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Stories with place: Newport
  • Beach Boys to perform at Newport Concert Series 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 8:49 am
  • NEWPORT, Rhode Island - The Beach Boys are coming to Newport this summer for the first time in five years as part of the Newport Concert Series.

  • Funeral for Nuala Pell set for April 21 in Newport 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 6:58 pm
  • NEWPORT, Rhode Island - A funeral service for Nuala Pell, wife of the late Sen. Claiborne Pell, has been scheduled next week in Newport.

  • Nuala Pell, widow of late US senator, dies 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 3:43 pm
  • NEWPORT, Rhode Island - Nuala Pell, widow of the late U.S. Sen. Claiborne Pell and a patron of the arts, has died.

  • Marathon survivor who lost leg wants to enjoy life 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 10:21 am
  • NEWPORT, Rhode Island - Within four months of getting a prosthetic leg, Heather Abbott went paddle boarding. Soon after, she got a special leg so she could walk in 4-inch heels, her preferred footwear. She's also got a special running blade, as well as an "everyday" leg.

  • Newport Grand explores sale to Paolino group 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 9:19 am
  • NEWPORT, Rhode Island - The owners of the Newport Grand slot parlor are exploring a possible sale to an investment group that includes former Providence Mayor Joe Paolino (pay-oh-LEE'-noh).

  • Navy center in RI to launch new sensor facility 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 5:37 pm
  • NEWPORT, Rhode Island - The Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport is preparing to formally inaugurate a facility that includes a massive tower designed to repair and certify periscopes, submarine communication systems, electronic warfare equipment as well as imaging and optical systems.

  • Sakonnet Bridge toll hike delay bill becomes law 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 12:37 pm
  • PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Legislation that pushes back the date at which Rhode Island's bridge authority can hike the 10-cent Sakonnet Bridge toll has become law without the governor's signature.

  • Newport foundation buys 1725 Townsend House 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 9:01 am
  • NEWPORT, Rhode Island - The Newport Restoration Foundation has bought the 18th century home of noted furniture maker Christopher Townsend.

  • 3 children hurt in bus-plow crash in Portsmouth 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 11:26 am
  • PORTSMOUTH, Rhode Island - Authorities say three children were taken to a hospital for evaluation of minor injuries after an accident involving a school bus and a snow plow in Portsmouth.

  • Strong storm to brush RI with light snow, wind 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 6:16 am
  • NEWPORT, Rhode Island - A strong spring storm is expected to brush southeastern Rhode Island with light snow and strong winds, while weather forecasters are warning of potentially life-threatening conditions at sea.

  • Top RI lawmaker: Hike texting-while-driving fines 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 11:04 am
  • PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The top lawmaker in the Rhode Island Senate is calling for increased fines for motorists caught texting while driving.