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7 Newport museums collaborate on ’36 Hours in Newport’, a new tourism marketing site

36 Hours in Newport RI is enough time to see museums, go swimming or boating, sleep in luxury and eat very well. It is...
Newport Live Music

Labor Day live music and entertainment listings (September 1 – 4)

Discover where to find live music, karaoke, comedy, dancing and entertainment this weekend in and around Newport! YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE –20+ things to do...

Now Hiring: Newport International Boat Show – Temporary Event Staff

The 47th Annual Newport International Boat Show will take place September 14 – 17, 2017 at the Newport Yachting Center located on historic Newport...

Obituary for Thomas Murphy

Thomas Edward Murphy, 72, of Newport passed away Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at Newport Hospital. He was the oldest of 7 children born to the...

Sail Newport hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to open New Mid-Park Marine Education and Recreation...

Sail Newport, along with a slate of dignitaries, officials and supporters, celebrated the opening of its new Mid-Park Marine Education and Recreation Center today. Over...

Obituary for Lauramae S. Magnett

Lauramae Magnett, of 76 Broadway, Newport, RI passed away on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at Newport Hosptial. She was the wife of the late...

What’s Up For Today: August 30th

Today’s Vitals Sunrise: 6:11 pm Sunset: 7:21 pm Low Tide: 8:02 am & 9:41 pm High Tide: 2:47 am & 3:21 pm Today’s WX: Rain. Patchy fog. Low around...

Bike Newport will raise money for 7-year-old boy injured in bike accident

Bike Newport announced yesterday that all funds raised by the Bike Newport team in the annual Bike to the Beach ride this Saturday will be contributed...

Obituary for Daniel J. Leonard

Daniel J. Leonard, 60 of Portsmouth, RI passed away unexpectedly on Sunday August 27, 2017. He was born in North Adams, MA on August 8,...

Clean Ocean Access appoints Elena Kissel as new Director of Development

Clean Ocean Access (COA) has announced that Elena T. Kissel has joined their team as Director of Development. Elena will be guiding all fundraising...

Waterfront home in Jamestown sells for $1.195 million

Lila Delman Real Estate International has announced the sale of 139 Seaside Drive in Jamestown for $1,195,000. In this transaction, Lila Delman Real Estate...

Expanded Newport Wooden Boat Show headed to Bowen’s Wharf

In less than three weeks, classic wooden boats from all over New England will be sailing into the marina at Bowen’s Wharf for the...

Naval War College presents inaugural faculty awards

Three faculty members at U.S. Naval War College (NWC) were presented this month with the inaugural awards for excellence at the school’s convocation ceremony...

What’s Up For Today: Tuesday, August 29th

Good Morning, Last night we wrapped up another summer season of sponsoring Laughter For Locals with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater. A big...

Op-ed: Representative Deborah Ruggiero – Manufacturing is real in Rhode Island

Manufacturing in Rhode Island is alive and well, but not the manufacturing from the days of our grandparents. Technology has changed how we do...

Cluny School hits the market for $2.995 million

Cluny School and its surrounding property on Brendton Road was listed earlier today for $2.995 million. "Just over 8 acres of prime real estate in the...

Euer’s margin of victory increases after Board of Elections count remaining mail ballots

The Rhode Island Board of Elections held a hearing on Monday to review approximately 230 mail ballots from the Rhode Island Senate District 13 (Jamestown, Newport) race that...
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Now Hiring In Newport: 110+ Local Businesses (August 28)

Time for a part time gig, new full-time job or a new career? Start your job search right here on www.whatsupnewp.com, there are more...

Obituary for Leonard F. Harkin

Leonard “Lenny” F. Harkin, Jr., 70, of Swansea, MA, formerly of Newport, RI passed away on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Charlton Memorial Hospital...

12+ things to do this week: August 28 – September 1

Discover what's happening, new and to do in and around Newport this week. Monday, August 28th 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm - Wind River at Jane...

Live music and entertainment listings: August 28 – September 1

You Might Also Like –40+ things to do this week in Newport: August 14 – 18 Monday, August 28 4:30 pm – Brian Scott at The...
Newport history

On This Day In Newport History: Nation’s First Jail Sentence For Speeding Handed Down

On August 28, 1904, the nation's first jail sentence for speeding in an automobile was handed down in Newport, RI. Judge Darius Baker imposed the...

What’s Up For Today: Monday, August 28th

Good Morning, The final weekend of August is here, can you believe it? It’s hard to believe that September is around the corner. There’s plenty...

Obituary for Tony Mark Clarke

Tony Mark Clarke, 55, of North Kingstown, formerly of Middletown and Newport, RI died unexpectedly Friday, August 25, 2017 in Newport. Mr. Clarke was born...

‘Ruweida V’ Wins Panerai Newport Classic Yacht Regatta

The 38th Annual Panerai Newport Classic Yacht Regatta presented by IYRS concluded in Newport today with R-Class Ruweida V, restored by IYRS students, as the...