‘Another Period’, Comedy Central’s Scripted Series about Newport’s First Family, Renewed...

Comedy Central’s turn-of-the-century historical and satirical scripted series that "takes place" in Newport, Another Period, has been renewed for a third season, it was...

Obituary for Wayne Botelho

Wayne Matthew Botelho, 47 of Newport, RI died peacefully in his sleep at Rhode Island Hospital on Wednesday January 25, 2017. Wayne attended Rogers High...

What’s Up For Today: Friday, August 25th

Good Morning, The final weekend of August is here, can you believe it? It's hard to believe that September is around the corner. There's plenty...

Agenda: Newport Planning Board Meeting (Jan. 13)

The City of Newport's Planning Board will host a meeting on Monday, January 13 at 6:30 pm in the Council Chambers at...

Common Cause focuses on the 2020 Census and changing how the...

Common Cause of Rhode Island, a leading watchdog organization, is determined to assure that every Rhode Islander is counted in the upcoming...

UPDATE: House Fire on Ledge Road in Newport on Sunday Morning

At approximately 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, September 13th, Newport Fire Department responded to a report of heavy smoke showing from a two story dwelling...

What’sUpNewp rolls out ‘Great Big Holiday Giveaway’

What'sUpNewp is giving back to you - our loyal readers, supporters and subscribers - this holiday season, with our 1st Annual "Great Big Holiday...

COVID-19 Daily Update – April 13: Positive COVID-19 cases in Rhode...

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) announced today that Rhode Island has 311 new cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This...

NAACP Newport County Branch to host Fourth of July commemoration at...

Portsmouth, RI - The Newport County Branch- NACCP will host a Fourth of July commemoration and celebration of the birth of our...

34 Open Houses on Aquidneck Island This Weekend: September 9 –...

Looking for a new house to make a home on Aquidneck Island? Here are 34 Open Houses taking place this weekend in Portsmouth, Middletown...

Senator Dawn Euer re-elected to State Senate District 13 (Newport, Jamestown)

Newport, RI - Dawn Euer issued the following statement in response to the general election results in State Senate District 13: “I want to thank...

RIDOH’s identifies third case of corona virus (COVID-19)

New from RIDOH… The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH)’s State Health Laboratories has confirmed...

Now Hiring In Newport: 75+ Job Opportunities (Feb. 19)

Looking for a job in or near Newport, RI? Whether you’re looking for a part-time job, seasonal gig or new full-time career, chances are...

Today In Newport – November 28: Weather forecast and things to...

Newport, RI - Looking ahead at what's up for this Wednesday ahead in Newport, here's what's happening, new, and to do. Weather: Today -...

Vestas 11th Hour Racing dismasted; all crew safe

Vestas 11th Hour Racing has dismasted while racing in Leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race. The following is a press release issued from Volvo...

Drink Craft Beer: 5 Craft Brews You Can Enjoy In Newport...

Drink Craft Beer is a weekly craft beer column written by Sarah Fimple, Bar and Beverage Manager of The Wharf Pub Don't want to travel...

Rhode Island Air Show canceled

The 2020 Rhode Island Air Show has been canceled due to concerns amid COVID-19. The show as scheduled for...

The 14th Clagett gets underway for sailors on Narragansett Bay

Twenty two sailors from Canada, the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, along with US sailors from Florida, Rhode Island, New Jersey and Connecticut...

City Of Newport Kicks Off Fundraising Campaign to Replace Sign at...

Plans are underway to replace the sign that once marked the section of Newport's historic Common Burying Ground known as God's Little Acre.  The...

John Florez Will Run for Re-Election on Newport City Council

Newport City Councilor-At-Large John Florez is the latest City Council member to announce his intent to run for re-election in November. On Wednesday, Mayor Jeanne-Marie...

UPDATE: Newport Man in Coma Following Assault on Bliss Road on...

NBC 10 WJAR has reported that a Newport man is currently in a coma at Rhode Island Hospital after being attacked on Bliss Road...

25+ Great Things To Do In Newport This Week (July 18...

Discover the best events, activities and things to do during this weekend in and around Newport, RI. Ongoing 48th Annual Newport Music Festival – July 8 – 24,...

Five Preservation Society of Newport County Properties Set to Close For...

This weekend is your last chance five Preservation of Newport County properties this year. Chepstow, Green Animals, Isaac Bell House, Kingscote and Hunter House will close...

Thousands of RI businesses approved for $1 billion in federal aid...

Thousands of small businesses in Rhode Island have been approved to receive some $1 billion in federal aid under the Paycheck Protection...

Today in Newport – Feb. 21: Weather forecast and things to...

Discover all that's happening, new, and to do in and around Newport. Weather Forecast Today:A chance...