Monday, May 20, 2013
Middletown sisters Mercedes and Ashley Ney placed second and third, while their Middletown cousin Mackenzie Reynolds placed fourth.
Nearly 30 racers competed in the 17th Annual Ocean State Soap Box Derby Saturday for the chance to represent Rhode Island in the Derby Nationals in Akron, Ohio. First-time racer Robby Dufault of Newport won the 2013 Stock Division title. Robby is a 1st grade student at Cranston-Calvert and raced in a car sponsored by Farley Law/Cafe Zelda. Middletown sisters Mercedes and Ashley Ney placed second and third, while their Middletown cousin Mackenzie Reynolds placed fourth. All three girls were sponsored by the Viking Riders and Johnny's Getty. Ashley and Mackenzie are 3rd grade students at Forest Ave School. Mercedes is a 5th grade student at Gaudet School. The 2013 Super Stock division title was won by 2011 Stock Champion Madison Rathbun. …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Join us on May 19th at the Second Beach Parking Lot for our fifth annual ride.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
The Newport woman, who lost part of her left leg in the Boston Marathon bombings, through out the first pitch.
Yesterday was Rhode Island Day at Fenway Park and a special Rhode Islander threw out the first pitch. On her way from Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital to her Newport home, Heather Abbott stopped by Fenway Park and walked out to the pitcher's mound. The last time she was at Fenway Park had been Monday, April 15, Patriot's Day. After she left the stadium, Abbott and friends went to the see the finish of the Boston Marathon on Boylston Street. She was caught in the second bombing and lost part of her left leg as a result of her injuries. According to the Providence Journal, Abbott got out of her wheelchair and walked out to the mound at Fenway Park to throw out the ceremonial first pitch on Saturday. "She braced herself on her right foot …
David Palkovic, 20 years old, is currently a collegiate runner for CCRI and was unable to accept his prize due to prohibitions on collegiate athletes accepting money or payment for their performance.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
The route for this year will both begin and end at Potter Cove
After a 37-year tradition was nearly derailed by federal sequestration, Save The Bay has finalized its plans for this year’s annual Swim, one of the longest running and most beautiful open water charitable swims in the country. For decades, The swim began at Naval Station Newport, where 500 swimmers and 250 kayakers plunged and paddled westward across the East Passage of Narragansett Bay to Jamestown. Rather than starting the 1.7 mile swim at the island home of the Naval War College and ending at Potter Cove in Jamestown, the route for this year will both begin and end at Potter Cove. The event, scheduled for Saturday, July 20, celebrates decades of achievement in cleaning up the Bay. Proceeds from The Swim provide critical financial …
Friday, May 10, 2013
Team Headstrong was formed to continue the legacy of Newport resident Joe Caruso and the inspiration he provided
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run (PHR) is a free, one-day event for boys and girls ages 7-14
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Carm writes about the Little League opening day
Thursday, May 2, 2013
The new classes are offered at the Villari's Martial Arts Center
Middletown girls track beat Rogers 112-25