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October 18, 2018

Fort Adams

PODCAST: Interview with Joe Dias, Executive Director of Fort Adams Trust

Joe Dias, Executive Director of Fort Adams Trust, joined Ryan Belmore, Owner/Editor of What’sUpNewp, on the Tuesday, January 12th edition of The Open Forum on 1540AM WADK Newport. The Fort Adams Trust announced the appointment of Joe Dias as Executive Director on November 3rd, 2015. Dias’ responsibilities at Fort Adams Trust include overseeing the general management

Fort Adams

Fort Adams Trust Spearheads Holiday Card Drive for Deployed Service Members

  The Fort Adams Trust has announced that it has collected over 2,100 handmade holiday cards to be delivered to deployed service members.  The fort Gift Shop coordinated with Newport and Middletown elementary and middle schools, local libraries, Boys & Girls Clubs and YMCAs to create the holiday cards for distribution to six countries on three

Fort Adams Santa

Fort Adams Will Host Multiple Holiday Themed Activities and Events

The Fort Adams Trust located at 90 Fort Adams Drive Newport, RI announces that the trust will be undertaking multiple holiday activities and events for deployed service members, the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, as well as holding special children’s events.   For deployed service members, the fort is coordinating with Newport and Middletown

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Fort Adams Trust Announces Appointment of New Executive Director

  The Fort Adams Trust, located at 90 Fort Adams Drive Newport, RI announces the appointment of Joe Dias as Executive Director.   Dias’ responsibilities will include overseeing the general management and operations of the fort, site rentals for public, private and fort produced events, wedding ceremonies and receptions, increasing visitation, as well as interfacing

Fort Adams Laser Tag

Host Your Own Laser Tag Battle at Fort Adams This Fall

After successfully hosting Laser Tag Battles at Fort Adams during Fortress of Nightmares, Fort Adams Trust has announced that they will continue to host laser tag battles until November 22nd for private parties, corporate retreats and children’s birthday parties. Using innovative technology supplied by E-Combat, taggers can point and shoot a harmless laser at their opponent and

Fort Adams

Fort Adams Will Host Laser Tag Battles in October

Photo by Morgan Macia/What’sUpNewp Fort Adams will be holding laser tag battles in the inner ditch area of the fort.  Participants can wage their own battles against their opponents. Using innovative technology supplied by E-Combat, taggers can point and shoot a harmless laser at their opponent and have it register on the opponents head band

Fort Adams

Fort Adams Trust Opens Complimentary Museum and Archives

Fort Adams Trust, the non-profit responsible for preservation, programming, and promoting the National Historic Landmarks in Fort Adams State Park, has announced the opening of the Fort Adams Museum and Archives. The museum is housed in the former redoubt jailhouse and has displays of historic photographs of life and activities at the fort dating back 100s of

Google Earth Newport

Google Earth Took Most Recent Satellite Images Of Newport at The Perfect Time

Google took new satellite imagery of Newport for Google Earth during a historic moment in the The City By The Sea’s history, during the 2015 Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover. Newport hosted the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover for the very first time from May 5 – 17th, 2015, the event was a great success and attracted

Newport Folk Festival

Nearly Three Hours of 2015 Newport Folk Festival Will be Performances by Unannounced Artists

The Newport Folk Festival has been well known for facilitating once in a lifetime collaborations and surprises over the last 55 years. Organizers of the 2015 festival have increased the anticipation and excitement for fans with the reveal this week that there will be daily unannounced artists and shows. Earlier this week the Newport Folk

Newport Jazz Festival

Newport Jazz Festival Introduces Mobile App, Releases 2015 Schedule

The 2015 Newport Jazz Festival presented by Natixis Global Asset Management is introducing a new mobile app just in time for the 61st celebration of America’s first annual jazz festival. The official festival companion app, which is now live, includes performance schedules, customizable schedule, artist profiles and a festival map. To download the app to