Beth Cullen running for Newport City Council At-Large Seat

Newport resident Beth Cullen today announced her candidacy for an At-Large seat on Newport City Council. Cullen's Full Announcement...

City of Newport: Yard waste pickup set for next week

via City of Newport Newport, RI - As City crews work to clear felled branches and tree limbs resulting...

Newport Tour Guides & Greeters News: There’s still time to learn...

This week’s news reports seem more positive,  but the city is still quiet as we patiently await the 

DEM reminds people to practice social distancing, stay local while outdoors

The Department of Environmental Management (DEM today) is reminding residents to safely enjoy the outdoors by taking the necessary precautions of gathering...

Summer camps, other youth summer programs can begin to operate in...

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

How to get groceries without going to the grocery store

If the thought of going grocery shopping gives you major anxiety right now, it’s not unwarranted. Coronavirus outbreaks have been reported at...

2020 Audrain Newport Concours & Motor Week postponed

Audrain Concours Foundation today announced that they have postponed their 2nd Annual Audrain Newport Concours & Motor Week. "After...

Aquidneck Land Trust awards seven grants to local community groups, non-profits

Aquidneck Land Trust (“ALT”) has awarded seven grants totaling $13,454 to local community and neighborhood groups through its annual grant program, the Merritt Neighborhood...

Governor, DEM award $5.79 million in matching grants to 21 local...

Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced that they have awarded $5.79 million in matching grants...

Common Fence Music to host free live-stream concert featuring Ethan Lienwand

Ethan Lienwand , a gifted blues pianist, will perform a free livestream concert for Common Fence Music on Sunday, June 7, at...

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;

Newport Polo opens 29th Season on schedule

With a mere 48 hours remaining in the countdown to Opening Day, Newport Polo received the official go ahead that they and...

Long-term care, assisted living facilities in Rhode Island allowed to welcome...

Providence, RI - The Rhode Island Department Of Health (RIDOH) today announced that long-term care and assisted living facilities will be allowed...

Tiverton Town councilman John Edwards announces candidacy for House District 71

With Rep. Dennis Canario announcing his retirement last week, Tiverton town councilman John Edwards announced today that he will run for the...

Aquidneck Island communities launch joint recovery effort

Aquidneck Island’s three municipalities are banding together to help the island’s economy recover from the COVID-19 outbreak. The City...

Potter League for Animals launches “Poorly Drawn Pet Portraits” Facebook Fundraiser

The following was written by Kara Montalbano, Director of Marketing & Community Relations, Potter League For Animals. It’s time...

Norman Bird Sanctuary to host Beach Bash Series at Third Beach

Middletown, RI - Norman Bird Sanctuary adds more to their calendar for Summer 2020, announcing the Beach Bash Series taking place every...

Agenda for Newport School Committee Special Meeting, Regular Meeting on Jan....

Newport School Committee will host two meetings on Tuesday, January 14th. At 5 pm they will host a special...

Aquidneck Island communities: All out of state travelers, seasonal residents to...

The Town of Middletown, Town of Portsmouth and City of Newport are going above and beyond the Governor and Department of Health's...

Newport City Council to host special meeting on Tuesday, budget and...

Newport City Council will host a virtual special meeting on Tuesday, June 16th at 4:30 pm. Here's what's...

Rachel Hussey running for Third Ward seat on Newport City Council

Newport resident Rachel Hussey this evening announced her candidacy for the Third Ward Seat on Newport City Council. Hussey...

Agenda for Portsmouth Town Council Meeting | May 20th

On May 20, 2020, the Portsmouth Town Council meeting at 7:00 PM will be live streamed on the web and by phone...

Governor provides guidance, advice for how businesses can be prepared for...

Following Governor Raimondo's press briefing today, What's Up Newp asked, "What can restaurants, stores, and other non-essential customer facing businesses do right...

Newport County Virtual Tip Jar: Help support service industry workers

Over the last week or so, many of us would regularly be patronizing bars, salons, restaurants, and other businesses that have been...

Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce, Discover Newport announce formation of Restore...

The Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce and Discover Newport today jointly announced the formation of Restore Greater Newport, an economic recovery and resilience...