Guest View: Building a future of a healthier, happier, and more...

The following was written by John Shea, Executive Director of the Aquidneck Island Planning Commission (AIPC). As we enter...

Letter To The Editor: Will you help us light up the...

October is domestic violence awareness month and as a board member of the Women’s Resource Center I wanted to ask the community to come...

Letter To The Editor: Politics Trumps Questions – Approval of Fire...

The following Letter To The Editor was written and submitted by Mike Cullen, a resident of Newport. The views and opinions expressed within this piece may...

Bike Newport: DOT proposal slashes bicycle and pedestrian project funding statewide

The “Major Amendment to the State Transportation Improvement Plan” presented by RIDOT to the State Transportation Advisory Committee on January 24th includes 33%...

Letter To The Editor: Thank you to the 2nd Ward voters...

To the residents of Newport’s 2nd Ward;   I’d like to thank the 2nd Ward voters who supported my campaign in the September 12 Primary. I...

Just My Opinion: The challenges of COVID-19 on media coverage

When I first started writing for Whats Up Newp, I understood that while my journalism history was virtually all in print, journalism’s...

Op-Ed: Moratorium bad for business

Op-Ed by Erin Donovan Boyle, Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce executive director Moratorium Bad for Business

Letter To The Editor: Council Resolution to endorse plan to close...

The City Council plans to vote Wednesday evening, December 12th, on a Resolution to endorse the Spring Project’s plan to close Court...

Just My Opinion: ‘Send in the Clowns’

What I remember most of my one big day as a clown in Ringling Brothers was the look on the faces of the kids...

Letter To The Editor – Rep. Carson: Thank you, Newport

Thank you, Newport, for your continued support of my efforts and hard work in the Rhode Island House of Representatives.  I will not let...

Letter to the Editor: Graduates Without a Cause for Celebration

This time of year we celebrate the accomplishments of graduates who are moving on to new and exciting challenges and opportunities.  There is one...

Sea Side Sweets & T’s and Newport Police Department Will Host...

The following is a visitor submitted post. The views and opinions expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of...

Letter To The Editor: Mike Smith Will Fight for the Quality...

As a former educator, military officer and native of Newport, I am thrilled a candidate of Mike Smith’s caliber has stepped onto this difficult...

Letter To The Editor: John Florez’s Resume Speaks For Itself

We’re two Newport “social justice crusaders ” who have studied the District 13 candidates for RI Senate. Our decision is made;  we’re voting for...

Guest View – Citizens Exploring School Unification: A civics lesson...

Submitted by Chip Leakas, Treasurer, Citizens Exploring School Unification Last fall, our organization collected approximately 1,000 petition signatures which...

Guest View: Small business – The Backbone of the Rhode Island...

Small business is the lifeblood of Rhode Island’s economy. We have more than 95,000 small businesses in this state employing over half of the state’s...

Letter To The Editor: I will work to make Newport the...

To the Editor: I am excited to announce that I am a candidate for the Newport City Council in the 1st Ward. I am a...

Op-Ed: To improve schools we must first battle absenteeism

We’ve all heard or read a lot lately about the state of education in Rhode Island. The recent round of RICAS (Rhode...

Guest Column: Can Oysters Increase Your Chance Of A Second Date?

Brian Ashness is the Raw Bar Chef at the Midtown Oyster Bar, luckily he also loves oysters. Can oysters increase your chance of a second...

Guest View – Tuni Schartner: Fare thee well Innovate Newport!

The following was submitted by Tuni Schartner, director of innovation and entrepreneurship for Innovate Newport.

Letter To The Editor – Paul Carroll: Why I endorse and...

As the City of Newport’s former Director of Civic Investment, it was my honor and pleasure to have worked with Councilor Camacho for over...

Letter To Editor: RIDOT agrees to remove barrier to water access...

The following was submitted by Beth Newman at Nanaquaketbridge.com. According to the group, Nanaquaketbridge.com is a loosely formed group...

Letter To The Editor – Rep. Carson: RI House vote on...

On January 16, the Rhode Island House of Representatives had the opportunity to change the way we conduct our business.

Op-Ed: Ballpark proposal is good for city and state

The following Op-Ed was written and submitted by Elizabeth A. Crowley, a Democratic State Senator representing District 16 (which includes Central Falls and a portion...

Newport County YMCA reflects back on 2018

The following is a press release from the Newport County YMCA. As we reflect on this past year, the...