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

  1. People Magazine – Heather Abbott, Who Lost a Leg in the Boston Marathon Bombing, Helps Provide Specialized Prosthetics to Other Amputees
  2. The Providence Journal – 4 fun R.I. food things to do this weekend (Castle Hill with a mention)
  3. Rhode Island Public Radio – Rhody Votes ’16: For These Newporters, A Choice Between Hillary And Bernie
  4. WDIV Detroit: Boston Marathon bombing survivor shares most meaningful part of recovery (Features Newport’s Heather Abbott)
  5. The Boston Globe: Why police are having a tough time finding culprits in school robocalls (Newport robocall incident mentioned)
  6. Journal Times: In Photos: Celebrities caught for tax evasion (mention of Newport’s Richard Hatch)
  7. Westport News: On the market: ‘Newport’ comes to Westport waterfront, only better
  8. The Providence Journal: Sophia Miranda, of Lincoln, wins ‘Governor for a Day’ essay contest (previous winner was from Newport)
  9. Military & Aerospace Electronics: Navy orders underwater drones that can mimic the behavior of quiet … (Officials of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) in Newport, R.I., announced a $49.5 million contract to Lockheed Martin Sippican on Thursday)
  10. The Providence Journal: Accessories make 82-year-old Newport man’s Ford Explorer stand out from the crowd

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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).