Newport, RI – Here’s a look at what’s up for the day ahead in Newport, Rhode Island. Monday, October 15, 2018 Weather: Today – Showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog
Newport, RI – When Newport, Rhode Island was founded in 1639, what were people wearing? Join the Newport Historical Society’s History Space event, A Colonist’s Wardrobe, on Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 10am-2pm, at the Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House, 17 Broadway, Newport, RI, for an interactive program with 17th-century tailor Dan Rosen. Chat with Dan and feel the fabrics as he
Heading into the final days of the 2018 election – locally and statewide – incumbents hold a strong edge financially, as candidates look to solidify their voter bases and assure supporters turn out at the polls. Expect candidates to accelerate efforts to get their message out. Voters across the state will be inundated with advertisements,
Johnston, RI – Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation (Resource Recovery) is encouraging residents to visit Eco-Depot on Saturday, October 20 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Resource Recovery located at 65 Shun Pike in Johnston. Created in 2001, the Eco-Depot program is a free service offered that provides for the proper handling, packaging, storage, transportation and
This past weekend more than 10,000 residents and tourists descended upon Washington Square and the Broadway district for the third annual Broadway Street Fair. Merchants set up stands, musicians performed at a series of stages, and food vendors and restaurants fed the hungry and thirsty throngs of people. This is very appropriate because, since Newport’s
Island Moving Company announces performance dates for Far to Near: Choreography. Closer. a mixed repertory evening-length contemporary ballet featuring choreographers from Italy, Puerto Rico, and Newport October 26 and 27 in Newport, RI. Curated by Artistic Director Miki Ohlsen, Near to Far Choreography. Closer. is designed to showcase the company’s 13 nationally and international recruited
Newport, RI – A film documenting the ongoing struggle that women face to gain the recognition and prominent roles they deserve within the Catholic Church hierarchy will be screened at Salve Regina University next week, and will be introduced by both the producer and one of the inspirational women featured in the work. Free and open
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Watson Reservoir in Little Compton and Gardiner Pond in Middletown because of blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) blooms. Blue-green algae can produce toxins that can harm humans and animals. Health advisories remain in
Listen to Governor Gina Raimondo and you’ll be convinced that Rhode Island’s economy is strong, with wages growing faster than any other state. Listen to her Republican challenger, Cranston Mayor Allan Fung, and you’ll believe that Rhode Island is the worst state in which to do business. Ask Joe Trillo, an Independent candidate for governor
Washington, DC – Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Dan Sullivan (R-AK), and Cory Booker (D-NJ) cheered the signing by the president today of their bipartisan Save Our Seas (SOS) Act, to address the marine debris epidemic affecting America’s oceans, shorelines, and inland waterways, as well as other coasts across the globe. The Senators, all members of
Rogers High School will honor area veterans with an assembly at 9:15 am on Thursday, November 1st. The assembly, which is open to the public, will feature speakers and music by the Navy Band Northeast’s Ceremonial Band. This Veteran’s Day Assembly will be held in the Patrick F. Carroll Auditorium at the Rogers High School.
(Photo: COA volunteers helping pick up waste at Second Beach, Sachuest Point and Third Beach) Middletown, RI – Clean Ocean Access (COA) hosted a beach cleanup on Saturday, October 6th at Second Beach, Sachuest Point and Third Beach in Middletown where 49 volunteers helped to remove 80 pounds of debris. This weekend COA also worked hard to
National Fire Prevention Week is here and Newport Fire Department is getting involved by promoting fire safety messaging and by hosting a “Fire Prevention Family Day” at Easton’s Beach on Sunday, October 14th from 11 am to 3 pm. National Fire Prevention Week is observed in the United States and Canada, during the week in
This weekend offers two big events. One is a major education conference that is perfect for tour guides, tourism managers, preservationists, and all those engaged in heritage tourism. The second is a festival. It is for everyone, residents and visitors alike, and is all about seafood, music, and fun. Check them out below. FIRST:
Leading luxury and lifestyle magazine Condé Nast Traveler just unveiled the winners of its 31st annual Readers’ Choice Awards, ranking the best hotels, resorts, cities, islands, airlines, airports and cruise lines in the world. This year, the publication received a recording-breaking number of responses from nearly half a million readers with Newport and a handful of its
Newport, RI – Time for a new part-time gig, new full-time job or a new career? Start your job search right here, there are more than 80 businesses hiring right now in and around Newport. Featured Job Opportunities Advanced Remarketing Services – Customer Support Representative All About Home Care – Homemaker & Certified Nursing Assistant
Premier Pet Service is seeking a Dog Walker/Pet sitter who; has at least 1 year experience. Owning your own pet, although helpful, is not experience. is motivated. is organized. has good communication skills. is physically capable of walking 6+ hours a day. is strong enough and knowledgable enough to handle a 130lb reactive dog.
Work 1 on 1 with your clients! Spend the time you know is necessary for their well-being. All About Home Care is dedicated to providing extraordinary care and brightening the lives of seniors every day, supporting clients in Bristol & Newport Counties. Established with the goal of enabling seniors to live independently in their homes,
All About Home Care is dedicated to providing extraordinary care and brightening the lives of seniors every day, supporting clients in Bristol & Newport Counties. Established with the goal of enabling seniors to live independently in their homes, we are dedicated to providing extraordinary care. We are currently seeking a caring, responsible and professional Homemakers.
Newport, RI – Discover all that’s happening for live music and entertainment in and around Newport County this week – Tuesday, October 9th thru Monday, October 15th. Did we miss something? Let us know by emailing us Ryan@whatsupnewp.com. Newport Antonio’s Pizza Thursday – Trivia at 8 pm Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival Saturday, October 13th,
Providence, RI – The Senate Democratic Policy Caucus is working in partnership with all Democratic members of the Senate to develop and introduce legislation that will secure into state law protections that many observers view as threatened under a conservative Supreme Court. “Since the 2016 election, Rhode Islanders have been concerned that issues of great importance
While the overcast weather wasn’t ideal for Fall sightseeing, the cooler temperatures were welcomed by the 2,650 runners who completed the Amica Newport Marathon and Half Marathon on Sunday, October 7th. Ross MacAndrew, from East Greenwich, Rhode Island was the first across the line, winning the half marathon with a time of 1:12:43. “It was
Iain Guest,adjunct professor at Georgetown University and founder of The Advocacy Project, joined me on What’sUpNewp Radio on WADK 1540AM before his talk on Wednesday at Redwood Library and Athenaeum on Sexual Violence and War in Africa. We were joined by Matthew Gray from Ragged Island Brewing Company to chat about their plans to expand and grow in Portsmouth.
Newport, RI – Following a six-week voting period which drew in votes from more than 130 countries, the results are in from the International Tennis Hall of Fame’s first-ever Fan Vote for Hall of Fame induction. Of the eight nominated candidates, Chinese tennis great and two-time Grand Slam tournament champion Li Na finished in first
Newport, RI – Discover all that’s happening, new, and to do in and around Newport this week – Tuesday, October 9th thru Monday, October 15th. Tuesday, October 9 1 pm – What’sUpNewp Radio: Iain Guest, Sexual Violence & War in Africa 2 pm & 4:45 pm – Colette at Jane Pickens Theater 5 pm – Beer + Burger Night
Rhode Island, via a partnership between Governor Raimondo and the Legislature, continues to provide the targeted incentives needed to grow our economy. Local businesses are expanding and new businesses are relocating to Rhode Island once again. But while these incentives are essential in the short-term, they alone cannot not sustain the long-term economic growth we