What’s Up This Weekend
On tap this weekend: Holiday Extravaganza, 53rd Annual Bowen’s Wharf Christmas Tree Lighting, Ragged Island Holiday Market, and more.
Newport residents are now able to report coyote sightings and encounters directly from their mobile devices through the City’s 311 ReportIt! Newport app.
Newport resident in the running for ‘Powerball First Millionaire of the Year’ on Dick Clark’s New Years Rockin’ Eve
A Newport resident is among five finalists who have the chance to win the $1 million grand prize in the “Powerball First Millionaire of the Year” promotion.
Ortiz points to this past World Series and postseason as proof that experience and veteran managers pay off
With its closure, all traffic will use the new ramp system to access Downtown Newport.
Newport School Superintendent Colleen Burns Jermain tells What’s Up Newp that no credible threat was found after Thompson Middle School went into a shelter-in-place earlier this afternoon.
The shrimping business was based mostly in Maine and produced small, pink shrimp that were a winter delicacy in New England and across the country.
Public invited to attend special events being held throughout December, including weekly self-guided tours, pictures with Santa, and a special event vendor exposition.
The League of Women Voters, Newport County has named Ellen Pinnock, Director of Community Engagement at FabNewport, as the 2023 recipient of the Joan C. Arnold Civic Participation Award.
Laryn Edwards admitted she was a little nervous before stepping onto the court for Providence’s game at Columbia on Wednesday morning.
The third annual Mental Health Awareness Night organized by the Salve Regina University’s Men’s Ice Hockey Team raised more than $4,000 in support of Newport Mental Health’s mission to destigmatize the conversation around mental health and provide mental health and substance use treatment to those who live, work, and study in Newport County.
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Here’s a look at the Newport Police Department arrest and dispatch logs for Thursday, November 30 through 7 am on Friday, December 1, 2023.
The Local Government Reporter will cover what’s happening in government and politics across Aquidneck Island
Here’s a look at what’s happening out there today, plus a look at all of the latest What’s Up Newp headlines.
Here’s what’s on tap for weather this week and weekend.
Forecast includes rip current risk, surf height, weather, winds, and more.
A look at how much snow has fallen and how conditions are at ski resorts across New England.
Preservation Society of Newport County provides more info regarding its appeal of wind farms off Rhode Island coast
According to the Preservation Society of Newport County, the appeals detail the failure of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to comply with the heightened levels of review required under the National Environmental Policy Act and the National Historic Preservation Act.
September 24, 1940 – November 28, 2023
How lucky we are in Newport to have such great first responders.
Paval Zacha had a goal and an assist as the Boston Bruins snapped a three-game losing streak with a 3-0 win over the San Jose Sharks on Thursday night.
At least the Los Angeles Chargers don’t have to worry about who should play quarterback.
Shop local this holiday season
Annual Santa’s Ride to Kick Off Tuesday, Dec. 12th
When did Newport County, Rhode Island experience its warmest December? To find out, Stacker used data from the National Centers for Environmental Information to identify the 15 Decembers with the highest average temperature since 1895.
Marla Romash, co-owner and Pastry Chef at Our Table Jamestown, has been appointed to Discover Newport’s Board of Directors representing Jamestown.
On tap today: ThamesGiving, A Newport Nutcracker, and more. Plus, a look at all of the latest What’s Up Newp headlines.
Here’s a look at the Newport Police Department arrest and dispatch logs for Wednesday, November 29 through 7 am on Thursday, November 30, 2023.
Let’s start with this: the kids seemed to like it. Well, most of them.
Stop by St. Augustin’s Church Hall, corner of Carroll Avenue and Harrison Avenue for holiday fun and something for everyone on your list.
Making its third consecutive appearance at the global conference, The Ocean Race is calling for a sea change in ocean protection and restoration at COP28
According to data from the Multiple Listing Service, this is the highest sale of 2023 in the town of Charlestown.
