It was a jam-packed What’sUpNewp Radio Edition today on AM 1540 WADK Newport.

Following the news that Carpionato Group had closed on its purchase of the 23.5 acre Newport Grand property from Twin River, LLC.  Kelly Coates, President and COO of Carpionato Group, joined Frank Prosnitz and me to discuss the purchase of the building and property, what the group’s plans are for the property, their timeline to get it up and running, and much more.

Following Mr. Coates, Dawn Euer joined Frank and me to chat elaborate further on her announcement from earlier today where she announced that she would be seeing re-election for Senate District 13 (Newport, Jamestown).

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Convo with Coates from approximately 10:00 to 24:00.

Convo with Euer from approximately 27:00 to 41:00.

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Tune into What’sUpNewp Radio Edition with Ryan Belmore every weekday at 1 pm on AM 1540 WADK. It’s where to get the scoop on what’s happening, new and to do in Newport County and across Rhode Island. Special guests, interviews, entertainment, commentary and more make this a can’t-miss hour of live and local radio.”

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).