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Newport Health Equity Zone invites Public to Participate in Envision Event

On Saturday February 6th, 2016, the Newport Health Equity Zone will be hosting the Envision Newport Lab at the Florence Gray Center Gymnasium in...

Promoting Green Sector Job Growth Was Topic of Paiva Weed’s Roundtable...

Promoting green sector job growth topic of Senate action plan, roundtable discussion President of the Senate M. Teresa Paiva Weed today hosted a roundtable discussion...

Local Church Will Host “Night to Shine” Prom for People with...

Night To Shine, Sponsored By The Time Tebow Foundation, Is Coming To Newport, RI on February 12, 2016 Crosspoint Church announced today that they will...

344 People Register at Monday’s Bone Marrow Drive For Local School...

(Photo of Mr. Jaime Crowley) The bone marrow drive at Pell Elementary School on Monday is being called a huge success by the Rhode Island...

Newport Folk Festival Rolls Out Fan-To-Fan Ticket Exchange

Back in December after seeing tickets quickly go up on 3rd party sites just minutes after tickets went on sale, Newport Folk Festival announced...

Newport Distilling Company Adds Widows Walk To Their Portfolio, An Overproof...

Since its inception in 2006, the Newport Distilling Company (NDC) has sought to revive the tradition of crafting rum in the state of Rhode...

Stage Crew Manager for Newport Folk & Jazz Festivals Tied to...

New Sexual Abuse Allegations at St. George's Include Newport Festivals Foundation's Stage Crew Manager St. George’s first found themselves on the front cover of the  Boston Globe back...

Sale of Willy’s Burger Bar and Rotisserie Now Under Binding Contract

Back on November 7th, 2015; What'sUpNewp reported that Willy's Burger Bar and Rotisserie had been put on the market for $1.2 million. What'sUpNewp has confirmed that a...

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 Police Identify Man Who Is Wanted For Felony Assault on...

Newport Police have been investigating an assault that took place at 1:38 a.m. on Saturday, January 16th on Bliss Road near Wilbur Avenue. As a...

Andy Roddick and James Blake Will Play Tennis in Newport, RI

As What'sUpNewp first reported, Newport Will Welcome PowerShares Series Tennis Event in July. The PowerShares Series, the tennis circuit for champion players over the age of...

Aquidneck Land Trust Conserves Arnow Property in Middletown and Wild Moor...

Aquidneck Land Trust Conserves Unique Properties in Middletown and Newport Middletown, R.I.  -  The Aquidneck Land Trust (“ALT”) has announced conservation of two properties: a...

Cluny School to Open Its Doors on 31 January and 3...

(Photo: Tiffanie Groth, Charlotte Rochelle and Mayer Bansal, Cluny School Kindergarten) The Cluny School will celebrate National Catholic Schools Week with an Open House on Sunday, 31...

Experience Winter Storm Jonas With These Snowy Newport Photos

(Featured Photo by Madeline Berry) Winter Storm Jonas (yes, we know it's a Weather Channel name. It's just easier to call it that then the...

Portsmouth, RI Fashion Designer to Show in New York Fashion Week

Chaz Aracil, recent Rhode Island School of Design Alumni and Portsmouth local will showcase at Art Hearts Fashion at New York Fashion Week. The...

Coast Guard Responds To Disabled RI Fishing Vessel Off of Block...

It's been a busy and dangerous day for local U.S. Coast Guard crews as they had to respond to a disabled Rhode Island ahead...

Winter Storm Live Blog: Tracking Newport’s Closures, Delays and Impact (Jan....

Live Updates On What's Closed, Delayed and Happening In and Around Newport Due To This Weekend's Snow Storm The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a Winter...

City of Newport Will Implement Parking Ban on Saturday Night

The Newport Police Department has announced there will be a “Parking Ban” in effect at 10:00 PM on Saturday, January 23, 2016, until Sunday,...

Winter Storm Watch In Effect For Newport From Saturday Morning Through...

(Photo: Most Likely Snow Accumulation Potential) The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a Winter Storm Watch and Hazardous Weather Outlook for our area, both...

Newport Hospitality, Inc. Wins International Gala Award from Special Events Magazine...

Newport Hospitality, Inc. was awarded a prestigious Gala Award for Best Multiple-Day Event Program for a Corporation or Association at The Special Event Conference...

After Nearly 35 Years, Potter League Executive Director M. Christie Smith...

M. Christie Smith, CAWA, has announced that she will be retiring from her position as Executive Director of the Potter League for Animals in December...

Portsmouth Fire Department on Scene of Structure Fire on East Main...

This story was originally published at 9:44pm on January 20th, it was last updated at 1:00 a.m on January 21st. Portsmouth Fire Department responded to...

Middletown Fire on Scene of House Fire on Green End Avenue

Middletown Fire Department responded to a house fire at 671 Green End Avenue shortly after 7pm on Wednesday night. Crews reported the fire was in the...

UPDATE: Wednesday Night House Fire on Kay Street

Newport Fire Department and services responded to 88 Kay Street around 6:45pm on Wednesday for a reported fire in the basement of a 2 story wood frame...

Second Edition of Ocean Race North Will See Boats Offshore Race...

Photo by Priscilla Parker Manuka Sports Event Management has confirmed their plans for the second edition of Ocean Race North, an offshore race running north from...

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