Catch up on all of the most popular stories that appeared on What’sUpNewp this week, March 27 – April 2, 2022.

10 – Merger talks on again? We’ll ask when Newport School Superintendent Colleen Burns Jermain joins us Wednesday for her monthly videocast

9 – Newport Restaurant Week returns, here’s a list of the 50+ restaurants participating

8 – Election 2022: FBI investigation, candidate arrested in Ohio, end of financial reporting period nears, inside polls (?)

7 – Home Of The Week: 111 Harrison Avenue, Unit MH8 is your opportunity to call Bonniecrest home

6 – Mykono Pub opens in Middletown

5 – Where to find the best sushi in Newport

4 – Providence Performing Arts Center Announces 2022/2023 Broadway Season 

3 – Concert Recap and Photos: Mercury Rev and Brian Jonestown Massacre at the Columbus Theatre

2 – Theater Review: ‘Oklahoma!’ fails to impress at PPAC

1 – What Sold: 13 Newport County real estate sales, transactions ( March 21 – 25)

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp. Although not the founder or original owner, Belmore has been with What'sUpNewp since its early beginnings in 2012.

Belmore was born in Providence, Rhode Island; grew up and graduated high school in Coventry, Rhode Island; and lived in Newport, Rhode Island for more than ten years. He 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 and his wife, Jen, as well as their two dogs (Aero and June), recently moved to Alexandria, Virginia. Belmore travels back and forth to Newport every couple of weeks to cover events, work on story ideas, to meet with What'sUpNewp's on-the-ground contributors, to visit friends, and to eat as much seafood as possible.

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