Opening of Newport Skating Center delayed

Due to the recent spring-like temperatures, the Newport Skating Center has had to delay its opening. Michele Maker Palmieri, Owner and President of Waterfront Productions,...

Who’s on First? Newport Folk Festival Starting with a Twang

Jay Sweet, the Producer of Newport Folk Festival, introduced this years first act on the Harbour Stage: JP Harris and The Tough Choices. Jay told...

Obituary for Ralph C. Craft

Ralph C. Craft, 70, of Newport died Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence, RI. He was the husband of Dawn...

Wind Chills of 25 to 35 Degrees Below Zero Expected Overnight

The National Weather Service issued a Wind Chill Warning for most of Southern New England at 9:27pm this evening, the warning is in effect...

Newport History Tours Announces 2017 Schedule

Newport History Tours, a partnership between the Newport Restoration Foundation and Newport Historical Society, announces the opening of the 2017 season with a new...

Analysis: One Sure Thing About COVID-19: No Telling How Many People...

This story was written by Elisabeth Rosenthal, Kaiser Health News. Kaiser Health News is a nonprofit news service covering...

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...

Rhode Island Federal Delegation Announces $619K to Protect Narragansett Bay

Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline today announced $619,322 in federal funding from the National Oceanic and...

Explainer: what Donald Trump’s funding cuts to WHO mean for the...

Adam Kamradt-Scott, University of Sydney US President Donald Trump has announced the US is cutting its funding to the World Health Organisation (WHO)...

Obituary for Stephen Nippert

After Stephen Hartley "Red" Nippert, 66, died on Thursday, January 19, 2017 in Newport, RI, his many friends mourned his passing. He was a...

RIDOH’s identifies third case of corona virus (COVID-19)

New from RIDOH… The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH)’s State Health Laboratories has confirmed...

Newport Folk Festival: Set Lists for Sunday, July 24th

After three beautiful and epci days, the 2016 Newport Folk Festival came to a close with Alabama Shakes wrapping up the weekend. If you were at...

Newport Gulls Lose to Plymouth Pilgrims on Wednesday Night

Photo & Game Report via Newport Gulls Riding an eight-game winning streak, the Newport Gulls returned home for one of their last five games of...

New Community Farmers Market to Open on Tuesdays in North End...

A new farmers market is coming to Newport next week. The Newport Health Equity Zone and the Aquidneck Community Table have announced that on July...

Podcast #155: What’sUpNewp’s Staff Recap 2016 Newport Folk Festival

Jillian Tullgren, Lifestyle Editor of What'sUpNewp, and myself took to the airwaves on WADK 1540 AM earlier today to try to put into words...

Newport 10 Miler Shows Off Newport’s Best

Beneath sunny, blue skies nearly 3,000 runners from 32 states and 11 countries took to the roads of Newport, Rhode Island to contest the...

Preview: Agenda for Newport City Council’s February 22nd Meeting

The following items of business will go before the Newport City Council at their next regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, February 22nd.

Snow-Related Closures and Delays: January 7 – 8 (Updating)

The National Weather Service forecasted 12-18″ of snow in our area on Saturday, cancellations, delays and parking bans from across Rhode Island are be;pw. For more...

Newport Public Education Foundation Names 2017 Noreen Stoner Drexel Award Recipients

The Newport Public Education Foundation (NPEF) has announced recipients of the annual Noreen Stonor Drexel Education Awards for 2017.   Each year awards are presented in...

Smoke House Announces Return of Newport Storm Beer Dinner Series

Executive Chef Kyle Stamps of Smoke House and President and Head Distiller Brent Ryan of Newport Storm Brewery are bringing back the annual downtown...

Quick Recap: September 11th Newport City Council Meeting

Newport City Council met for nearly 3 hours and 45 minutes on Wednesday night in front of a jam-packed house at Newport...

Service to Bristol kicks off fourth year of Newport to Providence...

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today kicked off the return of the seasonal Providence-Newport Ferry service, with new weekend stops...

Waterfront Cottage in Bristol sells for $1.6 million, highest sale in...

Lila Delman Real Estate has announced the sale of 5 Courageous Circle in Bristol for $1,600,000. John Repoza,...

RITBA: Expect road closures, delays on Sunday due to 4 Bridges...

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Foundation announced today that due to its charity event, the 4 Bridges Ride on Sunday, September 15, 2019, early morning...