Saturday, September 10, 2011
DEM asks swimmers to stay out of the water this weekend until the effects of Katia have passed.
Saturday, September 10, 2011
The Department of Environmental Management is urging residents to exercise caution along southern shoreline areas this weekend because of the strong rip currents and heavy surf expected as Hurricane Katia remains off the southeast New England coast. An advisory issued this morning by the National Weather Service cautions that as the storm passes to the east of the state on Saturday, there will be high surf and dangerous rip currents along the south shore, in addition to gusty northeast winds. DEM’s Division of Parks and Recreation is advising the public to continue to follow the advice of the National Weather Service and its high surf advisory, and refrain from entering the water until the effects of the storm have passed. A rip current…
Friday, July 29, 2011
Here's a look at what's happening in and around Middletown today.
Did someone say “free lunch?” And I was going to get an iced coffee anyway. Storytime with Miss Lynn at Barnes & Noble this morning features “Cars Galore” by Peter Stein. Lots happening at the Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge Friday: Catch the seine net class at 1 p.m., then stick around for the 5 p.m. seminar, “Steps to Living a Greener Life.” Looking for good waves out on Second Beach? Swells are forecast to build Friday afternoon before peaking around 6 p.m., then continue through the early part of Saturday. After that, it'll look like a pond out there. On this day in 1958, the U.S. Congress passes legislation establishing the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), a civilian agency responsible for coordinating …
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
A look at what's happening in and around Middletown today.
It’s Family Night at Easton’s Beach! Catch Abbey Rhode for a free beach concert. A Bluegrass Invitation Band plays at Sweet Berry Farm tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. Hitting the beach? Find out today’s surf conditions. The Newport Music Festival continues today with three different concerts, beginning with Morning Mozart at the Elms. On this day in 1799, a French soldier discovered the Rosetta Stone, a rock slab inscribed with ancient writings that enabled scholars to decipher ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics for the first time in about 2,000 years.
Friday, July 8, 2011
A look at what's happening in and around Middletown as we welcome the weekend.
Looking for the daily surf report for Middletown or hitting the beach this weekend? Check out MagicSeaweed.com's forecast. Looking to bring a new dog or cat into the home this summer? The Potter League for Animals just received nearly 30 southern dogs and is looking to place nearly 70 homeless cats into loving homes. Is it a beach weekend or isn’t it? Tough call. The forecast for Friday and Saturday seems to be anyone’s guess right now while Sunday seems to have the strongest chance of sun. Friday morning, the Newport Music Festival presents Chopin Rarities, little known and recently discovered minor masterpieces by Frederic Chopin. On July 8-10 in history, Paris turned 2,000 years old in 1951, the Wimbledon tournament began in 1877 and …