Fort Adams Trust receives $150,000 matching grant, will be used to...

The Fort Adams Trust was provided with a matching grant of $150,000 in January at the Newport Art Museum by the Rhode Island State...

Sen. DiPalma and Rep. Kennedy introduce legislation regarding net neutrality rules...

Sen. Louis P. DiPalma and Rep. Brian Patrick Kennedy, Speaker Pro Tempore of the House of Representatives, introduced legislation (2018-S 2008 / 2018-H 7076) that would...

McKee to National Grid: Cut rates now

Rhode Island Lt. Gov. Dan McKee is continuing to pressure National Grid to lower rates immediately for Rhode Islanders, even though the company has...

Rep. Casimiro reintroduces bill that would repay fire departments for patrolling...

Rep. Julie A. Casimiro (D-Dist. 31, North Kingstown, Exeter) has reintroduced legislation (2018-H 7100) that would direct the Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) to...

Six cats abandoned in lobster crates at Newport Shipyard; Potter League...

On December 22, 2017, two lobster crates were reportedly left overnight at the Newport Shipyard docks with six cats left inside without access to any food...

Podcast: A conversation with Patricia Morgan, Republican gubernatorial candidate

Republican gubernatorial candidate and State Representative Patricia Morgan, R - West Warwick, the House Minority Leader, discusses her vision for Rhode Island with Ryan...

Rhode Island’s tax amnesty program extends through Feb. 15

Rhode Island’s Revenue Office is trying to make it as painless as possible for the thousands of Rhode Islanders who have neglected to pay...

Podcast: Evan Smith from Discover Newport chats about Rhode Island’s Tourism...

These are exciting times for Rhode Island's tourism industry. Eight hotel projects are underway - three in Newport and five in Providence. Longer runways...

Podcast: Conversation about Newport City Council’s appointment of Marco Camacho

On this edition of What'sUpNewp Radio Edition on AM 1540 WADK Newport I discussed the process the Newport City Council used to fulfill the...

National Grid, Newport Police Department respond to two gas leaks in...

National Grid and Newport Police Department were on the scene of two "Grade 1" emergency gas main repairs in Newport this afternoon. The gas leaks...

RI GOP gubernatorial candidate Morgan focusing on corruption, economy, and education

Characterizing herself as tough, informed and with a vision to root out corruption and spark the economy, state Rep. Patricia Morgan, R-West Warwick, is...

Senator Whitehouse to Join Senate Finance Committee

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer today announced the Senate Democratic committee memberships for the 2nd Session of the 115th Congress.  Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) will join...

Rhode Island ranked 32nd in WalletHub’s ‘2018’s States with the Most...

With Martin Luther King, Jr. Day around the corner and 92 percent of blacks saying whites benefit a great deal or a fair amount...

What’s On The Agenda: January 10th Newport City Council Meeting

The following items of business will go before the Newport City Council at its first regular meeting on the new year on January 10,...

Marco Camacho to fill vacant seat on Newport City Council

The six-remaining Newport City Council members voted 4 - 2 in favor of appointing Marco Camacho to fill the remaining current Council term (January 9...

Congressman Cicilline’s Jan. 13 Town Hall will focus on Democrats’...

Congressman David N. Cicilline, D-RI, will focus on what he characterized as the Democrats “bold economic agenda,” a program with a goal of creating...

Letter From The Editor: City Council process to fill vacant seat...

While following the process to fill the vacant Newport City Council seat, there have been several steps during the last month that have done...

Senator Seveney introduces legislation that would ban possession of ‘bump stocks’...

Sen.  James A. Seveney (D-Dist. 11, Portsmouth, Bristol, Tiverton) has introduced legislation that would ban ‘bump stocks’ on semi-automatic firearms. A bump stock is an...

Independent RI Gubernatorial Candidate Trillo promises to challenge institutions, policies

When former Republican State Representative Joseph Trillo entered the Rhode Island governor’s race as an independent, he promised a campaign that would rattle some...

Trash and recycling collection suspended this week in Newport due to...

In preparation for the predicted winter storm, the City of Newport would like to alert residents that weekly trash and recycling collection service will...

Podcast: Giovanni Feroce discusses why he’s running for Governor

Former state senator, Alex and Ani CEO and Newport resident Giovanni Feroce said he will run for governor this year in a series of New Year’s...

What to do and know during a ‘Snow Parking Ban’ in...

Newport, RI - With a forecast of several inches of new snow to fall this week, we thought it was an appropriate time to...

City Council likely to fill Florez’s seat on Council on Thursday

Newport City Council will hold a special meeting on Thursday, January 4th at 5 pm in the Council Chambers at City Hall to consider the selection...

Senate Finance Committee to consider bills on PawSox stadium Thursday

The Senate Finance Committee is scheduled to meet Thursday to consider legislation to provide public support for a new stadium for the Pawtucket Red...

Rhode Island General Assembly set to open 2018 session on January...

The General Assembly opens its 2018 session Tuesday, Jan. 2. The House of Representatives and the Senate will convene in their respective chambers at...