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2016 Aquidneck Island National Police Parade Set to Include over 100 Marching Units

The 2016 Aquidneck Island National Police Parade has announced the 33rd Annual Police Parade will be held on May 1, 2016 at 11:50 A.M. This year’s...

How the Aquidneck Island National Police Parade Will Affect Traffic and Parking Today

Traffic flow and parking in Newport will be affected by the 2016 Aquidneck Island National Police Parade, which kicks off at 1150 AM on...

National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day: Aquidneck Island Pets Looking For New Homes

National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day, which is observed each year on April 30, was created as a way to raise awareness for the thousands of...

WADK 1540 AM Rolls Out New Weekend Lineup, Includes Jazz Music

Jazz music and Newport, they go together like "peas and carrots". Bonnie Gomes, President of 3G Broadcasting, announced earlier this week on The Open Forum...

Newport Newswire: April 30, 2016

A look at where and why Newport is being mentioned today, locally and around the globe; Note: This is very much a live blog, this...
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The 16 Most-Read and Talked-About Newport Stories in April of 2016

Here’s what Newport was reading, talking about and most interested in during April of 2016! 16 - 22 From Aquidneck Island Will Run 120th Boston Marathon 15 - WPRI: Pedestrian...

What’s On Tap at The Wharf Pub: April 28 – May 1

What’s On Tap at The Wharf Pub is a sponsored weekly column written by Sarah Fimple, Beverage Manager of The Wharf Pub. It’s meant to keep you...

Velofix, a New Full-Service Mobile Bike Shop, Launches in Rhode Island

Riding your bike just got a lot easier. Whether you are a hardcore cyclist, a casual rider, or a family looking for bicycling fun,...
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Metered Parking, Residential Sticker Parking and Paid Public Parking Lots Return Tomorrow

A sure sign that summer is near? Metered Parking and Residential Sticker Parking starts on Sunday, May 1st. On-street metered parking will be in effect...
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Best Things To Do This Weekend in Newport (April 29 – May 1)

Discover the best events, activities and things to do during this weekend in and around Newport, RI. Wondering what’s happening for live music, comedy and entertainment this...
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Where to Find Live Music, Comedy and Entertainment This Weekend (April 29 – May...

Discover the best entertainment, comedy and live music happening around Newport, RI this weekend. Wondering what else is happening this weekend? Check this out –...
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Open Houses on Aquidneck Island This Weekend (April 29 – May 1)

Here’s our weekly roundup of open houses taking place on Aquidneck Island over the weekend, happy home shopping! Need real estate help or a reliable...

Podcast #92: newportFILM and Newportal

Friday proved to be a random and spontaneous edition of The Open Forum on WADK 1540 AM. Meredith from newportFILM checked in to let us...
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newportFILM and the International Tennis Hall of Fame Partner to Host Sports Film Festival...

Lights, camera, action meets game, set, match, when film buffs and sports fans gather for a packed weekend of sports documentaries and programming hosted...

Newport Newswire: April 29, 2016

A look at where and why Newport is being mentioned today, locally and around the globe Note: This is very much a live blog, this...

Newport Festivals Foundation Acquires Newport BridgeFest

The Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County (ACA) announced at its 24th Annual Meeting tonight that it has transferred rights to its popular BridgeFest...

Podcast #92: Talking About All Things Jazz Ahead of International Jazz Day

Today on The Open Forum on WADK 1540AM from 12:30pm to 2pm, I took a day off from politics/issues and talked about all things jazz ahead of International Jazz...

Newportal: A Collaborative Cultural Heritage Website Launches

Newportal, a free online collaborative database that brings together the art, objects, and manuscript collections of participating cultural heritage institutions in Newport, launched on...

Internationally Acclaimed ‘Light of the World Ballet’ Will Perform in Newport This Weekend

Newport, R.I. -- The internationally acclaimed Light of the World Ballet arrives in Newport April 30 for their first ever Rhode Island performance. This full-time...
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Joe Harris Set to Return to Newport in Approximately 1 Week, Marking Completion of...

Between May 4 and May 6, Joe Harris will return to Newport, Rhode Island on board his Class 40, Gryphon Solo 2 completing a solo circumnavigation...

Newport Newswire: April 28, 2016

A look at where and why Newport is being mentioned today, locally and around the globe; Note: This is very much a live blog, this...

Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County Will Hold 24th Annual Meeting Tonight

The Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County (ACA) will be celebrating its 24th anniversary at its annual meeting this Thursday, April 28th at...

Middletown School Set to Chat with International Space Station on May 6th

On Wednesday, leaders of the global space communications consortium, Amateur Radio aboard the International Space Station , confirmed that Rhode Island’s first ever space-to-school...

Applications Now Open For US Qualifier of Hi-Tech Youth Sailing Competition That’s Coming to...

Today’s youth may have easy access to the technological world but now those talented in sailing will race with the latest in sailboat innovation...

Podcast #91: Discussion with Scott Wolf, Executive Director of Grow Smart RI

Today on The Open Forum on WADK 1540AM from 12:30pm to 2pm...we chatted about RI's Presidential Preference Primary, RI's Green economy, local issues and much more...