Now Hiring: 65+ job opportunities in and around Newport

Looking for a new gig, job, or career? Here's who's hiring right now in Newport. 7-Eleven - Sales...

Newport restaurants asked to submit plans for outdoor dining

by City of Newport. As Rhode Island begins to re-open for business, restaurants interested in offering outdoor dining are...

Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce, Discover Newport announce formation of Restore...

The Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce and Discover Newport today jointly announced the formation of Restore Greater Newport, an economic recovery and resilience...

WUN-ONE-ONE: Restaurant Roundtable – A conversation with five local restaurateurs about...

As part of our ongoing WUN-ON-ONE series, today we'll be hosting a restaurant roundtable at 3 pm. Local restaurants will speak about...

Looking for a job? Here are 70 businesses hiring right now...

Looking for a new job, gig, or career? Here are 70 companies hiring right now on Aquidneck Island.

Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard welcoming yachts to Newport

Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard announced today that they are beginning to welcome and hear from yachts. "Yachts making their...

Rhode Island businesses required to develop a written COVID-19 Control Plan...

As part of Governor Raimondo's Reopening RI plan, all businesses must develop a written COVID-19 Control Plan outlining how its workplace...

Aquidneck Island communities launch joint recovery effort

Aquidneck Island’s three municipalities are banding together to help the island’s economy recover from the COVID-19 outbreak. The City...

Newport City Manager signs Executive Order allowing all restaurants to offer...

Newport City Manager Joe Nicholson on Tuesday signed an Executive Order that will allow all existing victualing licenses offering service at tables...

Middletown accepting applications for outdoor dining

Middletown has passed an executive order that will permit the temporary expansion of outdoor dining at local restaurants.

RI Hospitality Association and RI Hospitality Education Foundation announce free training...

The RI Hospitality Association (RIHA) and RI Hospitality Education Foundation (RIHEF) today announced that they wil lbe hosting free workforce training and...

Farms in Chepachet, Exeter, North Providence, Tiverton and Wakefield receive $100K...

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources and the Rhode Island...

Newport-based Vanquish Boats acquired by Century Boats

Century Boats this week announced the acquisition of Newport-based Vanquish Boats. "Proudly a part of the American boating experience since the...

Restaurants can reopen for outdoor dining beginning May 18th

During her COVID-19 press briefing today, Governor Raimondo announced that restaurants will be allowed to reopen for on-premise outdoor dining beginning Monday,...

Freddie Brooks appointed Assistant General Manager at Hammetts Hotel

As Main Street Hospitality Group prepares for the summer opening of its first management contract in Rhode Island, CEO Sarah Eustis announced today the...

BankNewport names Newport resident Kyle Martin Vice President, Compliance Analyst/Trust Officer

BankNewport today announce that Newport resident Kyle A. Martin has been promoted to Vice President, Compliance Analyst/Trust Officer. In his new position,...

Smoke House reopens for 2020 season

Smoke House restaurant will re-open for the 2020 season with take-out only, beginning today, Monday, May 11th.   Smoke House will offer a...

Portsmouth Press receives $25,000 grant through the Facebook Journalism Project’s relief...

Last Thursday, Facebook announced that more than 200 news organizations  eill receive nearly $16 million in grants that stem from $25 million...

People’s Credit Union donates $20,000 to help support area food pantries

In response to the overwhelming demand for food assistance caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, People's Credit Union today announced that they will...

East Providence Jeweler recognizes Miriam Hospital critical care nurses, while supporting...

MRT Jewelers, 927 Warren Ave., East Providence this week will show its appreciation for critical care and Intensive Care nurses at the...

Newport Stop & Shop employees test positive for COVID-19, two stores...

An employee at each Stop & Shop location in Newport has tested positive for COVID-19, What's Up Newp has confirmed.

Along with packaged beer and wine, restaurants can now sell draft...

As part of her twenty-ninth declaration order that was signed on Friday, Govermor Raimondo outlined and updated certain restrictions on businesses and...

Not all Westerly businesses will survive COVID-19

There was a time, not too many years ago, when Westerly’s High Street, its main street, was littered with empty store fronts...

Griswold’s Tavern announces it has permanently closed

Griswold's Tavern took to it's Facebook Page on Thursday evening to announced that it has permanently closed. The following...

North Kingstown resident launches RI Sunshine to help Wicked Tulips and...

When North Kingstown resident Elizabeth Almeida heard that Wicked Tulips Farm Flower Farm wasn’t able to host their popular U-Pick events this...