Good Morning! Here’s a round-up of the  latest on what’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport, RI;

Volvo Ocean Race Will Return to Newport: Organizers from Sail Newport, the State of Rhode Island, the RI Dept. of Environmental Management, Discover Newport, and the City of Newport have announced that Newport will once again be a North American Stopover during the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race. (What’sUpNewp)

Success of Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover Has Many Hoping For a More Impactful Second Visit: Although it’s the next-to-last day of October, there were good vibes reminiscent of last spring swirling around the Rhode Island State House on Friday. And then Governor Gina Raimondo told everyone why. (What’sUpNewp)

Newport Schools Warn of “Winter Sports Poster” Scam Letters Sent …: Scam alert — Newport County businesses have received mailed invoices for a Rogers High School “Winter Sports Poster” that doesn’t exist. (Patch)

Your Halloween Party Guide: (What’sUpNewp)

Best Things To Do in Newport on Halloween Weekend: (What’sUpNewp)

Where to Find Live Music and Entertainment in Newport This Halloween Weekend: (What’sUpNewp)


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