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HAPPENING IN & AROUND NEWPORT

Results: 13th Annual Norman Bird Sanctuary 5K Run/Walk in memory of David Leys, Jr.

The 13th Norman Bird Sanctuary 5k was run on Saturday morning, hundreds of runners enjoyed the beauty of Norman Bird Sanctuary...

Common Fence Music and Hope & Main to co-present a free Summer Concert Series

Common Fence Music and Hope & Main are excited to announce that they will be partnering this summer to bring a free...

A Windy Lap of the Conanicut Island on Day 1 of the Annual Regatta Rewards Those Teams that Keep the Pedal Down

Boats designed to the Universal Rule weren’t built to be sailed tentatively, or by tentative sailors. The smaller classes, in particular, were...

City: Miantonomi Tower will be open to the public every Saturday June 15 – August 31

The City of Newport announced on their Facebook Page on Friday that Newport Open Tower Days return this weekend!

Herreshoff Marine Museum to hold 2nd Annual Herreshoff Waterfront Festival & Wharf Sale

The Herreshoff Marine Museum invites the public to kick off the summer with a visit to the Museum for its 2nd Annual...

What’s Up in Newport this weekend (June 14 – 16)

Discover all that's happening, new, and to do in and around Newport, Rhode Island this weekend! Weekend...

Anytime Fitness opening in Newport

Anytime Fitness, the world's largest and fastest-growing fitness club chain, is adding another franchise to Aquidneck Island. After opening...

With Large Fleets in IRC and PHRF, the 165th Annual Regatta is a Hit With the Ratings (Divisions)

Rating rules have evolved significantly since nine yachts started—from anchor, with all sails except jibs set—a "Trial of Speed" on July 15,...

Newport Art Museum presents ‘Defiance!’ performance by Sylvia Ann Soares on the life of sculptor Nancy Elizabeth Prophet

via Newport Art Museum On Thursday, June 27, 2019, Newport Art Museum will present "Defiance!": a dramatic performance on...

Newport Tour Guides & Greeters News #76: Newport County Residents Days this weekend

This weekend we’ll focus on hosting our neighbors and friends and all those who live in Newport County with free admission to...

Schedule: Public, private Firework Displays that will light up the Newport sky in 2019 (Updated)

With the City of Newport moving their Annual Fireworks Display from July 4th to July 13th, and then from July 13th to...

A Century At Sea: Comprehensive Maritime Auction featuring more than 700 items coming to IYRS on July 19 – 20

On July 19th and 20th, Guernsey’s will be holding a massive nautically-themed auction focusing on great ocean liners, majestic sailing ships and...

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LIVING IN & AROUND NEWPORT

Newport County Road Report: RITBA and RIDOT scheduled lane closures for June 15-22

Here’s what’s on tap for road construction and traffic this upcoming week. Of note, RITBA: Deck Project on Newport Pell...

City: Miantonomi Tower will be open to the public every Saturday June 15 – August 31

The City of Newport announced on their Facebook Page on Friday that Newport Open Tower Days return this weekend!

Sen. DiPalma bill that protects families with parents that have disabilities passed by Senate

Sen. Louis P. DiPalma’s (D-Dist. 12, Middletown, Little Compton, Newport, Tiverton) legislation (2019-S 0702A) that precludes the disability of a parent from...

Schedule: Public, private Firework Displays that will light up the Newport sky in 2019 (Updated)

With the City of Newport moving their Annual Fireworks Display from July 4th to July 13th, and then from July 13th to...

City, Police Department seeking information on suspected vandalism at Miantonomi Park

This story has been updated to include a statement from the City of Newport. Newport Police Department took to...

RITBA: Eastern approach of Newport Pell Bridge will experience temporary power outage on Wednesday night

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) would like to inform the motoring public that on Wednesday, June 12th, between the hours...

VIDEO: City Council Workshop – Historic Newport Spring Project Traffic study

Newport City Council held a workshop on Monday night about the "Spring Project -Traffic Studies", the meeting lasted approximately 1 hour and...

