A roundup of today’s big stories that have to do with what’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport, RI…

Countdown Has Begun, “26 Months Until Opening Night” at Opera House: (What’sUpNewp)

Orange Leaf Closes Newport Location Permanently: (What’sUpNewp)

Newport, RI’s Fairholme Mansion Returns to Market for $21 Million … (The Wall Street Journal)

For The Fifth Consecutive Year, SantaCon is Coming to Town: (What’sUpNewp)

Sail Into Most Wonderful Time of Year at Newport Harbor Illuminated Boat Parade: (What’sUpNewp)


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Glen Manor House Set to Host 2nd Annual Mistletoe Madness: (What’sUpNewp)

Cluny School Open House Set for Sunday November 8: (What’sUpNewp)

Pell STEM Program Receives Legislative Support: (What’sUpNewp)

Sandywoods Center For The Arts Will Host Fourth Annual Free Thanksgiving Community Dinner: (What’sUpNewp)

Preservation Society of Newport County Will Host Two Free Informational Seminars for Artists: (What’sUpNewp)

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Ryan Belmore has been the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp since 2012. He also currently works for Mountain News, where he serves as Senior Editor - North America for OnTheSnow. He previously worked for the New England Patriots and American Cancer Society. He currently serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).