Wondering what the talk of the town was around Newport in October?

While covering dozens of events and posting hundreds of stories in the month of October, it’s the news that’s unexpected, original and breaking news that saw the most traffic on www.whatsupnewp.com.

More than 50,000 unique visitors made these posts the top 10 most-read stories in October;

10 – Future Plans for Newport Yachting Center Property Include Hotel, Restaurant, Retail and a Public Park

9 – UPDATE: Standoff in Portsmouth Ends

8 – More Than 100 Local Business Owners Pledge More Than $15,000 to Support MLK Center

7 – Reel Girl: Billy Bush and Donald Trump Audio Was Like Everything I Learned at St. George’s

6 – UPDATE: Newport Police Department Issues Statement on Suspicious Device Found Near Newport Gateway Center

5 – Top Halloween Events and Parties Happening in Newport (Oct. 28 – 31)

4 – New Deli Coming Soon To Thames Street in Newport

3 – What About Bobby: I’m Dying, I Deserve a ‘Right To Try’

2 – UPDATE: Man Told Newport Fire Department That He Jumped From Cliff Walk, Didn’t Fall

Most Read – Fifth Element Owners Purchase Foley’s on Broadway

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).