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October was a very busy month for the What’s Up Newp Crew and for traffic on Here are the stories that were most-read and that got the most attention during the tenth month of the year.

1 (Most Read) Jay Leno, supporters raise more than $30,000 for Newport firefighter battling cancer

2 Daffodillion announces end of program; two final chances to grab free daffodil bulbs

3 Newport Bicycle permanently closes

4 Newport Blues Inn becomes Paws on Pelham, grand opening celebration planned for October 26th

5 Safe Harbor Marinas acquires Newport Shipyard

6 Chaves’ Gardens sells property, will continue to operate business onsite

7 Inaugural Audrain’s Newport Concours & Motor Week wows Newport

8 Armory Antiques Marketplace permanently closes

9 Report details causes of January natural gas outage

10 Tickets now available for Newport Mansions’ Christmas festivities