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Secret Garden Tour returns this June 14-16 “On The Point”

Join Secret Garden Tour June 14-16th for self-guided walking tours of private gardens located in historic Newport, Rhode Island.

Middletown Wrestling Club hosting tournament for local youth at Florence Gray Center on Saturday

The Middletown Wresting Club (MWC) will host a tournament for local youth at the Florence Gray Center, 1 York, Street, Newport, this...

Deer Tick announces details for 9th Annual Deer Tick & Friends After Parties at Newport Blues Cafe (Updated)

Deer Tick has announced the details for their 3-night run this year at Newport Blues Cafe. The 9th Annual Deer Tick & Friends After...

The Gulf Stream Bar and Grille celebrates its third anniversary

The Gulf Stream Bar and Grille announced that today marks its third anniversary. Housed in an original Quonset...

Newport Folk Festival announces 2019 Official After-shows

Newport Folk Festival announced today that they will host their official after-shows at Jane Pickens Theater, Parlor Newport, Newport Blues Cafe, and...

Memorial Day Weekend in Newport 2019 – Things To Do, Live Music and Entertainment Listings

Memorial Day Weekend and the unofficial kick-off to summer is here in Newport. Here's what's happening, new and to do in and...

Hi-Speed Ferry between Block Island and Newport returns on June 22nd

Take a ride on the Block Island Ferry this summer from Newport to Block Island or Block Island to Newport!

The latest 2019 Newport Folk Festival lineup, After-Show announcements

Newport, RI - Newport Folk Festival lineup announcements have begun and we're keeping track of the latest right here.

25th Annual Leukemia Cup Regatta: How you can get involved, support, and raise more than a sail in the fight against cancer

For the 25th year, the New England sailing community will come together in support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at the 2019...

Schedule: Public, private Firework Displays that will light up the Newport sky in 2019 (Updated)

With the City of Newport moving their Annual Fireworks Display from July 4th to July 13th, and then from July 13th to...

Newport Tour Guides & Greeters News #73: Three Special Events – Norman Rockwell Exhibit, Secret Life of Shoes, and Architecture Symposium

There are three fun events this week for everyone who loves art and history and a good story.

Classic Cruises of Newport, Sailing Heals partner to provide uplifting experiences for cancer patients and caregivers

Cancer is a reality that has become much too common for families. In 2019, there will be an estimated 1,762,450 new cancer...

LIVING IN & AROUND NEWPORT

Start of Newport to Providence Ferry 2019 Season delayed by one day due to mechanical problems

This story was originally published on May 15th. It has been updated. The Providence to Newport Ferry is experiencing...

City: Free WiFi coming to Easton’s Beach this summer

The City of Newport announced this afternoon in a press release that free wifi is coming to Easton's Beach this summer.

DEM: Boat Ramp at Gull Cove in Portsmouth to be removed, access remains for fishing and paddling

The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has announced that the concrete boat ramp at Gull Cove in Portsmouth has reached the end...

Senator DiPalma’s bill that changes RI’s license plates passes Senate

Senator Louis P. DiPalma’s legislation (2019-S 0715) that changes the way in which new, fully reflective registration plates would be issued, starting...

City Council closes in on increasing parking ticket fines from $25 to $40

This story was originally published on April 25th. It has been updated to reflect the Newport City Council vote on May 23rd.

Schedule: Public, private Firework Displays that will light up the Newport sky in 2019 (Updated)

With the City of Newport moving their Annual Fireworks Display from July 4th to July 13th, and then from July 13th to...

Easton’s Beach: City Council approves adding parking pay stations; increasing fees for parking, bathhouses, etc

This story was originally published on May 17th, it has been updated to reflect Newport City Council's Regular Council Meeting on May...

DEM: Seasonal Shellfish Area Closures take effect this weekend; no closure changes from 2018

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has announced that seasonal shellfish area closures will take effect at sunrise on Saturday,...

City of Newport’s Fourth of July Fireworks will be held on July 2nd (Updated)

This story was originally published at 4:47 pm onMay 15th. It has been updated. Been vocal or upset...

Recap & Video: May 22nd City Council Meeting

Newport City Council held their Regular Council Meeting this evening at Newport City Hall. The meeting lasted for...

Op-Ed: State still struggling to regulate third-party rental platforms

The following op-ed was written by Rep. Lauren H. Carson (District 75, Newport) For several years, I have...

Secretary of State honors two Rogers High School students with 2019 Civic Leadership Award

Newport Public Schools announced on Wednesday that two local students were recently honored by Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea.

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LODGING & REAL ESTATE

12+ Open Houses in Newport to check out this Memorial Day Weekend (May 25-26)

On the market for a new home in the Newport area? Here are a dozen open houses taking place this weekend that...

Home on Jamestown’s Shoreby Hill fetches $1.75 million

Lila Delman Real Estate has announced the sale of 78 Whittier Road in Jamestown for $1,750,000. Bob Bailey, Lila Delman’s Jamestown Sales...

Senate bill regarding Real Estate Conveyance Tax scheduled for hearing/consideration (Updated)

Senate Bill 669, AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- REAL ESTATE CONVEYANCE TAX, which would authorize the city of Newport to impose an...

Ten Open Houses to check out in and around Newport this weekend (May 18 – 19)

On the market for a new home in the Newport area? Here are ten open houses taking place this weekend that you...

Million Dollar Listing: Unit on Coddington Wharf sells for $1.1 million

Residential Properties has announced the sale of 31 Coddington Wharf, Unit 30 for $1.1 million dollars. The Selling Agent, Lori Eley, is...

Local real estate professionals give back to area teachers and schools; donation made to Rogers High School

A group of local real estate professionals are on a mission to give back to area schools in Newport and surrounding counties....

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Secret Garden Tour returns this June 14-16 “On The Point”

Join Secret Garden Tour June 14-16th for self-guided walking tours of private gardens located in historic Newport, Rhode Island.

Middletown Wrestling Club hosting tournament for local youth at Florence Gray Center on Saturday

The Middletown Wresting Club (MWC) will host a tournament for local youth at the Florence Gray Center, 1 York, Street, Newport, this...

Start of Newport to Providence Ferry 2019 Season delayed by one day due to mechanical problems

This story was originally published on May 15th. It has been updated. The Providence to Newport Ferry is experiencing...

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The Gulf Stream Bar and Grille celebrates its third anniversary

The Gulf Stream Bar and Grille announced that today marks its third anniversary. Housed in an original Quonset...

Sylvia Brown will speak at Newport Art Museum’s Annual Meeting

The Newport Art Museum will welcome its members and non-members alike for its Annual Meeting of the Membership on Wednesday, May 29...

Newport Waterfront Oyster Festival returns this weekend, here’s what you need to know

The 4th Annual Newport Waterfront Oyster Festival returns to Bowen's Wharf this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Bowen's Wharf has...

Avis Berman coming to Newport Art Museum

The Newport Art Museum will welcome independent writer, critic, and art historian Avis Berman for a talk on Friday, May 17 at 5...

Newport Art Museum welcomes student musicians for the Portsmouth Abbey Spring Recital

The Newport Art Museum will welcome the talented Portsmouth Abbey Chamber Music students as they perform works for their Spring Recital this Thursday, May 2...

Newport Daffodil Days Festival: New dates for ‘Dances Among the Daffodils’ and classic car parade

With brighter skies ahead - and at the insistence of Mother Nature -  the Newport Daffodil Days Festival has announced that they have...

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