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The Nature Conservancy adds new Climate & Energy Program Manager, ramps...

The Nature Conservancy announced this week that they are expanding its work to address climate change in Rhode Island with municipal, state,...

CCRI to host Fall 2020 Enrollment Open House

The Community College of Rhode Island is hosting its Fall 2020 Enrollment Open House at the Knight Campus Tuesday, November 19 to...

Veterans of Newport to host 2019 Veterans Day Celebration at Cappy’s...

The Veterans of Newport is inviting the public to join them for a 2019 Veterans Day Celebration from 2 pm to 6...

Retired Newport Police Lieutenant named Safety and Security Manager for Preservation...

Newport Police Lieutenant (Ret.) Frank Rosa Jr. was named Safety and Security Manager for the Preservation Society of Newport County today.

Newport City Council will consider how to move forward with Court...

City Council members are expected to receive communication on the proposed Court House Street traffic pattern/Historic Spring Project at their Regular Council...

Newport Historical Society to host Holiday Open House, Holiday Lantern Tours

Join the Newport Historical Society in celebrating the holiday season. Take a lantern-lit tour of the streets of Newport or sing hymns...

Norman Bird Sanctuary invites local schoolchildren to enjoy Vacation-Camp Experiences

Rhode Island children can make the most of their school vacation time with nature-based Vacation Camps at Norman Bird Sanctuary’s 325-acre outdoor...

Local effort underway to support Wreaths Across America

Local volunteers are working hard to ensure that all veterans laid to rest at Island Cemetery and the Newport Common Burial Ground...

Taste of Newport raises $120,000 for Child & Family

On Sunday, October 27, 2019 Child & Family hosted their 36th Annual Taste of Newport, presented by Citizen’s Bank, at the Wyndham...

The Clagett announces 2019 Clagett Boat Grant program recipients

The C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta is pleased to announce that there will be three recipients for the 2019...

Lucy’s Hearth to provide Thanksgiving, Christmas assistance to current and former...

Lucy’s Hearth will be providing Thanksgiving and Christmas assistance to current and former residents and their families this holiday season. 

Aquidneck Growers’ Market moving Winter Market to Rotunda at Easton’s Beach

Attention, locavores and lovers of fresh local foods, Aquidneck Growers' Market confirmed with What's Up Newp today that they will be moving...

Fort Adams Trust announces Annual Frank S. Hale Award For Volunteerism

At the Fort Adams Trust annual meeting held September 26th, the Trust unveiled the Frank S. Hale Award given in honor of...

Fall For Lucy’s Hearth raises nearly $85,000

On Wednesday, October 16th, Lucy’s Hearth, Newport County’s only shelter for homeless families, hosted its 8th Annual “Fall for Lucy’s Hearth” event...

Daffodillion announces end of program; two final chances to grab free...

 Having now reached its goal of beautifying Newport with one million daffodils, Daffodillion has announced this will be the last year it...

Group of Aquidneck Island residents will quadruple donations made to MLK...

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center announced today that four generous Aquidneck Islanders have issued a special matching challenge to...

Buddy Croft to retire from RITBA, search process begins for a...

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) announced today that Earl J. “Buddy” Croft III will be retiring as Executive Director. Mr....

Sea Rose Montessori to host Fall Open House to welcome potential...

Sea Rose Montessori Co-op School has announced that they will hold an open house on Saturday, October 19, from 9 a.m.–12 noon....

36th Annual Taste of Newport set for October 27th

On Sunday, October 27, 2019 from 5 to 8PM Child & Family will host their 36th Annual Taste of Newport, present by...

VIDEO: 2019 Newport Columbus Day Parade

Celebrating 25 years of Italian Culture and Heritage, Newport Festa Italiana's 2019 Columbus Day Parade stepped off at St. Joseph Church on...

Neighbor In Need: Fundraiser planned for injured Middletown Police Officer

A fundraiser has been planned to help support Middletown Police Officer James O'Neil. O'Neil was injured in a motorcyle accident earlier this...

Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard Pumpkin Regatta raises more than $3,000 for...

On Friday, October 4, the local yachting community came together at Newport Shipyard to paddle in the Shipyard’s annual “Pumpkin Regatta” which...

Lucy’s Hearth will host Fall For Lucy’s Hearth, annual fall fundraiser,...

On Wednesday, October 16th, The Board of Directors and Friends of Lucy’s Hearth will host the 8th Annual Fall for Lucy’s Hearth...

Neighbor In Need: Fundraiser to be held for Carol Perry on...

A fundraiser has been planned for November 16th at Brick Alley Pub to help support Carol Perry. Perry was...

Neighbor In Need: Fundraiser planned for Carrigan Nelson

Friends, family, and loved ones are planning a fundraiser this month to raise money for Carrigan Nelson of Portsmouth. Funds will help...