NEWPORT — The Newport School District’s reopening plan for the 2020-2021 school year will offer students a choice between returning to school for in-person instruction or full-time remote instruction.

Cavendish village is home to some of the oldest buildings in town-Academy Building (started in 1782); the Cavendish Historical Society Museum (1834) and the Cavendish Stone Church (1844). In addition, there is the boarding house where Phineas Gage was taken after the tamping rod went through…

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CLAREMONT — The Claremont School District’s reopening proposal for 2020-2021 received a mixed and at some points divided reception from the Claremont School Board on Sunday, only days before the board will officially vote on the plan. Read more


At least five people were killed as Tropical Storm Isaias spawned tornadoes and dumped rain Tuesday along the U.S. East Coast after making landfall as a hurricane in North Carolina, where it caused floods and fires that displaced dozens of people.