Mayor Bova kicks off 2020 with a newsletter to ‘help make...

Newport Mayor Jamie Bova is kicking off the new year with the goal of helping to make City Council business more accessible...

Today In Newport – January 15th: Weather forecast and things to...

Here's what's happening, new, and to do in and around Newport today. Weather Forecast Today -...

Tall Ship Oliver Hazard Perry sailing with Aquidneck Island students

To fulfill its educational mission that includes a commitment to Aquidneck Island students, the non-profit organization Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island (OHPRI) is hosting...

George Wein Announces Entire Lineup For 2016 Newport Jazz Festival

With last year’s highly-celebrated festival behind him, George Wein, Festival producer and chairman of the Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc.™, today announced the lineup for...

Obituary for David Wolfenden

David Wolfenden, age 77, of Newport, RI died Thursday, July 21, 2016 at The Heatherwood Nursing And Subacute Center in Newport. Mr. Wolfenden was...

Richard Hatch Will Compete on The Biggest Loser

Newport native, Richard Hatch will compete on the next edition of NBC's The Biggest Loser.  Season 17 of the popular reality show will premiere...

Subway on Thames Street has apparently closed

Bad news for those who frequently visit Subway in downtown Newport, their restaurant at 359 Thames Street has apparently closed. As of October 16th, the...

Teasing Machine Crew mentally exhausted after Transatlantic Race 2019

 Laurent Pagès stood dockside in Cowes and let out a sigh. Ça va bien, merci, he answered, affirming that all was well after Teasing Machine finished...

Middletown Home Sells for $2.8 Million

Lila Delman Real Estate International has announced the sale of 585 Wolcott Avenue in Middletown for $2.8 million. This is the highest residential sale in...

LIST: Public, Private Firework Displays That Will Light Up the Newport...

If you love fireworks, this year is shaping up to please you with more than ten firework displays taking place over Newport in 2017. If...

RIDOH and RIDEM Lift Remaining Public Health Advisories on Local Bodies...

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) are lifting the public health advisories on Mashapaug...

Portsmouth to host virtual Town Council Meeting on April 6

The Town of Portsmouth has published the following agenda for the Portsmouth Town Council Meeting on April 6th.

Providence to Newport Ferry returns on Friday

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and Rhode Island Commerce Corporation announced on Monday the return of the Providence and Newport Ferry. What'sUpNewp first...

Block Island Ferry Rates May Drop by 8 Percent in 2016

Interstate Navigation, the parent company of the Block Island Ferry, is looking to reduce passenger and vehicle rates by 8% due to the reduced cost...

Kelli Armstrong named eighth president of Salve Regina University

Salve Regina University has announced that Dr. Kelli J. Armstrong will become the institution’s eighth president in July 2019. The announcement was...

Eco-Depot: Tiverton and Newport to host collections of hazardous waste in...

The Town of Portsmouth has announced that ECO-DEPOT collections will be held in Tiverton on September 14th from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at...

Obituary for John S. Silvia

John S. Silvia, 95, of Portsmouth died Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at Grand Islander Health Care Center of Middletown, RI. He was the husband of...

Update: O’Brien’s Pub reopens following kitchen fire

O'Brien's Pub announced just before 7 pm on Monday evening that they would be temporarily closed for "the next few days" following a kitchen...

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...

Melanie Delman, President of Lila Delman Real Estate, has passed away

Lila Delman Real Estate announced on Sunday that Melanie Delman, President of Lila Delman Real Estate, has passed away after a private, decade-long battle...

John Florez Won’t Seek Re-election on Newport City Council

After announcing that he would seek re-election and after submitting his declaration of candidacy earlier this week, Newport City Councilor-At-Large John Florez has announced...

Providence-Newport Ferry Carries 1,300 People on its Inaugural Weekend

The inaugural weekend of the new Providence-Newport ferry service proved very popular with Rhode Islanders, as more than 1,000 people took advantage of this...

Governor Raimondo, officials gather at Newport Hospital, reboot ‘Let’s Recycle Right’...

Governor Gina M. Raimondo was joined at Newport Hospital today by Rhode Island Resource Recovery Executive Director Joseph Reposa and Lifespan CEO...

Sixteen former Newport Gulls selected in the 2019 MLB Draft

By Stephen Hough – Team Publicist, Newport Gulls When the 2019 MLB Draft wrapped up Wednesday night, the...

Obituary for John Souza

John Roland Souza, 89 passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at Miriam Hospital, Providence RI after a brief illness. He is survived by...