Discover all that’s happening, new, and to do in and around Newport County this weekend.

Weekend Weather Forecast

  • Friday Afternoon – Partly sunny, with a high near 43. West wind around 11 mph.
  • Friday Night – Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 24. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
  • Saturday – Sunny, with a high near 30. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
  • Saturday Night – Mostly clear, with a low around 19. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
  • Sunday – Sunny, with a high near 33. Breezy, with a west wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
  • Sunday Night – Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Northwest wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

Friday, January 22

Things To Do

JPT Film & Event Center Virtual Screening Room 

City & Government 

Live on WUN (watch on our Facebook Page and website)

  • Nothing scheduled yet, check back for updates.

Saturday, January 23

Things To Do

JPT Film & Event Center Virtual Screening Room 

City & Government 

Live on WUN (watch on our Facebook Page and website)

  • Nothing scheduled yet, check back for updates.

Sunday, January 24

Things To Do

  • Nothing scheduled yet, check back for updates.

JPT Film & Event Center Virtual Screening Room 

City & Government 

  • Nothing scheduled yet, check back for updates.

Live on WUN (watch on our Facebook Page and website)

  • Nothing scheduled yet, 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.