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Tyler Bernadyn: Why waiting until “Spring” to buy or sell might be a mistake

To say the Spring market is off to a hot start would be an understatement.  With a large pool of qualified buyers...

Legislative News – Jan. 16: Speaker Mattiello issues statement on governor’s budget proposal

The latest news/press releases from the Rhode Island General Assembly. Speaker Mattiello issues statement on governor’s budget proposal

Agenda for Newport City Council Meeting on January 22

Newport City Council will host their next regular Council Meeting on Wednesday, January 22nd at 6:30 pm in the Council Chambers at...
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City of Newport announces opening of Warming Centers

Warming Centers will be open across the City of Newport over the coming days as the National Weather Service is forecasting a...

War-Gaming 101: U.S. Naval War College Holds War Game Fundamentals Course

The following story was written by Jeanette Steele, U.S. Naval War College Public Affairs. This story originally appeared here.

Men’s Journal highlights ‘the best ways to explore the off-season in Newport’

Men's Journal is out today with a full story on "the best ways to explore" Newport during the off-season.

Bat found in Common Fence Point area of Portsmouth tests positive for rabies

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is alerting the public that a brown bat found in the Common Fence Point section...

Developmental Disability News: RI DD Legislative Commission seeks to change payment methods For DD Service Providers

Editor's Note & Intro: Beginning today, What's Up Newp and What's Up Rhode Island will be sharing and linking to content provided...

2020 Newport Folk Festival: Lineup announcements

The Newport Folk Festival has begun its annual tradition of rolling lineup announcements ahead of the 2020 Newport Folk Festival at Fort...

What’s happening, new, and to do in Newport County this weekend: January 17-19

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

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Legislative News – Jan. 16: Speaker Mattiello issues statement on governor’s budget proposal

The latest news/press releases from the Rhode Island General Assembly. Speaker Mattiello issues statement on governor’s budget proposal

Tyler Bernadyn: Why waiting until “Spring” to buy or sell might be a mistake

To say the Spring market is off to a hot start would be an understatement.  With a large pool of qualified buyers...

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Live music, extensive bourbon menu added to Newport Marriott’s Plank Bar

The Newport Marriott’s Plank Bar, located in the hotel lobby, will host different musical acts each Friday evening from 6 to  9...

Obituary for Mary Madeline Dopart

Mary Madeline (Silveira) Dopart passed away on January 11, 2020, at St. Elizabeth Nursing Home in Bristol at the...

Owners of Midtown Oyster Bar, Surf Club opening Freaky Burrito

Burritos and bowls. That's what the owners of Midtown Oyster Bar and Surf Club will be offering and specializing...

Harper & Tucker changing location on Bellevue Avenue

Harper & Tucker,a contemporary fashion lifestyle and boutique, has made the move from 190 Bellevue Avenue to 146 Bellevue Avenue.

Agenda for Newport School Committee Special Meeting, Regular Meeting on Jan. 14

Newport School Committee will host two meetings on Tuesday, January 14th. At 5 pm they will host a special...

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Men’s Journal highlights ‘the best ways to explore the off-season in Newport’

Men's Journal is out today with a full story on "the best ways to explore" Newport during the off-season.

2020 Newport Folk Festival: Lineup announcements

The Newport Folk Festival has begun its annual tradition of rolling lineup announcements ahead of the 2020 Newport Folk Festival at Fort...

What’s happening, new, and to do in Newport County this weekend: January 17-19

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

Live music, extensive bourbon menu added to Newport Marriott’s Plank Bar

The Newport Marriott’s Plank Bar, located in the hotel lobby, will host different musical acts each Friday evening from 6 to  9...

Real Estate

Tyler Bernadyn: Why waiting until “Spring” to buy or sell might be a mistake

To say the Spring market is off to a hot start would be an understatement.  With a large pool of qualified buyers...

Jonathan Andrew Ross named Managing Director of the Brenton Hotel; hotel plans to open in June

As the end of construction nears, Brenton Hotel has named their Managing Director. Owned by The Brenton Hotel, LLC,...

Realtor.Com: 2020 begins with lowest housing inventory in two years

December saw the largest year-over-year decline of housing inventory in almost three years with a dramatic 12 percent decline, pushing the number...

Haynes Group tapped to transform The Mainstay Hotel & Conference Center into The Wayfinder

Haynes Group Inc. announced today that they have begun the transformation of The Mainstay Hotel & Conference Center into The Wayfinder, a...

House hunting? Here are 15 open houses to check out this weekend on Aquidneck Island

On the market for a new home? Well this upcoming weekend is looking like a good time to explore homes that have...

New In Newport: OnTo Mortgage opens office

OnTo Mortgage announced this week that they have opened a new office at 513 Broadway in Newport, which is Innovate Newport.

Legislative News – Jan. 15: Expungement open house; Illegal possession of guns; Martin Luther King Jr. Commission’s annual celebration

The latest news from the Rhode Island General Assembly; Euer encourages participation in expungement open house

Live music, extensive bourbon menu added to Newport Marriott’s Plank Bar

The Newport Marriott’s Plank Bar, located in the hotel lobby, will host different musical acts each Friday evening from 6 to  9...

