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June 26, 2017

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Newport Vineyards Brings the ‘Napa Experience’ to Newport with Summer Events, Tours & Tastings, Live Music & Seasonally Inspired Dining

Newport Vineyards has a big summer planned with tours, tastings, special events, live music and much more. Founded by brothers John & Paul Nunes in 1995, the vineyard is the largest grower of grapes in New England. The winery produces nearly 30,000 cases of estate-grown wine each year through sustainable farming methods on 75 acres

Aquidneck Land Trust Announces Environmental Leadership Award Winners

Aquidneck Land Trust (ALT) has selected two local high school seniors to receive the fourth annual Environmental Leadership Award (ELA) for the 2016-2017 school year. The scholarship supports youth leaders on Aquidneck Island who inspire our community by promoting land conservation and environmentalism through their continued efforts. From this year’s competitive applicant group, ALT has

Video: Democratic Candidates for Senate District 13 Participate in ‘An Evening of Conversation’

Four of the candidates vying for the Senate District 12 (Newport, Jamestown) seat participated in “An Evening Of Conversation” at Newport Public Library on Tuesday evening. Hosted by the Newport Democratic City Committee and moderated by Bud Cicilline, the two-hour event provided the opportunity for the candidates to introduce themselves and for members of the

Newport Resident Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking

Pedro Jimenez-Rodriguez, 41, of Newport, pleaded guilty in federal court in Providence today to possession with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more cocaine, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. According to a plea agreement filed in this matter, the government will recommend a term of imprisonment of 72 months when Jimenez-Rodriguez is sentenced

What’s Up For This Week (June 19 – 23)

Discover what’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport this week. You Might Also Like – Where to Find Live Music and Entertainment This Week (June 19 – 23) Monday, June 19 12 pm – Sierra Club Adventure: The Cliff Walk 4:30 pm – My Cousin Rachel at Jane Pickens Theater 5 pm to 8 pm: Fireside Evening

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Newport County Road Report: June 18 – 24

Here’s what’s happening for road work, closures and detours in and around Newport County this week. Roadwork scheduled by Rhode Island Department Of Transportation: 6/17-6/23 Overnight Newport: Rte. 138 East and West, from the Newport Bridge to Admiral Kalfbus Rd., partial right lane closures in a moving operation for roadway striping, Wednesday and Thursday nights from

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Who’s Hiring In Newport? Harry’s Bar & Burger, Gurney’s, Hotel Viking and 100+ Other Businesses

Featured Job Opportunities: Harry’s Bar & Burger Newport – Line Cooks Wanted &  Experienced Servers and Bartenders Wanted Pinkberry Team Members & Shift Leaders Graphic Design/Signage Assistant Job Coach Summer Staff For Ice Cream Service and Retail Store Counter Servier/Cashier and Barista HR Assistant Crew member position available aboard 70-foot charter sailing yacht (Newport) Media

Now Hiring in Newport: What’sUpNewp – Media Sales Associate, Freelance Writers

What’sUpNewp and What’sUpRhodeIsland are currently looking for an enthusiastic self-starter to join our sales team and writers to join our content team. Media Sales Associate As a Media Sales Associate for What’sUpNewp and What’sUpRhodeIsland you’ll strategically target active and prospective businesses to advertise on our online platforms, radio programming, and podcasts. Developing partnerships and sponsorships with

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