Today In Newport – January 4th: Weather forecast and things to...

Here's a look at what's happening, new, and to do in and around Newport today. Weather Forecast

Dear What’sUpNewp: “Any romantic suggestions for Valentine’s Day?”

Dear What’sUpNewp is where we’ll regularly feature an audience question and have all or some of our editorial team members provide their answer. Want...

Obituary for Lorraine Mello

Portsmouth, RI - Lorraine (Almeida) Mello, 79 of Portsmouth, RI, died on July 27, 2016 at St. Elizabeth Manor in Bristol. She was the wife...

City hopes to cut down on overcrowded dinghy docks with a...

With boating season just around the corner, the City of Newport announced today that the Harbormaster’s Office is rolling out a new...

Video: RIMAP announces 2019 Endeavour Study Plans; will create artifact management...

At the Herreshoff Museum in Bristol on Sunday morning, Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project (RIMAP) held a press conference to announce plans...

Newport woman arrested for selling counterfeit goods

Another arrest has been made for the sale of counterfeit goods in Newport, RI. As What’sUpNewp previously reported, Sergeant Joseph Carroll confirmed on Wednesday, August 23rd...

Flex Tickets for Newport Jazz Festival Sold Out, Early Bird 3-Day...

Flex tickets for the Newport Jazz Festival® presented by Natixis Global Asset Management are sold out, but Early Bird 3-Day and 2-Day Passes are...

Norman Bird Sanctuary invites high-schoolers to hike trails and learn naturalist...

Local high school students can now serve the community by getting active and learning in nature at Norman Bird Sanctuary’s new Ready, Set, Hike...

How Apple and Google will let your phone warn you if...

Johannes Becker, Boston University and David Starobinski, Boston University On April 10, Apple and Google announced a coronavirus exposure notification system that will...

Next Stop for World Match Racing Tour is Newport

Newport will welcome the new format of the World Match Racing Tour (WMRT) from May 30th through June 4th. The 2016 World Match Racing Tour stopover in...

Obituary for Gregory James Harry Mellekas

Gregory James Harry Mellekas, 57 of Newport passed away at home on August 14, 2017. Born in Newport, he was the son of the late...

New Owners of Irish American Club Respond to Complaints By Neighbors

Following a story we did on Saturday (Neighbors Say Irish American Club is Taunting Them With Outdoor Sign) and several neighbor complaints, the new...

WhatsUp Interview: Amy Ray at the Newport Folk Festival

Singer-Songwriter Amy Ray, one half of the legendary duo Indigo Girls, returned to the Newport Folk Festival this year, almost 30 years...

105 Aquidneck Island residents graduate from Community College of Rhode Island

President Meghan Hughes conferred more than 2,300 degrees and certificates to Community College of Rhode Island's (CCRI’s) Class of 2019 last Thursday–...

Construction to Begin on Cliff Walk on July 5th

Construction will soon begin (again) on the Cliff Walk to repair damage from Hurricane Sandy and to make needed safety improvements. Newport's most visited attraction was heavily damaged...

Common Fence Music Announces 25th Anniversary Fall Season

Common Fence music has announced its 25th anniversary fall season! Only the second season to be arranged under the programmatic direction of new Artistic Director, Erin Young,...

Myth Busting – COVID-19

One thing is certain about any crisis, particularly a health care issue – like the coronavirus pandemic – is the proliferation of...

Obituary for Mrs. Cornelius Elaine Baillargeron

ornelius E. “Connie” Baillargeron, 67, of Newport died Sunday, April 30, 2017 at home in Newport surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Baillargeron was born...

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),...

RIDOH reopens Third Beach to swimming

Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) officials announced this afternoon that they have recommended reopening Third Beach in Middletown for swimming, after...

DEM to offer additional surf lifeguard certification test on May 28th

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today it will be administering an additional conditional Surf Lifeguard Certification test next...

In Photos: Day 1 of 2016 Newport Jazz Festival

The first day of the 62nd Newport Jazz Festival started with (plenty of) rain and (plenty of) great jazz music from emerging musicians and...

Peacemakers gather at URI for 19th annual International Nonviolence Summer Institute

More than 70 peacemakers from across America and the world are gathering this week at the University of Rhode Island to engage in active...

Podcast #141: Ruth Taylor Chats About Newport Antiques show

Ruth Taylor, Executive Director of the Newport Historical Society, joined me today on The Open Forum on WADK 1540 AM to chat about the...

The Jamestown Arts Center announces artworks selected for the Outdoor Arts...

In a press release sent today, the Jamestown Arts Center (JAC) announced the artists selected to exhibit in its upcoming Outdoor Arts...