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25+ Things To Do This Weekend in Newport: March 31 – April 2

Here’s what’s happening in and around Newport, RI during the first weekend of April! You Might Also Like – This Weekend: Live Music, Comedy and Entertainment Listings (March 31 – April 2) Friday, March 31 4:15 pm & 7 pm – The Zookeeper’s Wife at Jane Pickens Theater 6 pm – Thompson Middle School PBIS FUNdraiser at LaForge

Netflix to Release ‘The Discovery’ on Friday, March 31st

The Discovery, the movie filmed in Newport during the spring of 2016, is scheduled to be released on Friday, March 31st at  3:00 am. Starring Robert Redford, Jason Segel and Rooney Mara, the movie was filmed on the campus of Salve Regina University, Newport Hospital, Fort Adams, Third Beach, Ocean Drive and in several other locations throughout

Teresa Paiva Weed Will Officially Resign from RI Senate on Friday, Special Election Scheduled (Updated)

Teresa Paiva Weed’s last Senate session as Senator of District 13 (Newport, Jamestown) was on Thursday, she will be officially resigning her seat on Friday, March 31st. Paiva Weed, who has been the state senator of District 13 since 1992, announced on March 22nd that she would be resigning from the Senate and would be

Salve Regina University

Mercy Center at Salve to host ‘Welcoming the Stranger: The Reality of Refugees in Rhode Island’

As the issues of immigration and refugees continue to be debated in the United States, the Mercy Center for Spiritual Life at Salve Regina is welcoming members of the university community to a program featuring three speakers who will share their personal stories about these issues. Shukuru Mugwa, Ahmed Aden Mohamud and Uma Chapagain will

St. Mary’s Church Discovers Mysterious Sculpture During Historic Restoration of Pipe Organ

Hidden and forgotten for nearly 200 years, a mysterious carved head of a woman’s profile with historic and religious significance has been discovered in St. Mary’s Church. St. Mary’s announced on March 29th that the rare and precious finding dates back to 1848 when the church was built by Newport’s Irish immigrants and may be

Story of ‘The Von Bulow Affair’ Will Be Told in Six-Part Original Scripted Television Series

“The Von Bulow Affair” was the most scandalous and sensational murder trial of the 1980s, borne from the bowels of high society that existed between white-linen parties of Newport and white-powder mischief at New York’s poshest nightclub. America was riveted by the charges that Danish-born aristocrat Claus von Bulow twice attempted to murder his heiress

Newport’s Clean City Program will host Spring Recycling Day at Easton’s Beach on April 8th

The Newport Public Services Department’s Clean City Program will hold a Spring Recycling Day for ‘harder to recycle’ items on Saturday, April 8 from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. rain or shine in Easton’s Beach east parking lot, 175 Memorial Blvd., Newport. This event will accept the following items for recycling: paper shredding, scrap metal,

Salve Regina University

Salve Regina University’s Department of Music, Theatre and Dance will Present ‘Godspell’

Salve Regina University’s department of music, theatre and dance will present its production of Godspell with performances scheduled March 30-April 9 at the Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody St. Based on the Book of Matthew, Godspell, written by Academy Award and Tony Award winner Stephen Schwartz and John-Michael Teblack, is a vibrant and joyful telling of

Introducing ‘What’s Up With That’, A New Series Where Curious Readers Submit Questions

What’sUpNewp is inviting our readers to get involved in our hyperlocal community journalism. Community journalism is defined as locally oriented, professional news coverage that typically focuses on city neighborhoods, individual suburbs or small towns, rather than metropolitan, state, national or world news. Hyperlocal connotes information oriented around a well-defined community with its primary focus directed toward

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