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Small Business Administration: Notice about changes & updates to the SBA...

What's Up Newp is passing on the following information on behalf of the Rhode Island Small Business Administration. Please...

Festival Field Apartments sells for $33.25 million

Festival Field Apartments has been sold and plans are already in the works for a major rehabilitation of the property.

Stop & Shop to hire at least 5,000 new associates in...

Stop & Shop announced today that it will be hiring at least 5,000 new associates for regular part-time positions in its stores,...

COVID-19: SBA Disaster Loan FAQ

In response to the many small businesses who have questions regarding the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan program, the Rhode...

Newport County restaurants offering take-out & delivery (Updating)

Please note: This story is being updated as new information comes in. Please check back for any updates. 

SBA leads efforts to help small businesses; including a loan deferral...

Small business owners and employees are reeling in response to a global virus that’s shut their doors, leaving hundreds, if not thousands...

Looking for a job? Here are 60+ businesses that are hiring...

Looking for a new gig, job, or career during these COVID-19 days? Well, you're sort of in luck. There are more than...

Why defeating coronavirus in one country isn’t enough – there needs...

Nader Habibi, Brandeis University Policymakers in countries where there are severe outbreaks of COVID-19 are doing what they can to slow the spread...

Local Patch CSA Shares Available for Purchase Now

In the midst of the COVID-19 public health crisis, farmers' markets around the country have been shutting down and changing the nature...

Help For Small Businesses: Learn about SBA Disaster Loan Program for...

Are you a small business that has suffered substantial economic injury as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19)? If so, the Rhode...

Guest View – Coggeshall Club: How to work from home when...

With self and mandated quarantines on the rise, school closures, and employees either urged or forced to work from home, we are...

Stop & Shop announces reduced hours, special shopping times to accommodate...

In order to allow more time for our associates to unload deliveries, stock shelves, and better serve our customers throughout the...

Editor’s Note: A message for our fellow local business owners

Dear fellow local business owner: I know from personal discussions that many local business owners are very concerned with what the impact of COVID-19...

List of Newport County restaurants that are closing amid COVID-19 concerns

Due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus diseases (COVID-19) and following the Governor announcing that Rhode Islanders should not visit restaurants, malls, or...

SBA Survey Request from CommerceRI: Businesses encouraged to share how their...

What's Up Newp is passing on the following information on behalf of Discover Newport; CommerceRI is collecting information from...

Rhode Island’s Commerce Secretary providing resources for businesses during coronavirus crisis

As the nation and Rhode Island continue to struggle and make efforts to contain the coronavirus (COVID-19), it’s doing so by shutting...

Ben & Jerry’s postpones ‘Free Cone Day’ amid coronavirus disease concerns

Ben & Jerry's announced this week that they will take a break from their long-standing tradition of "Free Cone Day" due to...

Dine & Drink: Restaurant news and notes; What to eat and...

Here’s the latest from the Newport County restaurant scene, enjoy! Have something that you’d like to see added here...

Naval Station Newport lodging project earns National Recognition Award for exemplary...

Michael Baker International of Pittsburgh, Pa., has earned a National Recognition Award for exemplary engineering achievement in the American Council of Engineering...

Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce awards Excellence in Business Awards

The Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce hosted their Excellence in Business Awards at their Annual Meeting celebrating their centennial year on Wednesday,...

Flo’s Clam Shack reopens for the season

Flo’s Clam Shack reopens for the season at 11 am today. Their hours for now are Wednesday thru Sunday 11 am -9...

Great American Beer Bars: Norey’s named Best Beer Bar in Rhode...

CraftBeer.com—the Brewers Association‘s website for beer lovers—released its annual list of Great American Beer Bars last week, celebrating establishments across all 50 states, D.C.,...

Dine & Drink: Restaurant news and notes; What to eat and...

Here’s the latest from the Newport County restaurant scene, enjoy! Have something that you’d like to see added here...

Richard Sardella, Patrick Fitzgerald, and Ellen Fitzgerald-McCallum honored at Newport Mental...

Richard Sardella and Patrick Fitzgerald, owners of Sardella’s Restaurant, were presented with Newport Mental Health’s Outstanding Community Service Award at the 2020...

The Hilb Group acquires certain assets of D. F. Dwyer &...

The Hilb Group, LLC, a Richmond, Virginia based insurance agency, announced today that it has acquired certain assets of Newport-based D. F. Dwyer...