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September 23, 2017

Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival returns this weekend

25+ things to do this weekend: Sept. 22 – 24

Discover all that’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport this first weekend of fall. You Might Also Like – Live music and entertainment listings: Sept. 22 – 24 Friday, September 22nd Island Moving Company’s Open For Dancing 2017 Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival 5 pm – Menashe at Jane Pickens Theater 7 pm

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Live music and entertainment listings: Sept. 22 – 24

Discover where to find live music, karaoke, comedy, dancing and entertainment this weekend in and around Newport! YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE –25+ things to do this weekend: Sept. 22 – 24 *Unless otherwise noted, the venue is located in Newport. Friday, September 22 Buskers: Pat Cottrell at 9 pm Celtica: Karaoke at 10 pm Clarke Cooke House: DJ & Dancing in

Eco-Depot headed to Easton’s Beach on September 30

Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation (Resource Recovery) in conjunction with Clean City Newport will host a collection of household hazardous waste (HHW) on Saturday, September 30 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Easton’s Beach located at 175 Memorial Blvd. This event is available free of charge to Rhode Island residents. To help reduce time spent in line, appointments should be

Newport Art Museum to present “Pictures & Windows: The Paintings of Christopher W. Benson from 1975 to 2017”

The Newport Art Museum has announced that they will present a retrospective of Christopher W. Benson’s work, on display September 29 – December 31, 2017 in the Museum’s Cushing Building located at 76 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI. The exhibition illustrates the evolution of Benson’s style over the course of his forty year career as a painter. Raised in

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MLK Community Center to host Fall Food Expo

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center has announced that it will be hosting a Fall Food Expo on October 6, 2017. This free event is in partnership with Jamestown Community Farm with funding from an AARP Community Challenge Grant and will be held at the MLK Community Center, 20 Dr. Marcus Wheatland Blvd.,

Latest on Hurricane Jose (Updated)

A Tropical Storm Warning for Newport has been issued by the National Weather Service for Newport. The Newport Police Department issued a press release on Monday reminding residents that Jose will likely bring high surf and dangerous rip currents to local beaches through much of this week. There are no lifeguards on duty at any

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212 Aquidneck Islanders will take on Amica Newport Marathon and Half Marathon

The Amica Newport Marathon & Half Marathon will have 3,500 runners on the starting line from around the country and across the globe. At press time, 212 of those registered for the October 8th road race call Newport, Middletown or Portsmouth home. Runners will line up on the starting line in the early hours of October 8th to tackle the

Newport Police warn of an impersonating Police Officer scam

The Newport Police Department has provided What’sUpNewp the following information in regards to an impersonating a Police Officer scam the Newport Police Department is currently investigating. On September 19, 2017, at about 4:30 p.m., a local woman received a phone call from a male party identifying himself as “Sgt. David Chapman of the Newport County

Preservation Society announces free Breakers landscape lecture series

This fall, The Preservation Society of Newport County will present a series of three lectures on “The Evolution of The Breakers Landscape,” sponsored by ALEX AND ANI. Admission to all lectures is free, but advance registration is required, online at www.NewportMansions.org/Learn/Lectures, or by calling 401-847-1851. Wednesday, October 11, 2017 11:00 a.m. Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Avenue, Newport Ernest Bowditch:

Pedal power takes riders across 4 Rhode Island bridges

Pea-Soup fog did little to deter the 950 cyclists that pedaled over four of Rhode Island’s bridges on Sunday during the fifth annual 4 Bridges Ride. The ride, sponsored by the Rhode Island Bridge and Turnpike Authority Foundation, benefits Save the Bay. The event is produced by Gray Matter Marketing. Riders began the journey at 7 AM from North

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Podcast: A conversation with Richard Price

Richard Price is an educator, a survivor, and among the hidden treasures of Rhode Island’s rich musical scene. A former lead trumpet player with the legendary Lionel Hampton, played with the Count Basie Orchestra, and is often called upon at major events to play his very special version of the National Anthem. He’s also a

Coast Guard readies for Jose, cautions mariners

Coast Guard units across the Northeast are accelerating preparations Monday ahead of forecasted tropical storm conditions expected to arrive in our area late Tuesday into Wednesday.   Forecasted marine and coastal effects, including 34-63 knot winds and 20-30 foot seas, could pose life-threatening conditions for mariners.   Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod crews are

Rhode Island Defense Economy Commission to meet in Middletown on September 20th

The Rhode Island Defense Economy Planning Commission will meet at a Middletown information technology company this week for updates from the Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance (SENEDIA), the Department of Labor and Training and Electric Boat. The commission is co-chaired by Rep. Deborah Ruggiero (D-Dist. 74, Jamestown, Middletown) and Sen. Louis P. DiPalma (D-Dist.

Now Hiring: 90+ local businesses (Sept. 18)

Time for a new part-time gig, new full-time job or a new career? Start your job search right here, there are nearly 100 businesses hiring right now in Newport. Featured Jobs 12 Meter Charters – Crew Member Position For 70 Foot Charter Sailing Yacht Admiral Fitzroy Inn – Now Hiring: Admiral Fitzroy Inn – Overnight Innsitter Classic

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