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The latest: COVID-19

Preservation Society, Bike Newport, Newport Public Schools among recipients of the second round of Take It Outside grants

Governor Raimondo and Rhode Island Commerce today announced recipients of the second round of Take It Outside grants, totaling more than $3.1...

Rhode Island runs one-millionth COVID-19 test

As Rhode Island runs its one-millionth COVID-19 test, State officials are urging Rhode Islanders to recommit to measures to prevent the spread...

Department of Health releases updated COVID-19 data by city, town

Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) today released newly updated data on the number of people COVID-19 tested and the number of...

LIVE ON WUN: Newport City Council Workshop – COVID-19 Status Update (Oct. 21 at 4:30 pm)

Newport City Council will be meeting in remote session today at 4:30 p.m. for their regular weekly update on the City's COVID-19...
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Popular: Last 7 Days

Letter | Charlie Holder: I would be honored to represent you on Newport City Council

To the Editor: My name is Charlie Holder and I am running to represent Ward 2 on the Newport...

Letter | Paul Marshall has a vested interest in Newport’s future

As a native Newporter, year-round resident of the Third (and Fifth) Ward, Rogers High School graduate, father of two children in Newport...

VIDEO | Meet The Candidate: Stephanie Winslow, Newport School Committee

Stephanie Winslow, a candidate for Newport School Committee, joinedWhat’s Up Newp on Tuesday, October 20 at 5:30 pm to chat about her...

Concert Recap and Photos: Dr. Gasp and Ian O’Neil at Askew (October 17, 2020)

It was a festive atmosphere outside Askew in Providence Saturday night as a pair of local favorites took over the outdoor stage...

Obituary | Sharon Henry Caine

via O'Neill Hayes Funeral Home. Sharon Henry Caine of Newport, RI, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 16, 2020...

Featured

Concert Recap and Photos: moe. at the Yarmouth Drive-In (Oct. 23, 2020)

A near capacity crowd from around New England and beyond cheered on jam band heroes moe. Friday night at the Yarmouth Drive-In....

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm”

As much as October traditionally belongs to the horror genre, it’s obvious to everyone that this moment in American culture belongs to...

“Six Picks” Music Live and Streaming This Weekend: Beardogz, Dick Clarks, and Petty’s Birthday

Check out some great local bands live along with music streaming online this weekend. Here are some of our favorites - be...

13 must-see open houses happening this weekend on Aquidneck Island (Oct. 23 – 25)

On the market for a new home? Here’s a look at what houses on Aquidneck Island you can tour this weekend.

State narrows budget deficit, but still projects huge shortfall

Rhode Island has apparently whittled down its projected budget deficit for the current fiscal year, once thought to be some $800 million,...

What’s Your Favorite Halloween Movie? Our Round Up of the Best – Part 1 of 2

For Halloween this year, we offer a two-part review of some of the best Halloween films ever, curated by Lifestyle contributor, Angela...

Election 2020

Letter | Voting for a Newporter By Choice

I find it curious that some people running for election celebrate parts of their lives about which they had no choice. Like...

Election 2020: Candidate Profile – Sen. Jim Seveney, D-Dist. 11

Sen. Jim Seveney, D-Dist 11 (Portsmouth, Bristol, Tiverton), running unopposed for re-election is promising to spend his next term concentrating on the...

Letter | Now is the time to rebuild Rogers High School

Our High School must be replaced, and this is the opportune time to initiate bonding and complete the process that began more...

VIDEO | Meet The Candidate: Sandra Flowers, Newport School Committee

Sandra Flowers, a candidate for Newport School Committee, joined What’s Up Newp on Wednesday, October 21 at 11 am to chat about...

Letter | I see no reason to replace Kate Leonard in this current election

I have no doubt that Paul Marshall is a decent human being, a loving father to a toddler, a man genuinely wanting...

VIDEO | Meet The Candidate: James Dring, Newport School Committee

James Dring, a candidate for Newport School Committee, joined What’s Up Newp on Tuesday, October 20 at 6 pm to chat about...

The Latest: Newport County

What’s Up this weekend in Newport County: Oct. 23 – 25

Discover all that's happening, new, and to do in Newport County this weekend. Friday, October 23

State narrows budget deficit, but still projects huge shortfall

Rhode Island has apparently whittled down its projected budget deficit for the current fiscal year, once thought to be some $800 million,...

LIVE ON WUN | Newport Planning Board hosts public hearing on North End Urban Plan

The Planning Board will be hosting a special Public Hearing for the proposed North End Urban Plan beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Agenda | Portsmouth Town Council Meeting (Oct. 26 at 7 pm)

Portsmouth Town Council will host their next regular council meeting at 7 pm on October 26. Here's what's on the agenda;

Obituary | Bertha Schlessinger Ross

By O'Neill Hayes Funeral Home. This obituary originally appeared here. B. passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 18, 2020,...

