3-day event scheduled to return to Fort Adams State Park from July 28 – 30, 2023.
RIPTA to use $5 million federal grant to develop a Safe Streets action plan for 29 Rhode Island communities
29 cities and towns across Rhode Island (including Newport, Portsmouth, Middletown, and Little Compton) will develop a Safe Streets action plan and may use it to apply for additional federal funding for roadway safety upgrades
On Tap This Week: Aquidneck Growers Market, Improv comedy with The Bit Players, Winter Speaker Series at Newport Art Musuem, and more.
The man charged with killing his mother at sea during a 2016 fishing trip off the coast of New England is asking for minutes from the grand jury proceeding that led to his indictment, seeking to learn what was disclosed about his grandfather’s death three years earlier.
Stacker compiled a list of the best performing stocks in Rhode Island last week using data from IEX Cloud.
December 23, 1933 – January 29, 2023
The Club says that the funding will allow them to expand its recording studio and continue to offer such programs as the evidence-based BGCA programs of Lyricism 101, which focuses on expressive writing, and MusicMakers, which teaches the fundamentals of music production.
Newport County real estate transactions for the week of Jan. 23 – 27, 2023
Bill is response to contractor’s violation at 6/10 highway project
Special guests Five For Fighting and Del Amitri join BNL on Friday, July 7th at Mohegan Sun Arena
The selection follows a nearly year-long search that evaluated 28 candidates from Rhode Island and nationwide.
The highest performing stock on the list returned +9.6% last week. Read on to see which companies made the list.
Year of the quarterback carousel: A look back at the NFL’s record number of starting quarterbacks in 2022
Stacker pulled statistics from Pro-Football-Reference.com to analyze the data behind the high number of different quarterbacks who started games during the 2022 NFL regular season. Read on to uncover our findings.
The Medical Respite Care pilot will serve community members statewide experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity who are preparing for or recovering from medical procedures, hospitalization, or generally are in need of a safe place to heal from an acute illness or injury.
Keep reading to discover some of the most controversial Grammy wins in history.
The legislation (2023-H 5161) would restrict grocery stores from having more than eight self-checkouts operating at once, and require that those with self-checkouts also have a minimum of one staffed checkout per self-checkout.
Tensions run high as wind and boat speeds hit new lows with the IMOCA fleet crossing an unusually large doldrums
Sebastian Aho scored a goal for the fourth straight game and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Boston Bruins 4-1 on Sunday in a matchup of the teams with the two best records in the NHL.
October 14, 1926 – January 25, 2023
September 26, 1961 – January 23, 2023
August 07, 1946 – January 25, 2023
Forecast includes rip current risk, surf height, weather, winds, and more.
Here’s what’s on tap for weather this week and weekend.
Jared Bynum scored 17 of his 19 points after halftime and hit a key jumper and two free throws late to help No. 23 Providence defeat Villanova 70-65 on Sunday.
Sold out festival held in Providence Jan. 28
Musical running through February 5
Dr. Baskind will present the work of Rembrandt, Bernard Picart, and several other artists who spent considerable time drawing and painting the Jewish residents of Amsterdam, both in the synagogue and as they went about their daily lives.
Residents Invited to Discuss Park Access, Safety with Community Police
We’re just days away from an observance that usually slides by with only modest notice, so you know I’m not referring to the ballyhooed Feb. 2 appearance of a weather-predicting groundhog.
As one of the first homes built on Easton’s Point, the iconic 8,105 sq. ft. home is set on almost four acres of captivating coastline on “the point.”
The man charged with killing a 66-year-old Vietnam veteran and retired postal worker who was out for his morning run in a Rhode Island park nearly a decade ago was found guilty on Friday by a judge who rejected the suspect’s mental illness defense.
The property’s culinary team has created a special four-course menu filled with splendors of romance
The seven artists’ exhibited work is vastly different, ranging from realism to abstraction, painting to photography.
Stacker analyzed data from Redfin to see which metros had the most homes sold over asking price.
University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) graduated more than 7,600 students worldwide in the fall of 2022, including four students from Newport County!
Play about “five whores on a bench” running through February 19
COVID-19 deaths in the US continue to be undercounted, research shows, despite claims of ‘overcounts’
Taking into consideration the number of excess deaths caused by COVID-19 compared with pre-pandemic years is critical to getting an accurate accounting of the pandemic’s real toll.
The Newport Festivals Foundation, which produces the iconic Newport Folk Festival and legendary Newport Jazz Festival, is doing some iconic and legendary things of its own.
The Ocean Race takes on a slow burn with the IMOCA fleet inching southwest towards the doldrums
December 28, 1941 – January 24, 2023
Victor Hedman scored the go-ahead goal with 6:31 remaining and the Tampa Bay Lightning tied a team record with their 11th straight home victory by defeating the NHL-best Boston Bruins 3-2 on Thursday night.
The Knicks are a young team that’s still learning how to string together victories.
Dave Rosenberg, organizer of the Newport Winter Festival, will join What’sUpNewp for a WUN-ON-ONE conversation at 12 pm on Tuesday, January 31, 2023.
