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Newport Holiday Stroll returns for second year, festivities kick off on December 1st

The second annual Newport Holiday Stroll will partner this year with Lila Delman Real Estate and dozens of local businesses to present this free, city-wide community event to the City-by-the-Sea once again during the first two weekends of December. The Stroll festivities will kick off on Friday, December 1 and continue through two consecutive weekends

WUN Radio Edition – Podcast #5: Newport Health Equity Zone

Kelsea Dixon, a program coordinator for the Newport Health Equity Zone (HEZ), joined us to chat about HEZ – what it is, what they are doing and how people can get assistance and involved. Newport Health Equity Zone is a citywide collaborative funded by the DOH that focuses on increasing access to health resources for

Land on Ledge Road sells for $8.2 Million

Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty has announced that 3 lots on Ledge Road in Newport have sold $8.2 Million. According to data from the Rhode Island Statewide Multiple Listing Service, this is the highest recorded land sale in the municipality in over a decade. The sellers of this waterfront land were represented by Eric Kirton,

WUN Radio Edition – Podcast #4: Island To Island Fundraiser

Newport resident and What’sUpNewp contributor Tyler Bernadyn join me to chat about his time living in St. John, the upcoming Island To Island Fundraiser, the connection between Aquidneck Island and St. John, The Last Straw and much more.   Tune into What’sUpNewp Radio Edition with Ryan Belmore every weekday at 1 pm on AM 1540 WADK. It’s where to get the scoop on

30+ things to do this weekend in Newport

Discover all that’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport County this weekend. Friday, November 10th All Day – 2017 Fall Newport Restaurant Week  11 am – Island Moving Company invites public to open rehearsal for ‘Newport Nutcracker at Rosecliff’ 12 pm – Free Essential Oils Workshop at Thames Street Yoga 3:30 pm & 8:15

This Weekend in Newport: Live music, comedy and entertainment listings

Discover where to find live music, karaoke, comedy, dancing, and entertainment this weekend in and around Newport! *Unless otherwise noted, the venue is located in Newport. Friday, November 10th Casino Theater: Extensions Dance Company Concert at 8 pm Celtica: Karaoke at 10 pm Clarke Cooke House: DJ & Dancing in the Boom Boom Room at 10 pm Firehouse Theater: The Bit Players at

WUN Radio Edition – Podcast #3: A conversation with Clean Ocean Access about single-use plastic bag bans

3 communities in Rhode Island have now adopted a single-use plastic bag ban, 1 community will adopt a ban on April 18, 2018, and another community is considering a ban in 2018. On the Wednesday, November 7th edition of What’sUpNewp Radio Edition on WADK 1540AM, we’ chatted all about single-use plastic bags and why 5 Rhode

Sardella’s to donate 170 turkeys to MLK Center’s annual holiday food drive

For over a decade, Newport restaurateur Richard Sardella is donating 170 turkeys to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center (MLK Center) in Newport for its holiday food drive. This is the 11th year that Sardella’s Ristorante Italiano has provided the main attraction of the distinctly American holiday so that all local families can enjoy

WUN Radio Edition – Podcast #2: A discussion with Kevin Robinson (K-Rob), Guinness World Record Holder and X Games Gold Medalist

After visiting students at Thompson Middle School in Newport, Guinness World Record Holder and X Games Gold Medalist, Kevin Robinson (K-Rob) joined me on What’sUpNewp Radio Edition on WADK 1540AM. Hear about K-Rob’s experience at TMS, learn more about the K-Rob Foundation and how he hopes T.R.I.C.K. will help students. To learn more about Kevin Robinson or K-Rob Foundation, visit

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Recap: November 8th Newport City Council meeting

Newport City Council continues to keep their council meetings “short and sweet”. A few more than a dozen people were on hand Wednesday night for City Council’s 20-minute meeting, here’s a quick recap. Here’s The Full Agenda All 7 special event licenses were approved unanimously with a small amendment to #7, the Newport Night Run. Councilor Leonard

WUN Radio Edition – Podcast #1: Debut of new show, Bonnie Gomes and Pastor Paul Hoffman

What’sUpNewp Radio Edition debuted on Monday, November 6th. Ryan Belmore, Owner, Editor and Publisher of What’sUpNewp, announced at the start of the show that he will return to the airwaves to host What’sUpNewp Radio Edition every weekday at 1 pm. Belmore has previously hosted 1540 Live on WADK from 4 pm to 6 pm and most recently hosted The Open

HopeHealth expands into Newport County, opens location in Middletown

HopeHealth announced today that they have expanded hospice, palliative, and home care services to Newport County with the opening of a location in Middletown.  Hope Hospice & Palliative Care RI and Visiting Nurse of HopeHealth, HopeHealth’s Rhode Island branches, have started services recently. HopeHealth staff is caring for patients in Jamestown, Middletown, Newport, and Portsmouth

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Now Hiring: 80 businesses in and around Newport

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 businesses hiring right now in and around Newport. Featured Jobs   Christine’s Coastal Cleaning – Assistant Housekeeper Mokka Coffeehouse – Barista, Counter Server, and Short Order Cook Newport Marriott – Food and Beverage Positions

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