2023 RI Life Index shows Rhode Islanders still perceive steep challenges in housing, cost of living and access to healthcare and nutritious food
5th annual statewide survey is a partnership between Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island and Brown University School of Public Health
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Meet your new best friend, Star – this week’s adoptable dog of the week!
Quarterback Bailey Zappe and practice squad rookie Malik Cunningham took snaps in the portion of the New England Patriots practice that media were allowed to watch on Wednesday.
‘We don’t have a choice,’ says Preservation Society of Newport County CEO Trudy Coxe
New England long-snapper Joe Cardona has the rare weekend off coming up — perfect timing for the Navy graduate to take in the Army-Navy game at the Patriots’ home stadium.
Eastern Rhode Island Conservation District will host a workshop on funding opportunities for farmers
The information session will cover financial and technical assistance opportunities for local farmers.
Newport Lobster Company and Bellevue Asset Management today announced via a press release that on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, NPLC joined the BAM family of companies.
The Town of Middletown is pursuing state grant money to help pay for new pickleball courts at John Clarke Park, hoping to add to the town’s recreational facilities across the community.
Stacker used the Social Security Administration’s baby names database to compile a list of unique baby names state by state.
Dozens of “Santas” are expected to take to the streets of Newport on Saturday, December 9 to take part in the annual event known as SantaCon.
East Greenwich Police observed a motorcyclist (the defendant) driving erratically on Main Street and conducted a traffic stop.
Newport School Superintendent Colleen Burns Jermain will join What’s Up Newp for a conversation today. Plus, the latest What’s Up Newp headlines and a look at what’s up out there today.
April 14, 1922 – November 24, 2023
Here’s a look at the Newport Police Department arrest and dispatch logs for Tuesday, November 28 through 7 am on Wednesday, November 29, 2023.
College Basketball (women): Salve Regina 74, Mitchell 70
Jaylen Brown scored 30 points, Jayson Tatum had 21 and the Boston Celtics routed the Chicago Bulls 124-97 on Tuesday night to advance to the quarterfinals of the NBA In-Season Tournament.
Davonte Gaines’ 21 points helped Providence defeat Wagner 86-52 on Tuesday night.
Coming up live on Wednesday at 1:30 pm.
Massachusetts Gov. Maura Healey unveiled a new strategy Tuesday that she said will help the state’s 78 coastal communities work together to better cope with the challenges brought on by climate change.
The highest-performing stock on the list returned +2.2% last week. Read on to see which companies made the list.
RIDOH and DEM recommend lifting restrictions for Blue-Green Algae in Melville Ponds and Carbuncle Pond
Recent consecutive surveys and sample analysis confirmed that blue-green algae have been present but at acceptably low levels and that cyanotoxin is not present in detectable concentrations.
The Board of Directors of The Sailing Museum and National Sailing Hall of Fame announced today that three new hires have joined the staff
Cowboy Junkies’ will be performing a career-spanning show, including their new album, ‘Such Ferocious Beauty’
Newport has welcomed a new addition to its wellness scene – Titanium Yoga Studio.
“The city needs to revisit its zoning plan and put more teeth into its regulations and enforcement to favor livability over the appetites of developers and visitors. A vibrant city is one where people really live.”
People’s Credit Union is accepting donations of unwrapped new children’s gifts and clothing at all branches during normal hours on behalf of the Salvation Army’s Holiday Angel Tree Program.
Six years later, casino site’s redevelopment remains stalled
Here’s a look at the Newport Police Department arrest and dispatch logs for Monday, November 27 through 6 am on Tuesday, November 28.
January 26, 1948 – November 20, 2023
Sour Grapes is a comic about “Aesop”, a miserable flying dog and his odd friends, all living in a problematic and troubled world.
Yegor Chinakhov had a goal and an assist, lifting the Columbus Blue Jackets over Boston 5-2 on Monday night, handing the Bruins to their third straight loss.