Podcast #108: Talking Polo with Dan Keating, Founder and President of...

Today on The Open Forum on WADK, we celebrated polo and art. Galloping into the WADK studio today to talk about the 25th season of...

Governor Raimondo Signs Domestic Terrorism Bill Into Law

Senate President Paiva Weed's and Rep. David A. Coughlin Jr.’s' legislation that would make Rhode Island residents who are victims of a domestic terrorist...

Newport Jazz Festival Awarded $100,000 Grant to Strengthen Future of Jazz

Newport Festivals Foundation has been awarded a $100,000 grant by The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) to support the continuing success of the Newport...

Newport Man Charged for Murder in Providence’s West End

Providence police have charged a Newport man in last week's murder of a local man in the city's West End, according to The Providence...

Look Who’s Talking About Newport: May 18, 2016

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

Coaching Lineup for 2016 C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and...

As the C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta progresses towards its 14th year of operation, the 2016 line up of coaches is...

More Than 1000 Items Will be Sold at This Weekend’s Estate...

Trésor Estate Sales of Newport announces the Carriage House Contents sale at the splendid French-style chateau, “The Orchard,” home of TED creator, Richard Saul Wurman and best-selling...

Second Annual Senior Launch Day for Rogers High School Senior Class...

On Tuesday May 24 the Viking Community will celebrate the 2nd Annual Senior Launch Day. In the spirit of the First Lady’s “Reach Higher” initiative,...

Federal Delegation Announces $1.8 Million for URI Oceans Research, Archives

Rhode Island’s federal delegation today announced more than $1.8 million in grant funding for oceans research and coastal data archives at the University of...

Tyler’s Two Cents: 10 Things for Industry Employees to Remember Heading...

Tyler’s Two Cents: Thoughts from Behind the Bar is a weekly lifestyle column, written by Tyler Bernadyn, that will appear every Tuesday on What'sUpNewp this summer.  Since...

UPDATE: Portsmouth Police Identify 69-Year-Old Man Killed in Domestic Homicide

A 69-year-old Portsmouth man was killed in a domestic homicide incident that took place earlier on Monday evening at an apartment on East Main Road in Portsmouth. The...

Tall Ship ‘SSV Corwith Cramer’ Will Stop In Newport Today, Open...

The SSV Corwith Cramer, one of two Tall Ship research vessels operated by Sea Education Association, will stop in Newport on Tuesday, May 17th. The Tall Ship...

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...

Newporter Riviere Aiming to Upend Fahey at Court Tennis Worlds This...

 This story was originally published on February 15, 2016 {Photo by Michael Do of the USCTA} The Newport-based National Tennis Club will host the Court...

Stoneacre Pantry Owners Join Lorusso’s Newport to Offer Dinner Menu

BYOB restaurant to offer on-line ordering & delivery service from neighboring Wellington Liquors Beginning Saturday, May 28, Thames Street’s Stoneacre Pantry owners, Christopher Bender and...

Applications Now Being Accepted for RIMTA Summer Training Marine Trade Programs

RIMTA Summer Training Programs Pave Way to Jobs and Careers in Marine Trades Applications Now Being Accepted for Programs for Adults, College-Age Students and Youth The...

Newport’s Jim Reed Named New England Regional Administrator of U.S. Department...

Earlier today, U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro named Jim Reed to serve as HUD’s New England Regional Administrator. Reed grew up...

Judge Rules Touro Synagogue Will Remain in the Care of Current...

A federal judge ruled on Monday, May 16th that Touro Synagogue will remain in the care of Jeshuat Israel, their Newport keepers. The Providence Journal reports "U.S....

Podcast #107: Newport Mansions, Expressive Arts Institute at Salve and Fort...

On today's busy Monday edition of The Open Forum on WADK 1540 AM, we caught up with John Rodman, Christopher Carbone and Joe Dias. 12:30...

Op-Ed: R.I. must build smarter now to adapt to already-rising sea...

Rep. Lauren H. Carson (D-Dist. 75, Newport) is chairwoman of the Special House Commission to Study Economic Risk Due to Flooding and Sea Level...

Next Stop for World Match Racing Tour is Newport

Newport will welcome the new format of the World Match Racing Tour (WMRT) from May 30th through June 4th. The 2016 World Match Racing Tour stopover in...

Representative Carson’s Commission Makes Several Recommendations Regarding Sea Level Rise

Rep. Lauren H. Carson (D-Dist. 75, Newport) is chairwoman of the Special House Commission to Study Economic Risk Due to Flooding and Sea Level...

Obituary for Kirk Edward Gienty: August 29, 1955 – May 13,...

Kirk Edward Gienty, age 60, of Portsmouth, died Friday, May 13, 2016, at Charlton Memorial Hospital of Fall River, MA. Mr. Gienty was born on...

Obituary for Betty Lou Caldwell: March 10, 1934 – May 13,...

Betty Lou Caldwell, 82, of Newport died Friday, May 13, 2016 at Miriam Hospital in Providence, RI. She was the wife of the late James...

Redoubt at Fort Adams Has Been Reclaimed

Many know Fort Adams and Fort Adams State Park for the Newport Folk Festival, Newport Jazz Festival, Volvo Ocean Race and as always a...