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Expect Detours on Lower Thames Street from November 15 – 17,...

The Newport Police Departments is alerting residents that National Grid Gas will be conducting required maintenance next week on a gas main on Lower Thames Street,...

Mail Ballots Counted, Final Results Are In For Newport City Council...

The Rhode Island Board Of Elections finally finished counting more than 42,000 mail ballots on Thursday afternoon. Following Tuesday night's results, Rhode Island Board of...

UPDATED: A Grand Goodbye – Casino Will Leave Newport, Tiverton Bound

Once again Rhode Island voters were asked to approve building a full-scale casino, this time in Tiverton, near the Massachusetts border. Question 1, which appeared on...

Paul Taylor Dance Company to Conduct Dance Workshop for 3rd &...

Dance master Paul Taylor is arguably the greatest living choreographer across the 20th and 21st centuries. At an age when most artists’ greatest work...

Who Will Become Newport’s Next Mayor?

When Newport City Council meets tonight at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, will it be Jeanne-Marie Napolitano's last meeting as Mayor? It may or may...

All Seven Statewide Questions Expected to Pass

When voters went to the polls today they not only voted to fill offices, from local school committee to the president, but also considered numerous bond issues, some...

Carson Will Return to State House to Represent District 75 (Newport)

Representative Lauren Carson (D - District 75, Newport) will be returning to the State House in 2017. Newport voters chose to send the Democratic...

2016 General Election: Live Newport Results

Polls closed in Rhode Island at 8:00 p.m., results will begin to display below after the polls close. Updates of unofficial results will occur every...

Just my opinion: Winners and Losers – Election 2016

Sitting around the day before this BIG election. Tired of watching the political broadcasts. Dizzy from looking at polls that don’t mean a heck...

New Owners of Irish American Club Respond to Complaints By Neighbors

Following a story we did on Saturday (Neighbors Say Irish American Club is Taunting Them With Outdoor Sign) and several neighbor complaints, the new...

Trends of Past Elections: Newport City Council and School Committee

Tuesday evening, after all the votes are counted, the City of Newport and all of its residents may be welcoming new members of the...

Representative Lauren Carson: I Have Focused My Race on My Real...

We will all be very glad when Election Day is passed. This election season has been too long, too divisive and too destructive. The...

Broadway Construction Expected to Resume on Monday; City Prepares Back Up...

It has been four weeks since the inaugural Broadway Street Fair, it has also been four weeks since crews have returned to Broadway to...

Newport School Committee Candidates Share Why They’re Running For Office

When Newport voters go the polls on November 8th, they will see that they have the option to choose seven out of twelve candidates (and the option...

School Committee Candidates Share What They Believe Is The Most Important...

When Newport voters go the polls on November 8th, they will see that they have the option to choose seven out of twelve candidates (and the option...

What’s Broken and How do we Improve Newport’s Public School System?...

When Newport voters go the polls on November 8th, they will see that they have the option to choose seven out of twelve candidates (and the option...

Newport School Committee Candidates Share What They Believe Sets Them Apart...

When Newport voters go the polls on November 8th, they will see that they have the option to choose seven out of twelve candidates (and the option...

Mike Smith, Independent Candidate for House District 75, Outlines 8 Priorities...

I’m Mike Smith, Independent Candidate for House District 75, and I ask for your vote on November 8th. I’ve knocked on thousands of doors...

The November Ballot: What to Know About the Seven Statewide Questions

WhatsUpNewp and WhatsUpRhodeIsland have profiled each of the statewide referenda, read on to find out what the bond question means for you as a citizen and...

The November Ballot: Question 7 – $50 million bond Affordable Housing

With projections of a need for 35,000 additional affordable housing units over the next decade, voters are being asked to approve a $50 million...

The November Ballot: Question 6 – $35 million Green Economy Bonds

Characterizing Rhode Island’s natural resources as among its greatest strengths, proponents of the Green Economy Bonds see passage of the $35 million referendum as...

Newport City Council: Agenda and Meeting Preview (Nov. 9)

Newport City Council will host their one-and-only November meeting on Tuesday, November 9th; less than 24 hours after polls close on Election Day and...

The November Ballot: Question 4 – $45.5 million Education Bond

Touting that a $45.5 million higher education bond will attract high-paying, high-tech jobs, state and education officials called approval of this referendum “critical” in...

City Council Candidates Share Thoughts on Newport Grand and Naval Hospital...

When Newport voters go the polls on November 8th, they will see that they have the option to choose four out of seven candidates (or write-in...

Newport City Council Candidates Share Their 3 Biggest Priorities

When Newport voters go the polls on November 8th, they will see that they have the option to choose four out of seven candidates (or write-in...