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 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.