The Top of the Hill Neighborhood Association has partnered with What’s Up Newp to bring to its members, and any other interested parties, a discussion with the Newport City Council 2nd Ward candidates, Kim Salerno and Charlie Holder.

During the discussion, candidates will be covering a number of topics provided by the Top of the Hill Association. It is hoped that this conversation will give voters the insights that will allow them to make a better-informed decision on election day.

Top of the Hill Association is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote social and cultural interaction among its neighborhood members, to maintain and enhance the character and integrity of the neighborhood, and to enhance the quality of life of neighborhood residents.

The discussion will be held live virtually at 7 pm on Thursday, October 8th. Those wishing to watch the conversation can do so live, or anytime afterward, on our website (below), on our Facebook Page, or on YouTube.

Those wishing to participate in the conversation or who wish to ask a question of the candidates can leave comments and questions here on Facebook or email them ahead of the conversation to Ryan@whatsupnewp.com.

More on the Newport City Council Ward 2 candidates

1 – Charlie Holder

Video interview on August 24

2 – Kim Salerno

Video interview on August 18

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Ryan Belmore has been the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp since 2012. He also currently works for Mountain News, where he serves as Senior Editor - North America for OnTheSnow. He previously worked for the New England Patriots and American Cancer Society. He currently serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).