Mayor Bova’s Update: Looking at Newport’s fiscal future

Newport Mayor Jamie Bova provided the following update to email subscribers on Sunday evening; Please...

Everyday ethics: When should we lift the lockdown?

Lee McIntyre, Boston University ...

COVID-19 Daily Update – April 29: 8,247 positive cases, 269 currently...

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

On this Arbor Day, DEM urges Rhode Islanders to take a...

by Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RI DEM) Today marks the 133rd anniversary of Arbor Day in Rhode Island,...

Phase II of Reopening RI expected to start June 1, indoor...

During her press briefing on Friday afternoon, Governor Raimondo said that her intention is to move to Phase II of Reopening RI...

Middletown now accepting micro-enterprise grant applications from small businesses

The Town of Middletown today announced that it is participating in the Microenterprise (MicroE) Stabilization Grant Program offered through the state’s Office...

Rhode Island restaurant owners join Boston Celtics’ Marcus Smart to help...

Through his YounGameChanger Foundation, Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart teamed up with regional businesses to donate over 425 meals this week to front line hospital workers...

Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project to offer spring training classes

The Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project (RIMAP) will hold "Introduction to Marine Archaeology" 9a.m.-4p.m. on Saturday February 22, at its new...

Portsmouth establishes Town Food Bank, donations needed

The Town of Portsmouth announced today that is establishing a community emergency food bank to serve the needs of those affected by...

Newport Tour Guides & Greeters News: Learning from home – read,...

Strange times these are. But the increasing amount of free time at hand  gives us freedom...

All state parks now open, two state beaches to open on...

The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced that all Rhode Island state parks, including Rocky Point State Park and Goddard Memorial State...

Newport City Manager signs Executive Order allowing all restaurants to offer...

Newport City Manager Joe Nicholson on Tuesday signed an Executive Order that will allow all existing victualing licenses offering service at tables...

Home on Round Pond Road in Little Compton sells for $2.79...

Little Compton, RI - Teri Degnan Real Estate & Consulting LTD today announced the sale of 101 Round Pond Road in Little...

WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Senator Lou DiPalma

Senator Lou DiPalma (District 12 - Little Compton, Middletown, Newport, Tiverton) joined on Tuesday, May 5th to discuss COVID-19 and it's impact...

What Sold: 9 Aquidneck Island real estate sales, transactions (April 21-28)

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

Aquidneck Island Earth Week starts this Saturday

The following information has been provided by the Aquidneck Island Earth Week 2020 committee. Each year, Earth Day falls...

Now Hiring: 65+ job opportunities available right now

Looking for a new gig, job, or career? Here's who's hiring in the Newport area right now. 7-Eleven...

House Hunting? 22 open houses to visit this weekend

Looking for a new house to make a home on Aquidneck Island? Check out these open houses taking place across the Island...

Kilwin’s opening second location in Newport

Kilwin's is opening a second location in Newport. Kilwin's, which has been serving up chocolate, fudge, and ice cream...

City of Newport declares State of Emergency

The following was provided by the City of Newport. The City of Newport has declared a State of Emergency...

Opinion: Everyone’s talking about Tiger King for the wrong reasons

Hey all you cool cats and kittens. I bet you’re tired of hearing that cringey greeting by now –...

Sailing documentary ‘Sea of Dreams’ launches online

Some good news for those who love sailing and have already watched everything on Netflix: The sailing documentary Sea of Dreams was...

Photo Gallery: Rogers High School Class of 2020 honored on Broadway

City workers and volunteers spent Monday morning hanging banners along Broadway this morning to honor members of Rogers High School Class of...

Smoke House reopens for 2020 season

Smoke House restaurant will re-open for the 2020 season with take-out only, beginning today, Monday, May 11th.   Smoke House will offer a...

COVID-19 testing site opening in Newport

The City of Newport today announced East Bay Family Health Services, a division of East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP), will be...