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Six Picks: The Best in Local Music This Week (November 30-December 6)

Holiday themed live music is breaking out all over this month and “Six Picks” will have highlights throughout the season. Send us links to...

Newport live music and entertainment guide: Dec. 1 – 3

Our Newport Live Music and Entertainment Guide is Newport County’s premier and most comprehensive source for live music and entertainment in our area. Here’s a...

Registration now open for 2018 Newport Night Run

Registration is now open for the fifth annual Newport Night Run, which will be held on April 7th, 2018. The 5K road race benefits the...
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What’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport: December 1 – 3

Discover all that's happening, new and to do in and around Newport this weekend. You Might Also Like: Six Picks: The Best in Local Music This...

Help brighten downtown Newport with seasonal cheer at Newport Skating Center’s Grand Re-Opening and...

The Newport Skating Center invites one and all to come enjoy a festive celebration with a sprinkle of holiday magic at its Grand Re-Opening...

Aquidneck Land Trust completes improvements to Oakland Forest and Meadow Preserve

Aquidneck Land Trust (“ALT”) has announced that they have completed improvements to Oakland Forest and Meadow Preserve after receiving a $1,500 grant from the...

Foolproof Brewing Company announces Annual Barrel Reserve Night and Fifth Anniversary Party

Foolproof Brewing Company today announced its annual Barrel Reserve Night & Fifth Anniversary Party, which will take place on Saturday, Dec. 16, 7:00-10:00 p.m., at...

Newport Police Department seeking two females who vandalized Cliff Walk

Newport Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying two females who recently vandalized the Cliff Walk using spray paint. UPDATE: 12/2/17 - Females who vandalized...

Early bird 3-day and 2-day passes are now available for 2018 Newport Jazz Festival

Flex tickets for the Newport Jazz Festival presented by Natixis Global Asset Management are sold out, but Early Bird 3-Day and 2-Day Passes are...
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Newport Marriott receives AAA’s Four Diamond Rating

The Newport Marriott, located in the heart of historic Newport, RI, has received the esteemed AAA Four Diamond Rating. This is the first time...

Newport Restoration Foundation hosts 2nd Annual ‘Keeping History Above Water’ in Annapolis

The second Keeping History Above Water conference, held October 29 through November 1 in Annapolis, Maryland, brought 275 attendees from around the world to discuss the...

Portsmouth single-use plastic bag survey results announced

The Town of Portsmouth recently asked their citizens about their use and disposal of single-use plastic bags, how effective they thought a ban on...

Senator Euer to host first Constituent Meeting

On Tuesday, December 5, Senator Dawn Euer (D - Dist. 13, Newport & Jamestown) will hold her first Constituent meeting. The meeting will be an opportunity...

Rogers Boosters Club will host ‘Christmas Tree & Wreath Sale’ outside IYRS this weekend

The First Annual Rogers High School Christmas Tree & Wreath sale will take place December 2 & 3 at IYRS, 449 Lower Thames Street,...

Ballard Park to host cleanup on December 2nd, volunteers needed

Friends of Ballard Park has announced that they will be hosting a cleanup of Ballard Park on Saturday, December 2nd from 10 am to 12 noon...

WUN Radio Edition – Podcast #10: Author David Brown chats about ‘Shadowing Dizzy Gillespie’

In celebration of Dizzy Gillespie’s 100th birthday, author David G. Brown (Deacon’s Crossbow) has shared his intimate experiences and memoirs of this humanitarian, innovator, and...
Mccoy Stadium

Sen. Sheehan says risks should be mitigated or state should walk away from PawSox...

After considering a proposal for the building of a new stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox, Sen. James C. Sheehan (D-Dist. 36, Narragansett, North...
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Applicants sought to replace John Florez on Newport City Council

Following the announcement that Newport City Councilor At-Large John Florez would be stepping down from City Council effective January 9th, 2018, the City of...

A1 Roofing & Construction donates Thanksgiving Day turkeys to the Dr. Martin Luther King...

A1 Roofing and Construction located on Bliss Road in Newport donated more than 60 turkeys to the Marcus Wheatland Avenue based Martin Luther King...

People’s Credit Union donates Thanksgiving Baskets to Child & Family Services

People's Credit Union's Community Enhancement Committee, Employee Activities Committee, and Senior Leadership Team recently partnered in a joint effort to raise funds for Thanksgiving...

BankNewport named Newport 10 Miler title sponsor

Local favorite road race, the Newport 10 Miler, has a new title sponsor, BankNewport. The annual event, which has sold out every year since...

Net Neutrality repeal could damage local news startups

Information must flow freely for democracy to flourish Editor's Note- The following was written by Matt DeRienzo, Executive Director of Local Independent Online News Publishers...

Cyber Monday “Six Picks” – Upcoming Concerts – Ticket Discounts Available

Tired of the malls? Amazon too big? Want to find a unique holiday gift this year? Look no further. We’ve got a bonus “Six Picks”...

VIDEO: Newport by drone – November 2017

Matt Eastwood shared with What'sUpNewp these drone highlights that he recently captured during an absolutely spectacular November day over Newport. This video includes drone footage...

Grace Vanderbilt unveils new ‘Cozy Cocktail Den’

The garden terrace at Newport’s Grace Vanderbilt hotel has received a makeover just in time for winter, emerging as the new Cozy Cocktail Den. Guests...