June was a busy month of good news, bad news, breaking news and helpful information, here’s what Newport was reading, talking about and most interested in!

Thanks to the the 52,300+ people that visited WhatsUpNewp.com more than 120,000 times in June!

20 – Warning: Fake $100 Bill Passed in Downtown Newport This Morning

19 – 8 Businesses You Can Buy Right Now in Newport | June 2016

18 – 60+ Local Businesses That Are Hiring in Newport Right Now | June 6

17 – Voice Of Newport: An Open Letter to Andy Lavarre, Newport City Council Candidate

16 – Commanding Officer of Newport’s Naval Undersea Warfare Center Relieved of Command

15 – UPDATE – Newport Bermuda Race: “Champagne Conditions” for Comanche, Breaks Course Record

14 – Watch for Fireworks Over Newport on Saturday Night

13 – Newport County 4th of July Fireworks and Celebrations

12 – Tyler’s Two Cents: Brace Yourselves, the Bachelorettes are Coming

11 – Poll: Who Serves Up The Best Pizza in Newport, RI?

10 – Jack Napolitano, Newport Mayor’s Husband, Has Died

9 – Best Places To Brunch in Newport This Weekend 

8 – Newport, RI Events Calendar

7 – Summer of 2016: Restaurant Deals, Discounts and Special Offers 

6 – 17 Local Attractions Will Offer Free Admission on June 18, 19 and 20 for Newport County Residents and Hospitality Employees 

5 – 47 Boats Withdraw from Newport Bermuda Race Prior To Start, 142 Boats Cross Start Line on Friday 

4 – Diego’s Bodega in Middletown is Now Open 

3 – Deer Runs Wild Through Bowen’s Wharf and Into Lobster Bar on Thursday 

2 – Weather is the Deep Concern for the 184 Boats Participating in 2016 Newport to Bermuda Race 

TOP STORY – Save The Date: Newport’s Biggest Events in 2016 

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).