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6 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
No decision has been made on whether the U.S. Navy will court-martial a nurse who refused to force-feed hunger strikers at Guantánamo during the summer, the nurse's commander says.
10 hrs ago | Patch.com
President Barack Obama will be attending a Democratic Congressional Candidates Committee fundraiser at Seafair - an Ocean Drive mansion - on Friday.
11 hrs ago | Daily Kos
"The legal brouhaha was set in motion in the spring of 2013. Following an early-morning waterfront prayer in Newport, R.I., Ward and O'Hara navigated a lobster boat into a shipping channel, pulled close enough to shore to shout to supporters on land, and dropped an anchor weighing more than 200 pounds - one that was chained and locked to their ... (more)
15 hrs ago | Patch.com
DUI Police charged Carl C. Russell, 54, of 51 Dudley Ave., Newport, with driving under the influence Aug. 26 at 6:21 p.m. WARRANTS Police charged David A. Traynum, 35, of 1225 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, with three warrants Aug. 24 at 6:50 p.m. DISORDERLY Police charged Kevin Joshua Johnson, 24, of Fruitland, Md., with disorderly conduct Aug. 24 at ... (more)
Thanks to the Labor Day holiday on Monday, trash and recycling collections in Newport will be delayed by one day the week of Sept.
Newport Police charged a 23-year-old city woman with domestic simple assault, domestic vandalism and domestic disorderly conduct after she allegedly smashed up an apartment and attacked her boyfriend after a quarrel.
Earlier this month, The 1772 Foundation pulled up stakes and moved from Connecticut to the Aquidneck Mill Building in downtown Newport.
Earlier this year, two people were struck and killed crossing the crosswalk here in Newport.
A Navy nurse who was the first, and apparently only, member of the medical staff at Guantanamo to refuse to take part in the feeding of hunger striking prisoners has had his assignment cut short at the U.S. base in Cuba, officials said Tuesday.
The Newport Board of Canvassers voted Tuesday to de-certify a local ballot question that would have asked voters if they supported the conversion of Newport Grand from a slot parlor into a full-blown casino.
Kyle Wentzel, 18, of Boy Scout Troop 1 was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at a Court of Honor at the FOP Lodge #21 in Middletown on August 17. Kyle is the son of Scott and Pat Wentzel, of Portsmouth.
As many gaslights in Newport have seen better days, some damaged in traffic accidents or worn by time, salt and storms, the city is exploring the feasibility of creating an "Adopt-a-Gaslight" program to make sure they keep burning for years to come.
Just a lazy cruise around Grand Island in the gloaming of an August evening and what do we see but this vision out of The Great Gatsby, the magnificently restored 104-f00t Trumpy Fantail, Freedom of Newport, RI .
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Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 08:58 pm
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