MIDDLETOWN — The Newport County YMCA will reopen to the public after the holiday weekend, allowing its members and guests to fully experience for the first time the renovated facility at 792 Valley Road. While the YMCA has generally remained open since construction on a $12 million renovation and...
An unexpected rain shower failed to dampen the excitement at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County’s signature fundraiser, the ninth annual Newport Yacht Rendezvous, held June 24 at the Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard. More than 400 guests enjoyed yacht-hopping, dinner, dancing, and the club’s infamous “Raise the...
Rise & Shine! I’m Scott Barrett, managing editor for The Daily News, and today is July 1, the 182nd day of the year — 183 days remain in 2022. On this day in 1979, the first Sony Walkman, a portable music player and headset, went on sale for $150. Within the first two months of the release, more than 30,000 had be sold.
Good Morning, today is Friday, July 1. 🌊 With the arrival of July comes Newport Classical. The 54th annual festival runs from July 1-17, presenting 24 concerts over 18 days. WUN’s Ken Abrams recently caught up with Newport Classical Executive Director Gillian Friedman-Fox about what to expect this year. Read The Interview.
Stacker compiled a list of counties with the highest COVID-19 infection rates in Rhode Island using data from U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
Here are 29 open houses happening over the holiday weekend in Newport County. In the market for a home or have questions about the home buying process? Contact Tyler Bernadyn or visit his Digital Buyer Consult website for more information: https://www.digitalbuyersconsult.com/tylerbernadyn. Newport. 29 Everett Street | $1,995,000. Open House on...
We applaud the recent passage of the state’s $13.6 billion budget, which includes vital funding and investments to undertake the mental health and substance use crisis Rhode Islanders are now facing. The budget not only provides resources to turn around an underfunded behavioral health provider system on the verge...
Submitted by The Preservation Society of Newport County. In collaboration with Art&Newport, The Preservation Society of Newport County will host “Pictus Porrectus: Reconsidering the Full-Length Portrait” at Isaac Bell House, beginning July 1. This exhibition will be available for public viewing on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays through Labor...
Newport Flower NEWPORT, R.I. – The 2022 Newport Flower Show filled Rosecliff with displays of color and creativity from June 17 through 19. Hundreds of gardeners submitted floral arrangements, botanical arts creations and horticultural specimens that were displayed in the Salon, Ballroom, Dining Room and Terrace. Below is the...
It’s a rare opportunity for the average Rhode Island student to be able to point to a forest and say, “I built that.”. Yet, that’s exactly what fourth-graders from the local elementary school did when they planted trees, packed mulch and watered the fledging forest during a field trip June 13 to Godena Farm.
For many of us, a three-day holiday weekend is on the horizon, or maybe you're even fortunate enough to have a vacation planned. And while there undoubtedly will be plenty to do — from cookouts to trips to the beach with family and friends — to celebrate the Fourth of July there's also the opportunity to break away and check out some local events.
Rhode Island reported far fewer coronavirus cases in the week ending Sunday, adding 1,826 new cases. That's down 12.8% from the previous week's tally of 2,095 new cases of the virus that causes COVID-19. Rhode Island ranked 32nd among the states where coronavirus was spreading the fastest on a per-person...
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NEWPORT, R.I. (June 29, 2022) – On June 23rd, a prolonged, synchronized blast of horns from a magnificent fleet of luxury yachts marked the successful conclusion of the 2022 Newport Charter Yacht Show presented by Helly Hansen Newport and produced by Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard. The melodious “hoorah” also signaled the start of the charter season in New England and the long-lasting effects of the Show’s four-days of activities on that industry’s success – for the present time and into the future.
Rise & Shine! I’m Scott Barrett, managing editor for The Daily News, and today is June 29, the 180th day of the year — 185 days remain in 2022. On this day 1972, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 vote, ruled the death penalty was unconstitutional. Four years later, it reinstated capital punishment under different guidelines.
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NEWPORT, R.I. – The 2022 Newport Flower Show filled Rosecliff with displays of color and creativity from June 17 through 19. Hundreds of gardeners submitted floral arrangements, botanical arts creations and horticultural specimens that were displayed in the Salon, Ballroom, Dining Room and Terrace. Below is the list of...
Good Morning, today is Tuesday, June 28. 🌊 On this day in 1969 – The Claiborne Pell Bridge opens to the public. 🌊 Let the games begin. Yesterday was the first day for candidates to declare for office in the 2022 primary and general elections. There were a few surprises, and candidates still have today and tomorrow to declare.