Amanda Adams, Lainey Dionne and Dustbowl Revival
In a thin-obsessed culture, fatness has become its own kind of monster.
Lennon, who is majoring in Psychology, was selected as one of the three best people to work with in this course. Lennon is in the Class of 2023.
Don’t get tricked into paying for tax prep if you don’t have to. Learn how the biggest tax preparation companies have suppressed free filling options for years.
A Rhode Island police officer who was off duty and out of uniform when he shot the 18-year-old driver of a car he had witnessed speeding past him on the highway was acquitted by a jury Thursday of several charges.
Coming up on Wednesday, February 15 at 10 am.
Levreault is currently earning a B.S. in Nursing at the university.
Sen. Lawson, Rep. Kazarian introduce bill to help local wineries
The Town Council said Wednesday night the study of a new middle-high school on property just north of Gaudet Middle School should continue. #MiddletownRI
A leading New England economist is suggesting that jobs in the region are shifting from leisure and hospitality to higher-paying industries, while job openings remain at “historic highs.”
Bill O’Brien is back with the New England Patriots.
Governor McKee Continues #RIReady Budget Tour by Highlighting Proposed Investments in Pre-K
Legendary RI band returns for a rare show
Improv with The Bit Players, Aquidneck Growers Market, Winter Speaker Series, and more.
Gary Furtado recently retired from Navigant Credit Union, where he served for 44 years, 35 of those as President and CEO.
The fleet had a slow night, gybing south from Cabo Verde
“Jake is a shy but sweet gentleman. He really loves a nice window to look out where he can stretch and relax to his heart’s desire”
With No. 23 Providence trailing Butler by seven midway through the first half, Friars coach Ed Cooley brought Jared Bynum off the bench.
Ishmael Leggett’s 25 points helped Rhode Island defeat Dayton 75-70 on Wednesday night.
Newport Superintendent of Schools Colleen Burns Jermain, appearing on a WhatsUpNewp videocast today, said that the current Career and Technical Center Building will not be demolished until there are funds to replace it.
Brad Read, Executive Director of Sail Newport, will join What’sUpNewp on January 31 at 9:30 am to share all of the latest details on The Ocean Race’s only North American stopover.
March 02, 1935 – January 24, 2023
The 2023 Restaurant and Chef Semifinalists are recognized across 23 categories, including the new Award for Outstanding Bakery.
Newport School Superintendent Colleen Burns Jermain sent out the following Community Update to Newport Schools parents, families, and staff, on Wednesday, January 25.
In a review of Rhode Island short-term rentals on the site AirDNA, the majority (68%) of rentals around the state have complied with the registration requirement. But in Newport, only 268 (33%) of the 821 active rentals are registered in the state system, meaning 553 have not.
Coming up on Wednesday, February 1 at 4 pm.
The victims were in Rhode Island, New York, Arkansas, Colorado, North Carolina, Missouri and Florida.
Identical twin dance crew takes audiences from the roots of street dance to the glitz and glamour of Broadway
Seniors Living in Newport’s North End to Get the Gift of Mobility Thanks to New $70K Federal Pilot Program
US-flagged 11th Hour Racing Team sets off on Leg 2 of The Ocean Race 2022-23 from Cabo Verde, to Cape Town, South Africa
Conditions are slow, but tactically challenging
Lieutenant Governor Matos Announces Entrepreneurship Challenge Finalists & Live Pitch Competition
Dueling defending champions look to carry momentum into 8th edition of Premiere Corinthian Championship
Among the 20 prestigious yacht clubs that will toe the line for Corinthian sailing’s premiere event will now be two teams hoping to carry forward the momentum from the last time they competed in this event: Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron and Southern Yacht Club from New Orleans, which claimed the title in 2021.
March 28, 1958-January 16, 2023
Stacker took the guesswork out of 50 random events to determine how likely they are to happen.
Governor McKee Announces $17,500 Down Payment Assistance for First-time Buyers in Rhode Island
January 21, 2023
September 19, 1932 – January 22, 2023
To qualify, students must pass four or more letter-graded courses with no failing grades during the semester and earn a GPA of 3.5 or higher.
Read on to find out how Rhode Island stacks up and for more information about the best fishing holes and species in each state.
So which states are holding steady with hunting traditions? Take a look to see where Rhode Island ranks on the list.
The following is a list of library programs that adults can enjoy at the Tiverton Public Library in February 2023.
The race benefits the Newport Public Education Foundation, and sponsorship opportunities are available for local businesses.
A recent economic study found that the boat show, which is one of the largest in-water events in the country, had a total economic impact of $26.1 million.
New head coach takes over program that has won national championships, produced Olympians and All Americans
Adam Duvall and the Boston Red Sox finalized their $7 million, one-year contract Tuesday.
The states taking part in the suit include California, Virginia, Connecticut, Colorado, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Tennessee.
Patrice Bergeron broke a tie with 2:55 left and the NHL-leading Boston Bruins beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-2 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory.
Bam Adebayo isn’t going to hear his name when the NBA announces the All-Star Game starters Thursday night. He knows that.