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New law paves the way to bring 5G to RI

The governor has signed into law legislation sponsored by Rep. Stephen R. Ucci and Sen. Louis P. DiPalma to pave the way for Rhode...

Public Invited to reception to meet Sister City delegation from Imperia,...

Mayor Harry Winthrop and the Newport City Council invite the public to join them at a reception on Friday, October 6 from 5:00 to...

RIDOT to begin highway renumbering program with I-295 this fall

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that late this fall it will begin a highway renumbering program for its Interstate and...

Representative Carson to moderate Alliance for a Livable Newport forum on...

STATE HOUSE – Rep. Lauren H. Carson will moderate a public forum on economic development in Newport presented by the Alliance for a Livable...

Assembly OKs bill creating flooding and sea rise training requirement for...

STATE HOUSE – Lawmakers have approved a new training requirement for local planning board members to help ensure that they calculate the potential for...

RI General Assembly creates panel to attract more sailing events to...

A new permanent state commission will be created to help the state attract national and international sailing events, according to a press release from...

Naval War College to mark World War I centennial with Army-Navy...

NEWPORT, R.I. — U.S. Naval War College (NWC) will honor the centenary of America's involvement in World War I (WWI) by recreating an Army...

Eco-Depot headed to Easton’s Beach on September 30

Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation (Resource Recovery) in conjunction with Clean City Newport will host a collection of household hazardous waste (HHW) on Saturday, September 30 from 8...

Newport Police warn of an impersonating Police Officer scam

The Newport Police Department has provided What'sUpNewp the following information in regards to an impersonating a Police Officer scam the Newport Police Department is...

Coast Guard readies for Jose, cautions mariners

Coast Guard units across the Northeast are accelerating preparations Monday ahead of forecasted tropical storm conditions expected to arrive in our area late Tuesday...

Start of Newport Pell Bridge Roadway Deck Project delayed to Thursday,...

Due to expected heavy rain and winds from Hurricane Jose, The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) announced on Monday that they will delay...

4 Bridges Ride will cause brief road closures, delays on Sunday...

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) Foundation announced today that due to its charity event, the 4 Bridges Ride on Sunday, September 17th, early morning...

Alliance For A Livable Newport to host forum to discuss interconnectivity...

How does our local University enhance Newport’s quality of life? Does it detract? The Alliance for A Livable Newport has invited a leadership team...

Boston Celtics, National Grid unveil newly renovated STEAM lab at Aquidneck...

The Boston Celtics and National Grid teamed up yesterday to unveil their newly renovated STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics) lab at Aquidneck School...

Newport-based Coast Guard cutter, air crews from Cape Cod deploy for...

A Newport-based Coast Guard cutter crew and three air crews from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod have deployed in support of anticipated Hurricane...

Household hazardous waste, electronic waste collection scheduled for Newport

Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation will be running an Eco-Depot  for Household Hazardous Waste and Indie Cycle will be collecting Electronic Waste on September...

Coyotes spotted in and around Braga Park, Newport Police provides recommendations...

The Newport Police Department has received complaints of coyotes in and around Braga Park. Dog walkers are reporting that coyotes are walking very close...

Construction and lane closures expected to begin again on Newport Bridge...

Construction is returning to the Newport Pell Bridge on September 19th, resulting in traffic being limited to one lane in each direction on the...

What To Watch For: September 13th Newport City Council Meeting

The Newport City Council will next meet on Wednesday, September 13th at 6:30 pm in the Council Chamber at Newport City Hall, here's what...

Dawn Euer sworn into Rhode Island Senate, becomes Senator of District...

Dawn Euer was sworn into the Rhode Island Senate today at a ceremony at the State House. Senator Euer, a Democrat who represents District 13...

Dawn Euer will be sworn in as Senator of District 13...

Just two weeks after winning the Special Election for Senate District 13, Dawn Euer will officially be sworn in to represent the people of...

Congressional, Defense and Innovation Leaders to Speak in Newport at Defense...

The Rhode Island Congressional delegation and other Defense leaders are set to speak at the Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance’s (SENEDIA) Fourth Annual...

Newport Police crack down on local businesses for selling counterfeit goods

If you made your way out and about around Newport on Tuesday, you may have noticed heavy police activity in front of several retail...

Euer easily wins the Senate District 13 seat

Dawn Euer, the Democratic upstart who won over three primary election rivals earlier this summer, easily won Tuesday’s special election to replace long-time State...

What to know for the Senate District 13 Special Election on...

Residents in Rhode Island Senate District 13 (Newport, Jamestown) will go to the polls on Tuesday, August 22nd to decide who will replace M....