Newport PD: Portion of Bellevue Avenue will be closed this week for road construction

The Newport Police Department announced today in a press release that road construction will be taking place on Bellevue Ave at Prospect...

Newport County Road Report: RITBA and RIDOT scheduled lane closures for June 8 – 15

Here’s what’s on tap for road construction and traffic this upcoming week. Of note, RITBA: Deck Project on Newport Pell...

Governor Raimondo declares today ‘Gun Violence Awareness Day’ in Rhode Island

Governor Gina M. Raimondo signed a proclamation officially declaring today as Gun Violence Awareness Day in Rhode Island. She was joined by Erica...

RIDOT: Portion of Elm Street, Poplar Street will be temporarily closed for rail maintenance

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced temporary closures of a small portion of two streets in Newport for improvements...

Senate passes Plastic Waste Reduction Act, legislation moves to House for consideration

The Senate today approved legislation introduced by Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio (D-Dist. 4, North Providence, Providence) that would enact the Plastic...

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LODGING & REAL ESTATE

Newport Open Houses: 16 listings to check out this weekend (June 15 -16)

On the market for a new home in the Newport area? Here are some open houses taking place this weekend that...

Waterfront home in Portsmouth fetches $1.39 million

Lila Delman Real Estate announced the sale of 165 Heidi Drive in Portsmouth today, the property reportedly sold for $1,396,085. 

Newport Open Houses: 17 listings to check out this weekend (June 8 – 9)

On the market for a new home in the Newport area? Here are seventeen open houses taking place this weekend that you...

Report: Homes becoming more affordable despite rising prices

Nearly three-quarters of the 100 largest U.S. metros -- including some of the priciest like San Jose, Calif., and San Francisco -- are more affordable...

‘Seaglass’ cottage on Bellevue sells for $3.525 million

Lila Delman Real Estate announced the sale of ‘Seaglass’, 692 Bellevue Avenue in Newport, for $3,525,500 on Monday.  Cynthia...

Sea Spray in Jamestown sells for $5 million

Lila Delman Real Estate has announced the sale of ‘Sea Spray’, 238 East Shore Road in Jamestown for $5,000,000.  Cynthia...

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Results: 13th Annual Norman Bird Sanctuary 5K Run/Walk in memory of David Leys, Jr.

The 13th Norman Bird Sanctuary 5k was run on Saturday morning, hundreds of runners enjoyed the beauty of Norman Bird Sanctuary...

Common Fence Music and Hope & Main to co-present a free Summer Concert Series

Common Fence Music and Hope & Main are excited to announce that they will be partnering this summer to bring a free...

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Newport Art Museum’s 2019 Artists’ Ball to celebrate the singular vision of artists Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney and Howard Gardiner Cushing

By The Newport Art Museum On Friday, July 19, 2019 the Newport Art Museum will host its annual summer fundraiser, the Artists’...

Kicking & Screaming: An evening of dance films coming to Newport Art Museum’s Art After Dark

Newport Art Museum's Art After Dark is back on Thursday, June 13 from 5 - 8 pm. In celebration of the Museum’s current exhibition "Avant Gardens," Art...

The Gulf Stream Bar and Grille celebrates its third anniversary

The Gulf Stream Bar and Grille announced that today marks its third anniversary. Housed in an original Quonset...

Sylvia Brown will speak at Newport Art Museum’s Annual Meeting

The Newport Art Museum will welcome its members and non-members alike for its Annual Meeting of the Membership on Wednesday, May 29...

Newport Waterfront Oyster Festival returns this weekend, here’s what you need to know

The 4th Annual Newport Waterfront Oyster Festival returns to Bowen's Wharf this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Bowen's Wharf has...

Avis Berman coming to Newport Art Museum

The Newport Art Museum will welcome independent writer, critic, and art historian Avis Berman for a talk on Friday, May 17 at 5...

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