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Rhode Island Department of Transportation will host Newport Pell Bridge Ramps Virtual Town Hall...

This evening, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is holding a "Virtual Town Hall" to inform the public about the latest developments of the Pell Bridge Ramp Realignment project. According to RIDOT, ...

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...

LIVE ON WUN | Newport Planning Board hosts public hearing on North End Urban...

The Planning Board will be hosting a special Public Hearing for the proposed North End Urban Plan beginning at 6:30 p.m. Highlighting the meeting will be a presentation by...

U.S.Department of Defense Education Activity awards Pell Elementary School $500,000 grant to expand STEM...

STEM programming at Claiborne Pell Elementary School is about to grow, thanks to a recent grant from the U.S. Department of Defense Education Acitivity. Marcin Rembisz, the Communications Coordinator/Secretary...

NUWC Division Newport hosting virtual Industry Day to engage private business

Story by Public Affairs Office, Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport NEWPORT, R.I. — Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport’s Office of Small Business Program will host virtual Industry...

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...

Water main flushing program will begin in Newport on October 18

As part of the Newport Water Division’s ongoing maintenance of the water distribution system, the City of Newport today announced a modified water main flushing program in designated areas will begin during...

Newport awarded $598,000 grant to examine effects of sea-level rise, storm surge in and...

The City of Newport today announced that it has been awarded a $598,000 grant from the Department of Defense, Office of Economic Adjustment, to develop strategies to protect critical resources along the...
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LIVE ON WUN: Newport City Council Meeting

Newport City Council will be meeting in remote session today at 6:30 p.m. for their regular monthly meeting and an update on the City's COVID-19 response. To view...

Newport Planning Board to host public hearing on North End Urban Plan on October...

The City of Newport announced today that the city’s Planning Board is due to take up for the first time a draft North End Urban Plan during a special public hearing on...

The Public’s Radio | Newport Canvassing Authority plan to move North End polling place...

Members of the Canvassing Board say the polling location at the Park Holm Senior Center poses COVID-related health risks, but some locals argue the move could impact voter turnout. 
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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...

City of Newport | Applications now open for Take It Outside Grant Program

Newport businesses interested in applying for the City’s Take It Outside grant program are being encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible in order to secure reimbursement for the procurement...
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Agenda | Newport City Council meeting (Oct. 14)

Newport City Council will host their next regular council meeting on Wednesday, October 14 at 6:30 pm. Here's what's on the agenda; CITY OF NEWPORTDOCKET OF THE COUNCIL MEETINGOCTOBER...

Obituary | David C. Toracinta

via O'Neill Hayes Funeral Home. David C. Toracinta, of Little Compton, RI unexpectedly passed away, on Wednesday October 7th, 2020 at the age of 66.  He was the son of...

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...

Ocean State Job Lot, Lifespan teaming up for food distribution event on Thursday in...

The Ocean State Job Lot Charitable Foundation and Lifespan are teaming up for their third and fourth food distribution events this month. Pallets of food, including perishable and non- perishable goods such...

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...

LIVE ON WUN | City Council Workshop: COVID-19 Crisis Update

Newport City Council will meet virtually on Wednesday, October 7 at 4:30 pm to receive a COVID-19 Crisis Update from Newport City Manager Joe Nicholson. https://www.facebook.com/WhatsUpNewp/posts/3738532882832168

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...

Newport Art Museum to host “Andy Warhol: Big Shot” virtual curator conversation, member...

In conjunction with its exhibition "Andy Warhol: Big Shot," Newport Art Museum has announced that they will host a virtual Curator Conversation with Senior Curator Dr. Francine Weiss on Wednesday, October 14...

Newport Tree Conservancy inviting the community to join effort to reforest Miantonomi Park

The Newport Tree Conservancy is inviting members of the community to join them in our effort to reforest Miantonomi Park.  The Newport Tree Conservancy has been diligently planting about 30 trees per...

WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Rhode Island KIDS COUNT Deputy Director Stephanie Geller

Rhode Island KIDS COUNT Deputy Director Stephanie Geller joined What's Up Newp for a discussion on the organization's new report, "Newport Data in Your Backyard", out this week that highlights improvements and...