Tall Ship Oliver Hazard Perry unveils new operating model

Working under a new operating model unveiled for Rhode Island’s Official Flagship SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, the non-profit organization Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island...

Clean Ocean Access honored for public access efforts as it releases...

Clean Ocean Access (COA) recently released its quarterly Public Access Report detailing the safety and status of 50 public rights-of-way across Aquidneck...

Point Association of Newport donates more than $15,000 to MLK...

The Point Association of Newport has announced that it capped off its 2018 year of activities with their fifth annual year-end fundraising...

Volunteers collect nearly 300 pounds of marine debris from Sachuest Beach

Clean Ocean Access (COA) announced in a press release today that on Saturday, February 9th they hosted a cleanup at Sachuest Beach,...

Engaging diverse stakeholders is the goal of forum on housing for...

Aquidneck Island Planning Commission (AIPC) will host the next installment of its Smart Island series of public forums on March 15, 2019 at...

People’s Credit Union donates $5k to Boys & Girls Club of...

People's Credit Union has announced that they have donated five thousand dollars to the Boys & Girls Club of Newport County through...

Remaining schedule of events for Pell Center Spring 2019 Event Series

Following their first event of their Spring 2019 event series, A Climate A(wake)ening: Responding to the 2018 IPCC Report,the Pell Center announced...

Registration open for Sail Newport Summer Program

Sail Newport shared with What'sUpNewp today that registration is now open for their award-winning summer Youth Program. The public...

Norman Bird Sanctuary Board of Directors announces departure of Executive Director...

Norman Bird Sanctuary announced the departure of their Executive Director in a press release today. The Announcement

Clean Ocean Access volunteers brave the cold to collect over 200...

On Saturday, February 4, Clean Ocean Access (COA) organized a beach cleanup at Gull Cove Fishing Area in Portsmouth, where dozens of...

Rhode Island Foundation offers nearly $270,000 in grants to serve Newport...

Nonprofit organizations that serve residents of Newport County’s six cities and towns have until Feb. 15 to apply for nearly $270,000 in...

Seamen’s Church Institute of Newport celebrating Centennial in 2019

Seamen’s Church Institute of Newport announced in a press release today that 2019 marks 100 years of their service to the community....

List of Warming Centers in Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) announces that due to forecasted extreme cold, the following communities will have warming centers open...

Saint John the Evangelist, Newport wins $916,000 grant

The Zabriskie Memorial Church of Saint John the Evangelist, Newport, RI announced on Facebook on Sunday that they have been the recipient of...

Bike Newport: DOT proposal slashes bicycle and pedestrian project funding statewide

The “Major Amendment to the State Transportation Improvement Plan” presented by RIDOT to the State Transportation Advisory Committee on January 24th includes 33%...

EFC Newport invites public to join them for services on Sunday,...

As EFC Newport has been without heat along with much of Newport this week, they initially considered going to one service on Sunday...

Norman Bird Sanctuary Summer Camp will celebrate 60 years of hands-on...

Norman Bird Sanctuary is proud to announce the 60th anniversary of their summer camp with registration opening on Friday, February 1st. Hundreds...

AIPC releases plans to reduce toxic pollutants in Aquidneck Island waters,...

During periods of heavy rain, excess stormwater carries toxic pollutants through Aquidneck Island’s drinking water and overflows into recreational coastal waters....

Clean Ocean Access receives grant from BankNewport 200th Anniversary Giving

The following is a press release issued from Clean Ocean Access. Clean Ocean Access (COA) is proud to have...

Association of Fundraising Professionals looking to diversify

The local chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) has embarked on a campaign to grow the diversity and size of...

Schorsch siblings match Richard Sardella’s $10K gift to the MLK Community...

Newport County families and sibling group, Nicholas and Indira Schorsch, Jr., Sloane L. Schorsch, Victoria N. Schorsch, Brendan and Tessa O’Donnell and...

Seamen’s Church Institute accepting funds for Coast Guard

Seamen's Church Institute has announced that due to the ongoing government shutdown that they are now accepting donations to help support the...

Clean Ocean Access: 29 volunteers collect over 200 pounds of trash...

On Saturday, January 12th, Clean Ocean Access (COA) hosted a beach cleanup at Island Park in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, where 29 volunteers...

Clean Ocean Access, Sail Newport among eight organizations receiving grants from...

11th Hour Racing today announced eight grantees, representing a variety of organizations and projects in the U.S. and the U.K. Funded by...

Aquidneck Land Trust announces winners of Art & Writing Contest

The Aquidneck Land Trust (“ALT”) has announced fifteen student winners in the 2018 Sixteen on Center Art & Writing Contest, held annually...