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While hedge funds and vulture capitalists dismantle their legacy newspapers brick by brick, we’re on a mission of rebuilding local news from the ground up.

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Our Fall 2021 Supporter Drive is underway. We’re looking to add 150 additional supporters by December 20. These supporters will help fund more reporting and content in Newport – as we add a Newport-focused correspondent to our crew in the next couple of weeks.

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What's Up Newp. He was born and raised in Rhode Island and graduated from Coventry High School. He serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors for Potter League for Animals. Ryan also is currently the Senior Editor - North America for Mountain News, publisher of OnTheSnow. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).