Newport Public Schools’ Will Host 27th Annual Museum Tour/Tennis Clinic on...

On Thursday, May 26, Newport Public Schools’ Elementary andThompson Middle School Physical Education Department will hold it’s 27th annual Museum Tour/Tennis Clinic at the International...

Podcast #113: Local and Statewide Politics with Frank Prosnitz

Frank Prosnitz, a former Reporter for the Providence Journal and Providence Business News, joined me on The Open Forum on Wednesday to discuss local...

Locals Vying for Three Remaining Slots at World Match Racing Tour...

Eight teams, two of them with Rhode Island skippers and crews, will be sailing this Thursday through Saturday at Sail Newport in the Newport Match Race, a qualifier event to...

Irish Museum Interpretive Center Will Open for 2016 Season on May...

The Museum of Newport Irish History Interpretive Center will open for the 2016 Season on Saturday, May 28. Visitors to the Center will learn about Irish immigration to...

Obituary for Betty Jean Archer: June 14, 1945 – May 21,...

Betty Jean Archer, age 70, formerly of Colchester, CT, died Saturday, May 21, 2016, at home in Portsmouth, RI, after her courageous battle with...

Obituary for Rachel C. St. Jean: May 5, 1951 – May...

Rachel St. Jean age 65 passed away peacefully on Monday, May 23rd, 2016 surrounded by her loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born...

Senate Hearing on Middletown, Newport Meals Tax Increase Has Been Scheduled...

The Senate Finance Committee hearing on S2987, which would increase the meals & beverage tax by 1% (to a total of 9%) in Newport and...

5 Newport Businesses Will be Among the 22 Competing in 35th...

  NEWPORT, RI, May 25, 2016 – Newport Waterfront Events’ 35th Annual Great Chowder Cook-Off, the original and longest running chowder championships in the country...

RI Tree Council Will Dedicate the Grounds of National Museum of...

The Frederick Law Olmsted Park & Arboretum at the National Museum of American Illustration (NMAI) is Rhode Island’s newest accredited Level I Arboretum, containing...

Look Who’s Talking About Newport: May 25, 2016

This is a daily look at where and why Newport is being mentioned locally and around the globe over the last 24 hours or so,...

Obituary for Manuel “Manny” Laureanno: January 16, 1947 – May...

Manuel “Manny” Laureanno, 69, of Portsmouth died unexpectedly on Monday, May 16, 2016. Born on January 16, 1947 in Fall River, MA, he was...

Poll: Do You Support the City Council Resolution That Would Phase-Out...

Three City Council members will introduce a Resolution at the May 25th Newport City Council meeting that will construct an ordinance to phase out the...

Representative Carson’s Tourism Marketing Commission Will Meet With Commerce Corporation, Epic...

The Special Legislative Commission to Study Methods for Growing Tourism in the State of Rhode Island Through Coordinated Branding and Marketing Efforts will meet...

Sephora and lululemon Are Now Open in Downtown Newport

Washington Square and Long Wharf Mall each welcomed new neighbors over the last few days. Sephora Sephora hosted Grand Opening at their new location at 49 Long Wharf...

PHOTOS: Another Dead Whale Washes Ashore Aquidneck Island’s Coastline

Visitors to Ocean Loop at Sachuest on Tuesday morning discovered a small dead whale had washed ashore. This is the second whale to wash ashore...

Tyler’s Two Cents: ‘The Millenial Migration, Why Young Bostonians are Flocking...

Tyler’s Two Cents: Thoughts from Behind the Bar is a weekly lifestyle column, written by Tyler Bernadyn, that will appear every Tuesday on What'sUpNewp...

Obituary for Helen Gallagher: December 10, 1933 – May 15, 2016

Helen (Stashkow) Gallagher, 83, of Tiverton died Sunday, May 15, 2016 at Philip Hulitar Hospice Center in Providence, RI. She was the wife of...

‘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...

Middletown Police Department Warns of Suspicious Activity in Area of Boulevard...

After responding to several calls in the Boulevard and Miantonomi Avenue area, Middletown Police Department issued a warning on their Facebook Page about suspicious...

Cluny School Will Launch “Camp Cluny” This Summer

Cluny School is excited to announce the launch of their 6-week Summer Camp Program, Camp Cluny, for children ages 3-12 years. Camp Cluny's goal...

Thompson Middle School Receives Bomb Threat on Monday Morning

Thompson Middle School received a bomb threat on Monday morning. Sergeant Corey A. Huck, Public Information Officer for Newport Police Department, provided the following information; At...

Jamestown Police Officer Killed by Wrong-Way Driver on Route 95

A Jamestown Police Officer was killed early Tuesday morning when during his commute home he was struck head-on by a wrong way driver on...

Great Things To Do This Week: May 23 – 26

Discover the best events, activities and things to do during this weekend in and around Newport, RI. Monday, May 23 9am - World Turtle Day Diegos: Trivia at 9pm ...

Video, Recap & Links: ‘CBS News Sunday Morning’ Films in Newport

As What'sUpNewp reported first earlier this week, Charles Osgood and the CBS News Sunday Morning crew were on location in Newport earlier this week to host...

Look Who’s Talking About Newport: May 23, 2016

This is a daily look at where and why Newport is being mentioned locally and around the globe over the last 24 hours or so,...