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CCRI named ‘2-Year College of the Year’ by Education Dive: Higher...

Warwick, RI – The Community College of Rhode Island was named the nation’s “2-Year College of the Year” by Education Dive: Higher Ed, a...

What’s Up Newp taps crowd funding for expansion of coverage

With monthly readership now exceeding 50,000 monthly users (and more than 150,000 pageviews per month), What's Up Newp has launched a crowd...

RIDOT to host public information meeting on Pell Bridge ramp realignment

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation has announced that they will be hosting an informational meeting on Thursday, Dec. 12th at 5:30 pm...

Governor, First Gentleman, RI Broadcasters join together for unprecedented mental health...

Governor Gina M. Raimondo and First Gentleman Andy Moffit were joined by the Rhode Island Broadcasters this morning to celebrate the launch of...

U.S. Naval War College launches Streamlined Program for Earning JPME-I Credit

NEWPORT, R.I. -- U.S. Naval War College’s College of Distance Education has launched a streamlined version of its online program for delivering...

New Stockdale Conference Room honors Former Naval War College President, War...

The U.S. Naval War College dedicated a recently renovated conference room to the late retired Vice Adm. James Bond Stockdale, who as...

Shop Local Spotlight: Shop Newport history at Newport Historical Society Museum...

Sponsored Promotion Along with our What's Up Newp Holiday Shopping Guides, What's Up Newp is highlighting...

Lindsay Lang appointed as new HealthSource RI director

Rhode Island Department of Administration Director Michael DiBiase today announced Lindsay Lang will be the new Director of HealthSource RI, Rhode Island’s...

Newport County Road Report: RITBA and RIDOT scheduled lane closures, construction...

Here’s what’s on tap for road construction and traffic in Newport County this upcoming week. Rhode Island Department...

Hall of Fame Open Tickets now on sale

One way to beat the winter blues? Start making your summer plans! Select tickets for the Hall of Fame Open are now...

NUWC Division Newport communications specialist finds work/life balance in singing

By NUWC Division Newport Public Affairs | Dec. 5, 2019 If you are looking for some holiday cheer, just ask...

Born from Lessons of WWII, Naval War College International Program Connects...

NEWPORT, R.I. -- On a beautiful summer night, the international students of the U.S. Naval War College formed up to be presented...

Newport named among ‘Most Romantic US Destinations to Spend the Holiday...

The holiday season may just be the most wonderful time of the year to visit Newport. Fodor's included Newport...

Aquidneck Island students inducted into CCRI’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter

The Community College of Rhode Island’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the national honor society for two-year colleges, inducted sixty-seven new students...

Local hospitality employees among RI Hospitality Association’s ‘Emerging Leaders Of The...

RI Hospitality Association, the official trade group of the foodservice, lodging, restaurant, and tourism industries, will honor the following Emerging Leaders tomorrow night.

Top 10: Most-read What’s Up Newp stories in November 2019

November was a record-breaking month for traffic on whatsupnewp.com. Big thanks to all of you who read and support what we're doing on...

Report: Magnitude 2.0 earthquake recorded three miles off coast of Newport...

WPRI reported on their Facebook Page on Monday that a Magnitude 2.0 Earthquake was recorded off the coast of Newport on Sunday,...

Report for America to place journalist in Newport to cover race...

Report for America is partnering with The Public's Radio (formerly Rhode Island Public Radio) to place a journalist in Newport to cover...

Raimondo, Grebien announce largest economic development project in Pawtucket’s History

PAWTUCKET, RI- Governor Gina Raimondo and Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien today announced the largest economic development project in Pawtucket’s history. The estimated $400...

Support What’s Up Newp on this #SubscribeSunday

Today is #SubscribeSunday, a day created to support independent journalism. While we don't have traditional “subscribers”, we do have supporters. They, and our...

Winners of 22nd Annual Newport Illuminated Boat Parade announced

Another successful Illuminated Boat Parade is in the books! Thousands showed up along the Newport waterfront on Friday...

Navigating politics at the Thanksgiving table

“It is a holiday dinner and all hell is about to break out in the dining room,” writes Brookings Vice President Darrell...

City of Newport: RIDOT seeking input on Pell Bridge Ramp Proposal

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation released a Draft Environmental Assessment for the anticipated Pell Bridge Ramp Realignment project earlier today, detailing their recommended...

Salve Regina University hosts fifth Blue Innovation Symposium

Top ocean industry leaders, blue tech startups, government officials and key marine tech associations will set in motion a working agenda for...

Cape Town will host The Ocean Race for 12th time

The Ocean Race will return to Cape Town for the 12th time as the most challenging offshore race in the sport comes...

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