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

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Ryan Belmore is the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp, LLC. Belmore has led What's Up Newp since December 2012. Belmore also serves as the Sr. Editor - North America for Mountain News - publisher of OnTheSnow. In his spare time, Belmore serves as the Vice President for the Board of Directors at Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors at Lucy's Hearth. Belmore is also a member and supporter of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers. Send questions, tips, and story ideas to Ryan@whatsupnewp.com.