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Should vaccinations for children be legally required?
Do gun control laws need to be more or less strict than they are now?
In a 6-0 vote, Newport City Council directed the city solicitor to pursue litigation against Clarke School Partners, the developers of the Clarke School apartment complex.
Factory buildings, a school, a one-time livery in a tony seaside neighborhood, a Newport hotel, the Providence Journal and a village are among the winners of the recent lottery for state historic building tax credits.
Rhode Island Senator Dawson T. Hodgson, representing Narragansett and South Kingstown, toured Naval Station Newport with several other state senators.
Congratulations to the first ever Gaudet Underwater Robotics Club for completing the Fourth Annual Seaperch Derby at New Bedford High School this past weekend.
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Children ages 4 and up are welcome to visit with Santa Clause at the Newport Public Library, located at 300 Spring St. on Thursday, Dec. 12th at 4 p.m. Read more here .
Dec. 11, 2013 - NEWPORT, R.I. -- In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the world-renowned Newport Jazz FestivalA , clarinetist/ saxophonist Anat Cohen , vocalist/pianist Karrin Allyson , bassists Larry Grenadier and Ben Allison , pianist Peter Martin , guitarist Mark Whitfield , trumpeter Randy Brecker , and drummer Clarence Penn embark on the ... (more)
When Newport resident John Florez heard his friend's dog was diagnosed with immune-mediated thrombocytopenia, he turned to the internet for help.
A $1 million streetscape improvement in Newport tops a list of projects that municipal officials hope will benefit from a new state loan fund for repairing municipally-owned roads and bridges.
A Middletown bakery took home first prize at the Newport Mansions gingerbread competition, held at The Breakers in Newport.
More than three decades after John Lennon 's untimely death, a Bermuda museum remembers him with a stylized sculpture.
Protecting the security of the United States from both air and sea is what the exclusive, world-class group of Navy Pilots and Naval Flight Officers do on a regular basis.
More than 75 merchants throughout Newport will keep their businesses open until at least 8 pm on Thursday, December 5th, 12th and the 19th to encourage locals shoppers to buy local this holiday season.
Imagine a whole new set of previously unseen and unheard John Lennon material. It's easy if you try - and have access to iTunes.
The only listing by the Rhode Island Broadcasters Association on Monday for the state was that the Newport-based Cluny School's Living Nativity has been postponed to Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. Providencejournal.com is now using Facebook Comments.