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The latest: Opinion

Letter | Voting for a Newporter By Choice

I find it curious that some people running for election celebrate parts of their lives about which they had no choice. Like...

Letter | Jumping out of a plane?

Editor, Would we parachute out of a plane without understanding what's waiting for us on the ground? Of course...

Letter | Now is the time to rebuild Rogers High School

Our High School must be replaced, and this is the opportune time to initiate bonding and complete the process that began more...

Letter | I see no reason to replace Kate Leonard in this current election

I have no doubt that Paul Marshall is a decent human being, a loving father to a toddler, a man genuinely wanting...

LETTER | CESU recommends ten outstanding candidates for the Middletown Town Council

To the Editor, What's Up Newport The Middletown organization Citizens Exploring School Unification (CESU) recommends ten outstanding candidates for the Middletown Town...

The latest: LIVE ON WUN

LIVE ON WUN | Newport Planning Board hosts public hearing on North End Urban Plan

The Planning Board will be hosting a special Public Hearing for the proposed North End Urban Plan beginning at 6:30 p.m.

LIVE ON WUN: Newport City Council Workshop – COVID-19 Status Update (Oct. 21 at 4:30 pm)

Newport City Council will be meeting in remote session today at 4:30 p.m. for their regular weekly update on the City's COVID-19...

VIDEO | Governor Raimondo’s Weekly COVID-19 Press Briefing

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health will host a press briefing at 1 pm on Wednesday, October 21...

VIDEO | Meet The Candidate: Sandra Flowers, Newport School Committee

Sandra Flowers, a candidate for Newport School Committee, joined What’s Up Newp on Wednesday, October 21 at 11 am to chat about...

VIDEO | Meet The Candidate: James Dring, Newport School Committee

James Dring, a candidate for Newport School Committee, joined What’s Up Newp on Tuesday, October 20 at 6 pm to chat about...

The Latest: Outside Newport County

The Latest: Things To Do

The Latest: What's Up Columns

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm”

As much as October traditionally belongs to the horror genre, it’s obvious to everyone that this moment in American culture belongs to...

What’s Your Favorite Halloween Movie? Our Round Up of the Best – Part 1 of 2

For Halloween this year, we offer a two-part review of some of the best Halloween films ever, curated by Lifestyle contributor, Angela...

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review “The Trial of the Chicago 7”

The Trial of the Chicago 7, which dropped on Netflix yesterday after a limited theatrical run, is a film with palpably lofty...

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review “Harry Chapin: When in Doubt, Do Something”

The phrase “When in doubt, do something,” was a way of life for the legendary musician Harry Chapin. A...

Gerry Goldstein: RIP Whitey, but…

The recent death of New York Yankees hall-of-fame pitcher Whitey Ford provides me personal recollection of how, as children, we choose our...

The Latest: Local Obituaries

Obituary | Bertha Schlessinger Ross

By O'Neill Hayes Funeral Home. This obituary originally appeared here. B. passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 18, 2020,...

Obituary | Joycelynn L. Lassiter-Perry

By Memorial Funeral Home. This obituary will originally appeared here. Joycelynn L. Lassiter-Perry, 54, of Newport, RI, passed away...

Obituary | Hadley Ruggles Rood

By Memorial Funeral Home. This obituary originally appeared here. Hadley Ruggles Rood of Portsmouth, RI, age 92, passed away...

Obituary | Robert M. Benevides Sr.

By Memorial Funeral Home. This obituary originally appeared here. Mr. Robert M. Benevides Sr., age 77, of Middletown, formerly...

Obituary | Adelaide Mary (Almeida) Vidinha

By O'Neill Hayes Funeral Home Adelaide Mary (Almeida) Vidinha of Middletown, RI, passed peacefully on Friday, October 16, 2020...

The Latest: City & Government

Sen. DiPalma participates in National Infrastructure Bank Coalition Virtual Panel about the importance of local and national infrastructure projects and federal legislation

Sen. Louis P. DiPalma (D-Dist. 12, Middletown, Little Compton, Newport, Tiverton) participated in a panel on October 21 hosted by the National...

Preservation Society, Bike Newport, Newport Public Schools among recipients of the second round of Take It Outside grants

Governor Raimondo and Rhode Island Commerce today announced recipients of the second round of Take It Outside grants, totaling more than $3.1...

Election 2020: Candidate Profile – Sen. Jim Seveney, D-Dist. 11

Sen. Jim Seveney, D-Dist 11 (Portsmouth, Bristol, Tiverton), running unopposed for re-election is promising to spend his next term concentrating on the...

State narrows budget deficit, but still projects huge shortfall

Rhode Island has apparently whittled down its projected budget deficit for the current fiscal year, once thought to be some $800 million,...

