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. Turn To 10 – Rhode Island Foundation awards community-building grants
  2. The Providence Journal – Mark Patinkin: R.I. tourism campaign drives home state’s blessings
  3. Greenfield Daily Reporter – The foundation that runs the Newport jazz and folk festivals is taking …
  4. ABC 6 –  Newport Festivals Foundation takes over BridgeFest

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).