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Military Spouses of Newport are offering three scholarship opportunities

The Military Spouses of Newport announced on Tuesday that they will offer merit-based scholarships for Rhode Island area, military dependents seeking post-secondary education. We offer three separate scholarship opportunities for graduating high school seniors, dependent children currently enrolled in a post-secondary school, and spouses of active duty members. Full eligibility and requirements are listed on

Seacliff Cottage sells for $1.24 million

Lila Delman Real Estate announced on Monday that Seacliff Cottage, located at 9 Cliff Avenue in Newport, has sold for $1.24 million. Pila Pexton, Sales Associate, and Alison Gainor, Sales Associate, represented the seller. “This charming and updated cottage residence is located in a highly desirable location and steps away from Newport’s Cliff Walk and

Live music and entertainment listings: Feb. 19 – 24

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 week. Monday, February 19th Diego’s: Trivia at 9:30 pm Fastnet

40+ things to do this weekend (Feb. 15 – 18)

The 30th Annual Newport Winter Festival and 2nd Annual Newport Burger Bender Friday, February 16th Feb. 16 – 25 – Newport Winter Festival Feb. 16 – 25  – Newport Burger Bender 12 pm & 1 pm – Newport Seal Tours 2 pm & 7:30 pm –  I Tonya at Jane Pickens Theater 3 pm to 9 pm – Polar Pineapples at

Polar Pineapples set to return to Goat Island for Newport Winter Festival

Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina will once again transform Pineapples on the Bay to Polar Pineapples during the Newport Winter Festival! Polar Pineapples will offer the opportunity for visitors to enjoy a signature infused cocktail or specialty hot drink (alcoholic and non-alcoholic options available) while enjoying views of the bay, ice sculptures, and more. “We’re excited

Newport Storm named ‘Official Beer’ of Newport Saint Patrick’s Day Parade for Seventh Year

Newport Storm’s Spring Irish Red Ale has been welcomed back as the “Official Beer” of the 2018 Newport Saint Patrick’s Day Parade. 2018 marks the 62nd annual parade, and the seventh time that Newport Storm Brewery has been given the honor.  The 62nd Annual Newport Saint Patrick’s Day Parade will be held, rain, snow, or shine, on Saturday,

Secretary of the Navy announces Navy’s newest Expeditionary Fast Transport ship will be named after Newport

Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer announced today that the next Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) ship will be named USNS Newport (T-EPF 12). “This is the fourth ship to bear the name honoring the Rhode Island city. Newport is home to several Navy activities, including Naval Station Newport and the Naval War College”, says

David Rockefeller, Jr. and Sailors for the Sea to join forces with Oceana

Sailors for the Sea, the leading ocean conservation organization for the sailing and boating community-based in Newport, RI, is joining with Oceana, the world’s largest ocean conservation organization. As the two organizations move forward under the Oceana umbrella, Sailors for the Sea co-founder David Rockefeller, Jr., will be joining Oceana’s Board of Directors. Oceana plans to

Paiva Weed files campaign finance report (Updated)

This story was originally published at 13:52 on February 12th, it has been updated (where indicated). Former state Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed filed her campaign finance report Sunday evening, several hours after WhatsUpNewp reported that her campaign had not met the Jan. 31 deadline to file for the last quarter of 2017. The Board

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