Visitors at the Cliff Walk. Photo courtesy of the City of Newport

Good Morning, today is Thursday, August 4.

🌊 Mark Aramli is one of seven candidates running for Newport City Council At-Large. Aramli shared with us why he’s running for office. Read More

🌊 I had the chance to meet Bumbles, a 1-year-old male Mixed Breed, at the Potter League for Animals last week, he’s a great pup. Read more about him here – Adoptable Dog of the Week: Bumbles

🌊 newportFILM will host a screening of The Princess at The Elms this evening.

🌊 Speaking of film, JPT is showing Top Gun: Maverick and National Theater Live: Prima Facie from The Harold Pinter Theatre in London today. Read More

🌊 The suspects in the February 14 Newport shooting that killed one man and wounded another are facing new charges, WPRI reports.

Have a great Thursday,


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What’s Up Today


  • Heat Advisory in effect from August 4, 11:00 AM EDT until August 5, 08:00 PM EDT
  • Hazardous Weather Outlook
  • Today: Sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 14 mph.
  • Tonight: Patchy fog after 9 pm. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low of around 73. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
  • Tomorrow: A slight chance of showers after 11 am. Patchy fog before 9 am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph. The chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Tomorrow Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1 am and 5 am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. The chance of precipitation is 30%.

Marine Forecast

  • Today: SSW wind 5 to 8 kt increasing to 9 to 12 kt in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tonight: SSW wind 5 to 8 kt. Patchy fog after 9pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Coastal Water Temperature: 70°F.

Sun, Moon, & Tide

  • Sunrise: 5:43 am | Sunset: 7:59 pm | 14 hours & 16 minutes of sun.
  • High tide at 12:42 am & 1:16 pm | Low tide at 5:59 am & 6:47 pm.
  • Moon: Waxing Crescent, 5.9 days, 34% lighting.


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City & Government

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The Latest from WUN

Newport City Council will host its next regular meeting on August 10, here’s what’s on the docket

America’s top Corinthian sailors will gather in Newport for the 2022 Resolute Cup

Mark Aramli shares why he is running as a candidate for Newport City Council At-Large

Governor McKee, Rhode Island Department of Health announces expansion of Monkeypox Vaccination Campaign

Bar and Board to highlight local artists at ‘Another Night at the Bar II’

Adoptable Dog of the Week: Bumbles

State, municipal beach lifeguards square off in “Guard Games” competition through August 6

Growing prescriptions help push CVS past Q2 expectations

More than 200 swimmers will participate in Save The Bay’s 46th Annual Swim on Saturday

‘After the Gilded Age: An Afternoon Society Series’ coming to The JPT

Local Obituaries

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Further Reading

WPRI: 3 indicted on murder charges in Newport double shooting

NUWC: Division Newport wins several NAVSEA Excellence Awards

RI.Gov: Governor McKee, Labor and Higher Ed Officials Join Ørsted and Eversource to Announce Programs to Train Offshore Wind Workers


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