WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Heather Hole Strout, Executive Director of the MLK Center
Coming up on Tuesday, March 28 at 11:30 am.
What Sold: 18 Newport County real estate sales, transactions (March 19 – 25)
Here’s a look at what homes changes hands last week in Newport County.
Adoptable Dog of the Week: Remi
Remi is a 1-year-old female mixed breed and is available for adoption right now at the Potter League for Animals in Middletown.
The Ocean Race: Boris Herrmann’s Team Malizia lead fleet around Cape HornThe Ocean Race:
The German team rule the south, leading past the iconic Cape Horn and winning the Roaring Forties trophy
Most and least lucrative college majors, by state
EDsmart used data for the 2020-21 school year from the Department of Education to rank degree majors in each state by median earnings after graduation for those with bachelor’s degrees.
Rhode Island girls high school basketball rankings
To dig into competition data behind the ever-growing sport of high school girls basketball, Stacker compiled statewide rankings in Rhode Island using MaxPreps.
Patriots owner Robert Kraft campaigns against antisemitism
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft faced the camera during a video call, pointing to a small, sky-blue lapel pin on his blazer.
Goose to perform at the 2023 Newport Folk Festival
For their Artist Give, Goose asked Newport Festivals Foundation to provide a grant to TeachRock, which uses music to make history, science, math, language arts and other subject areas exciting and relevant to young people.
Obituary: Kevin M. Kinsella
December 13, 1954 – March 26, 2023
2023 Newport Folk Festival lineup announcements
The Newport Folk Festival began its tradition of a rolling lineup announcement for its 2023 festival on February 2.
What’s Up This Week: March 27 – April 2
Newport Daffodil Days, Newport Night Run, Soak Up The Sun Spring Fundraiser Party, and more.
Obituary: Mary (Correira) Barretto
April 05, 1927 – March 25, 2023
Fewer Pell grants are being awarded as tuition continues to climb
Best Universities analyzed trend data up to the 2020-21 academic year from the National Center for Education Statistics to see how Pell Grants and other financial aid types stack up over years of rising tuition
Congressman Magaziner leads effort to double the Pell Grant
Magaziner and his colleagues also asked that appropriators secure the long-term affordability impact of the Pell Grant program for future years by indexing the maximum award amount to inflation and ensuring that funding for the program is fully mandatory.
Portsmouth Police charge driver with DUI after a head-on collision on East Main Road
On March 24, 2023, at 10:49 pm, the Portsmouth Police responded to the vicinity of East Main Road and Sea Meadow Drive for the report of a head-on collision between two motor vehicles.
Obituary: Lisa J. Maynard
November 28, 1967 – March 26, 2023
After five years of bureaucratic limbo, Cape Cod clean energy program finally comes to fruition
The Cape and Vineyard Electric Offering will provide a mix of solar panels, heat pumps and battery storage to 100 low- and middle-income households in the region.
City of Newport releases final draft of Transportation Master Plan
Entitled Keep Newport Moving, the draft plan culminates almost 2 years of public outreach, community engagement, and collaboration with the Rhode Island Division of Statewide Planning, according to the City of Newport.
Massachusetts girls high school basketball rankings
To dig into competition data behind the ever-growing sport of high school girls basketball, Stacker compiled statewide rankings in Massachusetts using MaxPreps.
Elizabeth Warren running for 3rd US Senate term in 2024
Warren first won election to the seat in 2012, defeating incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, who was elected to fill out the term of Democratic U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy, who died in 2009.
Spring Street water main work is to begin on March 27
Improvements Slated for Narragansett Avenue to Perry Street
Vermont girls high school basketball rankings
To dig into competition data behind the ever-growing sport of high school girls basketball, Stacker compiled statewide rankings in Vermont using MaxPreps.
7-Day Weather forecast for Newport County
Here’s what’s on tap for weather this week and weekend.
3-day Surf Forecast for Rhode Island
Forecast includes rip current risk, surf height, weather, winds, and more.
Twenty years on, reflection and regret on 2002 Iraq war vote
Senate Armed Services Chairman Jack Reed, D-R.I., then a freshman senator who also voted against the resolution, says the war “made no sense strategically” and took the country’s focus off the troops waging war in Afghanistan.
Jaylen Brown’s 41 points helps Celtics past Spurs 137-93
Jaylen Brown scored 41 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead the Boston Celtics to a 137-93 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday night.
Pastrnak scores twice, Bruins top Hurricanes 4-3 in shootout
David Pastrnak eclipsed the 50-goal mark by scoring twice and the Boston Bruins won their seventh game in a row by defeating the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 in a shootout Sunday.
