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$70K in scholarships enables 45 students to attend Berklee workshop at...

Students from across the world will be mentored this summer at the site of one of the world’s most legendary jazz festivals, according to...

Newport County YMCA to host ‘Midsummer Island Retreat’ at St. Mary’s...

The Newport County YMCA announced in a press release on Monday that they have partnered up with St. Mary’s Episcopal Church and The Sacred...

YMCA and Newport Mental Health bring UK Program to US for...

In a joint effort to promote mental health awareness, Newport County YMCA and Newport Mental Health are hosting the “I am Whole” campaign, a...

RI Foundation awards nearly $270,000 in grants to serve Newport County...

(Photo: The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded nearly $270,000 in grants to serve Newport County residents. Lucy’s Hearth residents Stephanie Aguair and Jamane Rose...

Local organizations team up to host ‘Newport Clean Up Day’ on...

Several local organizations have announced their collaboration to host "Newport Clean Up Day" on Thursday, June 28th. "Come join Clean Ocean Access (COA), Mount Gay...

Six organizations awarded grants by The Women’s Fund of Rhode Island

The Women’s Fund of Rhode Island (WFRI) announced on Tuesday a total of $50,000 in grant funding to six organizations for their innovative proposals...

Preservation Society of Newport County celebrates opening of new Welcome Center...

After more than 10 years of planning and work, The Preservation Society of Newport County was joined by nearly 600 supporters for a ribbon-cutting...

What’sUpNewp Radio – June 13: Rebecca Bertrand, Executive Director of newportFILM

Rebecca Bertrand, Executive Director of newportFILM, joined  me on today's edition of What'sUpNewp Radio on AM 1540 WADK Newport to chat about and give us...

Three-Time Olympic medalist Elizabeth Beisel will lead two youth and teen...

Save The Bay announced on Monday that on Friday,  August 3rd, it will present two youth swim clinics, each led by three-time Olympic medalist...

Sailing Heals and Newport Car Museum join efforts to give cancer...

The Newport Car Museum has teamed with Sailing Heals, a non-profit in Marblehead, Mass. that serves cancer patients in Rhode Island and several states,...

Preservation Society hosts augmented reality exhibition at The Elms in partnership...

A first-of-its-kind exhibition at The Elms (1901) allows visitors to use their audio tour player’s screen to view "digital" objects superimposed within the room. ...

Aquidneck Island students complete voyage aboard Tall Ship Oliver Hazard Perry

With 21 students aboard from Rogers High School, Portsmouth High School and the MET School, Rhode Island’s Official Sailing Education Vessel SSV Oliver Hazard Perry returned to...

Clean Ocean Access and Newport Bermuda Race to host beach cleanup...

Clean Ocean Access (COA) has announced that they have joined together with the Newport Bermuda Race Clean Regattas effort to help rid the oceans...

Sports Camp encourages kids to ‘break free’ of poor choices

Using examples of professional athletes competing for the greatest touchdown, the last minute three-point basket or maybe the Olympic gold medal,    instructors at the...

Celebrate open space at Norman Bird Sanctuary’s 5K Run/Walk on June...

Run, jog, or walk past rolling fields and beaches on Saturday, June 16th at Norman Bird Sanctuary’s 12th Annual 5K Run/Walk in memory of...

Local organizations colloborate to launch ‘Strawless by the Sea’ on World...

In response to increased plastic waste on beaches and in the ocean, Green Drinks Newport announced this week that it has partnered with Clean...

Preview: 2018 newportFILM Outdoors summer lineup and schedule

Ahead of the kick-off of the kick-off of their annual summer series, newportFILM Outdoors, What'sUpNewp caught up with newportFILM to get a preview of...

Bike share program will pop-up in Newport this weekend

This weekend, the City of Newport will have a brief two-day taste of bike share - the popular public transportation system that is popping...

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