Newport Grand Casino closes permanently at 11 pm this evening. Tiverton Casino Hotel opens at 10 am on Saturday. John Taylor Jr., Executive Chairman of the Board of Twin River Worldwide Holdings, the owner of Twin River Event Center in Lincoln, Tiverton Casino Hotel in Tiverton, and Newport Grand Casino in Newport, joined me today at 1:45pm on What’s Up Newp Radio on WADK 1540AM to chat about Newport Grand’s last day, what’s ahead for Tiverton, and more.

Also, hear about how one local barbershop is offering free haircuts for those heading back to school and how some local school teachers are crowdsourcing to fill needs in their classrooms.

https://whatsupnewp.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/2018_08_28_1262_72136_4433.mp3

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.

The Latest From What's Up Newp


Never Miss A Story, Sign Up For Our Newsletter

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.