John Vitkevich of Portsmouth has been a strong opponent of the big blue signs that the DOT uses to inform the residents of RI on the status of the many current road projects around the State. Mr. Vitkevich has invited the public to a press conference, not only to […]
Traveling on the Newport Pell Bridge will definitely require patience starting May 15 with one lane of travel in each direction. Vehicles with a width exceeding 8 feet 6 inches will be prohibited from crossing the bridge from May 15 through the end of June and again from September 19 […]
There are about 200 blue signs statewide that advertise RhodeWorks projects, yet the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) denied several requests via Access to Public Records Act (APRA) by John Vitkevich of Portsmouth, requesting information regarding sign cost, future locations and funding source. Mr. Vitkevich appealed to RIDOT […]
Congratulations to Kelsi Chappell of Portsmouth for running the 26.2 mile 2017 Boston Marathon in 3:03:24, designating her as the fastest Rhode Island woman to run the 121st annual race. Well done Kelsie!!
Louis Escobar; Portsmouth’s Famous Farmer on Film Louis Escobar always wanted to be a dairy farmer and he is living his life’s dream. Forgotten Farms is a documentary directed by Dave Simonds, an actor, filmmaker and writer, and producer Sarah Gardner. The event is being hosted by NewportFILM with support […]
The 29th Annual Winter Festival will be held February 17-26, 2017. Live music, food contests, kids activities and so much more throughout Newport County. There will be more than 150 events including a chili cook-off, make your own perfume, horseback ride on the beach, and an ice bar at Pineapples. […]