More than 55 restaurants throughout Newport and Bristol counties will participate in the fall edition of Newport Restaurant Week that begins today and goes thru the 11th. Enjoy two-course prix fixe lunches for $20, three-course prix fixe dinners for $35, and a selection of three-course “premier menu” prix fixe dinners for $50.
The Portsmouth Democratic Town Committee, at their monthly meeting on November 1, 2018, unanimously passed a resolution calling on all state representatives — including the four who represent Portsmouth — to oppose current House speaker Nicholas Mattiello’s bid for re-election to the post of Speaker of the House.
After an amazing and beautiful debut performance at the 2018 Newport Folk Festival in July, The War and Treaty return to our area for two shows this week – Friday at Great Scott in Allston, MA, and Saturday at the Narrows Center For The Arts in Fall River.
The Rhode Island Good Neighbor Energy Fund (GNEF) announced today that it is now open for 2018-19 for those Rhode Island households experiencing financial difficulty and in need of assistance with their energy bills.
Newport voters have new choices at the ballot box. Stay the course and watch the city continue to be swallowed up by lucrative real estate transactions and massive hotel expansions, stoking an exploding, infrastructure stressing seasonal market. Or, you can choose to elect two new ward councilors, equipped with the tools, experience, and vision…
The International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association honored Earl J. “Buddy” Croft III, Executive Director of the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority with the association’s Lifetime Honorary Membership Award at a ceremony last week in Baltimore, Maryland.
Today -Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog before 8am, then patchy fog after 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a southwest wind 17 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight - Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 9pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog. Low around 59. South wind around 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Today -SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 6 ft. Patchy fog. Showers likely. A chance of tstms this afternoon with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Tonight - S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 6 to 7 ft. Patchy fog. Showers with a chance of tstms. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Coastal Water Temperature - 54.0 °F
Sun, Moon, Tide:
The sun will rise in Newport at 7:19 am and sunset will be at 5:39 pm.
The first high tide was at 3:34 am and the next high tide will be at 4:03 pm. The first low tide will be at 9:41 am and the next low tide at 10:51 pm.
Today we will have 10 hours and 20 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 12:29 pm.
The lunar phase is a Waning Crescent. Moon age is 23 days, lighting is 36%.