Judge dismisses suit over Breakers welcome center
A judge has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to prevent a welcome center on the grounds of The Breakers mansion in Newport, although a second lawsuit is still pending.
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It's a Whole New Ball Game
Luxury homeowners are transforming ballrooms into lavish spaces. The Najjars have hosted black-tie dinners in their ballroom; the Bradleys furnished their ballroom with historical pieces.
Newport 375th July 4 Fireworks will Light up Newport Harbor
Just after dark, right around 9:15 p.m., Newport Harbor will be lit aglow with streaming spikes of fire as the City-by-the-Sea celebrates both Independence Day and its 375th Anniversary.
Vincenti Agrees Contract Extension
Peter Vincenti has become the latest player to sign a contract extension with Rochdale.
Providence weather: Return to summer starting Friday
Forecast discussion: After some early morning showers and light rain, skies began to clear faster than what I forecast last night.
Mansion turf battle in Newport, Rhode Island
A proposal to build a visitors center on the grounds of the historic Vanderbilt estate, The Breakers , has spawned three lawsuits, a flurry of contentious public hearings and a ton of bad feelings, culminating last week when the town's Preservation Society of Newport County - headed by ex-Gov. Bill Weld 's former environmental affairs secretary ... (more)