As August May comes to a close, there’s certainly plenty of big stories to look back on from the last 31 days. More than 59,450 people visited our website in August, resulting in nearly 130,000 page views. Here’s what our readers were talking about and reading, your opportunity to catch up if you missed something.

Here’s what our readers and those in Newport were talking about and reading in the eighth month of the year.

Here’s your opportunity to catch up if you missed something.

10 – Euer easily wins the Senate District 13 seat

9 – LIST: Public, Private Firework Displays That Will Light Up the Newport Sky in 2017 (UPDATED)

8 – Newport’s BedJet is revolutionizing the sleep industry from small Brick Market headquarters

7 –2017 Newport Jazz Festival Schedule & Lineup

6 – Questlove Will DJ at The Pineapple Club on Sunday

5 – Crews Respond to Fire on 2nd Street Overnight

4 – 40 classic yachts will parade in Newport Harbor on Sunday morning

3 – Where to watch McGregor versus Mayweather in Rhode Island

2 – Partial solar eclipse will be viewable from Newport on August 21st

1 (Most Read) – Newport Police crack down on local businesses for selling counterfeit goods

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