Video: Newport City Council Workshop on communication, best practices and planning for 2020

Newport City Council hosted an approximately ninety-minute workshop on Wednesday, January 15th. On the agenda for the evening were...

Obituary for Mary Madeline Dopart

Mary Madeline (Silveira) Dopart passed away on January 11, 2020, at St. Elizabeth Nursing Home in Bristol at the...

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Obituary for Helen (Styczenski) Arruda

Helen (Styczenski) Arruda, 94, formerly of Paquin Lane, Middletown, died on January 15, 2020, at St. Clare Home in...

Antique vendors from Armory Antique Marketplace find new home in Newport

Some of the vendors from the Armory Antique Marketplace have found a new home in Newport. Now operating as...

Guest View: Senator Euer – Opportunity to find out whether you might qualify for expungement

A criminal history – even for a minor offense – can haunt a person for the rest of their life. It can...

Senator Euer encourages participation in expungement open house

Sen. Dawn Euer is encouraging her constituents to attend a local event she helped arrange with Attorney General Peter R. Neronha to...

New York Yacht Club: Request for Invitation Period opens for Club’s Summer Team Races

The following was written by the New York Yacht Club. While team racing has been a popular pursuit for...

Raytheon establishes $20,000 SPY-6 scholarship for US Navy student veterans

Raytheon Company, in partnership with Student Veterans of America, is offering two U.S. Navy student veterans $10,000 each in scholarships under a new program...

Gerry Goldstein: Nothing ‘stuffie’ about the duchess

Rhode Island couldn’t convince the PawSox to stay here, but let's hope we don't blow a new opportunity to make a different...

Gov. Raimondo’s State of the State promises numerous initiatives, from education reform to a hike in minimum wage

Gov. Gina Raimondo promised robust programs to improve transportation, education, housing, the environment, increasing the minimum wage, while offering tax cuts and...

City & Government

Legislative News – Jan. 16: Speaker Mattiello issues statement on governor’s budget proposal

The latest news/press releases from the Rhode Island General Assembly. Speaker Mattiello issues statement on governor’s budget proposal

Agenda for Newport City Council Meeting on January 22

Newport City Council will host their next regular Council Meeting on Wednesday, January 22nd at 6:30 pm in the Council Chambers at...

City of Newport announces opening of Warming Centers

Warming Centers will be open across the City of Newport over the coming days as the National Weather Service is forecasting a...

War-Gaming 101: U.S. Naval War College Holds War Game Fundamentals Course

The following story was written by Jeanette Steele, U.S. Naval War College Public Affairs. This story originally appeared here.

Developmental Disability News: RI DD Legislative Commission seeks to change payment methods For DD Service Providers

Editor's Note & Intro: Beginning today, What's Up Newp and What's Up Rhode Island will be sharing and linking to content provided...

Legislative News – Jan. 15: Expungement open house; Illegal possession of guns; Martin Luther King Jr. Commission’s annual celebration

The latest news from the Rhode Island General Assembly; Euer encourages participation in expungement open house

Dine & Drink

Live music, extensive bourbon menu added to Newport Marriott’s Plank Bar

The Newport Marriott’s Plank Bar, located in the hotel lobby, will host different musical acts each Friday evening from 6 to  9...

Blackstone Caterers hosting Rare Bourbon & Craft Beer Dinner on January 24th

On Friday, January 24th Blackstone Caterers will be hosting a five-course Rare Bourbon and Craft Beer Dinner at their headquarters located at...

Owners of Midtown Oyster Bar, Surf Club opening Freaky Burrito

Burritos and bowls. That's what the owners of Midtown Oyster Bar and Surf Club will be offering and specializing...

Castle Hill Inn will celebrate Chinese New Year with a five-course Cantonese-inspired menu

In celebration of the Year of the Rat in 2020, Castle Hill Inn will be offering a special Cantonese-inspired menu crafted with...

Kilwin’s opening second location in Newport

Kilwin's is opening a second location in Newport. Kilwin's, which has been serving up chocolate, fudge, and ice cream...

Winter Break: When restaurants are taking time off this winter (2020 edition)

It’s beginning to look a whole lot more like the off-season around Newport. Many restaurants have already temporarily closed or are preparing...

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Recent Local Obituaries

Obituary for Louise M. (McKnight) Reynolds

Louise M. Reynolds, 88, who was born and raised in Fall River, Massachusetts, and lived her adult married life...

Obituary for Mary Madeline Dopart

Mary Madeline (Silveira) Dopart passed away on January 11, 2020, at St. Elizabeth Nursing Home in Bristol at the...

Obituary for Helen (Styczenski) Arruda

Helen (Styczenski) Arruda, 94, formerly of Paquin Lane, Middletown, died on January 15, 2020, at St. Clare Home in...

Obituary for Mary Margaret (Fendlason) Clark

Mary Margaret. Clark, 87, of Stagecoach Rd, Portsmouth, RI, passed away peacefully at Newport Hospital on January 11, 2020, following a brief...

Obituary for David L Geary

David L. Geary 75 went home to be with the Lord on Jan 9th. He was the husband of Elizabeth (Betty Souza)...

Obituary for Joseph A. “Joe” Savage Jr.

This obituary originally appeared on O'Neill Hayes Funeral Home. Joseph A. Savage, Jr., of North Providence RI, formerly...