City of Newport partnering with Meals on Wheels

The following was submitted by Tom Shevlin, Communications Officer for the City of Newport.  The City of Newport is...

Naval Station Newport lodging project earns National Recognition Award for exemplary...

Michael Baker International of Pittsburgh, Pa., has earned a National Recognition Award for exemplary engineering achievement in the American Council of Engineering...

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...

The Newport Show going virtual in 2020

The Newport Show, one of the country’s leading events for collectors of decorative arts and antiques, has announced that is going virtual...

Obituary for Paula (Delaney) Stout

This obituary originally appeared on O'Neill Hayes Funeral Home. Paula Rita (Delaney) Stout, 75, passed quietly at her home...

Catch the best films of 2019 at JPT Oscar Nom Film...

Leading up to the 92nd Annual Academy Awards, The JPT Film & Event Center is giving you the chance to see multiple...

DEM issued COVID-19 safety guidelines as State Parks being to open...

The following was written by Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management. Getting outdoors and enjoying the beauty of nature...

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...

SBA schedules Webinar to help companies communicate through email during COVID-19...

The Rhode Island Small Business Administration’s Rhode Island District is providing important webinars for businesses, giving them tools that they can use...

Local Leaders: RI State budget must safeguard vital services, protect property...

The following was written/submitted by Rhode Island League of Cities and Towns The Rhode Island League of Cities and...

Sweet Berry Farm will open for 40th season on Friday

Sweet Berry Farm enters its fortieth season when it opens to the public on Friday May 22nd at 9 am. While the...

Representative Lauren Carson announces she will run for reelection

Rhode Island State House Representative Lauren Carson announced this morning that she will run for reelection for her seat representing Newport in...

COVID-19 Daily Update – April 27: 269 new positive cases, 7...

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

Common Fence Music will present a live online concert featuring Emmy...

Portsmouth, RI - Common Fence Music today announced that they will present Emmy and the P’s in a live online concert at...

Obituary for Roger Adelard Lees

This obituary originally appeared on Memorial Funeral Home. Roger A. Lees, 85, passed away on April 26, 2020, at...

Newport Waterfront Commission to meet on February 13th, here’s what’s on...

Newport Waterfront Commission will gather for their next meeting on Thursday, February 13th at 6:30 pm at Newport Public Library.

DEM offers tips on preventing conflicts with coyotes

By Rhode Island DEM Keenly intelligent, extraordinarily adaptable, and willing to eat almost any available food – whether natural,...

Agenda for Middletown Technical Review Committee meeting (January 6th)

The Middletown Technical Review Committee will meet on Monday, January 6th at 9 am at Middletown Town Hall .

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,...

Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard welcoming yachts to Newport

Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard announced today that they are beginning to welcome and hear from yachts. "Yachts making their...

Discover Newport lays off staff, consolidates services

These are tough times if you are in the tourism industry. Toughest if, perhaps, you head an agency that oversees one of...

Middletown accepting applications for outdoor dining

Middletown has passed an executive order that will permit the temporary expansion of outdoor dining at local restaurants.

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...

Middletown will open parking lots for some town parks on Saturday

The Town of Middletown today announced that on Saturday, May 9 they will open the parking lots of the following parks which...

COVID-19 Daily Press Briefing & Update: May 2

Governor Raimondo and Dr. Alexander-Scott held their daily coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) press briefing today at 1 pm. What’s...