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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Exeter Man Wins $100,326 on ‘Wild Money’ Ticket he Bought in...

The $100,326 jackpot for Rhode Island's own progressive jackpot game, Wild Money, that was hit on June 4th has been claimed by an Exeter man. The winning...

Newport Tree Conservancy: The famous 1835 Redwood beech tree has been...

The Newport Tree Conservancy has announced that their student interns from The Newport Project and their staff will be bringing 3 grafted (cloned)...

Aquidneck Land Trust Conserves Arnow Property in Middletown and Wild Moor...

Aquidneck Land Trust Conserves Unique Properties in Middletown and Newport Middletown, R.I.  -  The Aquidneck Land Trust (“ALT”) has announced conservation of two properties: a...

Newport Opera House Will Host Community Open House Today

The Opera House Theater & Performing Arts Center (Newport Opera House) will host a Community Open House on Sunday, May 15th from 1:30 p.m....

List of Local Residents That Declared Candidacy For Upcoming Election

Day three of the Declarations of Candidacy window saw a few more file declaration to be candidates for local office on Wednesday. June 27, 28...

Senator DiPalma named Senior Deputy Majority Leader

President of the Senate Dominick J. Ruggerio (D-Dist. 4, Providence, North Providence) has named Sen. Louis P. DiPalma (D-Dist. 12, Middletown, Little...

Obituary for William Edward Kirkpatrick: November 20, 1940 – June 22,...

William E Kirkpatrick, 75, husband of Linda, father of Steven (and Jane) and David, grandfather of Taylor and John, brother of Ed (and Donna),...

Volunteers Needed for Secret Garden Tours

For over a quarter of a century, Secret Garden Tours have provided more than 1.25 million dollars in support of art education in our...

First Ever AmpSurf Clinic Launches in Newport County

  For the first time ever, AmpSurf will hold a clinic in Newport County. AmpSurf New England will hold an adaptive surfing clinic at Second Beach in...

AOH Pipes & Drums, Men’s Singers to Perform at St. Patrick’s...

The 61st Annual Saint Patrick's Day Parade has come and gone and now it's time to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in a more traditional...

Grand Opening of Athleta set for Tuesday

The moment many have been waiting for is finally here, Athleta will open to the public on Tuesday, October 15th!

National Conference at Salve Regina Will Connect Past, Present and Future...

A national jazz dance conference created by Salve Regina University professor Lindsay Guarino is being held on campus July 31-Aug. 3, which is on...

Newport Nominated for Best Historic Small Town

Newport is one of the twenty nominees for Best Historic Small Town by USA Today 10Best Readers' Choice 2016 for having a big history and small...

UPDATE: Newport Skating Center Hits 85% of Fundraising Goal; Deadline to...

This story was originally published on November 7th, updated on November 9th & 12th. As What'sUpNewp first reported, there is a fundraising effort underway to...

NBC 10: Salve Regina, others report on safety of students in...

NBC 10 News has reported that Salve Regina University is working to make contact with a 2015 graduate student who is pursuing her graduate degree...

Obituary for Marie Sullivan

Marie Therese Sullivan, 90, passed away on Monday, February 6, 2017 at the Village House Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Newport. She was the...

Morning News and Notes | October 22

Good Morning! Here's the latest on what's happening, new and to do in and around Newport, RI; UPDATE: Teas & Javas Closes Newport Location After...

Clean Ocean Access hosts two beach cleanups in Portsmouth

Clean Ocean Access (COA) hosted two beach cleanups in Portsmouth this past weekend, one at Weaver on Saturday, January 13 and another Sandy Point...

Now Hiring In Newport: 110+ Local Businesses (August 28)

Time for a part time gig, new full-time job or a new career? Start your job search right here on www.whatsupnewp.com, there are more...

Newport Gulls Add Veteran NECBL Coach to Staff

Gulls Hire New Pitching Coach NECBL veteran Darryl Morhardt to join Manager Al Leyva’s staff The Newport Gulls have hired veteran NECBL coach Darryl Morhardt to...

Governor Raimondo returns from economic development trip to Israel

PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina Raimondo returned from her first economic development and policy mission to Israel on Friday, following a week of productive...

Historic Grave Stones Return to Newport

A 326-year old gravestone, which went missing from Newport approximately 37 years ago, was recently returned to Newport after being discovered in a suburban...

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

Here’s what’s on tap for road construction and traffic this upcoming week. Of note, RITBA: Deck Project on Newport Pell...

City of Newport opening Warming Centers ahead of upcoming cold weather

The City of Newport has announced that they will be opening several warming centers over the coming days as colder than normal...