LIVE ON WUN | Newport Planning Board hosts public hearing on North End Urban Plan

The Planning Board will be hosting a special Public Hearing for the proposed North End Urban Plan beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Rhode Island runs one-millionth COVID-19 test

As Rhode Island runs its one-millionth COVID-19 test, State officials are urging Rhode Islanders to recommit to measures to prevent the spread...

The Latest: Dine & Drink

Newport Restaurant Week returns in November with a deals-focused ‘remix’

via Discover Newport This year’s eagerly anticipated Newport Restaurant Week returns with a remix fit for 2020. Restaurants participating...

RI Hospitality Association’s #BYOBlanket Campaign kicks off as restaurants pick up thousands of blankets, hand warmers, and heaters

On Wednesday, October 14th, The RI Hospitality Association (RIHA) kicked off its #BYOBlanket campaign, geared toward helping Rhode Island’s restaurants extend the outdoor dining season,...

Plant City X slated to open in Middletown in December 2020

The creators of Plant City, the popular vegan food hall in Providence, are bringing their innovative plant-based food to Aquidneck Island with...

Jamestown Fish will be sold by receiver on October 19

Jamestown Fish will be sold by the receiver on Monday, October 19 at 11 am at the Kent County Superior Court, according...

Plant City looking to open location in Middletown

The owner of Plant City, the popular vegan food hall in Providence, is looking to open a scaled-down version at 619 West...

What’s Up in Dining: We Visit Mia’s Cafe in Pawcatuck

As things settle into a “new normal,” more establishments open, set rules for how they’ll handle reservations, seating, mask use, and a...

The Latest: Sailing & Sports

Three named to Bermuda Race Roll of Honour

via Newport Bermuda Race Created in 2006 with the centennial of the first “Thrash to the Onion Patch,” the...

First IMOCA 60 Boat Build announced for The Ocean Race 2022-23

By 11th Hour Racing 11th Hour Racing Team is one step closer in its ambition to compete in and win...

Sailing wins as nearly 100 boats gather for New York Yacht Club’s 166th Annual Regatta

Donald Tofias has an expression he's quite fond of. So fond, In fact, he trademarked it and put it on the back...

VIDEO | American Magic: Racing for Newport

New York Yacht Club American Magic, a challenger or the 36th America's Cup, released the following content that shows some love for...

Spinnaker not required: Jazz Fish preps for annual tradition of racing in New York Yacht Club’s Annual Regatta

By, Stuart Streuli, New York Yacht Club There are some sailors who might turn up their noses at the...

2020 Citizens Pell Bridge Run cancelled

The 2020 Citizens Pell Bridge Run is the latest event to be forced to change plans due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Latest: Real Estate

13 must-see open houses happening this weekend on Aquidneck Island (Oct. 23 – 25)

On the market for a new home? Here’s a look at what houses on Aquidneck Island you can tour this weekend.

What Sold: 26 Aquidneck Island real estate sales, transactions (Oct. 13 – 20)

Wondering what homes sold on your street, in your neighborhood or on Aquidneck Island? With the help of our friends at  OUR...

14 must-see open houses happening this weekend on Aquidneck Island (Oct. 16 – 18)

On the market for a new home? Here’s a look at what houses on Aquidneck Island you can tour this weekend, October...

Reproduction of Andy Warhol’s Montauk Estate in South Kingstown sells for $2.1 million

Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty today announced the sale of 230 Metaterraine Avenue for $2,100,000. Located on...

What Sold: 19 Aquidneck Island real estate sales, transactions (Oct. 6 – 13)

Wondering what homes sold on your street, in your neighborhood or on Aquidneck Island? With the help of our friends at  OUR...

The Latest: Business

RI Hospitality Association’s #BYOBlanket Campaign kicks off as restaurants pick up thousands of blankets, hand warmers, and heaters

On Wednesday, October 14th, The RI Hospitality Association (RIHA) kicked off its #BYOBlanket campaign, geared toward helping Rhode Island’s restaurants extend the outdoor dining season,...

NUWC Division Newport hosting virtual Industry Day to engage private business

Story by Public Affairs Office, Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport NEWPORT, R.I. — Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division...

Middletown-based Rhed’s Hot Sauce wins big in Annual 2020 NYC Hot Sauce Expo

Rhed’s Hot Sauce, a locally-owned boutique hot-sauce company, recently announced that is has won two ‘Screaming Mi Mi’ awards in the prestigious 2020...

Plant City X slated to open in Middletown in December 2020

The creators of Plant City, the popular vegan food hall in Providence, are bringing their innovative plant-based food to Aquidneck Island with...

Potter League for Animals acquires Pets In Need Veterinary Clinic

The Potter League for Animals announced today the acquisition of the Pets In Need Veterinary Clinic, Rhode Island’s only 501(c)3 nonprofit full-service...