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Now Hiring in Newport: 85+ local businesses (Oct. 17)

Time for a new part-time gig, new full-time job or a new career? Start your job search right here, there are nearly 100 businesses hiring right now in Newport. Hiring? Post a job, it will be included in our Featured Jobs and more. Featured Jobs IYRS – Development Associate – IYRS James L. Maher Center – Direct Support Professional

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Newport Vineyards brings home Gold from the 13th Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition

Newport Vineyards has announced that they recently won Gold and Silver from the 13th Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition. Newport Vineyards 2016 Dry Rosé brought home Gold as the Best of Category for Vinifera Rose Wines and Silver was awarded for the 2016 Gewürztraminer in the Best of Category for Gewürztraminer. The Atlantic Seaboard Wine Association

Home on Easton’s Point in Middletown sells for $3.275 million

Lila Delman Real Estate International announced the sale of  21 Kane Avenue in Middletown on September 27th. The newly constructed home reportedly sold on September 20, 2017, for $3.275 million. This represents the highest single-family home sale in Middletown year-to-date, according to data from the Rhode Island Statewide MLS*. Kristin Parella, Sales Associate, represented the

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.

4 Bridges Ride will cause brief road closures, delays on Sunday morning

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) Foundation announced today that due to its charity event, the 4 Bridges Ride on Sunday, September 17th, early morning motorists in the Jamestown, North Kingstown and Newport area should be prepared for slight delays and traffic detours. The 4 Bridges Ride, a 26-mile charity bike ride hosted by the RITBA

Boston Celtics, National Grid unveil newly renovated STEAM lab at Aquidneck School

The Boston Celtics and National Grid teamed up yesterday to unveil their newly renovated STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics) lab at Aquidneck School in Middletown. The partners presented several donated items as part of the event, including digital video cameras, an interactive whiteboard, a weather station and various STEAM kits. New flooring and furniture

Benny’s to close all 31 stores by end of year

A Rhode Island retail fixture will be no more by the end of 2017. Benny’s stores will cease operations at all locations in Rhode Island Connecticut and Massachusetts by the end of 2017, the company announced via press release today. Citing the desire of the Bromberg family ownership to retire from the operation of the

Middletown woman arrested in counterfeit goods crackdown

An arrest has been made after the Newport Police Department executed search warrants on 7 area businesses. As What’sUpNewp previously reported, Sergeant Joseph Carroll confirmed on Wednesday, August 23rd that in June the Newport Police Department received information that several businesses operating in Newport were selling high-end counterfeit goods. Based on this information, the Newport

Obituary for Nancy E. (Coen) Shepard

Nancy E. (Coen) Shepard, age 83, of Middletown died Friday, September 1, 2017, at John Clarke Health Care Center of Middletown, RI. Mrs. Shepard was born on October 14, 1933 in Newport, RI, the daughter of the late Philip and the late Edith (Brigham) Coen. She was the wife of Richard C. Shepard for the

Treasurer’s Green Business Loan Project underway in Middletown

Treasurer Magaziner today joined state and local officials to tour a rooftop solar array at Embrace Homes Loans in Middletown, one of the first Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) projects developed as part of the Treasurer’s commitment to creating jobs and supporting local businesses. “Helping Rhode Island’s businesses invest in energy efficient projects reduces

Treasurer Magaziner will tour Infrastructure Bank-Financed Rooftop Solar Array in Middletown today

This afternoon General Treasurer Seth Magaziner will be joined by representatives of Embrace Home Loans and the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank, along with members of the Rhode Island General Assembly and the Newport County Chamber of Commerce, to tour a rooftop solar array that was recently installed at the corporate headquarters of Embrace Home Loans

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