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September 22, 2017

Posts by: Ryan Belmore

25+ things to do this weekend: Sept. 22 – 24

Discover all that’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport this first weekend of fall. You Might Also Like – Live music and entertainment listings: Sept. 22 – 24 Friday, September 22nd Island Moving Company’s Open For Dancing 2017 Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival 5 pm – Menashe at Jane Pickens Theater 7 pm

Live music and entertainment listings: Sept. 22 – 24

Discover where to find live music, karaoke, comedy, dancing and entertainment this weekend in and around Newport! YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE –25+ things to do this weekend: Sept. 22 – 24 *Unless otherwise noted, the venue is located in Newport. Friday, September 22 Buskers: Pat Cottrell at 9 pm Celtica: Karaoke at 10 pm Clarke Cooke House: DJ & Dancing in

Naval War College to mark World War I centennial with Army-Navy baseball game

NEWPORT, R.I. — U.S. Naval War College (NWC) will honor the centenary of America’s involvement in World War I (WWI) by recreating an Army vs. Navy baseball game played 100 years ago, on Friday Sept. 29 at Cardines Field in downtown Newport. Players will wear historically accurate uniforms created specifically for the event, which will

Eco-Depot headed to Easton’s Beach on September 30

Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation (Resource Recovery) in conjunction with Clean City Newport will host a collection of household hazardous waste (HHW) on Saturday, September 30 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Easton’s Beach located at 175 Memorial Blvd. This event is available free of charge to Rhode Island residents. To help reduce time spent in line, appointments should be

Newport Art Museum to present “Pictures & Windows: The Paintings of Christopher W. Benson from 1975 to 2017”

The Newport Art Museum has announced that they will present a retrospective of Christopher W. Benson’s work, on display September 29 – December 31, 2017 in the Museum’s Cushing Building located at 76 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI. The exhibition illustrates the evolution of Benson’s style over the course of his forty year career as a painter. Raised in

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Newport Holiday Stroll set to return for first two weekends in December

The 2nd Annual Newport Holiday Stroll is set to take place Friday, December 1st – Sunday, December 3rd and Friday, December 8th – Sunday, December 10th. Following a successful inaugural event in 2016, the Newport Holiday Stroll is looking to add more “holiday cheer and reason to shop, dine and be here” to The-City-By-The-Sea in

212 Aquidneck Islanders will take on Amica Newport Marathon and Half Marathon

The Amica Newport Marathon & Half Marathon will have 3,500 runners on the starting line from around the country and across the globe. At press time, 212 of those registered for the October 8th road race call Newport, Middletown or Portsmouth home. Runners will line up on the starting line in the early hours of October 8th to tackle the

Newport Police warn of an impersonating Police Officer scam

The Newport Police Department has provided What’sUpNewp the following information in regards to an impersonating a Police Officer scam the Newport Police Department is currently investigating. On September 19, 2017, at about 4:30 p.m., a local woman received a phone call from a male party identifying himself as “Sgt. David Chapman of the Newport County

Newport International Boat Show announces Edson Star Award winners

Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today the results of this year’s Edson Star Awards for Excellence in Portraying Company Image. Presented by Will Keene, chairman of Edson International, and given to companies whose display and employees exemplify pride and professionalism, the awards were presented to four category

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Preservation Society announces free Breakers landscape lecture series

This fall, The Preservation Society of Newport County will present a series of three lectures on “The Evolution of The Breakers Landscape,” sponsored by ALEX AND ANI. Admission to all lectures is free, but advance registration is required, online at www.NewportMansions.org/Learn/Lectures, or by calling 401-847-1851. Wednesday, October 11, 2017 11:00 a.m. Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Avenue, Newport Ernest Bowditch:

Pedal power takes riders across 4 Rhode Island bridges

Pea-Soup fog did little to deter the 950 cyclists that pedaled over four of Rhode Island’s bridges on Sunday during the fifth annual 4 Bridges Ride. The ride, sponsored by the Rhode Island Bridge and Turnpike Authority Foundation, benefits Save the Bay. The event is produced by Gray Matter Marketing. Riders began the journey at 7 AM from North

Newport sailing team Bella Mente Racing wraps up 2017 race campaign

After a week of fighting tooth and nail against Maxi 72 rivals, Bella Mente Racing wrapped up the Rolex Maxi 72 World Championships in Porto Cervo, Sardinia earlier this month, taking third place overall. The regatta is the team’s pinnacle event each year and concludes its 2017 campaign. “Thanks to the Bella Mente Racing team

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Coast Guard readies for Jose, cautions mariners

Coast Guard units across the Northeast are accelerating preparations Monday ahead of forecasted tropical storm conditions expected to arrive in our area late Tuesday into Wednesday.   Forecasted marine and coastal effects, including 34-63 knot winds and 20-30 foot seas, could pose life-threatening conditions for mariners.   Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod crews are

Rhode Island Defense Economy Commission to meet in Middletown on September 20th

The Rhode Island Defense Economy Planning Commission will meet at a Middletown information technology company this week for updates from the Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance (SENEDIA), the Department of Labor and Training and Electric Boat. The commission is co-chaired by Rep. Deborah Ruggiero (D-Dist. 74, Jamestown, Middletown) and Sen. Louis P. DiPalma (D-Dist.

Start of Newport Pell Bridge Roadway Deck Project delayed to Thursday, September 21st

Due to expected heavy rain and winds from Hurricane Jose, The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) announced on Monday that they will delay the start date of the roadway deck repair project on the Newport Pell Bridge. The project was planned to start on Tuesday, September, 19th, however with the expected forecast, it will now

Ten historic 12 Metres set to race off Newport beginning on September 22nd

Ten historic 12 Metres are sailing their North American Championship off Newport, R.I. over Sept. 22 -24 and promising a spectacular finish to their 2017 sailing season. The event, along with the METREFEST Newport, Newport Trophy and Edgartown Race held earlier this summer, counts toward points collected in the ROAD TO THE WORLDS Waypoint Series that leads to the

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