30 pm virtually on Zoom.

Fort Adams Trust seeks volunteers to assist in ‘holding down the...

by Sandy Kristiansson, Fort Adams Trust Board Member The Fort Adams Trust is seeking volunteers to assist with keeping...

Newport Historical Society to host virtual annual meeting on June 25th

Join the Newport Historical Society on Thursday, June 25th, at 4:o0pm virtually on zoom to celebrate making history today. This event is free and open to...