Team Malizia’s Rosalin Kuiper suffers a head injury near Cape Horn – she is conscious, stable and recovering
At around 0900 UTC on 26th March Rosalin Kuiper suffered a head injury after she fell from her bunk when the boat turned and slammed unexpectedly in heavy sea conditions.
UConn’s return to prominence has been a family affair
Dan Hurley got choked up when asked about his dad on the eve of UConn’s Sweet 16 game.
Cities with the fastest-growing home prices in Rhode Island
Stacker compiled a list of cities with the fastest growing home prices in Rhode Island using data from Zillow.
How gas prices have changed in Rhode Island in the last week
Stacker compiled statistics on gas prices in Rhode Island using data from AAA.
Final Talk of Irish Museum’s 21 Lecture Series to feature Mike Slein
The Museum of Newport Irish History announces the fifth and final presentation of its 21st Annual Lecture Series, to feature Mike Slein, who will give a talk titled, “A Virtual Tour of Irish Newport: Connecting the Dots.”
“Dancing at the Forty Steps” returns to the Cliff Walk on Sunday
The event features demonstrations of Irish set dancing, led by Donal and Mary Lehane, accompanied by live traditional Irish music by local musicians.
Jerry Frear – The Basics of Self-Care: Prioritizing sleep for a healthier you
Self-care serves as the cornerstone of a healthy and fulfilling life.
Obituary: William A. Durgin
October 1, 1928 – March 24, 2023
This Day in RI History: March 26, 1953 Lincoln Chafee is born
Mayor, US Senator and RI’s 74th Governor
Obituary: Elizabeth “Bette” M. Murphy
May 28, 1926 – March 19, 2023
20 popular international snacks you should try if you can find them
We also looked into staple foods and sweet treats from diverse countries to compile a well-rounded list.
UConn routs Gonzaga 82-54 for first Final Four in 9 years
The critique of UConn under coach Dan Hurley had been the program’s inability to win in March.
NHL-best Bruins clinch Atlantic with 2-1 win over Tampa Bay
The Boston Bruins are winning so much that clinching their division didn’t merit any celebration. Captain Patrice Bergeron didn’t even realize it had happened.
Most-read stories on What’sUpNewp this week
Catch up on all the most-read and popular headlines that appeared on What’sUpNewp this week!
Upcoming adult programs at Tiverton Public Library include poetry, gardening, and book clubs
The following is a list of library programs that adults can enjoy in April.
High School Seniors can now apply for People’s Credit Union College Scholarship Program
People’s Credit Union today announced that it is providing graduating high school seniors planning to attend college in 2023 – 2024 the opportunity to apply for a $1,500 scholarship from the Cooperative Credit Union Association.
From Polaroids to Instant Pots: Every year’s must-have shopping fad since 1973
Take a walk down memory lane with must-have shopping fads for each year since 1973.
Gerry Goldstein: Unhurried Baseball on deck for a prod
It’s true that waiting is as much a part of baseball as are home runs and stolen bases. So as a new season approaches, one views the newly mandated intrusion of a time clock with mixed feelings.
How the rate of uninsured drivers has changed over time in every state
Are you driving in a state where the number of uninsured drivers on roads is growing? A car wreck is never a happy event, but a collision involving a driver without auto insurance can make repairs and recovery significantly more difficult.
Road Report: Schedule of lane closures and road construction projects (March 25 – April 1)
The following road and lane closure notices have been scheduled by the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA).
Rhode Island boys high school basketball rankings
Stacker compiled boys high school basketball rankings in Rhode Island using MaxPreps. MaxPreps’ rankings factor in win-loss record, win quality, and strength of schedule.
This Day In History: March 25, 1947—Claudine Schneider, first woman elected from Rhode Island to House of Representatives is born
Elected in 1980, the political trailblazer also was the first Republican Representative to serve the state in more than 40 years.
This Day in RI History: March 25, 1903, musician Frankie Carle born in Providence
Nicknamed “The Wizard of the Keyboard”
Tatum notches 40th 30-point game, Celtics beat Pacers 120-95
Jayson Tatum scored 34 points, setting a new franchise record with his 40th 30-point game this season, and the Boston Celtics rolled to a 120-95 win over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night.
DEM awards more than $100,000 to eight community boat pumpout facilities to keep coastal waters clean
The grants, funded by the US Fish and Wildlife Service Clean Vessel Act (CVA), help municipalities, marinas, and yacht clubs pay for improvements to marine and land-based pumpout facilities.