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Preservation Society of Newport County lays off 231 workers as PPP...

NEWPORT – The Preservation Society of Newport County has laid off 231 full-time and part-time workers, representing 69% of its staff, WJAR-TV NBC 10...

Newport Folk and Jazz festivals canceled

NEWPORT – Both the Newport Jazz and Folk festivals have been canceled this year, Newport Festivals Foundation Executive Director Jay Sweet announced on Wednesday. The...
RESURFACED: Visitors walk along the exit drive at The Breakers mansion in Newport. The drive was resurfaced with hand-cut pavers and features a heated tubing to keep the exit free of snow and ice in the winter.
 / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Rehabilitation project aims to return Breakers to Gilded Age appearance

Phase by phase, the landscape surrounding The Breakers in Newport is moving closer to its late 19th-century roots. Designed by landscape architect Ernest W. Bowditch...

Horse-drawn carriages return to Newport for Weekend of Coaching

NEWPORT – Authentic 19th-century horse-drawn carriages will be on parade for view to the public for free throughout Newport in the Preservation Society of...

Preservation Society of Newport County, RISD put on augmented reality exhibit

NEWPORT – The Preservation Society of Newport County has partnered with the Rhode Island School of Design to put on an augmented reality exhibit...
THE NEWPORT CLASSICAL MUSIC FESTIVAL will again feature a concert in the Breakers mansion. Above, french horn virtuoso Eric Ruske performs at The Breakers in Newport. / COURTESY NEWPORT MUSIC FESTIVAL

Newport Music Festival to feature 42 concerts for its 50th anniversary

NEWPORT - To celebrate its 50th anniversary this summer, the Newport Music Festival will feature Joshua Bell, A Far Cry and Imani Winds among...

Newport Mansions exceed 1 million tours for second consecutive year

NEWPORT – The Preservation Society of Newport County gave 1,017,586 tours of its 11 historic properties last year, the second consecutive year it has...

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