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Sunday, December 15, 2019

Winners of 22nd Annual Newport Illuminated Boat Parade announced

Another successful Illuminated Boat Parade is in the books! Thousands showed up along the Newport waterfront on Friday...

Navigating politics at the Thanksgiving table

“It is a holiday dinner and all hell is about to break out in the dining room,” writes Brookings Vice President Darrell...

City of Newport: RIDOT seeking input on Pell Bridge Ramp Proposal

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation released a Draft Environmental Assessment for the anticipated Pell Bridge Ramp Realignment project earlier today, detailing their recommended...

Salve Regina University hosts fifth Blue Innovation Symposium

Top ocean industry leaders, blue tech startups, government officials and key marine tech associations will set in motion a working agenda for...

Cape Town will host The Ocean Race for 12th time

The Ocean Race will return to Cape Town for the 12th time as the most challenging offshore race in the sport comes...

Rep. Ruggiero to host local constituent forums on education

STATE HOUSE – State Rep. Deborah Ruggiero is hosting constituent meetings focusing on “The Power of Education” in both Middletown and Jamestown in the...

Rep. Carson urges Newporters to submit comments on Pell Bridge ramp...

STATE HOUSE – Rep. Lauren H. Carson is urging her constituents to actively participate in the project to redesign the Claiborne Pell...

Governor Raimondo returns from economic development trip to Israel

PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina Raimondo returned from her first economic development and policy mission to Israel on Friday, following a week of productive...

DEM, RI Infrastructure Bank announce grants to strengthen resilience of wastewater...

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank (RIIB) announced today that $5 million in matching...

On The Market: Three Open Houses to check out this weekend

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

Newport Public Education Foundation awards more than $25,000 in grants to...

The Newport Public Education Foundation, Inc. (NPEF) has awarded over $25,000 in teacher and community enrichment grants to Newport Public School teachers and local...

RIDOT releases Draft Environmental Assessment for public review for the reconstruction...

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation has provided What's Up Newp with the following notice. You'll see it on our website for...

Ready to own? Here’s some advice for first time home buyers

Buying a home, especially for the first time, can be an overwhelming and intimidating process.  It is often filled...

Senator Sosnowski calls changes to wind farm proposals ‘positive development,’ remains...

STATE HOUSE – Sen. Susan Sosnowski called newly announced changes to the proposed wind farms off the coasts of Rhode Island and...

New York Yacht Club: Early entries exceed expectations for prestigious World...

Thousands of miles and 10 months of lead time are proving no deterrent for teams intent on ensuring their spot in one...

RI Air National Guard general commemorates Veterans Day with visit to...

NEWPORT, R.I. —Brig. Gen. Kimberly Baumann, the first female general in the state of Rhode Island, thanked veterans and employees at Naval...

Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority successfully prices bonds

Source: RITBA The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) announced today the Authority priced two bond issues. One,...

CESU: Nearly 1,000 Middletown Citizens petition Town Council to explore School...

What's Up Newp received the following press release today, it was sent on behalf of Richard Adams and Citizens Exploring School Unification...

Newport resident named 2020 President of the Rhode Island Association of...

Randall, Realtors’ Professional Development Manager and North Kingstown-based Broker Associate Shannon Buss, who currently resides in Newport, was recently introduced as the...

Travel outside of the U.S. often? Lt. Governor invites you to...

Lt. Governor Daniel McKee was today joined by Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien, Blackstone Valley Tourism Council President Dr. Robert Billington and other...

Propososed layout for new Rogers High School unveiled

As plans progress to envision what a new Rogers High School could look like, the City of Newport and City and School...

Court House Street reopens to traffic

After several months of being closed during a traffic study, traffic is flowing again down Courthouse Street. "A special...

Episode of ‘The Great Food Truck Race’ that was filmed at...

Look for Newport, Middletown, and some of your favorite Aquidneck Island establishments on The Food Network's The Great Food Truck Race on...

Home on Kay Street and adjacent lot sell for $2.395 million

Lila Delman Real Estate today announced the sales of 27 Kay Street & 0 Kay Street in Newport for a combined $2,395,000. Lila...

RITBA: First sequence of the deck repair project on Pell Bridge...

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) announced this morning that the first sequence of the deck repair project on the Newport...

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