Student Loan Bill of Rights bill signed, legislation sponsored by Sen....

Legislation sponsored by Sen. Dawn Euer and Rep. Joseph M. McNamara to protect student loan borrowers and establish oversight of student loan...

Newport Historical Society will host Lecture That Examines the Trading Operations...

US merchants brought slaves not just to the Caribbean and the North American colonies in the 18th century, but also to labor in South...

Today In Newport – November 18: Weather forecast and things to...

Newport, RI - Weather: Today - Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. ...

Applications Now Open For US Qualifier of Hi-Tech Youth Sailing Competition...

Today’s youth may have easy access to the technological world but now those talented in sailing will race with the latest in sailboat innovation...

Singers Will Tell Their Stories Through Song at Newport Jazz Festival

No matter the era, idiom or genre, jazz singers have always been the most popular and accessible practitioners of the music. From Louis Armstrong's...

U.S. News & World Report’s new ranking of the ‘Best States’...

Rhode Island had an overall rank of #21 out of 50 on U.S. News & World Report’s new ranking of the Best States that...

48 Cruise ships scheduled to visit Newport Sept. – Nov.

With the unofficial arrival of fall comes a much busier cruise ship season in Newport. Forty-eight cruise ships, out of the ninety-one...

Community Photo Gallery Of The Week: Snow (Jan. 7 – 14)

Snow. That's this week's photo feature theme. Show us your best snow storm photos by tagging them with #whatsupnewp and you could be featured...

World Match Racing Tour: Day 3 Schedule of Events

The World Match Racing Tour continues today out at Fort Adams State Park with high-speed stadium-style racing between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Recap from Day #2 - World...

RITBA: Customer Satisfaction Survey results show 85% favorability rating

In late 2018, The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) conducted its first ever customer satisfaction survey and the results are...

What’s Up Newp’s Voter Guide: Newport City Council

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

Newport Homes For Sale: 14 Open Houses to check out this...

On the market for a new home? Well this upcoming weekend is looking like a good time to explore more than a...

A projected robust cruise season comes to a halt as Newport...

The waters outside the hotels – new and old – in Newport, are turbulent these days, as what had been a likely...

Obituary for Jayonna Annesa Ardrey

Jayonna Annesa Ardrey, 19, of Middletown died Friday, July 15, 2016 at Newport Hospital Born on July 14, 1997 she was the daughter of Marion...

Paiva Weed Will Host ‘Grow Green Jobs RI’ Discussion on Tuesday

President of the Senate M. Teresa Paiva Weed (D-13, Newport & Jamestown) will host a roundtable discussion of the Senate’s new Legislative Action Plan...

Newport Gulls Fall To Mystic Schooners on Friday

Photo & Game Report via Newport Gulls Needing just two wins entering the week to clinch the Southern Division, the Newport Gulls were confident they’d...

Velofix, a New Full-Service Mobile Bike Shop, Launches in Rhode Island

Riding your bike just got a lot easier. Whether you are a hardcore cyclist, a casual rider, or a family looking for bicycling fun,...

Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover Team among those recognized by EPA...

Boston, MA – Two organizations and three individuals in Rhode Island were recognized today at the 2018 Environmental Merit Awards ceremony of the US Environmental...

2016 Newport Saint Patrick’s Day Parade Will Be Dedicated To The...

Newport Saint Patrick's Day Parade  has announced that the 60th Annual Newport St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be dedicated to the memory of Patrick Curran Loftus (PLof). Patrick Loftus of...

Podcast: Changes could be coming soon for paid parking season, parking...

There are four ordinance changes regarding parking season, rates, and meters that will go in front of Newport City Council on Wednesday night. I took...

Drought Beginning To Have An Impact on Local Farms and Resources

The drought of 2016 … continues. And with cloudless blue skies and rising temperatures, it’s likely to get worse. Already considered severe along Rhode...

Rhode Island, U.S. fall into recession as coronavirus rages

A Rhode Island economy that University of Rhode Island Economist Leonard Lardaro described as limping through 2019, is in a recession that...

Obituary for Jonathan Kerry Dixon: March 13, 1963 – June 13,...

Jonathan Kerry Dixon, 53, of Middletown died Monday, June 13, 2016 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI. Born on March 13, 1963 in Middletown, RI,...

VIDEO: City Council Workshop on Municipal Budget and Department Budgets

Newport City Council held a workshop on April 17th focused on the Municipal Budget and Department Budgets. The 1 hour and 42...

Snow-Related Cancellations, Closures and Delays (Feb. 9 – 10)

Newport, RI - The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Newport and our surrounding area, the Winter Storm...