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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...

What Sold: 24 Aquidneck Island real estate sales, transactions (April 28...

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

WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Newport Mayor Jamie Bova, Vice Chair Susan...

Newport Mayor Jamie Bova, Vice Chair Susan Taylor and City Manager Joe Nicholson will join What's Up Newp on Wednesday, May 6th...

“Quaranstreaming”: 22 films with Rhode Island ties

With this week's cancellation announcements of many of our favorite cultural events in Rhode Island this summer, the reality hit hard that...

City of Newport delays start of paid parking season

It will be free to park at metered spaces and municipal parking lots throughout Newport for the entire month of May, the...

What Sold: 21 Aquidneck Island real estate sales, transactions (April 15...

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

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...

Newport Hospital cancels ‘A Salute to Health’, signature summer event had...

Newport Hospital this week announced that after thoughtful consideration that they have canceled its signature summer event, A Salute to Health, amidst the...

Newport to forgive 4th quarter tax penalties and interest, promising more...

The city of Newport is one of several communities in the state that is forgiving tax penalties and interest, and is also...

COVID-19 Daily Update – April 11: 334 new positive cases of...

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

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...

Easter Bunny will hop through Newport on Saturday

Some good news for kids - the Easter Bunny is scheduled to hop through Newport on Saturday, April 11th. With the help...

RECAP: Newport City Council hosts first virtual Regular Council Meeting

The Newport City Council hosted their first virtual Regular Council Meeting on Wednesday, April 8th at 6:30 pm. The...

Aquidneck Island Earth Week Celebration planned for April 18 – 25

What's Up Newp is sharing the following information on behalf of the Middletown Open Space and Fields Committee, Clean Ocean Access, and...

VIDEO: Pell teachers parade around City by car to spread encouragement...

If you happened to be home or traveling throughout the City on Thursday, chances are that you saw the parade of cars...

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...

Rhode Island Judiciary closes courthouses in Newport County, Washington County

The Rhode Island Judiciary announced Tuesday that Murray Judicial Complex (Newport County) and McGrath Judicial Complex (Washington County) will close on April...

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...

Representative Carson voices support for emergency borrowing

Rep. Lauren H. Carson added her support today for the decision of the Disaster Emergency Funding Board to establish a short-term $300...

Military Spouses of Newport accepting charity applications, extend scholarship application

Military Spouses of Newport (MSON) shared the following announcement today regarding funds available for students, military spouses & local organizations.

2020 Aquidneck Island Police Parade canceled

The Aquidneck Island National Police Parade, which was scheduled for May 2nd, has been canceled amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

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...

Managing Mental Health in a Pandemic: A Conversation with Dr. Daryl...

Fear and uncertainty caused by the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been overwhelming for many in our community. Necessary...

Local Gyms & Studios Offering Virtual Sweat Options

Going stir crazy yet? We are. But movement helps. Though many of our favorite local gyms and fitness studios have temporarily closed...

Newport Mental Health remains open

Newport Mental Health announced today that they will remain open during the Coronavirus pandemic and is working with state officials to implement...