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What’s Up This Weekend in Newport County: July 3 – 5

Newport, RI - Discover all that's happening, new, and to do this Fourth of July Weekend in Newport County.

City of Newport stepping up social distancing measures at Easton’s Beach

By City of Newport The City of Newport is advising beachgoers ahead of the Fourth of July weekend to...

Franklin Street home fetches $1.82 million

Newport, RI - Lila Delman Real Estate today announced the sale of 10 Franklin Street on Newport’s Historic Hill for $1,820,000. Kendra...

Governor Raimondo announces plan to expand home-based care options

Providence, RI - Governor Gina Raimondo today announced a plan to expand home-based care options in Rhode Island as the state continues...

Home on Sherman Street in Newport sells for $1.625 million

Lila Delman Real Estate today announced the sale of 20 Sherman Street in Newport for $1,625,000. Candice Sandman...

Video & Recap: Governor Raimondo’s COVID-19 Briefing | July 1

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health hosted a press briefing to provide an update on COVID-19 in Rhode...

Newport Art Museum will reopen to visitors on July 2

Newport Art Museum will be reopening its doors to public visitors on Thursday, July 2, 2020.  Due to the...

What Sold: 29 Aquidneck Island real estate sales, transactions (June 23...

Here’s what sold on Aquidneck Island over the last week. Aquidneck Island real estate sales and transactions on What’s...

National Art Recognition to Newport Public Schools’ Art Educator, Diane Sheehan

By Newport Public Schools Congratulations to Diane Sheehan, Art Educator and Arts Supervisor at Newport Public Schools on the selection of her artwork for the 2020 National Art Education Association (NAEA) Virtual Exhibition. Her artwork was thoughtfully reviewed by a panel of jurors and selected for display from among a record-breaking 614 peer submissions. In its call for submissions, NAEA received works from 46 states and the District of Columbia, as well as Australia, British Columbia, France, Kuwait, Ontario and Quebec. Jurors selected 92 works for the 2020 NAEA Virtual Exhibition. This exhibit features artworks created by NAEA’s vibrant a professional community of visual arts educators, highlighting a portion of the tremendous skill and vision of members worldwide. In addition to being art educators, many NAEA members are exhibiting artists as well. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, NAEA transitioned to a completely virtual exhibition for the safety of its members and the public. NAEA appreciates the value of Diane Sheehan’s creative practice in forming excellence in teaching and learning. Her artwork, titled “Mother and Child Reunited” is a 3- Dimensional lost wax bronze casting. This exhibit exemplifies NAEA’s mission to fulfill human potential and promote global understanding by advancing visual arts education.

Chris Semonelli announces candidacy for House District 72

Middletown resident Chris Semonelli today shared the following announcement regarding his intent to run for Rhode Island House of Representatives District 72.

WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Keith Stokes

Keith Stokes, Vice President of the 1696 Heritage Group, will join us to discuss the recent effort to advance Black History for...

Four Rhode Island state campgrounds now open

via Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that four Rhode Island state campgrounds...

Now Hiring: 80+ local job opportunities

Newport, RI - Looking for a new gig, job, or career? Here's who's hiring right now in and around Newport.

Norman Bird Sanctuary seeks volunteers

Norman Bird Sanctuary is looking for volunteers to help weed Mabel’s Garden, including the gravel walkways. Beautiful formal garden...

Governor Raimondo announces Phase 3 of Reopening RI will begin on...

Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) provided details today...

Dine & Drink: Restaurant news and a look at what to...

Here’s the latest from the Newport County restaurant scene, enjoy! Have something that you’d like to see added here...

What’s Up This Week in Newport County: June 29 – July...

Newport, RI - Discover all that's happening, new, and to do in Newport County this week. Monday, June...

WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with RI Solidarity Fund

Newport, RI - The Rhode Island Solidarity Fund has brought together 6 community-led relief efforts to offer a one-stop option for community...

What’s Up Newp Live Stream: Governor Raimondo, RIDOH press briefing on...

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health will host a press briefing to provide an update on COVID-19 in...

Common Fence Music to present The Accidentals on July 19th

Portsmouth, RI - Common Fence Music will present the Accidentals in a free online concert on Sunday, July 19 at 7 PM....

Newport County amateur radio operators adapt to COVID-19 crisis

Middletown, RI - This last full weekend in June was a big one for tens of thousands of amateur radio operators all...

RIDOH recommends reopening Gooseberry Beach and Hazard’s Beach, closes North Kingstown...

RIDOH Recommends Reopening Hazard’s Beach and Gooseberry Beach and Closing North Kingstown Town Beach for Swimming The Rhode Island...

Women’s Resource Center names Jessica Walsh Executive Director

Newport, RI - The Women’s Resource Center (WRC) of Newport & Bristol Counties today announced the promotion of Jessica Walsh as its...

Petition seeks to take down Columbus statue in Newport

Newport, RI - An online petition is calling for the removal of a Christopher Columbus statue that is located at the intersection...

Mission to close Newport location, expand in Middletown

Newport, RI - The Mission Group today announced that they will have permanently closed their Mission location at 29 West Marlborough Street...