34 Open Houses on Aquidneck Island This Weekend: June 11 –...

Here’s our weekly roundup of open houses taking place on Aquidneck Island over the weekend, happy home shopping! Need real estate help or a reliable...

Obituary for Mary Nunes, 85, Newport

Mary Walsh Nunes, 85, of Newport, passed away Friday March 17, 2017 at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born June 28th,...

LIVE BLOG – COVID-19: The latest local updates

Please note: This story is being updated as new information comes in. Please check back for any updates. 

Countdown Has Begun, “26 Months Until Opening Night” at Opera House

The marquee on the outside of the Opera House Theater & Performance Center is touting quite the statement in Washington Square; "26 Months Until Opening...

Salve Regina University’s Ranking Jumps in 2016 U.S. News and World...

In the 2016 edition of U.S. News’ Best College rankings, Salve Regina University jumped 14 spots from the previous year among top tier Regional...

Mail Ballots Counted, Final Results Are In For Newport City Council...

The Rhode Island Board Of Elections finally finished counting more than 42,000 mail ballots on Thursday afternoon. Following Tuesday night's results, Rhode Island Board of...

Schedule and Rates for Newport to Providence Ferry Announced

Seastreak has announced their schedule for the Providence to Newport Ferry, service is scheduled to begin on Friday, July 1st. Back on June 25th, What'sUpNewp brought...

Tracking COVID-19: The latest local, national, and global data

Positive Cases In Rhode Island Cumulative Cases in Rhode Island May 26: RIDOH reported...

Morning News & Notes | October 31

Good Morning! Here's a round-up of the  latest on what's happening, new and to do in and around Newport, RI; Volvo Ocean Race Will Return...

Look Who’s Talking About Newport: May 17, 2016

This is a daily look at where and why Newport is being mentioned locally and around the globe over the last 24 hours, for the...

Photo Gallery: Thousands Participate in Women’s March on Providence

Thousands of women and those who support the power of women’s voices and leadership participated in the Women's March on Washington rally in Providence...

Portsmouth’s Home Healthsmith Wins 2016 Rhode Island and New England ‘Microenterprise...

Home Healthsmith, a Portsmouth, RI business founded in 2012, won the US Small Business Administration 2016 RI and New England Microenterprise of the Year. ...

AIPC: Public invited to attend presentation about planned improvements to health...

The Aquidneck Island Planning Commission announced this afternoon that the City of Newport Tree and Open Space Commission will meet on...

60+ Local Businesses That Are Hiring in Newport Right Now |...

Looking for a job in Newport, RI? Here’s our weekly roundup of job opportunities that are currently available in and around Newport, RI. All jobs posted between...

Conservation Law Foundation petitions DEM to protect Aquidneck Island, Providence waters

Providence, RI -  Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) announced today that they have filed petitions with the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management to combat...

Craft Beer Corner: Brewery Picks of the Week – Long Trail...

Today we take a look at two Vermont breweries that can be found often down here at The Wharf Pub. Long Trail Brewing Company Inspired by...

Norman Bird Sanctuary names Kaity Ryan new Executive Director

The Norman Bird Sanctuary announced to friends and followers on Wednesday that they have appointed a new Executive Director.

Update: O’Brien’s Pub reopens following kitchen fire

O'Brien's Pub announced just before 7 pm on Monday evening that they would be temporarily closed for "the next few days" following a kitchen...

Obituary for Gail J. Carreira: August 21, 1950 – June 1,...

Gail J. Carreia, 65, of Portsmouth, died Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River, MA, surrounded by her family. She...

Volvo Ocean Race Announces Host Cities and Route for 2017/18 Race

The route the fleet will take for the 13th edition in 2017-18 will, at nearly 45,000 nautical miles, be the longest course ever in the...

City of Newport to host Fall Recycling Day at Easton’s Beach

The City of Newport announced today that they will host a Fall Recycling Day at Easton's Beach on Saturday, September 28th. Their...

This Weekend In Newport – January 4th – 6th: Weather forecast...

Here's what's happening, new, and to do in and around Newport this weekend. Friday, January 4th

Love oysters? Ocean State Oyster Festival is worth the trip to...

Despite being the smallest state in the union, Rhode Island has an awful lot to brag about. The fantastic beaches, a stellar music and...

Portion of ‘necklace’ lights out on Newport Pell Bridge due to...

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) has announced that so-called “necklace” lights on the Newport Pell Bridge are out. These lights follow the cables...

This Weekend In Newport – January 12th – 13th: Weather forecast...

Here's what's happening, new, and to do in and around Newport this weekend, enjoy! Weather Forecast