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Newport, RI – Discover all that’s happening, new, and to do out there this week in Newport County.

Tuesday, September 1

Things To Do

 JPT Film & Event CenterVirtual Screening Room 

City & Government

What’s Up Newp Live
on our Facebook Page and website

  • 12 pm: WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Dylan Conley, Democratic candidate for Congressional District 2
  • 1 pm: Live On WUN – Governor Raimondo’s COVID-19 Press Briefing

Wednesday, September 2

Things To Do

 JPT Film & Event Center Virtual Screening Room 

City & Government

What’s Up Newp Live
on our Facebook Page and website

  • 11 am: WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Michelle McGaw, candidate for District 71 (Little Compton, Tiverton, Portsmouth)
  • 1 pm: Live On WUN – Governor Raimondo’s COVID-19 Press Briefing

Thursday, September 3

Things To Do

 JPT Film & Event Center Virtual Screening Room 

City & Government

What’s Up Newp Live
on our Facebook Page and website

  • 1 pm: Live On WUN – Governor Raimondo’s COVID-19 Press Briefing

Friday, September 4

Things To Do

 JPT Film & Event Center Virtual Screening Room 

City & Government

What’s Up Newp Live
on our Facebook Page and website

  • 1 pm: Live On WUN – Governor Raimondo’s COVID-19 Press Briefing

Saturday, September 5

Things To Do

 JPT Film & Event Center Virtual Screening Room 

City & Government

  • Nothing scheduled yet, check back for updates

What’s Up Newp Live
on our Facebook Page and website

  • Nothing scheduled yet, check back for updates

Sunday, September 6

Things To Do

 JPT Film & Event Center Virtual Screening Room 

City & Government

  • Nothing scheduled yet, check back for updates

What’s Up Newp Live
on our Facebook Page and website

  • Nothing scheduled yet, check back for updates

Monday, September 7

Things To Do

 JPT Film & Event Center Virtual Screening Room 

City & Government

  • Nothing scheduled yet, check back for updates

What’s Up Newp Live
on our Facebook Page and website

  • Nothing scheduled yet, check back for updates

We’ll be updating this story throughout the week as we learn about new meetings and events. Check back for updates.

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp. 
Belmore has been involved with What’sUpNewp since shortly after its launch in 2012, proudly leading it to be named Best Local News Blog in Rhode Island by Rhode Island Monthly readers in 2018, 2019, and 2020 and an honorable mention in the Common Good Awards in 2021.

Born and raised in Rhode Island, Belmore graduated from Coventry High School and the Community College of Rhode Island. In addition to living in Newport for 10 years, he has lived in Portsmouth, Coventry, Providence, Smithfield, Burrillville, and East Greenwich.

Belmore currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals. He previously served on the Board of Lucy's Hearth and the Arts & Cultural Alliance for Newport County.

Belmore and his wife, Jen, currently live in Alexandria, Virginia, a move they made in 2021. Read more about that here - https://whatsupnewp.com/2021/09/letter-from-the-publisher-some-personal-news/

Belmore visits Newport every couple of weeks to support the 12+ paid contributors What'sUpNewp has on the ground across Rhode Island, a place he called home for 39 years.

Belmore is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers, Society of Professional Journalists, and the North American Snowsports Journalists Association.

In 2020, Belmore was named Member of the Year by LION and won the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County's Dominque Award.
Belmore can be contacted at ryan@whatsupnewp.com and 401-662-1653.