Public workshop to be held to discuss proposed updates to the...

On January 7th, the Newport Waterfront Commission will be holding a public workshop to discuss proposed updates to the current Newport harbor...

2019 Worlds in Newport will be the largest-ever gathering of 12...

Photo – 12 Metres racing in Barcelona during the 2014 12 Metre World Championship. The 2019 Worlds in Newport will be the largest-ever gathering of 12 Metres...

Public forums to be held following Thompson Middle School incident

Following an incident last week at Thompson Middle School where two middle school students were arrested for allegedly assaulting another student, Marcin...

Christmas In Newport announces Newport Doorway Contest winners

Christmas in Newport has announced the winners of their annual Door Decorating Contest.  Categories once again included Residential,...

Boston Globe: Peregrine Group’s Colin Kane mulling run for Governor

Dan McGowan writes this morning in his Rhode Map newsletter for The Boston Globe that Colin Kane, founding partner of the Peregrine...

Jamestown Police Officer rescues man from water in the East Ferry...

Jamestown, RI - Jamestown Police Department shared a press release on Thursday afternoon that details how one of their officers jumped into the water...

Middletown Man Wins $50,000 on Instant Ticket

Michael Johnson of Middletown claimed a $50,000 "Super Crossword" Instant Ticket prize on Thursday, April 21st. Johnson stopped at Colbea, 1149 West Main Rd., Middletown,...

17 Popular Movies Filmed in Newport, RI

This story was originally published on September 2, 2015. It was updated on September 2, 2017. According to IMDB, there are more than 100 films, documentaries...

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection will bring new luxury cruise yacht to...

Newport, RI - The brand-new Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection will stop in Newport during its inaugural fall season in 2020. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., part...

Two Rhode Islanders among six inducted into National Sailing Hall Of...

The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) celebrated its eighth class of Inductees on Sunday, November 11, at Lauderdale Yacht Club (LYC), concluding three...

State confirms 4th positive finding of EEE, 1st West Nile Virus...

The following is a mosquito advisory/press release from RIDOH and RIDEM. The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the...

18 famous actors and actresses that have ties to Newport

Editor's Note - This story was originally published on November 15, 2015. It has been republished. Newport has a long history of socialites, presidents, celebrities...

Kris Kristofferson Returns To Newport and the Festival Where His Career...

Forty seven years ago at the 10th Annual Newport Folk Festival, the crowd at Festival Field in Newport was entertained by Van Morrison, Muddy...

Potter League for Animals will receive four dogs from Kabul, Afghanistan...

The Potter League for Animals announced today that they will be receiving four dogs who were rescued from the streets of Kabul,...

National Weather Service: No hazardous weather is expected at this time

The National Weather Service has issued the following Hazardous Weather Outlook for southeastern coastal Massachusetts and south coastal Rhode Island.

Obituary for Karen Louise (Connelly) Ricci

Karen Louise (Connelly) Ricci, 78, died peacefully with her loving family at her side on Thursday, August 29, 2019.

Weekend Weather Forecast: Nov. 30 – Dec. 2

Newport, RI - The first weekend of December is here and there are more than a handful of events and activities taking place outdoors...

RIDOH closes three Newport beaches to swimming due to high bacteria...

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Gooseberry, Hazards and Fort Adams Beaches in Newport for swimming because of high...

Schedule: Public, private Firework Displays that will light up the Newport...

Fireworks have become tremendously popular over the last several years for those hosting weddings and special events in and around Newport. So...

Boston Globe: “$400,000 for a liquor license? That’s the cost of...

Dan McGowan from The Boston Globe has a story out today on the liquor license saga currently underway in the City of...

OpenTable Diners Have Spoken: Castle Hill Inn, Bouchard Restaurant & Inn...

Newport, RI - Today, OpenTable revealed the 100 Best Restaurants in America 2018, according to OpenTable diners. The list is a comprehensive look at the year's most beloved...

Today In Newport – December 30th: Weather forecast and things to...

Weather Forecast Today - A slight chance of snow showers between 9am and noon. Cloudy through mid morning, then...

City Council will consider six-month moratorium on decisions relating to development...

After some public outcry, a petition with more than 2,200 signatures, and an urge from The Alliance For A Livable Newport, growth...

Newport County’s Best Live Web Cams, Beach Cams and Surf Cams

This story was originally published on November 11, 2015, it has been updated. From around the world these web cams let you view Newport, Jamestown,...

Today In Newport – January 1st: Weather forecast and things to...

Here's a look at what's happening, new, and to do in and around Newport today. Weather Forecast