MLK Center releases June Mobile Food Pantry schedule

The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center today announced it's June Mobile Food Pantry schedule. We've included the entire message and...

Military Spouses of Newport announces Spring 2020 Scholarship Winners

The Military Spouses of Newport (MSON) club this week announced their spring 2020 scholarship recipients. MSON has been...

The Breakers and The Elms to reopen on June 4th, with...

By Garry Ruff, The Preservation Society of Newport County The Preservation Society of Newport County today announced that they...

Preservation Society forced to lay off 231 full- and part-time employees

The Preservation Society of Newport County announced today that they were forced to cut back staff as result of closing during pandemic,...

United Way launches #BeKindRI challenge to spur random acts of kindness

Beginning June 1, United Way of Rhode Island (UWRI) invites all Rhode Islanders to share in something special by joining its #BeKindRI challenge and...

Military Spouses of Newport awards $3,000 to four local non-profit organizations

The Military Spouses of Newport (MSON) clubtoday announced the 2020 spring grant award recipients. In total, $3,000 was awarded to four, local...

BankRI provides $117,000 in grants to 28 local nonprofit organizations

Twenty-eight local nonprofits have been awarded a total of $117,000 in grants by Bank Rhode Island (BankRI) to aid their work on behalf of...

Save The Bay transforms its annual Taste of The Bay event...

Save The Bay has transformed its annual Taste of The Bay event into a fundraiser supporting local food and beverage businesses. The...

MLK Center prepares to reopen education programs

(From the MLK Center updates) After 10 long weeks of coping with the coronavirus, we are beginning to "dip...

Newport Art Museum’s Artists’ Ball Fundraiser reimagined to be “Gala At...

Newport Art Museum has reimagined its annual Artists' Ball fundraiser into a new event, "Gala At Home," on Friday, July 17, 2020. Due to...

What’s Up Podcast: A conversation with Bekah Salwasser, Executive Director of...

For Bekah Salwasser, a Brown University graduate and former professional soccer player and now executive director of the Red Sox Foundation, the...

Trinity Church welcomes Reverend Timothy J. Watt as new rector

Trinity Episcopal Church has announced the calling of the Reverend Timothy J. Watt as its new rector. Reverend Watt...

John E. Fogarty Foundation awards more than $175,000 in grants to...

The John E. Fogarty Foundation for Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities today announced it has awarded over $175,000 in grants to...

Newport Hospital’s Frederick Henry Prince Memorial Fund awards $20,000 in grants

In response to community need and challenges brought about by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Newport Hospital’s Frederick Henry Prince Memorial Fund this...

Local family’s generosity launches globally recognized early childhood literacy initiative at...

by the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center Dolly Parton’s surprise performance was a highlight of the 2019...

People’s Credit Union donates $20,000 to help support area food pantries

In response to the overwhelming demand for food assistance caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, People's Credit Union today announced that they will...

Newport nonprofits win COVID-19 aid for protective gear, supplies, steming spread...

by The Rhode Island Foundation Three local nonprofits on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis are among dozens of...

Biking in the Time of Coronavirus: A statewide surve of people...

The following was submitted by Bar Freeman, representing Paths to Progress Coalition. Survey location: www.surveymonkey.com/r/BikingRI_coronavirus Are...

What’s Up Podcast: Heather Strout, executive director, Dr. Martin Luther King...

“I have the audacity to believe that peoples everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education, culture of their...

Amid crisis, community’s outpouring of support invigorates Newport Hospital

During the unprecedented health crisis that has turned our state, the country and world on its end, dozens of Aquidneck Island businesses,...

2020 Audrain Newport Concours & Motor Week postponed

Audrain Concours Foundation today announced that they have postponed their 2nd Annual Audrain Newport Concours & Motor Week. "After...

44th Annual Save The Bay Swim is going virtual

Today, Save The Bay announced that it has opened registration for its annual Save The Bay Swim fundraiser.

Newport Music Festival hires third executive director in 10 years, plus...

The Newport Music Festival recently hired its third executive director since the passing in 2010 of Mark Malkovich III, who over his...

MLK Center helps thousands during the pandemic, expecting need to rise...

For Heather Strout, executive director of the Dr. Martin Luther King Community Center in Newport, it’s the stories from people lining up...

What’s Up Newp Live Stream: A convo with Jay Sweet, Executive...

Jay Sweet, Executive Producer for Newport Festivals Foundation, joined What's Up Newp's Ryan Belmore today to chat about the yesterday's news regarding...