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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

What’s Up Newp’s Video Voter Guide – 2020 General Election: Portsmouth Town Council

Unlike the large races for local government in Middletown and Newport, Portsmouth has just one candidate running against seven incumbents in the Town Council race. What's Up Newp this...

Tiverton Farmers Market to continue through fall, winter, and spring

Tuesday’s at the Tiverton Farmers Market continue this fall, winter, and next spring, in the airy and light-filled community hall at Sandywoods Center for the Arts in Tiverton. Just...

Obituary | Hadley Ruggles Rood

By Memorial Funeral Home. This obituary originally appeared here. Hadley Ruggles Rood of Portsmouth, RI, age 92, passed away October 13, 2020, of heart failure after a brief hospitalization.
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Video | Meet The Candidate: Len Katzman, Portsmouth Town Council

Len Katzman, a candidate for Portsmouth Town Council, joined What’s Up Newp on Monday, October 19 at 5:30 pm to chat about his campaign, his priorities, and why voters in Portsmouth should...

What’s Up in Newport County this week: October 19 – 25

Discover all that's happening, new, and to do in Newport County this week, October 19 - 25, 2020. (This story will be updated as more information, events, and meetings...

U.S.Department of Defense Education Activity awards Pell Elementary School $500,000 grant to expand STEM...

STEM programming at Claiborne Pell Elementary School is about to grow, thanks to a recent grant from the U.S. Department of Defense Education Acitivity. Marcin Rembisz, the Communications Coordinator/Secretary...

Obituary | Robert M. Benevides Sr.

By Memorial Funeral Home. This obituary originally appeared here. Mr. Robert M. Benevides Sr., age 77, of Middletown, formerly of Jepson Lane, Portsmouth, passed away on Saturday, October 17,...

Obituary | Adelaide Mary (Almeida) Vidinha

By O'Neill Hayes Funeral Home Adelaide Mary (Almeida) Vidinha of Middletown, RI, passed peacefully on Friday, October 16, 2020 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was a...

Obituary | Thomas W. Hedly Jr.

By Memorial Funeral Home Thomas W. Hedly Jr., 82, of Portsmouth, passed peacefully after a hard fought battle with medical issues, on Oct. 8, 2020 at Kent County Hospital.

Obituary | Sharon Henry Caine

via O'Neill Hayes Funeral Home. Sharon Henry Caine of Newport, RI, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 16, 2020 surrounded by her family, after a period of declining health....
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VIDEO | Meet The Candidate: J. Mark Ryan, Portsmouth Town Council

J. Mark Ryan, a candidate for Portsmouth Town Council, joined What’s Up Newp on Saturday, October 17 at 12:30 pm to chat about his campaign, his priorities, and why voters in Portsmouth...
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VIDEO | Meet The Candidate: Linda Ujifusa, Portsmouth Town Council

Linda Ujifusa, a candidate for Portsmouth Town Council, joined What’s Up Newp on Saturday, October 17 at 12 pm to chat about her campaign, her priorities, and why voters in Portsmouth should...

NUWC Division Newport hosting virtual Industry Day to engage private business

Story by Public Affairs Office, Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport NEWPORT, R.I. — Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport’s Office of Small Business Program will host virtual Industry...

What’s up this weekend in Newport County: Oct. 16 – 18

Discover all that’s happening, new, and to do in Newport County this weekend, October 16 – 18, 2020. Note- As events and meetings are announced, we’ll update this story....
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VIDEO | Meet The Candidate – Keith Hamilton, Portsmouth Town Council

Keith Hamilton, a candidate for Portsmouth Town Council, joined What’s Up Newp on Friday, October 16 at 2 pm to chat about his campaign, his priorities, and why voters in Portsmouth should...

Now Hiring: 60+ job opportunities available right now in and around Newport

Looking for a new gig, job, or career in the Newport area? Get your search started here with our roundup of who's hiring right now in and around Newport, good luck!

14 must-see open houses happening this weekend on Aquidneck Island (Oct. 16 – 18)

On the market for a new home? Here’s a look at what houses on Aquidneck Island you can tour this weekend, October 16 - 18, 2020 The following information...

Affordable Housing remains elusive for thousands of Rhode Islanders

Affordable Housing remains elusive for thousands of Rhode Islanders, according to the 2020 Housing Fact Book, released today by HousingWorks RI (HWRI) at Roger Williams University. It found that more than a...

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review “Harry Chapin: When in Doubt, Do Something”

The phrase “When in doubt, do something,” was a way of life for the legendary musician Harry Chapin. A new film celebrating the life and legacy of the 70’s...
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LIVE ON WUN | Meet The Candidate: Daniela Abbott, Portsmouth Town Council (Oct. 16...

Daniela Abbott, a candidate for Portsmouth Town Council, will join What’s Up Newp on Friday, October 16 at 8 am to chat about her campaign, her priorities, and why voters in Portsmouth...

Water main flushing program will begin in Newport on October 18

As part of the Newport Water Division’s ongoing maintenance of the water distribution system, the City of Newport today announced a modified water main flushing program in designated areas will begin during...

Newport awarded $598,000 grant to examine effects of sea-level rise, storm surge in and...

The City of Newport today announced that it has been awarded a $598,000 grant from the Department of Defense, Office of Economic Adjustment, to develop strategies to protect critical resources along the...

Obituary | Richard Allan Medley

By Memorial Funeral Home. Richard Allan Medley, 62, of Portsmouth, RI, passed away suddenly on October 9, 2020. Richard was born in Coshocton, OH to Richard Medley and Mabel...
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LIVE ON WUN: Newport City Council Meeting

Newport City Council will be meeting in remote session today at 6:30 p.m. for their regular monthly meeting and an update on the City's COVID-19 response. To view...

Newport Planning Board to host public hearing on North End Urban Plan on October...

The City of Newport announced today that the city’s Planning Board is due to take up for the first time a draft North End Urban Plan during a special public hearing on...