Guest View – Coggeshall Club: How to work from home when everyone is home

With self and mandated quarantines on the rise, school closures, and employees either urged or forced to work from home, we are all being challenged to adapt to this new normal.  While...

What’s Up Newp Live Stream: Jason Cardinal performs (March 15th)

Among those that COVID-19 is hitting the hardest is our dear friends in the music and arts world. MANY are going to lose a lot of gigs this month, and what they...

Celebrating Women’s History Month: ‘remember the women before you who broke ground for...

March is Women’s History Month, a time to celebrate the contributions of women in all aspects of our society. WhatsUpNewp reached out to successful women in several professions, asking just a few...

VIDEO: Governor Raimondo provides update on Rhode Island’s response to COVID-19 (March 16th)

Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Director of Health Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH provided updates to reporters about Rhode Island’s coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) response today at 10 am in Conference Room 2A...

What’s Up Newp launches live online concerts; offering musicians and artists the use of...

Among those that COVID-19 is hitting the hardest is our dear friends in the music and arts world. MANY are going to lose a lot of gigs this month, and what they...

Middletown’s Sheila McCurdy receives Cruising Club of America Honors

The Cruising Club of America’s Board of Governors established the Richard S. Nye Trophy to recognize a member or members of the Club “who has brought distinction to the Club by meritorious service,...

Celebrating Women’s History Month: ‘I always appreciate women who came before me ...

March is Women’s History Month, a time to celebrate the contributions of women in all aspects of our society. WhatsUpNewp reached out to successful women in several professions, asking just a few...

Under The Dome: Senator Dawn Euer

With the start of the legislative session, I reached out to the area’s legislative delegation to survey what legislation is important to each of them, the challenges ahead, and their perspective on...

Celebrating Women’s History Month: ‘helping others along the way’

March is Women’s History Month, a time to celebrate the contributions of women in all aspects of our society. WhatsUpNewp reached out to successful women in several professions, asking just a few...

Celebrating Women’s History Month: ‘Morality … Challenges … Belief’

March is Women’s History Month, a time to celebrate the contributions of women in all aspects of our society. WhatsUpNewp reached out to successful women in several professions, asking just a few...

Celebrating Women’s History Month: ‘I learned that women are leaders’

March is Women’s History Month, a time to celebrate the contributions of women in all aspects of our society. WhatsUpNewp reached out to successful women in several professions, asking just a few...

A Bridge to the Future: Irma Valdez – ‘we need love in this world’

When you meet Irma Valdez, you hear in her voice an excitement about the opportunities that her children now have, about a commitment to her country and community, and about appreciation, adulation...

Rescue Me: 5 pets in need of loving homes this week

It's Friday, which means it's time again to highlight some pretty awesome (and adorable pets) from the Potter League For Animals. If you’re looking to give the right dog,...

Brian C. Jones: In an age of guilt, are we guilty of being guilty?

FIRST, I FEEL A LITTLE GUILTY writing this. No, I feel very guilty that I’m even raising the subject. You’ve probably got enough to feel guilty about without me...

On This Day In History – February 25, 1842: Ida Lewis born in Newport

Lighthouse keeper and hero Ida Lewis was born on this day in Newport in 1842. Lewis made countless rescues during her time, she made her first rescue at...

5 Questions with Ry Smith, artist behind Caleb & Broad’s new mural

After major renovations in January, Caleb & Broad is getting a brand new look. The restaurant's interior transformation includes a 22 ft. mural celebrating Rhode Island created by local artist Ry Smith....

RI Hospitality Association appoints Charlie Holder to its Board of Directors

The RI Hospitality Association (RIHA) announced today the appointment of Newport resident Charlie Holder to its Board of Directors. Holder, who has nearly 40 years of experience working...

Brian C. Jones: “Charlie’s River” – A Newport artist’s tribute to her longtime partner

For 20 years, they were a couple – talented, devoted partners who individually and together reflected the rich cultural, professional and personal character of Newport, if not Rhode Island itself.

Under The Dome: Senator Lou DiPalma

With the start of the legislative session, I reached out to the area’s legislative delegation to survey what legislation is important to each of them, the challenges ahead, and their perspective on...

Newport County Dinner Club celebrating 30 years of promoting “Shop Local, Dine Local”

Hard to believe it, but the Newport County Dinner Club has been offering a fine local dining program for 30 years!  The Newport County Dinner Club (NCDC) is...

5 questions with Wave Cycle Studio

On November 29th, Newport welcomed its newest fitness business to town when Wave Cycle, an indoor cycling studio, opened at 198 Thames Street. What's Up Newp recently caught up...

Wooden boat brings adventure, work/life balance to NUWC Division Newport engineer and diver

NEWPORT, R.I. —The appeal of a vintage wooden boat inspired Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport engineer and Navy diver Christian Schumacher to plan a 500-mile, four-day adventure on the ocean,...

Fifth generation Newporter achieves Eagle Scout

At a recent  Scout Troop 3 Newport  Court of Honor, 16-year-old Michael Albert “Mac” Cullen was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout.  Son of Beth and Mike Cullen, Mac’s connection with Newport...
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Retired Newport Police Lieutenant named Safety and Security Manager for Preservation Society of Newport...

Newport Police Lieutenant (Ret.) Frank Rosa Jr. was named Safety and Security Manager for the Preservation Society of Newport County today. Rosa completed 25 years service with the...

Podcast: A conversation with Chuck Flippo, General Manager of Loeb Center

When Ambassador Loeb developed the Loeb Visitor Center a decade ago as a gateway to Newport's Touro Synagogue, the nation's oldest synagogue, he did so as not only in celebration of that...