Start date for public schools in Rhode Island pushed to September...

During her weekly COVID-19 press briefing earlier today, Governor Gina Raimondo announced that based on the recommendations of both Rhode Island Department...

Watch: Governor Raimondo’s Weekly COVID-19 Press Briefing | August 12

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health will host a press briefing at 1 pm on Wednesday, August 12th...

Department of Health releases updated COVID-19 data by city, town

Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) today released newly updated data on the number of people COVID-19 tested and the number...

Watch: WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Colleen Burns Jermain, Superintendent of Newport...

Colleen Burns Jermain, Superintendent of Newport Public Schools, will join What's Up Newp at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, August 12th to discuss...

Rhode Islanders no longer have to quarantine when visiting New York...

Connecticut and New York on Tuesday removed Rhode Island from their travel advisory lists. The two states, as well...

Man dies off of rocks near Castle Hill Inn (updated)

The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Division of Law Enforcement announced on Monday that it was investigating a fatal incident that occurred on...

The Public’s Radio: Newport residents seek to promote racial justice through...

As protests against racism continue in Rhode Island this summer, several Black business owners in Newport hope to address systemic inequalities by...

CCRI to host virtual RI Promise enrollment Event

The Community College of Rhode Island is hosting a virtual Rhode Island Promise enrollment event on Thursday, August 13 at 6 pm.

Today In Newport History: August 11, 1866 – First Roller Skating...

James Plimpton, inventor of the modern quad roller skate, and the New York Roller Skating Association (NYRSA) leased the The Atlantic House Hotel in Newport and...

Election 2020: Our plan, and Newport City Council Race, Ward 1

With less than three months to the General Election, and even less to the Primary Election, What's Up Newp begins its comprehensive...

Rhode Island Monthly’s Best of Rhode Island is going virtual

Pawtucket, RI - The 2020 Best of Rhode Island® celebration will take place, although in a different format this year, Rhode Island...

List: States with travel restrictions upon entry to Rhode Island

Rhode Island began implementing a mandatory 14-day quarantine for anyone coming to Rhode Island from any state with 5% or greater positivity...

Public invited to visit Colonial Jewish Cemetery on August 16

Newport, RI - Touro Synagogue Foundation announces the once-a-year opportunity for the public to visit the Colonial Jewish Burying Ground, established in...

RIDOH recommends reopening Peabody’s Beach for swimming

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) today announced that recommends reopening Peabody’s Beach in Middletown for swimming because bacteria counts have...

Generous neighbors offering $50,000 match to restock the MLK Center’s Food...

Newport, RI - Throughout 20 long weeks of service during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center (MLK...

Biennial inspections on Sakonnet River Bridge will temporarily close bike lane...

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) on Friday announced a travel advisory for the Sakonnet River Bridge. RITBA...

RIDOH, RIDE release COVID-19 Outbreak Response Playbook for schools

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) today released an Outbreak Response Playbook: Pre K...

RIDOH: Third Beach and Easton’s Beach can reopen for swimming

This story was originally published at 5:19 pm on August 6th. It has been updated. The Rhode Island Department...

NUWC Division Newport’s eelgrass survey on Narragansett Bay will assist testing...

Story by Public Affairs Office, Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport. This story originally appeared here. NEWPORT, R.I. — Naval...

Governor Raimondo, Dr. Fauci to discuss reopening schools during virtual forum...

Governor Gina Raimondo today announced that she will be joined by Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy...

Newport City Council to host next Regular Meeting on August 12,...

Newport, RI - Newport City Council will host their next Regular Council Meeting at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, August 12th.

DEM to host virtual outreach program on coyotes on August 21

The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Division of Fish and Wildlife today announced that it is partnering with the Woonsocket Harris Public Library...

Portsmouth Town Council to host Council Meeting on August 11, here’s...

Portsmouth, RI - On August 11, the Portsmouth Town Council will houst a regular Town Council Meeting. This...

VIDEO & RECAP: Governor Raimondo COVID-19 Update | August 5

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health hosted a press briefing at 1 pm on Wednesday, August 5th to...

Newport Pell Bridge Deck Rehabilitation Project: Phase Two completed, Phase Three...

Jamestown, RI - The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) today announced the successful completion of Phase Two of the Newport Pell...