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What’s Up In Newport County Today Wednesday, January 6 by Ryan M. Belmore
Governor Raimondo is quarantining for the second time in less than a month following close contact with a person who has COVID-19. Because of this, her weekly COVID-19 press briefing will be pushed from Thursday to Friday this week.
We caught up with John Elkhay from Chow Fun Food Group yesterday to learn more about the future of Harry’s Bar & Burger on Thames Street. Read what he had to say here.
Looking to kick off 2021 with a new gig, job, or career? Well, you may be in luck. What’s Up Newp is here to help in your job search with these 55 job opportunities.
RIDOH reported yesterday 1,081 new positive COVID-19 cases (total now 93,582), 15 new fatalities (total now 1,870) and 409 hospitalizations.
Today through Saturday, the Newport MFA, Salve Regina’s creative writing degree program, will present virtual readings and craft talks from best-selling authors and faculty members. Staff, faculty, students, and members of the public are invited to attend these creatively inspiring events.
Salve Regina students who have managed a growing stock portfolio as part of an MGT-320 Investment Planning class in fall 2020 donated $15,000 in earnings from the fund during the holiday season. The Boys & Girls Club of Newport County and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center were among the organizations to receive a donation.
Newport Hospital Community Lecture Series: Join Dr. Anthony Napoli, Medical Director of Emergency Medicine and Chair of Emergency Department, and Lisa Lima-Tessier, MSN, CEN, NEA-BC, Director of Emergency and Respiratory Services, virtually this Thursday at 6 pm for a conversation about the latest updates in the COVID-19 pandemic, life in the John A. and Hope H. van Beuren Emergency Department, vaccine and treatment information, and how to stay safe.
Happy Birthday today to Suzanne Kissell, John Ankelman, Rich Gastwirt, Judy McLennan, and Lee Rekas!
Ryan M. Belmore is the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and serves on the Board of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and Lucy's Hearth. Send questions, tips, and story ideas to Ryan@whatsupnewp.com.