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. Newport This Week: Council Takes Stand on Guns in Schools
  2. WPRO – Rhode Island bans powdered alcohol
  3. Patch – Sold! 8 Houses in Newport Last Week
  4. Providence Journal – Newport’s Island Moving heads to Providence for evening of dance …
  5. Huffington Post – Surprise: 1990s Design Trends Are Coming Back
  6. Rhode Island Public Radio – RI Public Radio, ProJo, RI Monthly, East Side Monthly, Newport …
  7. Wicked Local – New book celebrates American lighthouses

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).