Opening night of the 2018 New England Collegiate Baseball League season was a back-and-forth affair between New Bedford and Newport, but it was the Bay Sox who improved to 1—0 on the season after defeating the Gulls 5 – 4. Nic Enright picked up the loss for Newport giving up 3 earned runs on five
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The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that it is scheduled to implement an all-electronic tolling system for tractor-trailer-only tolling at two locations along I-95 in southern Rhode Island starting on June 11, 2018. The remaining tolling locations will come on line over the next 18 months. Revenue will be collected from tractor-trailers only. “Studies
Thousands of chowder lovers savored the sumptuous soups of not only the best chefs in Rhode Island but as far away as Vermont and Ireland at the 37th Annual Great Chowder Cook-Off, held this past Saturday at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island. But they also had a job to do — to
What’sUpNewp has confirmed that Taproot Brewing Co. will open on Wednesday, June 20th in Middletown. As What’sUpNewp first reported last week, the Nunes family are opening Taproot Brewing Co. on the same site as their Newport Vineyards and Brix restaurant in Middletown. “I’ve been making beer longer than I’ve been making wine,” said Newport Vineyards owner
Tim Burke, a Newport Pedicabber, pulled a pedicab from Bristol to Boston last week to raise awareness and funds for ALS (and met with ALS doctors and professionals along the way). Burke, who will be participating in the Tri-State Trek, The Ride To End ALS, later this month, joined me for the first 30 minutes
For more than 2,500 runners from near and far, months of training culminated in this weekend’s BankNewport 10 Miler. The sixth annual race was run under beautiful, sunny skies and comfortable June temperatures on Sunday. Participants completed the scenic 10-mile course, which started and finished at Fort Adams and followed a route that included Ocean Drive
More than 70 peacemakers from across America and the world are gathering this week at the University of Rhode Island to engage in active experiential training for nonviolent conflict reconciliation to address violence in their home communities. Among them are URI graduate students, Chicago high schoolers and teachers from Santa Fe, Texas, and Sandy Hook,
Story in the Public Square” has been awarded Bronze for Best Political/Commentary in Television in the 39th Annual Telly Awards. The Telly Awards honor excellence in video and television across all screens as judged by leaders from video platforms, television and streaming networks, agencies, and production companies including Vice, Vimeo, Hearst Digital Media, and BuzzFeed.
Portuguese Navy’s 292-foot Tall Ship Sagres has arrived in Newport. The 81-year-old ship is docked at Fort Adams State Park from June 5th – 7th and will be open for free tours today (June 5th) from 12 pm to 5 pm, according to Joe Dias, Executive Director, of Fort Adams Trust. UPDATE: Tours today (6/5) 2pm-6pm and tours tomorrow
A little laughter and a lot of music will fill the Narragansett Community Center this summer as Congregation Beth David presents an exciting series that kicks off with a comedy night on June 16, featuring a finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing and a legendary Boston comedian known as a master of dialects and character
The Jamestown Board of Canvassers has announced that Dr. Jim Ludes, Executive Director of the Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy, at Salve Regina University, will speak on Tuesday, June 12th, 7 p.m. at the Jamestown Town Hall, 93 Narragansett Avenue, Jamestown. Urban myths and gossip have populated the Internet for a number of years.