DERBY â€“ Well trained athletes from several states and provinces converged in Derby for the annual Kingdom Triathlon. The weather was good, partly cloudy, and around 70 degrees for the endurance testing races.
Participants swam in Seymour Lake, bicycled through Derby, Charleston, and Morgan, and ran along the country roads. The finish line was at the Derby Beach House.
For more of this story, read Monday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Aug. 5, 2013.
NEWPORT CITY - Thirty years ago Sunday, a handful of antique car enthusiasts met at Mulkin Automotive for an antique and classic car show. The show has grown since and now Cars of Yesteryear (COY) holds the event at North Country Union High School. This year's show featured about 145 cars from across New England and parts of Quebec. For more on this story, read Monday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Aug. 5, 2013.
The Newport City Fire Department recently held a dinner to benefit 13-year-old Bretton Hawksworth who has inoperable cancerous brain tumors. Firefighters presented the checks to parents James and Jodi Hawksworth. Left to right: Fire Chief James LeClair, Second Assistant Chief Pedro Grondin, Jodi and James Hawksworth, Neil Morrissette, and Butch Provencher.