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Full Text: Governor Raimondo’s Emergency Declaration – Phase II Re-Opening

Rhode Island officially moves into Phase II of Reopening Rhode Island on Monday, June 1st. Among the changes,  personal...

COVID-19 in Rhode Island – June 1: Daily Press Briefing & updates

Governor Raimondo and the Department of Health provided an update on COVID-19 in Rhode Island during a press conference at 1 pm...

Board of Elections to install mail ballot drop boxes at all Presidential Preference Primary polling locations on June 2

The Board of Elections has authorized mail ballot return drop boxes to be installed at the 47 polling places set to open...

NUWC Division Newport engineer offers perspective on coronavirus while working as an EMT

By NUWC Division Newport Public Affairs | This story originally appeared here. As an emergency medical technician (EMT) in...

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review “The High Note”

Like The Lovebirds, director Nisha Ganatra’s The High Note is another movie forced into an online release by the pandemic, following the...

All Rhode Island state beaches will open on June 1st

via Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that all Rhode Island state beaches...

Latest from Rhode Island

United Way launches #BeKindRI challenge to spur random acts of kindness

Beginning June 1, United Way of Rhode Island (UWRI) invites all Rhode Islanders to share in something special by joining its #BeKindRI challenge and...

What’s Up Interview: RI Roots Musician Jake Blount Releases “Spider Tales”

There’s an exciting new voice on the local music scene, an artist who has already achieved critical acclaim. Recent Providence transplant Jake...

RITBA: Phase One of Newport Pell Bridge Deck Rehabilitation Project completed, Phase Two begins this week

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) is pleased to announce the successful completion of Phase One of the Newport Pell Bridge...

Full Text: Governor Raimondo’s Emergency Declaration – Phase II Re-Opening

Rhode Island officially moves into Phase II of Reopening Rhode Island on Monday, June 1st. Among the changes,  personal...

COVID-19 in Rhode Island – June 1: Daily Press Briefing & updates

Governor Raimondo and the Department of Health provided an update on COVID-19 in Rhode Island during a press conference at 1 pm...

Latest from Newport County

United Way launches #BeKindRI challenge to spur random acts of kindness

Beginning June 1, United Way of Rhode Island (UWRI) invites all Rhode Islanders to share in something special by joining its #BeKindRI challenge and...

The Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County Awards the Fourth Annual Tinney Family Arts Scholarship to Olivia Brennan

The Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County (ACA) is very excited to announce the recipient of the fourth annual Tinney Family...

VIDEO: NAACP Prayer Vigil for Racial Justice held in Newport

A Prayer Vigil for Racial Justice in honor and memory of George Floyd was held in Liberty Square in Newport on Monday...

Military Spouses of Newport awards $3,000 to four local non-profit organizations

The Military Spouses of Newport (MSON) clubtoday announced the 2020 spring grant award recipients. In total, $3,000 was awarded to four, local...

Chief technology officer at NUWC Headquarters wins 2019 NDIA Martell-Bushnell Award

By NUWC Division Newport Public Affairs | June 1, 2020 | This story originally appeared here. Dr. Vittorio Ricci, chief...

United Way launches #BeKindRI challenge to spur random acts of kindness

Beginning June 1, United Way of Rhode Island (UWRI) invites all Rhode Islanders to share in something special by joining its #BeKindRI challenge and...

What’s Up Interview: RI Roots Musician Jake Blount Releases “Spider Tales”

There’s an exciting new voice on the local music scene, an artist who has already achieved critical acclaim. Recent Providence transplant Jake...

RITBA: Phase One of Newport Pell Bridge Deck Rehabilitation Project completed, Phase Two begins this week

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) is pleased to announce the successful completion of Phase One of the Newport Pell Bridge...

Full Text: Governor Raimondo’s Emergency Declaration – Phase II Re-Opening

Rhode Island officially moves into Phase II of Reopening Rhode Island on Monday, June 1st. Among the changes,  personal...

COVID-19 in Rhode Island – June 1: Daily Press Briefing & updates

Governor Raimondo and the Department of Health provided an update on COVID-19 in Rhode Island during a press conference at 1 pm...

Board of Elections to install mail ballot drop boxes at all Presidential Preference Primary polling locations on June 2

The Board of Elections has authorized mail ballot return drop boxes to be installed at the 47 polling places set to open...

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What’s Up Interview: RI Roots Musician Jake Blount Releases “Spider Tales”

There’s an exciting new voice on the local music scene, an artist who has already achieved critical acclaim. Recent Providence transplant Jake...

Less than a week before its first scheduled match and still no word from polo about its season

With just a few days before what is supposed to be its opening match of the season, against a team from Switzerland,...

