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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...

New, secretive data system shaping federal pandemic response

This article was originally published by the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit investigative news organization based in Washington, D.C.

Rhode Island added to New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut’s travel advisory list

Rhode Island was among the states that New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut added to their travel advisory list on Tuesday.

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...
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2020 Voter Guide – Candidate Profile: Leonard Katzman, Portsmouth Town Council

Leonard Katzman, 61, Director of Business Development at Brown University for 13 years, is running for a third term on the Portsmouth...

Election 2020: Hamilton seeking seventh term on Portsmouth Council

Keith Hamilton, 51, a member of the Portsmouth Town Council since 2008 is the lone Republican running for Portsmouth Council this year.

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...

What’s Up Newp’s 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.

Newport Recreation accepting registrations for their distance learning pod at The Hut

Newport Recreation today announced that it is currently accepting registrations for their distance learning pod at The Hut. 

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Finding Spectacular Fall Foliage – Right Here in Rhode Island

With fall foliage season beginning, and with travel restrictions making it difficult for us to visit the mountains of Northern New England,...

Newport Music Festival Live at the Chanler at Cliff Walk Oct. 12-14

Newport, R.I. — Nearly six months after making the difficult decision to cancel its summer festival for the first time in its...

America’s Got Talent Winner Darci Lynn Farmer To Perform Live at Yarmouth Drive-In Oct. 4

Comedian, singer, and ventriloquist, Darci Lynn Farmer is bringing her incredible talent to the Yarmouth Drive-in on Cape Cod. The winner of...

LIVE ON WUN: Looking Ahead At The General Election: A convo with Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea (Sept. 25 at 10 am)

Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea will join What's Up Newp at 10 am on Friday, September 25th to provide us with everything...

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...

LIVE ON WUN: Newport City Council Meeting (Sept. 23)

Newport City Council hosted a (virtual) Regular Council Meeting at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, September 23. The full agenda...

The Latest: Newport County

Finding Spectacular Fall Foliage – Right Here in Rhode Island

With fall foliage season beginning, and with travel restrictions making it difficult for us to visit the mountains of Northern New England,...

Newport Music Festival Live at the Chanler at Cliff Walk Oct. 12-14

Newport, R.I. — Nearly six months after making the difficult decision to cancel its summer festival for the first time in its...

Things to do this weekend in Newport County: September 25 – 27

Discover all that’s happening, new, and to do in Newport County this weekend, September 25 - 27, 2020. Things...

LIVE ON WUN: Looking Ahead At The General Election: A convo with Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea (Sept. 25 at 10 am)

Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea will join What's Up Newp at 10 am on Friday, September 25th to provide us with everything...

Newport Recreation to host drive-thru Halloween Event at Easton’s Beach, businesses and organizations encouraged to participate

Newport Recreation will host a special drive-thru Halloween Event on Saturday, October 31st at Easton's Beach. Families will have...

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The latest: 2020 Election

LIVE ON WUN: Looking Ahead At The General Election: A convo with Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea (Sept. 25 at 10 am)

Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea will join What's Up Newp at 10 am on Friday, September 25th to provide us with everything...

Election 2020: Navy Veteran seeking a seat on Middletown Town Council

Gregory M. Huet, 61, a career Naval officer is running for the Middletown Town Council for the first time, saying he’ll be...

Election 2020: Hamilton seeking seventh term on Portsmouth Council

Keith Hamilton, 51, a member of the Portsmouth Town Council since 2008 is the lone Republican running for Portsmouth Council this year.

Letter To The Editor: Jamie Bova has been an outstanding public servant for the people of Newport

To the Editor, I am writing this letter to express my support for Mayor Jamie Bova.  I met her during...

Letter To The Editor: Kate Leonard proved herself to me and my neighbors

I am writing to share my personal experience with Kate Leonard. As a young ward 3 resident I am...

The latest: Videos

LIVE ON WUN: Newport City Council Meeting (Sept. 23)

Newport City Council hosted a (virtual) Regular Council Meeting at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, September 23. The full agenda...

LIVE ON WUN: Governor Raimondo’s COVID-19 Press Briefing (Sept. 23)

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health hosted a a press briefing at 1 pm on Wednesday, September 23rd...

LIVE ON WUN: Lagging Census; Treasurer Magaziner and R.I. Kids Count discuss what’s at risk for Aquidneck Island and R.I.

As Rhode Islanders’ response rate to the critical 2020 Census lags behind the national average for the count now ending one month...

What’s Up Newp’s 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.

Live on What’s Up Newp: Governor Raimondo’s COVID-19 Press Briefing

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department Of Health will host a press briefing to provide an update on COVID-19 in...

The Latest: Outside Newport County

The Latest: Things To Do

The Latest: What's Up Columns

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review “The Devil All the Time”

Adapting a book for the big screen can be a tricky process. People often talk about film adaptations in terms of faithfulness...

Tiny Kitchen Magic: Pasta alla Puttanesca

Well, hello there Newport. My name is Jay. I’m a lifelong eater.  I am also a (mostly) self-taught cook. In this monthly...

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review “I’m Thinking of Ending Things”

 I’m Thinking of Ending Things, the latest work from filmmaker Charlie Kaufman adapted from Iain Reid’s novel of the same name, is...

Gerry Goldstein, cell phone millionaire

In these disturbing times it's comforting to know that one has friends who can be relied on to come through when the...

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review “Jimmy Carter: Rock and Roll President”

In my recent interview with music writer and retired MTV Executive Bill Flanagan, the Warwick native explained how the new film Jimmy...

The Latest: Local Obituaries

Obituary for Sandra Hall

This obituary originally appeared on Memorial Funeral Home. Sandra Hall, 54, of Portsmouth, RI, passed away peacefully after a...

