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RIDOH Recommends Closing Spouting Rock Beach, ‘Bailey’s Beach’, for Swimming

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommended closing Spouting Rock Beach in Newport for swimming because of high bacteria counts, the notification was...

Shoes and Their Secret Stories: Newport Historical Society will host lecture...

The Newport Historical Society invites you to join them for a lecture with 18th century fashion scholar Dr. Kimberly Alexander at the Newport Historical Resource Center, 82...

Newport Newswire: April 23, 2016

A look at where and why Newport is being mentioned today, locally and around the globe; Note: This is very much a live blog, this...

NUWC Newport Technical Director presents a ‘Tech Talk’ to defense industry...

Ron Vien, Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport’s newly appointed technical director, addressed defense industry representatives at the Atlantic Resort in Middletown, R.I....

Stage Crew Manager for Newport Folk & Jazz Festivals Tied to...

New Sexual Abuse Allegations at St. George's Include Newport Festivals Foundation's Stage Crew Manager St. George’s first found themselves on the front cover of the  Boston Globe back...

Today In Newport – November 24: Weather forecast and things to...

Newport, RI - Here's what's happening, new, and to do out there on this Small Business Saturday in and around Newport. Weather: Today -...

With 7 Teenagers and 3 Adults Onboard, ‘High Noon’ is Second...

As the Newport Bermuda Race fleet rushed to the finish line on Monday in the wake of the first-to-finish boat, the powerful 100-foot grand prix Comanche, to...

Female rescued from water near Goat Island, condition unknown (updated)

Newport, RI - While on the scene of a multi-alarm house fire on Powel Avenue on Sunday afternoon, Newport Fire Department was dispatched to a...

Watch and Follow the Start of the 2016 Newport Bermuda Race

The 50th thrash to the Onion Patch starts in Narragansett Bay's East Passage at 3:00pm on Friday, with Castle Hill providing a grandstand view. Last...

RITBA seeking Newport Pell Bridge original construction workers for 50th Celebration

In advance of the celebrations surrounding the 50thanniversary of the Newport Pell Bridge, The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) has announced...

Newport Marathon and Half Marathon, Ocean Road 10k, and BankNewport 10...

Gray Matter Marketing has announced that three of their company’s events have been shortlisted for the Top 100 Races in the USA...

Give the Gift of Jazz: Discounted Flex Tickets for 2016 Newport...

Surprise someone with the Gift of Jazz - an unforgettable trip to the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival. To help with the surprise, the Newport Festivals...

Newport Folk Festival Releases 2016 Schedule and ‘Official Folk Handbook’

With just two weeks until the  Newport Folk Festival, organizers of the sold-out event have updated their smartphone apps, released the 'Official Folk Handbook'...

WPRI: Stalise in Portsmouth Forced to Close Twice in Two Years...

{Photo via www.wpri.com} WPRI.com has reported that a Portsmouth business has been forced to close for the second time in a year after the same pipe...

Video: Billie Jean King presented official International Tennis Hall of Fame...

Billie Jean King, ITHF Secretary Peggy Woolard, ITHF Chairman Christopher Clouser. All photos by Kate Whitney Lucey. Tennis legend Billie Jean King was among the honored...

Newport City Council Votes 6-1 in Support of Resolution That Would...

Six Newport City Council members voted in favor of supporting a resolution that will construct an ordinance to phase out the use of disposable plastic...

If you recycled all the plastic garbage in the world, you...

This story was written by Liberty Vittert, Washington University in St Louis, for The Conversation.(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of...

Greenlove Foundation Installs Newport’s First Outdoor Water Bottle Filling Station

The Greenlove Foundation has announced that a water bottle filling station (with an attached water fountain) has been installed at Fort Adams State Park just...

VIDEO: Newport City Council’s Council Meeting on July 24th

Newport City Council hosted a Regular Council Meeting on Wednesday, July 24th. The meeting lasted approximately 2 hours and 13 minutes (here's...

Aquidneck Island Road Construction Report: Feb. 13 – 18

Here is what’s happening for road work, closures and detours in and around Newport, RI this week. Roadwork scheduled by Rhode Island Department Of Transportation: 2/4-2/10 Newport:...

Penniless and Fabulous: A Night Out

First I would like to apply a disclaimer to this post: everything said here is 100% satire and 100% serious. Ok Ladies, this one’s for...

CarnEvil set to be THE Halloween Party in Newport

Newport Vineyards CarnEvil is shaping up to be the region’s premiere Halloween event, and tickets are going fast. The vintage carnival-themed bash takes place...

Newport Residents Named “Stars of the Industry” by RI Hospitality Association...

The RI Hospitality Association (RIHA) recently honored several Newport residents, and people who work at Newport-based establisments, at its “Stars of the Industry” Annual...

Salve Regina among nation’s best in 35th Edition of U.S. News...

Salve Regina’s overall ranking among the best institutions of higher education in the United States climbed five places in U.S. News &...

The Wailers Will Headline 7th Annual Waterfront Reggae Festival

Rhode Island Waterfront Events announces that the late Bob Marley’s legendary reggae band, The Wailers, will headline the 7th Annual Waterfront Reggae Festival on...