What’s Up Interview: Poster Artist Peter MacPhee Shares Quarantine Poster Coloring Pages

Portsmouth artist Peter MacPhee has been designing noteworthy posters for nearly 30 years, building a name for himself in the music world...

Music Streaming Online This Weekend (May 29-31) – Dropkick Murphys, Lucinda and Bruce

Here’s a weekend round-up of some of the best concerts streaming locally and nationally during the COVID-19 crisis. Show...

Easton’s Beach set to open for the season June 4th

The City of Newport today announced plans for a limited reopening of Easton’s Beach beginning Thursday, June 4th. Beachgoers...

RI Children’s Entertainer Greg Lato to Release “Create My Own World” July 24

PROVIDENCE, RI – Award-winning pop musician and songwriter Greg Lato adds to his impressive body of work with the July 24 release...

Jamestown Newport Ferry season opens on June 6th

Conanicut Marine Services, Inc., operator of the Jamestown Newport Ferry service, announced today that it will resume ferry and cruise operations on...

The Vox Hunters will perform a free live-stream concert for Common Fence Music on June 21

The Vox Hunters, will perform a free Livestream concert for Common Fence Music on Sunday, June 21, at 7pm. The concert can...

PPAC Announces Updated Schedule for 2020/2021 Season

Providence, RI -  Today, J.L. “Lynn” Singleton, President and CEO of the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC), unveiled a new performance schedule for...

What’s Up This Week in Newport County: May 26 – June 1

Discover what's happening, new, and to do this week in Newport County. Note - this list is updated daily...

The Latest from What's Up

United Way launches #BeKindRI challenge to spur random acts of kindness

Beginning June 1, United Way of Rhode Island (UWRI) invites all Rhode Islanders to share in something special by joining its #BeKindRI challenge and...

The Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County Awards the Fourth Annual Tinney Family Arts Scholarship to Olivia Brennan

The Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County (ACA) is very excited to announce the recipient of the fourth annual Tinney Family...

VIDEO: NAACP Prayer Vigil for Racial Justice held in Newport

A Prayer Vigil for Racial Justice in honor and memory of George Floyd was held in Liberty Square in Newport on Monday...

Military Spouses of Newport awards $3,000 to four local non-profit organizations

The Military Spouses of Newport (MSON) clubtoday announced the 2020 spring grant award recipients. In total, $3,000 was awarded to four, local...

Chief technology officer at NUWC Headquarters wins 2019 NDIA Martell-Bushnell Award

By NUWC Division Newport Public Affairs | June 1, 2020 | This story originally appeared here. Dr. Vittorio Ricci, chief...

What’s Up Interview: RI Roots Musician Jake Blount Releases “Spider Tales”

There’s an exciting new voice on the local music scene, an artist who has already achieved critical acclaim. Recent Providence transplant Jake...

What’s Up Podcast: A conversation with Keith Stokes

Keith Stokes says it is time to “reach across the aisle and learn from one another.” It is something he has said...

Corey Johnson, a Technology & Music Teacher at Rogers High School, named 2020-2021 District Teacher of the Year

by Newport Public Schools The Newport Public School District announced its 2020-21 Teacher of the Year with a surprise...

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What’s Up Podcast: A conversation with Bekah Salwasser, Executive Director of Red Sox Foundation

For Bekah Salwasser, a Brown University graduate and former professional soccer player and now executive director of the Red Sox Foundation, the...

WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Dr. James McDonald, Rhode Island Department of Health

Dr. James McDonald from the Rhode Island Department Of Health will join us on this edition of WUN-ON-ONE on Tuesday, May 19th...

What’s Up Podcast: Caitlin Frumerie, executive director of Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless

The headline reads "During the Covid-19 pandemic, nowhere is safe for homeless people." That is as valid in San Francisco and London as it...

WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Lt. Governor Dan McKee

Lt. Governor Dan McKee joins us to chat about the impact COVID-19 has had on small businesses in Rhode Island, to...

What’s Up Podcast: Suzanna Laramee, president and chief executive officer, Newport Music Festival

To many, the Newport Music Festival, the chamber music festival in the city’s mansions, is the stepchild of the city’s folk and...

What’s Up Podcast: Heather Strout, executive director, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center

“I have the audacity to believe that peoples everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education, culture of their...

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 Taylor, and City Manager Joe Nicholson

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

What’s Up Video: A convo with Evan Smith, CEO and President of Discover Newport

Evan Smith, President & CEO of Discover Newport, joins What's Up Newp's Ryan Belmore to chat about the impact COVID-19 has had...

What’s Up Podcast: A conversation with Paul Wayne, the penultimate opening act

You might call Paul Wayne the penultimate opening act. He’s been doing it for more than three decades, opening for the likes...