Newport, RI – Here are the most-read and most-popular stories that appeared on www.whatsupnewp.com in January 2018, thanks for visiting, reading, and your constant support.

Most-Shared

1 – Via Via evicted, forced to close location on Lower Thames Street…

2 – Lt. Governor McKee Calls for National Grid to roll back recent rate increases…

3 – Best places to go sledding and tubing on Aquidneck Island…

4 – Electric Boat filling hundreds of jobs at Quonset Facility…

5 – 2018 Newport Restaurant Deals, Discounts and Special Offers (Updated)…

6 – 11 Coziest Places to Eat and Drink in Newport This Winter…

7 – Pell Elementary School was chosen as a semifinalist for International Space Station “Rhode Island Space Chat #3”…

8 – Podcast: Brad Read previews the 2018 Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover…

9 – Newport Car Museum among ‘America’s 10 Best New Attractions for 2017’…

10 – 25+ events in 2018 that you shouldn’t miss…

11 – National Geographic Traveler recognizes Newport as one of the ‘Best Small Cities in the U.S.’…

12 – (Updated) Newport City Council will likely discuss the sale of Armory in Executive Session on Wednesday night…

13 – Snow-Related Cancellations, Closures, Delays and Parking Bans…

14 – Podcast: Giovanni Feroce discusses why he’s running for Governor…

15 – Volvo Ocean Race Newport Race Village opens in 100 days at Fort Adams…

16 – Newport legislators to file a bill to defend against Trump administration’s plan to open coasts to drilling…

17 – Six cats abandoned in lobster crates at Newport Shipyard; Potter League offering a reward…

18 – Op-Ed: We could soon become the daffiest state in the nation…

19 – Letter To The Editor: The proposed sale of the Armory is clearly not in the best interest of the City of Newport or its taxpayers…

20 – Petition launched to stop the sale of the Armory on Thames Street…

Most-Read

1 – Via Via evicted, forced to close location on Lower Thames Street…

2 – Electric Boat filling hundreds of jobs at Quonset Facility…

3 – Firefighters respond to structure fire on Broadway

4 – Snow-Related Cancellations, Closures, Delays and Parking Bans…

5 – Winter Storm Live Blog for Thursday, January 4th

6 – What’s Open, What’s Closed: When restaurants are taking time off this winter (Updated)

7 – 2018 Newport Restaurant Deals, Discounts and Special Offers (Updated)…

8 – 11 Coziest Places to Eat and Drink in Newport This Winter…

9 – Volvo Ocean Race: Vestas 11th Hour Racing involved in collision, fatality confirmed of fishing vessel crew member

10 – Newport County’s Best Live Web Cams, Beach Cams and Surf Cams

11 – 80+ companies hiring right now in and around Newport

12 – Best places to go sledding and tubing on Aquidneck Island…

13 – 50+ companies hiring right now in Newport

14 – 75+ companies hiring right now

15 – Letter To The Editor: The proposed sale of the Armory is clearly not in the best interest of the City of Newport or its taxpayers…

16 – (Updated) Newport City Council will likely discuss sale of Armory in Executive Session on Wednesday night

17 – Who’s hiring in and around Newport? 75+ companies are hiring right now

18 – Teacher assaulted, suspect apprehended at Portsmouth High School on Tuesday morning

19 – Hotel Viking unveils event schedule for Newport Winter Festival

20 – Dear What’sUpNewp: “What’s your favorite restaurant or bar that opened in 2017?”

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Ryan M. Belmore

Ryan M. Belmore is the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and serves on the Board of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and Lucy's Hearth. Send questions, tips, and story ideas to Ryan@whatsupnewp.com.