Letter To The Editor: There is no better week than this...

There is no better week than this one to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). COVID-19 has shown...

Op-Ed: Proposed transfer tax allows politicians to avoid tough choices, pass...

This Op-Ed/Letter To The Editor was written and submitted by Gordon King, a Newport resident and local realtor. Have an opinion that...

Local Commentary: RI Senate President & Cabal Stifles Newport’s Potential

Sunday's Providence Journal ran the article  "Challenger takes on R.I. Senate president" featuring the race between Senator Teresa Paiva-Weed and Jamestown independent candidate Sav...

Op-Ed: Health and Human Services Minimum Wage: A Moral Imperative

The following op-ed has been written and submitted by Louis P. DiPalma and William J. Conley. The time has...

Citizens Exploring School Unification: A step closer to school unification

By Citizens Exploring School Unification CESU (Citizens Exploring School Unification) announced today that 1,183 signatures of registered Middletown voters...

Letter From The Editor: City Council process to fill vacant seat...

While following the process to fill the vacant Newport City Council seat, there have been several steps during the last month that have done...

Op-Ed: Middletown Town Council thwarts voter initiative

Written and submitted by Citizens Exploring School Unification Citizens Exploring School Unification (CESU) was shocked and dismayed by the...

Op-Ed: The City of Newport and the rest of the state...

While many of us enjoyed a personal friendship with the Hon. Paul L. Gaines, Sr., the whole City of Newport and the...

Op-Ed: Toll-Setting Must Be Subject to Checks and Balances

Op-Ed By Sen. Marc A. Cote and Rep. Daniel P. Reilly | Sen. Marc A. Cote (D-Dist. 24) represents Woonsocket and North Smithfield. Rep. Daniel...

Net Neutrality repeal could damage local news startups

Information must flow freely for democracy to flourish Editor's Note- The following was written by Matt DeRienzo, Executive Director of Local Independent Online News Publishers...

Reflections on Martin Luther King Day

I entered Kindergarten in the Fall of 1968 in the newly renamed Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. School, a school that...

Letter To The Editor: Keep Court House Street closed

This Letter To The Editor was submitted by Jon Dember, the views and opinions expressed within are not necessarily those of What'sUpNewp, its contributers...

Op-Ed: How to Ride (and Walk and Drive) in Newport

The following was submitted and written by Bari Freeman, Executive Director of Bike Newport. It seems to happen about this time every year, without rhyme...

Op-Ed: City Council should not accept Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant

The Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant has provided the Newport Police Department with around $36,000/year over the past 12 years ($432,347 worth of grant...

Letter To The Editor – Rep. Carson: Thank you, Newport

Thank you, Newport, for your continued support of my efforts and hard work in the Rhode Island House of Representatives.  I will not let...

Letter To The Editor: Domestic Violence is Everyone’s Business

It’s summer. The windows are open in your home. You hear the couple next door fighting. Do you call the police?   The answer is...

Guest View – Child & Family: Giving Program at Child &...

The following was written by Child & Family Child & Family would like to send a sincere “thank...

Lt. Governor Dan McKee: Supporting Rhode Island small businesses impacted by...

Lt. Governor Dan McKee sent the below letter to Governor Gina Raimondo in support of requesting federal loan assistance for Rhode Island...

Letter To The Editor: Moratorium would put major economic opportunities at...

The Newport City Council has perhaps one of the most life changing decisions to make for the future of Newport residents.  At...

Guest View – Representative Shekarchi: ​New hope for cures

Medical research over the last century or so has made tremendous strides in easing the suffering and prolonging the lives of people...

Mike Smith, Independent Candidate for House District 75, Outlines 8 Priorities...

I’m Mike Smith, Independent Candidate for House District 75, and I ask for your vote on November 8th. I’ve knocked on thousands of doors...

Obituary for Paul L Gaines

This obituary originally appeared on Memorial Funeral Home. Paul L. Gaines Sr. passed away at his home in Newport,...

Guest View: MLK Jr.’s dream of tolerance and racial harmony remains...

The following Letter To The Editor was written by Cantor Dr. Brian Mayer of the Temple Emanu-El in Providence. His timely topic...

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....

Op-Ed: Rhode Island’s Strong Defense and Undersea Technology Cluster

Rhode Island has a wealth of organizations engaged in some form of undersea technology and its applications.  Many of these provide invaluable technologies and...