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

Note: This is very much a live blog, this story will be updated throughout the day when/if more stories come out regarding Newport.

  1. CUInsight.com: $500 million McCoy Federal Credit Union partners with national lender Embrace Home Loans to expand mortgage offering
  2. PR Newswire: Hellyer & Sfeir Among Sleep Industry Luminaries Joining Start-Up (BedJet calls Newport home)
  3. Benzinga: Tyton Partners Places Call for Growth Companies With Staying Power 
  4. The Providence Journal: R.I.’s Little Compton Band wins Best in State at New England Music … 
  5. ABC2 News: Meg travels six hours north to visit a friend and try the local flavors of …
  6. Patch: Narragansett Woman Charged with DUI in Newport
  7. The Providence Journal: $6287 in severance paid to Cranston’s ex-director of senior services
  8. Newport Patch: 750k Grant for Newport Shipyard will Buy New Boat Lift
  9. International Business Times: Is There An East Coast Coachella? Music Festivals In Northeast US ... (Mention of Newport Folk Festival)
  10. ABC 6: Heather Abbott returns to Boston Marathon, hosts watch party to …

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).