Portsmouth

The next Portsmouth Town Council meeting will take place on August 24th, here’s what’s...

On August 24, 2020, the Portsmouth Town Council meeting will be live streamed on the web and by phone dial-in using the Zoom remote meeting service. The public meeting will begin at...

Newport City Council to host next Council Meeting on August 26, here’s what’s on...

Here's a look at what will be on the docket for Newport City Council when they host their next Regular Council Meeting virtually at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, August 26th

Watch: Governor Raimondo’s Weekly COVID-19 Update

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health will host a press briefing on Wednesday at 1 pm to provide an update on COVID-19 in Rhode Island.
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VIDEO: Newport City Council COVID-19 Crisis Update

Newport City Council received their next weekly COVID-19 Crisis Update from City Manager Joe Nicholson on Tuesday, August 18th at 4:30 pm.

Representative Cortvriend to host a talk with Senator Jack Reed on August 19th

Representative Terri-Denise Cortvriend announced recently that she will host host her 31st "Talks with Terri" with special guest Senator Jack Reed, this Wednesday, August 19th starting at 9:00 a.m. via Zoom.

Newport City Council candidates respond to questions from Alliance for a Livable Newport

To assist Newport voters in the upcoming Primaries (September 8) and General Election (November 3), the Alliance for a Livable Newport (ALN) today shared answers to questions that they recently asked all...

Watch: Newport City Council Meeting | August 12

Newport, RI - Newport City Council will host a Regular Council Meeting on Wednesday, August 12th at 6:30 pm. The meeting will be held virtually. The full agenda for...

Watch: Governor Raimondo’s Weekly COVID-19 Press Briefing | August 12

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health will host a press briefing at 1 pm on Wednesday, August 12th to provide an update on COVID-19 in Rhode Island.

Watch: WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Colleen Burns Jermain, Superintendent of Newport Public Schools

Colleen Burns Jermain, Superintendent of Newport Public Schools, will join What's Up Newp at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, August 12th to discuss the upcoming school year - when it may begin, what...

Rhode Islanders no longer have to quarantine when visiting New York and Connecticut

Connecticut and New York on Tuesday removed Rhode Island from their travel advisory lists. The two states, as well as New Jersey and Massachusetts, had originally added the Ocean...

Election 2020: Our plan, and Newport City Council Race, Ward 1

With less than three months to the General Election, and even less to the Primary Election, What's Up Newp begins its comprehensive coverage of not only elections in Newport County, but also...

RIDOH: Third Beach and Easton’s Beach can reopen for swimming

This story was originally published at 5:19 pm on August 6th. It has been updated. The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Third Beach in Middletown and...

Governor Raimondo, Dr. Fauci to discuss reopening schools during virtual forum on August 13

Governor Gina Raimondo today announced that she will be joined by Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, for her weekly virtual forum on reopening...
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Newport City Council to host next Regular Meeting on August 12, here’s what’s on...

Newport, RI - Newport City Council will host their next Regular Council Meeting at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, August 12th. The meeting will take place virtually. Telephone Access...
Portsmouth

Portsmouth Town Council to host Council Meeting on August 11, here’s what’s on the...

Portsmouth, RI - On August 11, the Portsmouth Town Council will houst a regular Town Council Meeting. This meeting will be live-streamed on the web and by phone...

VIDEO & RECAP: Governor Raimondo COVID-19 Update | August 5

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health hosted a press briefing at 1 pm on Wednesday, August 5th to provide an update on COVID-19 in Rhode Island.

WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Senator Dawn Euer

Senator Dawn Euer (D. District 13, Newport & Jamestown) will join What's Up Newp for a live video conversation on Wednesday, August 5th at 2:30 pm. Senator Euer will...
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VIDEO: Newport City Council workshop, COVID-19 crisis update

Newport City Council will be meeting virtually today at 4:30 pm for a COVID-19 update and to vote on an extension of the state of emergency. City Council will also discuss and...

First, Second, and Third Beach will temporarily close this week due to Tropical Storm...

Newport, RI - The Town of Middletown and City of Newport today announced plans to close local beaches temporarily this week due to Tropical Storm Isaias. City of Newport:...

Representative Carson, Ruggiero speak up against efforts to merge RITBA and RIDOT

Newport, RI - Representative Lauren Carson (D. District 75, Newport) and Representative Deborah Ruggiero ( D. District 74, Jamestown and Middletown) both issued statements today opposing a proposal that would see the...

Representative Cortvriend to host a talk with Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea on August...

Portsmouth, RI - Representative Terri-Denise Cortvriend recently announced that she will host her 30th "Talks with Terri" with special guest Nellie Gorbea, RI Secretary of State, this Wednesday, August 5th starting at...
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Agenda for Newport Planning Board Regular Meeting on August 3

The Newport Planning Board will hold their regular monthly meeting remotely on Monday, August 3rd at 6:30 pm. Here's a copy of the agenda and details on how to log in to...

Rhode Island is 3rd best state for health care, study says

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted medical care in countless ways, from postponing elective surgeries to moving many visits online. To shed some light on where people can get quality, affordable care during...

City of Newport taking steps to increase its COVID-19 related enforcement measures

Ahead of what would have normally been one of the busiest weekends of the summer, the City of Newport today announced it is again taking steps to increase its COVID-19 related enforcement...

Expect increased enforcement in and around Newport Harbor beginning this weekend

Newport, RI - The City of Newport today issued a press release advising boaters to expect increased enforcement in and around Newport Harbor beginning this weekend. As the summer...