Quick Recap: January 8th Newport City Council Meeting

Newport City Council hosted their first meeting of 2020 on Wednesday evening. Here's a quick look at how...

Just My Opinion: Prescription for revitalizing the local economy – “Creativity...

“Creativity, innovation.” If anything is going to help small businesses survive the coronavirus pandemic it is just that. It...

Friends of Newport Hospital launch “Our Health Care Heroes” campaign to...

Friends of Newport Hospital, a group comprised of community leaders dedicated to the support of Aquidneck Island’s only hospital, today announced that...

United Way accepting applications for ‘Rhode Island recovers’ grant program, $600K...

By UWRI United Way of Rhode Island (UWRI) has announced the release of a request for proposals (RFP) for...

City of Newport: Access to Southern Embankment of Easton’s Pond closed

The following info was provided by the City of Newport Due to necessary repairs, a portion of the unimproved...

Rhode Island Historical Society, Newport Historical Society offering a unique opportunity...

Newport, RI - As the Newport Historical Society and Rhode Island Historical Society embark on new ways to collaborate, the members of...

Boys & Girls Clubs across RI open registration to provide childcare...

The Boys & Girls Clubs in Rhode Island have partnered with the Department of Human Services and Lifespan to provide quality, school...

Newport’s crowded field for council and school committee

Newporters are assured of an active election campaign, as nearly all candidates that had filed to run for election submitted papers today...

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...

Newport resident releases her first memoir, ‘The Language of Time’

Newport, RI - Newport resident Ashley Bendiksen this week announced the release of her debut first memoir, The Language of Time.

Video & Recap: Governor Raimondo, Department of Health to provide COVID-19...

Providence, RI - Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health hosted a press briefing at 1 pm today to...

Now Hiring: 90+ job opportunities available right now in Newport County

Newport, RI – Looking for a new job on Aquidneck Island? Here’s who’s hiring right now. All jobs have been...

Parking restrictions to be eased at state beaches, online purchase of...

Providence, RI - Following Governor Gina M. Raimondo’s announcement yesterday at the COVID-19 press conference, the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will ease parking...

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...

Senator Whitehouse proposes bill to slow the spread of COVID-19 in...

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse's office today announced that the Senator and Bob Casey (D-PA) are proposing a bill that would provide $20 billion...

Gerry Goldstein: Wars, old and new

As we struggle with the coronavirus, it's common to hear people say this is our toughest fight since World War II.  

DEM, Infrastructure Bank award $4.7 million in grants to 15 municipalities...

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank (RIIB) today awarded $4.7 million in matching grants...

Mayor’s Update: June 7th

The following is a weekly update that is sent out via email by Jamie Bova, Newport Mayor and Council Chair.

VIDEO: Newport City Council to receive COVID-19 Update from City Manager

Newport City Council will be meeting in remote session today at 4:30 p.m. for an update from City Manager Joe Nicholson on...

Jeanne-Marie Napolitano announces re-election campaign for Newport City Council At-Large

Jeanne-Marie Napolitano today announced that she will see re-election for a Newport City Council At-Large seat. Napolitano provided the...

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...

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...

COVID-19 in Rhode Island – May 7: Daily Press Briefing, conference...

Governor Raimondo and the Department of Health will hold their daily COVID-19 press briefing today at 1 pm. What's...

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...

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...