Letter To The Editor: Thompson Middle School Forum Notes and Communication...

Dear Newport Parents, Guardians, and Community,As a follow up to our recent community forums the notes from the meetings as well as...

Op-Ed: Failed RICAS results and high school start times

This op-ed was written by Rep. Julie A. Casimiro (D-Dist. 31, North Kingstown, Exeter). I think it would be an understatement...

Letter To The Editor: Susan Taylor is a smart, well-meaning city...

To the Editor: I am writing to endorse the candidacy of Susan Taylor, who is running at-large for the Newport City Council. For the last...

Letter To The Editor: Newport needs NEW leadership

Newport voters have new choices at the ballot box.  Stay the course and watch the city continue to be swallowed up by lucrative real...

Letters To The Editor for Monday, October 29th: Lou DiPalma, Chamber...

I am thankful that we have someone of Lou DiPalma's character and leadership abilities serving our state November 6th provides an opportunity for many in...

Letter To The Editor: Terri Cortvriend – Thank you District...

Thank you District 72 Thank you to everyone that came out to vote.  A special thanks to those who showed up to support my campaign....

Letter To The Editor – Councilor Susan Taylor: Why I ‘voted’...

To the Editor: Close observers of council business will have noted that at the 9/26 Council meeting I voted to approve the Condominium Declaration, representing...

Tyler’s Two Cents: An Ocean Friendly School

Yesterday was the one month mark of the 2017 summer season.  After an incredibly gloomy June, July has seen spectacular weather and consistent forecasts....

Letter To The Editor: Construction on Coggeshall Ave Should Be Concern...

The following Letter To The Editor was written submitted by Ross Sinclair Cann, AIA - Managing Director, A4 Architecture. The views and opinions in...

Letter To The Editor: Sale of Armory to National Sailing Hall...

We are being conned by a group of Rhode Island politicians. Efforts to bring the National Sailing Hall of Fame to Newport go back...

Let’s Face It, Newport Has A Dog Poop Problem

With the recent ban on single-use plastic bags and the proposed ordinance to hold merchants responsible for cigarette butts and debris in front of their...

Letter To The Editor: This year I will vote for Jamie...

To the Editor: Back in 2016 a politically savvy friend and colleague whose opinions I respect advised me, “You should meet Jamie Bova, she’s running...

Letter To The Editor – Paul Carroll: Why I endorse and...

As the City of Newport’s former Director of Civic Investment, it was my honor and pleasure to have worked with Councilor Camacho for over...

Letter To The Editor: What I’ll do and fight for as...

My name is Liam Barry. I’ve lived in Newport for 15 years and it’s where I chose to raise my family. I have two...

Letter To The Editor: 2018 George Donnelly Sunset League baseball season...

Our 2018 season and 100th season of George Donnelly Sunset League baseball has come to a conclusion with the Brother’s Baseball Club capturing the...

Letter To The Editor: Euer’s accomplishments demonstrate that she’s committed to...

There is a difference between a politician and a public servant.  A politician talks, and a public servant makes things happen. Senator Dawn Euer...

Letter To The Editor: Proposal to re-open Long Wharf to traffic...

To the editor: The announcement that there is a proposal to re-open Long Wharf to traffic is no surprise to those who have been participating...

Letter To The Editor: Will you help us light up the...

October is domestic violence awareness month and as a board member of the Women’s Resource Center I wanted to ask the community to come...

Editorial: Residents Right To Be Concerned About Purchase of New Fire...

At a time when families and businesses of Newport are concerned about keeping their taxes, water rates  and expenses down, and when aid to...

Letter To The Editor: Why I am Voting for Gina Raimondo

The following Letter To The Editor was submitted by David Alves of Newport. Have an opinion you'd like to share in Letter To...

Letter To The Editor: A STEM Education Strategic Plan – Critical...

Rhode Island, via a partnership between Governor Raimondo and the Legislature, continues to provide the targeted incentives needed to grow our economy. Local businesses...

Letter To The Editor: Newport Public Schools leading the way for...

Summer is winding down, and the back to school rush is on. A new school year brings excitement, energy, and anticipation. As we think...

Op-Ed: Tony Lepore, ‘The RI Dancing Cop’, shouldn’t be invited to...

The following was submitted as a letter to the editor to What'sUpNewp by Holly S. Fisher. The views and opinions expressed within are not necessarily...

Letter To The Editor: Vote for Senator Lou DiPalma, a good...

This past Sunday afternoon I was surprised to see a fit, tanned middle-aged man at my kitchen door. It was Lou DiPalma, with a...

Just my Opinion: Remembering the Blizzard of ‘78

This story was originally published on February 5, 2018, it has been republished because of its historical significance.