newportFILM’s ‘Hot In Havana’ Friend-Raiser raises more than $35,000

newportFILM announced today that its 6th Friend-Raiser that was held at Christie’s on Saturday, March 2nd raised more than $35,000 for the...

Dr. Steve Rodenborn named undergraduate dean at Salve Regina

Salve Regina University announced in a press release today that Dr. Steve Rodenborn, director of the honors program and chair of the...

A Night To Remember: Preparation underway for NACTC and Rogers High...

Submitted By: Organizers of A Night To Remember. Preparations are underway for the NACTC & Rogers High School fundraiser,...

IYRS graduates strengthen U.S. America’s Cup Challenger

With nine graduates of Newport’s IYRS School of Technology and Trades already working in the Bristol, R.I. production facility of New York...

The Clagett announces a new class for 2019

The C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta, being held June 18-23 at Sail Newport in Fort Adams State Park, has...

Newport slavery memorial gets boost from Rhode Island Foundation

The effort to erect a monument in Newport’s Liberty Square to commemorate the lives of Africans who were brought there as part of...

Pump Track added to Bike Newport’s Big Blue Bike Barn plans...

There’s an exciting project sprouting on the north side of Miantonomi Park, and it just got even more exciting, according to Bike...

Newport Restaurant Group donates $5k to Rhode Island Community Food Bank

The Newport Restaurant Group (NRG) announced today that they recently presented the Rhode Island Community Food Bank with a $5,000 donation through...

19th annual International Polo Charity Ball at Marble House will benefit...

The Newport Polo Club has announced Newport Music Festival as the beneficiary of their 19th annual International Polo Charity Ball, Diamonds Are Forever.

Social Enterprise Greenhouse plans to expand support for entrepreneurs and businesses...

In December 2018, Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) was awarded a $257,321 competitive grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) to expand...

Fort Adams Trust releases 2019 calendar of events

The Fort Adams Trust today announced its calendar of events for the 2019 season.  According to a press...

Seamen’s Church Institute supports Rhode Island Coast Guard with more than...

During the recent government shutdown, Seamen’s Church Institute solicitated donations to support Rhode Island’s U.S. Coast Guard members and their families. In just...

Tall Ship Oliver Hazard Perry unveils new operating model

Working under a new operating model unveiled for Rhode Island’s Official Flagship SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, the non-profit organization Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island...

Clean Ocean Access honored for public access efforts as it releases...

Clean Ocean Access (COA) recently released its quarterly Public Access Report detailing the safety and status of 50 public rights-of-way across Aquidneck...

Point Association of Newport donates more than $15,000 to MLK...

The Point Association of Newport has announced that it capped off its 2018 year of activities with their fifth annual year-end fundraising...

Volunteers collect nearly 300 pounds of marine debris from Sachuest Beach

Clean Ocean Access (COA) announced in a press release today that on Saturday, February 9th they hosted a cleanup at Sachuest Beach,...

Engaging diverse stakeholders is the goal of forum on housing for...

Aquidneck Island Planning Commission (AIPC) will host the next installment of its Smart Island series of public forums on March 15, 2019 at...

People’s Credit Union donates $5k to Boys & Girls Club of...

People's Credit Union has announced that they have donated five thousand dollars to the Boys & Girls Club of Newport County through...

Remaining schedule of events for Pell Center Spring 2019 Event Series

Following their first event of their Spring 2019 event series, A Climate A(wake)ening: Responding to the 2018 IPCC Report,the Pell Center announced...

Registration open for Sail Newport Summer Program

Sail Newport shared with What'sUpNewp today that registration is now open for their award-winning summer Youth Program. The public...

Norman Bird Sanctuary Board of Directors announces departure of Executive Director...

Norman Bird Sanctuary announced the departure of their Executive Director in a press release today. The Announcement

Clean Ocean Access volunteers brave the cold to collect over 200...

On Saturday, February 4, Clean Ocean Access (COA) organized a beach cleanup at Gull Cove Fishing Area in Portsmouth, where dozens of...

Rhode Island Foundation offers nearly $270,000 in grants to serve Newport...

Nonprofit organizations that serve residents of Newport County’s six cities and towns have until Feb. 15 to apply for nearly $270,000 in...

Seamen’s Church Institute of Newport celebrating Centennial in 2019

Seamen’s Church Institute of Newport announced in a press release today that 2019 marks 100 years of their service to the community....

List of Warming Centers in Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) announces that due to forecasted extreme cold, the following communities will have warming centers open...