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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...

Newport Restaurant Week to return November 6 – 15 (Updated)

This story was originally published on September 17, it was updated on September 22. It will look and feel different due to COVID-19 restrictions, but Newport Restaurant Week...

Tiverton Public Library releases list of programs that adults can enjoy in October

The following is a list of library programs that adults can enjoy in October. Through November Adult Fall Fun Challenge The Tiverton Public...

Things to do this week in Newport County: September 21 – 27

Discover all that's happening, new, and to do in Newport County this week, September 21 - 27, 2020. Things to do this week in Newport County is brought...

Governor Raimondo announces that $1 million is available in grants to help businesses continue...

Governor Raimondo today announced during her weekly press briefing that her administration has made $1 million in available funding to assist businesses and organizations interested in participating in the state’s Take It...

Obituary for Thomas William Byrne

This obituary originally appeared on Memorial Funeral Home. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Thomas W. Byrne, 71, of Tiverton, Rhode Island. Tom died...

Things to do in Newport County this weekend: September 11 – 13

Discover all that’s happening, new, and to do in Newport County this weekend. Have an event that you'd like to see included here or in an upcoming round-up of...
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Things to do in Rhode Island this weekend: Sept. 11 – 13

Discover all that’s happening, new, and to do across Rhode Island over this weekend, September 11 - 13, 2020. Have an event that you’d like to see included here...

Election 2020: Statewide Primary Results – Races for Representative in District 71, 72, and...

On Tuesday, voters will be narrowing the field in spirited Newport City Council and state Representative races throughout Aquidneck Island. Emergency voting results will be available on Wednesday. The...

Live on WUN – Video: What’s Up Newp live with results, updates

What's Up Newp's Ryan Belmore and Frank Prosnitz will go live beginning at 8 pm this evening to bring you the latest news and results from the polls, discuss the local races,...

Primary election today to choose candidates for Newport Council and Representative races

Voters today will be narrowing the field in spirited Newport City Council and state Representative races throughout Aquidneck Island. Polls open at 7 a.m. in all towns this morning...

What’s up in Newport County this week: September 8 – 13

Discover all that's happening, new, and to do in Newport County this week. Tuesday, September 8 Newport, Wakefield courthouses will reopen on September 8th

What’s up in Newport County this Labor Day Weekend: Sept. 4 – 7

Newport, RI – Discover all that’s happening, new, and to do out there this Labor Day weekend in Newport County - Newport, Jamestown, Middletown, Portsmouth, Tiverton, and Little Compton.

Rhode Island Foundation offering $25,000 grants to local songwriters

Source: The Rhode Island Foundation PROVIDENCE, RI -- Rhode Island composers who dream of having the resources to push their craft to the next level have until Sept....

What’s Up in Newport County this week: August 25 – 31

Newport, RI - Discover all that's happening, new, and to do in Newport County this week. Tuesday, August 25th On This Day in Newport History:...
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Newport County Road Report: Construction and delays for the week of August 22...

Newport, RI – Here’s a round-up of the scheduled road and lane closures throughout Newport County during the week ahead. Rhode Island Department of Transportation
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What’s up in Newport County this week: Aug. 17 – 24

Newport, RI - Discover all that's happening, new, and to do in Newport County this week. Monday, August 17th Things To Do
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What’s up in Newport County this week: August 10 – 17

Newport, RI - Discover all that's happening, new, and to do in Newport County, Rhode Island this week, August 10 - 17. We'll update this list as more events...
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What’s up in Newport County this weekend: Aug. 7 – 9

Newport, RI - Spending the weekend in or around Newport? Here's what's happening in Newport County this weekend, enjoy! Friday, August 9 Things To Do 

Discover Newport closes Visitor Center; Concentrates...

After 32 years, the Newport Visitors Center has closed, significantly changing the way Discover Newport operates, reducing its budget and number of employees. What was once a robust $4...
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What’s Up in Newport County This Week: July 20 – 27

Newport, RI - Discover all that's happening, new, and to do in and around Newport County this week. This story will be updated as we learn about additional...

Public advised to avoid contact with the water in Tiverton’s Stafford Pond due to...

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising the public to avoid contact with the water in Stafford Pond in Tiverton. This...

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

Providence, RI - Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health hosted a press briefing at 1 pm today to provide an update on COVID-19 in Rhode Island.

Building hours and services resume in a limited capacity at Tiverton and Union Public...

Services have resumed in a limited capacity at the Tiverton and Union Public Libraries after a 3-month closure due to the COVID-19 crisis, Tiverton Library announced this week.

VIDEO & RECAP: Governor’s COVID-19 Briefing – July 8 at 1 pm

Providence, RI - Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health provided an update on COVID-19 in Rhode Island during a press briefing at 1 pm on Wednesday, July 8th.