Newport Hospital’s Frederick Henry Prince Memorial Fund awards $20,000 in grants

In response to community need and challenges brought about by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Newport Hospital’s Frederick Henry Prince Memorial Fund this...

Local family’s generosity launches globally recognized early childhood literacy initiative at...

by the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center Dolly Parton’s surprise performance was a highlight of the 2019...

People’s Credit Union donates $20,000 to help support area food pantries

In response to the overwhelming demand for food assistance caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, People's Credit Union today announced that they will...

Newport nonprofits win COVID-19 aid for protective gear, supplies, steming spread...

by The Rhode Island Foundation Three local nonprofits on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis are among dozens of...

Biking in the Time of Coronavirus: A statewide surve of people...

The following was submitted by Bar Freeman, representing Paths to Progress Coalition. Survey location: www.surveymonkey.com/r/BikingRI_coronavirus Are...

What’s Up Podcast: Heather Strout, executive director, Dr. Martin Luther King...

“I have the audacity to believe that peoples everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education, culture of their...

Amid crisis, community’s outpouring of support invigorates Newport Hospital

During the unprecedented health crisis that has turned our state, the country and world on its end, dozens of Aquidneck Island businesses,...

2020 Audrain Newport Concours & Motor Week postponed

Audrain Concours Foundation today announced that they have postponed their 2nd Annual Audrain Newport Concours & Motor Week. "After...

44th Annual Save The Bay Swim is going virtual

Today, Save The Bay announced that it has opened registration for its annual Save The Bay Swim fundraiser.

Newport Music Festival hires third executive director in 10 years, plus...

The Newport Music Festival recently hired its third executive director since the passing in 2010 of Mark Malkovich III, who over his...

MLK Center helps thousands during the pandemic, expecting need to rise...

For Heather Strout, executive director of the Dr. Martin Luther King Community Center in Newport, it’s the stories from people lining up...

What’s Up Newp Live Stream: A convo with Jay Sweet, Executive...

Jay Sweet, Executive Producer for Newport Festivals Foundation, joined What's Up Newp's Ryan Belmore today to chat about the yesterday's news regarding...

Aquidneck Land Trust awards seven grants to local community groups, non-profits

Aquidneck Land Trust (“ALT”) has awarded seven grants totaling $13,454 to local community and neighborhood groups through its annual grant program, the Merritt Neighborhood...

Clagett Regatta named official charitable partner of 20202 Newport International Boat...

Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today that the C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic...

Aquidneck Land Trust announces $25,000 challenge to help conserve Glen Farm

Aquidneck Land Trust (“ALT”) today announced that an anonymous donor has offered a $25,000 Challenge Match to help the land trust’s effort to conserve...

Governor, DEM award $5.79 million in matching grants to 21 local...

Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced that they have awarded $5.79 million in matching grants...

Greenlove Foundation donates water bottle filling donation to Pell Elementary School...

The following is by Greenlove Foundation In celebration of Earth Day's 50th Anniversary and as a participant of Aquidneck...

MLK Center’s Mobile Pantry will distribute food at two Middletown locations...

On Thursday, April 30, the Martin Luther King Center will distribute food at two Middletown locations, according to a press release received...

Discover Newport lays off staff, consolidates services

These are tough times if you are in the tourism industry. Toughest if, perhaps, you head an agency that oversees one of...

Rhode Island restaurant owners join Boston Celtics’ Marcus Smart to help...

Through his YounGameChanger Foundation, Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart teamed up with regional businesses to donate over 425 meals this week to front line hospital workers...

Friends of Newport Hospital launch “Our Health Care Heroes” campaign to...

Friends of Newport Hospital, a group comprised of community leaders dedicated to the support of Aquidneck Island’s only hospital, today announced that...

Nonprofit receive $2.1 million in new COVID-19 aid to help Rhode...

Nonprofits helping Rhode Islanders struggling to cover the costs of food, rent and health care have been awarded another $2.1 million from...

Rhode Island Good Neighbor Energy Fund available to eligible households impacted...

The Rhode Island Good Neighbor Energy Fund’s sponsoring energy companies and its administrator, United Way of Rhode Island, today announced the Fund...

Newport Tree Conservancy announces Arboretum Week activities

The Newport Tree Conservancy, in celebration of Newport Arboretum Week and the 50th anniversary of Earth Day is developing a collection of materials...

Newport Hospital cancels ‘A Salute to Health’, signature summer event had...

Newport Hospital this week announced that after thoughtful consideration that they have canceled its signature summer event, A Salute to Health, amidst the...