2020 Audrain Newport Concours & Motor Week postponed

Audrain Concours Foundation today announced that they have postponed their 2nd Annual Audrain Newport Concours & Motor Week. "After...

WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Representative Lauren Carson

Representative Lauren Carson (District 75, Newport) joined us today on May 6th to chat about how COVID-19 is impacting her district.

WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Newport Mayor Jamie Bova, Vice Chair Susan...

Newport Mayor Jamie Bova, Vice Chair Susan Taylor and City Manager Joe Nicholson will join What's Up Newp on Wednesday, May 6th...

COVID-19 testing site opening in Newport

The City of Newport today announced East Bay Family Health Services, a division of East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP), will be...

City of Newport releases proposed FY2021 Budget, first Public Hearing slated...

The City of Newport this evening in a press release announced that it has released its proposed FY2021 budget.

Mother’s Day gift and celebration ideas that support local businesses

In these trying times, many moms could use some extra special appreciation this Mother's Day, Sunday May 10th. Luckily our innovative local...

Nails found in pieces of hot dogs on lawns, Newport Police...

This morning, Newport Police Department shared that on Tuesday they responded to the Thurston Avenue area to a report that a resident,...

Governor Raimondo provides more details on Phase 1 of the state’s...

Governor Gina M. Raimondo today provided more details on Phase 1 of the state's plan to reopen the economy.  

COVID-19 Daily Press Briefing & Update: May 3

Governor Raimondo and Dr McDonald from the Rhode Island Department of Health held their daily coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) press briefing today...

Calm, cool and collected during COVID-19

Story by Sgt. Terry Rajsombath, Joint Force Headquarters, Rhode Island National Guard  “I think that’s what’s really made me the...

Newport Polo hopes governor accepts its proposal that would change the...

Polo is hoping that a proposal it gave to Governor Raimondo a few days ago will allow the popular event to hold...

newportFILM forced to cancel 2020 Outdoors season

newportFILM is the latest organization that has been forced to change their plans for the upcoming spring and summer season.

COVID-19 Daily Update – May 1: Daily press briefing & update

Governor Raimondo and Dr. Alexander-Scott will hold their daily coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) press briefing today at 1 pm.

Tennis Hall Of Fame: Regular execution of the Hall of Fame...

In light of Governor Gina Raimondo’s announcement this week regarding large events in Rhode Island this summer, the International Tennis Hall Of...

Wickford Art Festival and Charlestown Seafood Festival fall victim to COVID-19

Two more of Rhode Island’s iconic summer events – the Charlestown Seafood Festival and Wickford Art Festival -- canceled yesterday (Thursday), the...

“Quaranstreaming”: 22 films with Rhode Island ties

With this week's cancellation announcements of many of our favorite cultural events in Rhode Island this summer, the reality hit hard that...

MLK Center helps thousands during the pandemic, expecting need to rise...

For Heather Strout, executive director of the Dr. Martin Luther King Community Center in Newport, it’s the stories from people lining up...

Tyler Bernadyn: My Newport Folk Fest moment

Yesterday’s announcement by Governor Raimondo ended any hope for scheduled events larger than 50 people for this coming summer.  Weddings, regattas, rehearsals,...

COVID-19 Daily Update – April 30: Governor Raimondo hosts student press...

Governor Raimondo held a coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) "Student Press Conference", with a live Q&A session for Pre-K to 12th grade students,...

Governor Raimondo, Congressional Delegation, and state leaders host Violence Prevention Town...

Governor Raimondo, Rhode Island Congressional Delegation and advocates hosted a Violence Prevention Town Hall on Thursday morning to discuss how all...

Aquidneck Land Trust awards seven grants to local community groups, non-profits

Aquidneck Land Trust (“ALT”) has awarded seven grants totaling $13,454 to local community and neighborhood groups through its annual grant program, the Merritt Neighborhood...

How Apple and Google will let your phone warn you if...

Johannes Becker, Boston University and David Starobinski, Boston University On April 10, Apple and Google announced a coronavirus exposure notification system that will...

Middletown now accepting micro-enterprise grant applications from small businesses

The Town of Middletown today announced that it is participating in the Microenterprise (MicroE) Stabilization Grant Program offered through the state’s Office...

New temporary license will allow commercial fisherman to sell certain types...

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced that it has enacted a new, no-cost Direct Sale Dealer License.

Middletown to resume yard waste collection beginning May 11th

Curbside yard waste collection in Middletown will resume on May 11, 2020 for the town’s refuse collection program and continue every other...