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October 22, 2018

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Million Dollar Listing: Waterfront home in Portsmouth sells for $1.745 million

Portsmouth, RI – Lila Delman Real Estate has announced the sale of “Seascape” in Portsmouth. The home, located at 55 Bayberry Road, recently sold for $1,745,000. According to Lila Delman Real Estate, Kate Leonard and Shari Daily, Lila Delman Sales Associates, represented the seller while Carol O’Connor, Lila Delman Sales Associate, represented the buyer. This transaction

Podcast: Vietnam Veterans and Agent Orange

Two bills are pending in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives that would restore disability benefits to hundreds of thousands of Vietnam Veterans suffering from Agent Orange-related illnesses. WUN’s Frank Prosnitz chats with two Vietnam Veterans on this edition of The Open Forum on AM 1540 WADK Newport who are on a crusade

Podcast: Colin Kane discusses Hammetts Wharf Hotel, future plans of Newport Yachting Center property

Newport, RI – After a few years of planning, the groundbreaking for the new 84-room Hammetts Wharf Hotel, restaurant, retail space, and office space at the former Newport Yachting Center finally will take place on Tuesday, October 23rd. Colin Kane, Principal of Peregrine Group, joins me on this edition of What’sUpNewp Radio on WADK 1540AM

U.S. Postal Service and Israel Post jointly issues Hanukkah Stamps at Touro Synagogue

The U.S. Postal Service and Israel Post jointly issued a Hanukkah stamp on Tuesday that portrays a papercut menorah that can be used to send holiday messages celebrating this ageless tradition. The issuance ceremony took place inside America’s oldest synagogue, the 254-year- old Touro Synagogue. Today the Postal Service & Israel Post jointly issued a Hanukkah stamp

Newport Jazz Assembly brings music to schools in Warwick, Newport, Lincoln, West Greenwich, and Providence

Newport Jazz Assembly, a performance series presented by Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc., which has brought music to dozens of schools throughout Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts, will perform in October and November at schools in Warwick, Newport, Lincoln, West Greenwich and Providence, RI. The series, funded by Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc., connects professional musicians to

Public invited to hear from Newport City Council and School Committee candidates at public forums

Newport, RI – The Alliance For A Livable Newport is inviting all Newport citizens and voters to attend the three public forums scheduled this month where Newport City Council and School Committee candidates will address questions and the public before the General Election on November 6th. ALN PUBLIC FORUMS SCHEDULE: School Committee Candidates Tuesday, October

Lecture on life in Newport in the 1960’s to be held at Rough Point on October 30th

Newport, RI – The Newport Historical Society and the Newport Restoration Foundation are co-hosting a lecture, Colonial Survival and Modern Revival: Newport in the 1960s by John R. Tschirch, Visiting Curator of Urban History at the Newport Historical Society on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 5pm at Rough Point, 680 Bellevue Avenue, Newport RI. Newport in the 1960s was a

Newport Mental Health to host free wellness workshops

Newport, RI – What’s the best way you can maintain healthy blood pressure and cholesterol levels without taking medications? Will blood pressure and cholesterol medications cause weight gain? Lower your libido? Interfere with other medications? Mary Jane Creely, APRN, and Lillian Thompson will help you learn your blood pressure and cholesterol numbers as well as

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Newport Performing Arts Center provides update on efforts to restore Opera House Theater

Newport, RI – The Newport Performing Arts Center provided a long-awaited update on where they were in terms of fundraising and restoration of the Opera House Theater on Monday. The press release, “Newport Performing Arts Center Prepares for Phase II of Opera House Theater Restoration”, stated the following; The Newport Performing Arts Center has completed

Artists awards and fiscal sponsorship available from The Arts and Cultural Alliance of Newport County

Newport, RI – The Arts and Cultural Alliance of Newport County (ACA) has announced their 2019 Artist Award and Fiscal Sponsorship programs, in support of Newport County artists and art projects that benefit our community.  Artist Awards Artist Awards of up to $500 support arts projects throughout Newport County. We look forward to championing exciting and

Newport Historical Society’s next ‘History Space’ event will highlight ‘A Colonist’s Wardrobe’

Newport, RI – When Newport, Rhode Island was founded in 1639, what were people wearing? Join the Newport Historical Society’s History Space event, A Colonist’s Wardrobe, on Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 10am-2pm, at the Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House, 17 Broadway, Newport, RI, for an interactive program with 17th-century tailor Dan Rosen. Chat with Dan and feel the fabrics as he

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