A look at where and why Newport is being mentioned today, locally and around the globe;

  1. Washington Times – Rhode Island bill would ban smoking on public beaches
  2. Providence Journal – Political Scene: $1.4M and counting allotted to R.I. lawmakers’ pet … (mention of Rep. Abney, Middletown/Portsmouth)
  3. Sarasota Herald Tribune – Letter From Home: Ringling mansion has its secrets ( McCarty compares Ca’ d’Zan to the Breakers in Newport, Rhode Island)
  4. Blasting News – The Top 10 Places to Visit in the USA This Summer – Part 1 (Providence ranked, Newport mentioned)
  5. Nashua Telegraph – Rising sea level threatens historic sites across the US
  6. CBS Local – Boston Marathon Runners Load Up At City Hall Pasta Dinner (chatted with Bill Casey of Newport)

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What's Up Newp. He was born and raised in Rhode Island and graduated from Coventry High School. He serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors for Potter League for Animals. Ryan also is currently the Senior Editor - North America for Mountain News, publisher of OnTheSnow. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).