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. WPRI – The Buzz: Time to talk family vacation
  2. Patch – Newport Man Faces Third Domestic Offense
  3. Newport This Week – Councilor Offers Blunt Marijuana Plan
  4. WPRI – Rhode Island woman found guilty of feeding coyote (Portsmouth woman)
  5. WJAR – Rhode Island bans powdered alcohol
  6. Trade Only Today – Longtime Rhode Island harbor official dies at 97
  7. Tyler Morning Telegraph – Tyler Junior College takes minimalist approach to ‘Theophilus North’ (Based on a semi-autobiographic novel by Thornton Wilder, the story is set in the posh resort town of Newport, Rhode Island)
  8. Connaught Telegraph – Mayo chef competing in All-Ireland chowder cook-off (winner will compete in Newport)
  9. Providence Journal – Time Lapse: Opening of Newport Bridge was RI milestone
  10. The Boston Globe – Daffodil days are here, but not for long
  11. The Providence Journal – 7 fun R.I. food events this weekend: April 22-24
  12. What’sUpNewp – Rhode Island Becomes First State to Adopt ‘Recycle Across America’ Standardized labels, Honored at Hollywood Event
  13. What’sUpNewp – 10 Best Things To Do This Weekend in Newport (April 22 – 24)
  14. What’sUpNewp – Where to Find Live Music, Comedy and Entertainment This Weekend (April 22 – 24)
  15. What’sUpNewp – Open Houses on Aquidneck Island This Weekend (April 23 – 24)
  16. What’sUpNewp – Rhode Island Becomes First State to Adopt ‘Recycle Across America’ Standardized labels, Honored at Hollywood Event
  17. What’sUpNewp – Hotel Viking Draws on Its Historic Past to Inspire a Modern-Day Makeover
  18. What’sUpNewp – “Heifetz on Tour” Returns to Rhode Island, Musicians Will Spend a Week in Jamestown
  19. What’sUpNewp – New England Patriots Lead “Football For You” Clinic at Naval Station Newport on Thursday
  20. What’sUpNewp – Newport Could Host Two Marathons in 2017
  21. What’sUpNewp – Planet Aid Donation Center in Newport Will Host Donation Drive for Earth Day
  22. What’sUpNewp – What’s On Tap at The Wharf Pub: April 21 – 27
  23. What’sUpNewp – Shura Baryshnikov, Daughter of Jessica Lang, Will Speak at Salve Regina University
  24. What’sUpNewp – City of Newport Cancels Public Hearing on Comprehensive Land Use Plan

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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).