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Newport Bermuda Race: Youth teams making their mark in thrash to the Onion Patch

No matter how you look at it, thrash, whether used as a noun or a verb, sounds like a bad thing.  But for the...

CBD presents ‘Bagels over Berlin’, a powerful documentary about Jewish airmen during WWII; Filmmaker...

“Bagels over Berlin” is a powerful documentary that premiered this month and tells the story of Jewish Airmen who fought in the U.S. Army...
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$42,000 in grants awarded to 10 local groups across Rhode Island, projects will focus...

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) announced on Thursday that they have awarded $42,000 in grants to 10 local groups to work on...

People’s Credit Union appoints Traci Carpenter as Senior Vice President of Operations

People's Credit Union announced on Thursday the appointment of Traci Carpenter as Senior Vice President of Operations. Carpenter will be responsible for the Credit Union's...

What’sUpNewp Radio Edition – May 31: Tim Towey

Tim Towey makes his weekly stop by the show and will join Ryan Belmore for a conversation on the Tiverton Casino, to chat about some local...

The Open Forum – May 31: A convo with Len Lardaro, University of Rhode...

Rhode Island economy – bliss or abyss. A deal for a new Pawtucket Red Sox stadium by the numbers. How do you turn around...

Six Picks: The Best in Local Music This Week (May 31-June 6)

All kinds of music around the state this weekend on our weekly round-up “Six Picks.” Read on for some of the area’s best shows. Cheryl...

This Weekend: 30+ things to do in and around Newport

Discover all that’s happening, new, and to do in and around Newport this weekend. Friday, June 1st 4 pm to 8 pm - Mission Nights at Ragged...
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This Weekend: Live music and entertainment listings

Here’s a look at all the live music and entertainment that’s worth seeing, hearing, doing, or knowing about in Newport County this weekend. You might...

Volvo Ocean Race: Next edition of the race planned for 2021 under new ownership

As the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 builds towards an exciting finish in June in The Hague, organisers can confirm the next edition of the...

International Tennis Hall of Fame to partner with seven local charities in Aces for...

When the ATP World Tour comes to Newport this July, every ace fired off on stadium court will mean more than just a point...

Newport Art Museum to host Newport String Project Season Finale Concert

Last fall, the Newport Art Museum proudly hosted the Newport String Project's Season Opening concert. The Museum is delighted to welcome them back for...
Newport Polo

Newport Tour Guides & Greeters News – #22: Newport In June: Gardens, Polo,...

Yes, Virginia, Winter has finally bid us a fond adieu, and at last, Summer beckons.  It’s time to enjoy June. With this wonderful change in...

What’sUpNewp Radio Edition – May 30: The Newport Architectural Forum; Pastor Paul Hoffman

On June 02, various organizations within the Newport community are coming together to celebrate this vast and rich architectural heritage. Ross Cann joined us...

The Open Forum – May 30: Pro-Choice Advocates, The Ireland-RI Connection

Mary Ann Sorrentino, the former head of Rhode Island’s Planned Parenthood, and longtime advocate for women’s rights, joined WUN's Ryan Belmore and Frank Prosnitz in advance of a...
RI Food Policy Council

Agriculture Day: $210,000 in grants awarded to 21 local food businesses across Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), along with its partners, today awarded over $210,000 to 21 local food businesses as part of...
Block Island Wind Farm

Raimondo, Deepwater Wind: ‘Revolution Wind Project’ will create 800+ construction jobs; will power 200,000+...

Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Deepwater Wind CEO Jeff Grybowski announced today in a press release that the Revolution Wind project is expected to...

110+ businesses are hiring in and around Newport right now

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 100...

23rd Annual Newport Flower Show set to take Place at Rosecliff from June 22...

The 2018 Newport Flower Show, themed Cottages: Smart & Small, will take place at Rosecliff from Friday, June 22 through Sunday, June 24, 2018. America’s premier summer flower...
Mccoy Stadium

Newly proposed Pawtucket Red Sox legislation would remove taxpayer risk

A revised approach for the proposed new Pawtucket Red Sox stadium that removes the risk to the state’s taxpayers will be considered by the...

Coast Guard hones in on safety as summer boating season commences in Northeast

The Coast Guard released its 2017 Recreational Boating Statistics report Tuesday, revealing boating fatalities nationwide totaled 658, the second highest number in five years. In the Northeast,...

Best-selling author Ann Hood hosts free evening talk in Newport on June 1

Rhode Island native Ann Hood – the best-selling author of 14 novels, three memoirs and books for young adults – will host an evening talk,...

SHK/Scallywag completes arrivals into Cardiff

The full fleet of seven Volvo Ocean Race boats has now arrived in Cardiff, Wales, with David Witt’s Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag the final team...

Eärendil wins Leg 1 of The Atlantic Cup

With a fleet of 11 Class40s competing in the Atlantic Cup, the French team #145 Eärendil skippered by Catherine Pourre and Pietro Luciani, crossed the...

What’sUpNewp Radio Edition – May 29: Chatting with organizers of Hope Day, Newport 10...

It was a jam-packed Tuesday edition of What'sUpNewp Radio Edition today. Brian Sullivan kicked off the show and provided us with the details on Hope...
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