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Hotel Viking will offer free spa day for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers this weekend

Are you someone who has fought cancer or who is currently fighting cancer? Did you help someone you love during their journey? Well, Hotel Viking wants to pamper you this weekend. On Sunday, December 17th, Hotel Viking’s SpaFjor will be offering a special Day of Grace with complimentary pampering and relaxation for those currently on a cancer journey as well as to proud survivors

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Video: Newport City Council Meeting – December 13, 2017

The Newport City Council’s last regularly-scheduled meeting of 2017 last approximately 50 minutes tonight. We’re trying something new here. Seeing that the live video the City does isn’t automatically archived or easily shareable on social media – we thought we’d try this – a video that can be social where voters, and those interested, can

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70+ companies hiring right now 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 70 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 available

Bank of America invests $200,000 in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center to advance economic mobility by increasing access to basic needs in Newport County

Newport County – Bank of America has announced Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center as a 2017 Neighborhood Builder. The nonprofit is being recognized for its longtime contributions to the Newport County community, improving economic and social progress throughout the state. Through Neighborhood Builders (#NeighborhoodBuilders), the bank provides nonprofits with a unique combination of

Child & Family receives $120,000 in grants for its community programs

Middletown, RI –  Child & Family has announced the receipt of a total of $120,000 in recent gifts from local and national charitable foundations. The grants will support Child & Family programs which serve vulnerable children, at-risk families and elders in need, throughout Rhode Island. The Walmart Foundation has gifted Child & Family $50,000 for its Supportive Housing program which provides safe, affordable

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van Beuren Charitable Foundation provides $1 million grant to advance landscape project at The Breakers

Newport, RI – The Preservation Society of Newport County has announced that the van Beuren Charitable Foundation has made a one million dollar grant to The Preservation Society of Newport County to launch the first stage of a multi-year, multi-million dollar project to recapture the original spirit of The Breakers landscape while rehabilitating many lost

EFC Newport casts historic vote, prepares to open new doors in Newport County

Newport, RI -Senior Pastor Paul Hoffman announced on What’sUpNewp’s Radio Edition on AM 1540 WADK Newport on Monday, December 11th that EFC Newport would be expanding their geographical boundaries in Newport County in the coming year. At their October 29, 2017 annual congregational meeting, EFC Newport members cast a historic vote to expand their geographical

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Fun, Interesting, Famous and Memorable Quotes About Newport, Rhode Island

{Photo via Frank G. Harris (1885)/Wikimedia Commons} Newport, RI has inspired many writers, celebrities, musicians and creative minds over the last several hundred years. While there’s never any shortage of things to say about The City-By-The-Sea, here are some of the most fun, interesting, famous and most memorable quotes about Newport, RI. ”One hundred years after the declaration

Newport live music and entertainment guide: December 8-10

Our Newport Live Music and Entertainment Guide is Newport County’s premier and most comprehensive source for live music and entertainment in our area. Here’s a look at all the live music and entertainment that’s worth seeing, hearing, doing, or knowing about in Newport County this weekend. Friday, December 8th Buskers: Grace Morrison at 9 pm

Opening of Newport Skating Center delayed

Due to the recent spring-like temperatures, the Newport Skating Center has had to delay its opening. Michele Maker Palmieri, Owner and President of Waterfront Productions, the parent company of Newport Waterfront Events, announced on What’sUpNewp’s Radio Edition on AM 1540 WADK today that the Newport Skating Center’s 36th Annual Tree Lighting Celebration and opening would

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Restaurants open on Christmas Day in Newport

Christmas Day in Newport, believe it or not, will be here before you know it. For some of you, the thought of cooking at home, traveling, or visiting the family is simply, out of the question! If you head out on Christmas Day, be sure to take care of those hard working staff! It doesn’t always have

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Representative Carson’s Tourism marketing commission to meet at Bristol Maritime Center on Friday

The Special Legislative Commission to Study Methods for Growing Tourism in the State of Rhode Island Through Coordinated Branding and Marketing Efforts, which is led by Representative Lauren Carson (D-Dist. 75, Newport), will meet Friday at the Bristol Maritime Center. The meeting is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 8, at 3 pm at the Bristol Maritime Center,

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Pell Center will host conference on ‘Navigating the Cyber Clause’ today

The Pell Center at Salve Regina University, in collaboration with NeQter Labs – a Division of McLaughlin Research Corp. – and the Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance (SENEDIA), will host a special event today (December 6, 2017) for defense contractors and subcontractors to discuss how to approach and implement the National Institute of Standards

Newport Marriott finishes construction of New England’s largest gingerbread lighthouse

Discover Newport, in partnership with the Newport Marriott, is celebrating Christmas in Newport with New England’s largest working gingerbread lighthouse, constructed by the Newport Marriott’s kitchen team.  The artfully decorated culinary creation is located in the lobby of the Newport Visitor Information Center.   Christmas in Newport is a month-long celebration that embraces the noncommercial traditions of the

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