Parking lot at Second Beach reopens on June 6th

On Saturday June 6, parking at Second Beach (aka Sachuest Beach) will reopen daily from 8:00 – 5:00 p.m, according to the Town...

What’s Up This Week In Newport County: June 2 – 8

Discover all that's happening, new, and to do this week in Newport County. This list will be updated as...

Preservation Society forced to lay off 231 full- and part-time employees

The Preservation Society of Newport County announced today that they were forced to cut back staff as result of closing during pandemic,...

Rep. Carson: ‘All leaders, myself included, must work much more diligently...

Rep. Lauren H. Carson (D-Dist. 75, Newport) today released the following statement: “I am among the Americans and Rhode...

Photo Gallery: Sidewalk chalk display at Memorial Boulevard and Chapel Street

What's Up Newp captured the following photos of a sidewalk chalk display at the corner of Memorial Boulevard and Chapel Street on...

COVID-19 in Rhode Island – June 2: Daily Press Briefing &...

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Department of Health hosted a press briefing at 1 pm today to provide an update on COVID-19...

United Way launches #BeKindRI challenge to spur random acts of kindness

Beginning June 1, United Way of Rhode Island (UWRI) invites all Rhode Islanders to share in something special by joining its #BeKindRI challenge and...

The Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County Awards the Fourth...

The Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County (ACA) is very excited to announce the recipient of the fourth annual Tinney Family...

VIDEO: NAACP Prayer Vigil for Racial Justice held in Newport

A Prayer Vigil for Racial Justice in honor and memory of George Floyd was held in Liberty Square in Newport on Monday...

Military Spouses of Newport awards $3,000 to four local non-profit organizations

The Military Spouses of Newport (MSON) clubtoday announced the 2020 spring grant award recipients. In total, $3,000 was awarded to four, local...

Chief technology officer at NUWC Headquarters wins 2019 NDIA Martell-Bushnell Award

By NUWC Division Newport Public Affairs | June 1, 2020 | This story originally appeared here. Dr. Vittorio Ricci, chief...

Corey Johnson, a Technology & Music Teacher at Rogers High School,...

by Newport Public Schools The Newport Public School District announced its 2020-21 Teacher of the Year with a surprise...

RITBA: Phase One of Newport Pell Bridge Deck Rehabilitation Project completed,...

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) is pleased to announce the successful completion of Phase One of the Newport Pell Bridge...

Full Text: Governor Raimondo’s Emergency Declaration – Phase II Re-Opening

Rhode Island officially moves into Phase II of Reopening Rhode Island on Monday, June 1st. Among the changes,  personal...

COVID-19 in Rhode Island – June 1: Daily Press Briefing &...

Governor Raimondo and the Department of Health provided an update on COVID-19 in Rhode Island during a press conference at 1 pm...

Newport City Council will host a special meeting on June 2nd;...

Newport City Council will host a special meeting remotely at 6:30 pm on June 2nd. Here's what's on their agenda;

Newport Planning Board to meet on June 1st, here’s what’s on...

The Newport Planning Board will meet remotely on Monday, June 1st, 2020 at 6:30 pm. Here's what's on their agenda;

Board of Elections to install mail ballot drop boxes at all...

The Board of Elections has authorized mail ballot return drop boxes to be installed at the 47 polling places set to open...

Middletown Public Library reopens, with restrictions

On Monday June 1st, the Middletown Library reopened to the public by appointment only. Public access hours are Monday and Wednesday 4pm-7pm;...

2020 Clagett Regattas postponed until 2021

After considerable assessment and review, the board of the C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta have determined that due to the...

Less than a week before its first scheduled match and still...

With just a few days before what is supposed to be its opening match of the season, against a team from Switzerland,...

NUWC Division Newport engineer offers perspective on coronavirus while working as...

By NUWC Division Newport Public Affairs | This story originally appeared here. As an emergency medical technician (EMT) in...

All Rhode Island state beaches will open on June 1st

via Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that all Rhode Island state beaches...

Pandemic weakens legal protections for domestic abuse victims

The COVID-19 pandemic is making it harder to provide legal protection for victims of domestic abuse, even as cases of abuse have...

Guidance released for Phase II reopening of Rhode Island

Governor Raimondo and the state of Rhode Island has released a wide variety of guidance for Rhode Island businesses and sectors ahead...