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The latest: COVID-19

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...

List: States with travel restrictions upon entry to Rhode Island

Rhode Island began implementing a mandatory 14-day quarantine for anyone coming to Rhode Island from any state with 5% or greater positivity...

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...

Popular: Last 7 Days

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...

Letter | Who do you want to represent the 2nd Ward on Newport City Council?

There is a good chance that at least half of you reading this have already voted and for that, I’d like to...

Obituary | Frances Giampietro

This obituary originally appeared on Memorial Funeral Home. Mrs. Frances Giampietro, 93, of Portsmouth, passed away at home on...

What’s Up in Newport County this week: Oct. 26 – Nov. 1

Discover all that's happening, new, and to do this week and weekend around Newport County! Note - More...

Seamen’s Church Institute offering a free takeaway meal to anyone who needs it on Thanksgiving

Seamen’s Church Institute today announced that it will host its annual, free Thanksgiving Day meal again this year. 

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Showcase Cinemas to Present Free Screening of “The American President” on Election Day

Norwood, MA, October 28, 2020 - Showcase Cinemas, a world leader in the motion picture exhibition industry, announced today that it will...

Rhode Island Handgun Safety Certificate applications in 2020 break record

Tension and anxiety have reached new heights in 2020, as have gun sales across the country. National news outlets have reported extensively...

Now Hiring: 75 job opportunities available in and around Newport right now right now

Looking for a new gig, job, or career in the Newport area? Get your search started here with our roundup of who’s...

What’s Up Newp’s Video Voter Guide – 2020 General Election: Newport City Council

This year's Newport City Council race is among one of the most competitive races that we've seen in recent years.

What’s Up Newp’s Video Voter Guide – 2020 General Election: Newport School Committee

There are ten candidates running for the seven seats on the Newport School Committee in the upcoming General Election.

What’s Up Newp’s Video Voter Guide – 2020 General Election: Middletown Town Council

The candidate field for Middletown Town Council is one of the biggest in recent memory. Eighteen candidates are after...

Election 2020

Letter | Paul Marshall is the representative that our city needs

Dear Editor + Newport constituents, I recently read a quote by Lynne Twist: “This is not...

Letter | Steve Waluk – I stand in strong support of Question 2 on Newport’s ballot

To the Editor: As a 1995 graduate of Rogers High School I stand in strong support of Question 2...

Letter | Who do you want to represent the 2nd Ward on Newport City Council?

There is a good chance that at least half of you reading this have already voted and for that, I’d like to...

Letter | Susan Taylor is exactly the kind of leadership we need for a better future in Newport

I write this morning in support of Susan Taylor for reelection to Newport City Council.  Over the past few years I have...

Letter | Newport Democratic City Committee: Vote for the Democratic Party Team

As election season comes to a close, our hats are off to 2020 candidates who have had to go through the most...

Secretary Gorbea encourages Rhode Islanders to start returning mail ballots via drop box

Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea today is reminding Rhode Island voters that all mail ballots for the November 3 general election...

The Latest: Newport County

LIVE ON WUN | Newport City Council Meeting (Oct. 28 at 6:30 pm)

Newport City Council will host their next regular council meeting at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, October 28. This...

‘Khent Doon’ on Indian Avenue sells for $2,969,950

Hogan Associates announced today that 561 Indian Avenue in Middletown sold earlier today for $2,969,950. Leslie Hogan of...

Obituary | Norbert Kenneth Mosher

This obituary originally appeared on Memorial Funeral Home. Norbert Kenneth Mosher was born in Newport, RI to Arthur Mosher...

Obituary | Frances Giampietro

This obituary originally appeared on Memorial Funeral Home. Mrs. Frances Giampietro, 93, of Portsmouth, passed away at home on...

Metered Parking Season comes to a close on Saturday

Metered parking, which was in effect from June 1 - October 31, 2020, will be free beginning on Sunday, November 1.

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The latest: Opinion

Letter | Paul Marshall is the representative that our city needs

Dear Editor + Newport constituents, I recently read a quote by Lynne Twist: “This is not...

Letter | Steve Waluk – I stand in strong support of Question 2 on Newport’s ballot

To the Editor: As a 1995 graduate of Rogers High School I stand in strong support of Question 2...

Letter | Who do you want to represent the 2nd Ward on Newport City Council?

There is a good chance that at least half of you reading this have already voted and for that, I’d like to...

Letter | Susan Taylor is exactly the kind of leadership we need for a better future in Newport

I write this morning in support of Susan Taylor for reelection to Newport City Council.  Over the past few years I have...

Letter | Newport Democratic City Committee: Vote for the Democratic Party Team

As election season comes to a close, our hats are off to 2020 candidates who have had to go through the most...

The latest: LIVE ON WUN

LIVE ON WUN | Newport City Council Meeting (Oct. 28 at 6:30 pm)

Newport City Council will host their next regular council meeting at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, October 28. This...

