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The Elms (Photo provided by The Preservation Society of Newport County)

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)