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Longtime Middletown Public Works Director departing

By Matt Sheley, Town of Middletown, October 21 Public works Director Thomas R. O’Loughlin is leaving his job with the town early next month.  Recently, the...

What’s Up in Newport County this week: Oct. 26 – Nov. 1

Discover all that's happening, new, and to do this week and weekend around Newport County! Note - More events and meetings will be added to this list as...

Middletown launches new Holiday Card Art Contest

The Town of Middletown today announced that it is sponsoring its first annual Holiday Card Art Contest as a way of spreading seasonal cheer and promoting the beauty of Middletown in the...

Obituary | Robert M. Benevides Sr.

By Memorial Funeral Home. This obituary originally appeared here. Mr. Robert M. Benevides Sr., age 77, of Middletown, formerly of Jepson Lane, Portsmouth, passed away on Saturday, October 17,...

Now Hiring: 60+ job opportunities available right now in and around Newport

Looking for a new gig, job, or career in the Newport area? Get your search started here with our roundup of who's hiring right now in and around Newport, good luck!

14 must-see open houses happening this weekend on Aquidneck Island (Oct. 16 – 18)

On the market for a new home? Here’s a look at what houses on Aquidneck Island you can tour this weekend, October 16 - 18, 2020 The following information...

VIDEO: Meet The Candidate – Chris Logan, Middletown Town Council

Chris Logan, a candidate for Middletown Town Council, joined What's Up Newp on Wednesday, October 14 at 9 am to chat about his campaign, his priorities, and why voters in Middletown should...

VIDEO: Meet The Candidate: Daniel Titus, Middletown Town Council

Daniel Titus, a candidate for Middletown Town Council, joined What's Up Newp on Tuesday, October 13 at 3:30 pm to chat about his campaign, his priorities, and why voters in Middletown should...

VIDEO | Meet The Candidate: Audrey Macleod Pfeiffer, Middletown Town Council

Audrey Macleod Pfeiffer, a candidate for Middletown Town Council, joined What's Up Newp on Tuesday, October 13 at 2 pm to chat about her campaign, her priorities, and why voters in Middletown...
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What’s up this week in Newport County: Oct. 12 – 18

Discover all that's happening, new, and to do in Newport County this week, October 12 - 18, 2020. Note- As events and meetings are announced, we'll update this story....

19 must-see open houses happening this weekend on Aquidneck Island (Oct. 10 – 11)

On the market for a new home? Here’s a look at what houses on Aquidneck Island you can tour this weekend, October 10 - 11. Aquidneck Island Open...

Local high school student entrepreneur launches pop-up shop with own funding

By Nicole Nicoletta Jee Holden (17) of Middletown is a prime example of how hard work, passion, and dedication can accomplish great things. With the help of Adam Powers...

Now Hiring: 80+ job opportunities available in and around Newport right now

If you’re looking for a job in or around Newport, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a look at who’s hiring right now. All jobs posted are within five miles...

What Sold: 47 Aquidneck Island real estate sales, transactions (Sept. 30 – Oct. 6)

Wondering what homes sold on your street, in your neighborhood or on Aquidneck Island? With the help of our friends at  OUR Real Estate, a locally owned full service, boutique brokerage and...

Norman Bird Sanctuary hosting Scarecrow Competition, Treats Along The Trails

Norman Bird Sanctuary this week announced that it is carrying on a favorite fall tradition by launching an at-home Scarecrow Competition. All are encouraged to share their creativity and support...

New Middletown Police contract approved: Four-year deal nets improvement for town and police officers

By Matt Sheley, Town of Middletown The town of Middletown has a new contract with  its police officers.  According to details of the new four-year deal...

Live From Lucy’s | Lucy’s Hearth to host 9th Annual Fall For Lucy’s Hearth...

On Thursday, October 29 at 7:00 pm, Middletown-based Lucy’s Hearth, will host their 9th annual Fall For Lucy’s Hearth. The exciting one-hour virtual event, hosted by New  York...
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What’s up in Newport County this week: Oct. 5 – 11

Discover all that's happening, new, and to do across Newport County this week, October 5 - 11, 2020. Monday, October 5 Things To Do

Agenda | Middletown Town Council (Oct. 5)

Middletown Town Council will host their next regular Town Council Meeting at 7 pm on Monday, October 5. Members of the public may access and listen to the meeting...

11 must-see open houses happening this weekend on Aquidneck Island (Oct. 2 – 4)

On the market for a new home? Here’s a look at what houses on Aquidneck Island you can tour this weekend, Friday, October 2 - Sunday, October 4.

What’s Up this weekend in Newport County: Oct. 2 – 4

Discover all that’s happening, new, and to do in Newport County this weekend, Friday, October 2 - Sunday, October 4, 2020. Friday, October 2 Things...

City of Newport, Town of Middletown each receive $75,000 grant to help businesses ‘take...

The City of Newport and the Town of Middletown have each been awarded $75,000 from the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation to help local restaurants “Take it Outside” this fall.

What Sold: 33 Aquidneck Island real estate sales, transactions (Sept. 22 – 29)

Here’s what sold on Aquidneck Island over the last week. Our weekly roundup of Aquidneck Island real estate sales and transactions is presented by;
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What’s Up this week in Newport County: Sept. 29 – Oct. 4

Discover all that's happening, new, and to do in Newport County this week, Tuesday, September 29 - Sunday, October 4, 2020. Tuesday, September 29 Things...

Over 1,000 small businesses receive Restore Rhode Island Grants, funds still available

Rhode Island Commerce today announced that over 1,000 Rhode Island small businesses have already received Restore Rhode Island grants totaling nearly $9M. Over $1.5M of the money already dispersed has gone directly...