LIVE ON WUN | Governor Raimondo’s COVID-19 Weekly Briefing (Oct. 28 at 1 pm)

Governor Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health will host a press briefing at 1 pm on Wednesday, October 28 to...

VIDEO | Middletown Town Council meeting (Oct. 27)

Middletown Town Council will host a regular council meeting at 6 pm on Tuesday, October 27. This is...

What’s Up Newp’s Video Voter Guide – 2020 General Election: Newport City Council

This year's Newport City Council race is among one of the most competitive races that we've seen in recent years.

What’s Up Newp’s Video Voter Guide – 2020 General Election: Newport School Committee

There are ten candidates running for the seven seats on the Newport School Committee in the upcoming General Election.

The Latest: Outside Newport County

The Latest: Things To Do

The Latest: What's Up Columns

Gerry Goldstein: Pearls of ‘wisdom’ from those who won’t clam up

Opposing a jobs bill in the U.S. Senate one day in 1935, Louisiana’s flamboyant Huey Long addressed the issue with something of...

Showcase Cinemas to Present Free Screening of “The American President” on Election Day

Norwood, MA, October 28, 2020 - Showcase Cinemas, a world leader in the motion picture exhibition industry, announced today that it will...

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

Here's round 2 of the best in Halloween movies. Let's kick it off with our favorite scary movie genre ...

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...

The Latest: Local Obituaries

Obituary | Norbert Kenneth Mosher

This obituary originally appeared on Memorial Funeral Home. Norbert Kenneth Mosher was born in Newport, RI to Arthur Mosher...

Obituary | Frances Giampietro

This obituary originally appeared on Memorial Funeral Home. Mrs. Frances Giampietro, 93, of Portsmouth, passed away at home on...

Obituary | Matthew David Cole

This obituary originally appeared on Memorial Funeral Home. Matthew David Beloved Gift of God

Obituary | Manuel D. Silveira Jr.

By Memorial Funeral Home. Manuel D. Silveira Jr., 94, of Middletown, Rhode Island, passed away at home with...

Obituary | Pauline A. Shea

This obituary originally appeared on O'Neill Hayes Funeral Home. Pauline A. Shea, 93, of Newport, RI, died quietly on...

The Latest: City & Government

LIVE ON WUN | Newport City Council Meeting (Oct. 28 at 6:30 pm)

Newport City Council will host their next regular council meeting at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, October 28. This...

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 | Governor Raimondo’s COVID-19 Weekly Briefing (Oct. 28 at 1 pm)

Governor Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health will host a press briefing at 1 pm on Wednesday, October 28 to...

Metered Parking Season comes to a close on Saturday

Metered parking, which was in effect from June 1 - October 31, 2020, will be free beginning on Sunday, November 1.

VIDEO | Middletown Town Council meeting (Oct. 27)

Middletown Town Council will host a regular council meeting at 6 pm on Tuesday, October 27. This is...

Rhode Island Handgun Safety Certificate applications in 2020 break record

Tension and anxiety have reached new heights in 2020, as have gun sales across the country. National news outlets have reported extensively...

The Latest: Dine & Drink

Experience ‘Fall Festivities’ at Hotel Viking

Hotel Viking is kicking off the week with some fun happenings, including a new cocktail series with Newport Craft, all-new offerings from newly...

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...

The Latest: Sailing & Sports

Lleyton Hewitt Tops Class of 2021 Fan Vote presented by BNP Paribas for International Tennis Hall of Fame

By International Tennis Hall Of Fame Thousands of dedicated tennis fans from 140 nations rallied behind the candidates they believe...

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...

The Latest: Real Estate

Former Newport Daily News property on Malbone Road sells for $3.6 million

The former long-time home of Newport Daily News at 101 Malbone Road sold for $3.6 million on Tuesday, October 27, 2020, according...

What Sold: 25 Aquidneck Island real estate sales, transactions (Oct. 21 – 27)

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

‘Khent Doon’ on Indian Avenue sells for $2,969,950

Hogan Associates announced today that 561 Indian Avenue in Middletown sold earlier today for $2,969,950. Leslie Hogan of...

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...

The Latest: Business

Former Newport Daily News property on Malbone Road sells for $3.6 million

The former long-time home of Newport Daily News at 101 Malbone Road sold for $3.6 million on Tuesday, October 27, 2020, according...

$14.2 million in new funding will help parent company of Dockwa expand from water to land

 The Wanderlust Group (TWG), a Newport, R.I. and Cambridge, M.A.-based technology leader in the marine and outdoor lifestyle industries, today announced that...

Experience ‘Fall Festivities’ at Hotel Viking

Hotel Viking is kicking off the week with some fun happenings, including a new cocktail series with Newport Craft, all-new offerings from newly...

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...