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City of Newport stepping up social distancing measures at Easton’s Beach

By City of Newport The City of Newport is advising beachgoers ahead of the Fourth of July weekend to...

Video & Recap: Governor Raimondo’s COVID-19 Briefing | July 1

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health hosted a press briefing to provide an update on COVID-19 in Rhode...

Newport International Boat Show cancelled

Newport, RI - Newport Exhibition Group today confirmed with What's Up Newp that public guidance for COVID-19 has compelled the cancellation of...

Here’s the status of major Newport County events in 2020

What's Up Newp has compiled the following list of major events that have been postponed or canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Visitors to Rhode Island from 20+ states will have to quarantine...

A new quarantine order for travelers from more than twenty states comes with the arrival of Phase 3 of Reopening RI on...

Governor Raimondo announces Phase 3 of Reopening RI will begin on...

Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) provided details today...

WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with RI Solidarity Fund

Newport, RI - The Rhode Island Solidarity Fund has brought together 6 community-led relief efforts to offer a one-stop option for community...

What’s Up Newp Live Stream: Governor Raimondo, RIDOH press briefing on...

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health will host a press briefing to provide an update on COVID-19 in...

Governor Raimondo, Department of Health provide COVID-19 update

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health will host a press briefing at 1 pm on Friday, June 26th...

This simple model shows the importance of wearing masks and social...

Jeyaraj Vadiveloo, University of Connecticut The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. With the advent of an infectious disease outbreak,...

Developing resilience is an important tool to help you deal with...

Keith M. Bellizzi, University of Connecticut We’re all exhausted and pushed to the limit by months of social distancing, and the recent news...

Governor Raimondo, DOH to provide COVID-19 update | June 24

Providence, RI - Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health will host a press briefing at 1 pm on...

New York Yacht Club’s 166th Annual Regatta moved to August 28-30

by Stuart Streuli, Director of Communications for New York Yacht Club The most enduring event in North American sailing...

Watch: Governor Raimondo, Department of Health provide COVID-19 update | June...

Providence, RI - Governor Gina Raimondo and the Department of Health will host a press briefing at 1 pm today to provide...

LIVE BLOG – COVID-19: The latest local updates

Please note: This story is being updated as new information comes in. Please check back for any updates. 

Newport Collegiate Baseball League launches

By Michael Falcone, Commissioner Summertime normally calls for hitting the beach, having cookouts with friends and family, and enjoying...

New program delivers fresh foods, masks, cleaning and personal care supplies...

Family Service of Rhode Island (FSRI), a statewide nonprofit human service organization, has launched “Be Safe Plus,” a program delivering fresh foods,...

Video & Recap: Governor Raimondo provides COVID-19 update, Phase 3 guidelines

Governor Raimondo and the Department of Health will provide an update on COVID-19 in Rhode Island during a press briefing at 1...

Video & Updates: Governor Raimondo, RIDOH provide COVID-19 update | June...

Governor Raimondo and the the Department of Health will provide an update on COVID-19 in Rhode Island during a press briefing at...

Touro Synagogue to reopen its grounds for tours

Touro Synagogue Foundation this week announced the reopening of  the grounds of Touro Synagogue, a National Historic Site, following its closure in...

VIDEO & RECAP: Newport City Council Special Meeting

Newport City Council will be hosting a Special Meeting this afternoon beginning at 4:30 pm. Proposed Budget FY 2021 and a COVID-19...

Op-Ed: Rep. Carson – Rhode Island needs a strategy for rebuilding...

We are now three weeks into the second phase of Rhode Island’s economic reopening, three months after COVID-19 made its way into...

Senator Whitehouse joins bipartisan call for permanent expansion of telehealth beyond...

U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) has joined U.S. Senators Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and a bipartisan group of 29 senators...