Obituary for Shirley R. Sartori

This obituary originally appeared on Memorial Funeral Home. A private memorial service for Shirley R. Sartori, who passed away...

Obituary for Rachel Perry Plymesser

This obituary originally appeared on Memorial Funeral Home. Rachel Perry Plymesser, 96, died on September 21, 2020 at the...

Obituary for Darlene M. Silvia

This obituary originally appeared on Memorial Funeral Home. Darlene M. Silvia, age 61, of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, passed away...

Obituary for Juan Jose Rodriguez Gonzalez

Reenv: San guayaba Palencia Guatemala 15 de Septiembre fecha inolvidable pues el señor Jesucrito llamó a su presencia a Juanito Rodriguez Quien...

The Latest: City & Government

LIVE ON WUN: Looking Ahead At The General Election: A convo with Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea (Sept. 25 at 10 am)

Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea will join What's Up Newp at 10 am on Friday, September 25th to provide us with everything...

LIVE ON WUN: Newport City Council Meeting (Sept. 23)

Newport City Council hosted a (virtual) Regular Council Meeting at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, September 23. The full agenda...

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 Press Briefing (Sept. 23)

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health hosted a a press briefing at 1 pm on Wednesday, September 23rd...

Governor Raimondo will participate in U.S. Climate Alliance “Leading the Charge” panel on Wednesday

The United States Climate Alliance, a bipartisan coalition of governors committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions consistent with the goals of the...

Speaker Mattiello introduces bill to allow restaurants to sell takeout alcohol through the end of 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to grip the restaurant industry, Speaker of the House Nicholas A. Mattiello (D-Dist. 15, Cranston) has introduced...

The Latest: Dine & Drink

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...

With only weeks to go until Election Day, Yacht Club “Soda Pop Poll” delivers an update

By David Dadekian, Eat Drink RI Yacht Club Bottling Works, The Official Soda and Water Company of Rhode Island,...

Newport Restaurant Week to return November 6 – 15 (Updated)

This story was originally published on September 17, it was updated on September 22. It will look and...

Speaker Mattiello introduces bill to allow restaurants to sell takeout alcohol through the end of 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to grip the restaurant industry, Speaker of the House Nicholas A. Mattiello (D-Dist. 15, Cranston) has introduced...

Newport locals redefine fresh with Hoist & Crane Coffee

Back in March, we chatted with Newport residents Evan Carbotti and Ingrid Adolphs of Carbotti Experiences about...

Giusto will open on September 8th at Hammetts Hotel

Newport, RI - Giusto, the first independent restaurant concept from Chef Kevin O’Donnell, today announced its grand opening will take place on...

The Latest: Sailing & Sports

West Coast teams take the early lead at Race Week at Newport presented by Rolex

By New York Yacht Club Southern California sailors are not used to extended breaks in their sailing schedule, the...

Newport Polo will wrap up its 2020 season on Saturday with the Finals presented by Herb Chambers Exotics

The Newport International Polo Series today announced the culmination of the 2020 season, with the Finals Presented by Herb Chambers Exotics at 4 PM on Saturday, September...

11th Hour Racing Team adds three new crew members

By 11th Hour Racing Team Three new sailing crew have been signed by 11th Hour Racing Team, the U.S.-based offshore...

Buckaroo, Gamecock hoping success in other classes will translate to the Melges IC37 at Race Week at Newport presented by Rolex

By New York Yacht Club The Melges IC37 class was designed to make it as easy as possible for...

The Original 9, Lleyton Hewitt among seven tennis greats named to ballot for 2021 induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame

By International Tennis Hall Of Fame Fifty years ago this week, nine brave women took a stand against a...

At The Ocean Race Summits Newport, Senator Whitehouse warns we must act now on ocean health

U.S. Senator for Rhode Island Sheldon Whitehouse was among an engaging and diverse group of international experts and change-makers who spoke Wednesday...

The Latest: Opinion

Letter To The Editor: Jamie Bova has been an outstanding public servant for the people of Newport

To the Editor, I am writing this letter to express my support for Mayor Jamie Bova.  I met her during...

Letter To The Editor: Kate Leonard proved herself to me and my neighbors

I am writing to share my personal experience with Kate Leonard. As a young ward 3 resident I am...

Letter To The Editor: Good people should not be thrown away

Dear Editors, I would like to write to you with the hope of sharing one of the most beautiful...

Letter To The Editor: Jamie Bova is the best thing that has happened to Newport City Council in the last ten years

Four years ago, I was introduced to Jamie Bova. “She wants to be elected to the City Council; you should meet her.”...

Letter To The Editor: It’s time for someone new in Ward 3

Every age group in Newport has its dedicated volunteers that help make our city a place of pride for residents and tourists. ...

The Latest: Real Estate

‘Grey Walls’ on Beacon Hill Road in Newport sells for $6.56 million

Gustave White Sotheby’s  International Realty today announced the sale of ‘Grey Walls’ in Newport, which is located at 86 Beacon Hill Road.

What Sold: 22 Aquidneck Island real estate sales, transactions (Sept. 15- 22)

Here’s what sold on Aquidneck Island over the last week. Our weekly roundup of Aquidneck Island real estate...

10 must-see open houses happening this weekend on Aquidneck Island (Sept. 18 -20)

Newport, RI – On the market for a new home? Here’s a look at what houses on Aquidneck Island you can tour...

Home on Ocean Avenue fetches $4.45 million

Lila Delman Real Estate today announced the sale of 123 Ocean Avenue in Newport for $4,450,000. George Tollefson...

What Sold: 26 Aquidneck Island real estate sales, transactions (September 8 – 15)

Here’s what sold on Aquidneck Island over the last week. Aquidneck Island real estate...