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Newport Stop & Shop employees test positive for COVID-19, two stores...

An employee at each Stop & Shop location in Newport has tested positive for COVID-19, What's Up Newp has confirmed.

Along with packaged beer and wine, restaurants can now sell draft...

As part of her twenty-ninth declaration order that was signed on Friday, Govermor Raimondo outlined and updated certain restrictions on businesses and...

Not all Westerly businesses will survive COVID-19

There was a time, not too many years ago, when Westerly’s High Street, its main street, was littered with empty store fronts...

Guest View – Senator Metts: ​What the pandemic has shown us,...

We face unprecedented challenges because of the COVID-19 pandemic, which also revealed the alarming disparities faced by our most vulnerable populations. The...

What’s Up Podcast: A convo with a spokesperson from Rhode Island...

For the alcoholic these often lonely times, as we are forced from our friends, family, and work by this awful pandemic, can...

Middletown will open parking lots for some town parks on Saturday

The Town of Middletown today announced that on Saturday, May 9 they will open the parking lots of the following parks which...

DEM issued COVID-19 safety guidelines as State Parks being to open...

The following was written by Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management. Getting outdoors and enjoying the beauty of nature...

Biking in the Time of Coronavirus: A statewide surve of people...

The following was submitted by Bar Freeman, representing Paths to Progress Coalition. Survey location: www.surveymonkey.com/r/BikingRI_coronavirus Are...

What needs to go right to get a coronavirus vaccine in...

Marcos E. García-Ojeda, University of California, Merced I, like many Americans, miss the pre-pandemic world of hugging family and friends, going to work...

Governor Raimondo’s Stay At Home Order lifts on Saturday, here’s what...

Governor Gina M. Raimondo yesterday announced that Rhode Island's stay-at-home order will lift this Saturday, May 9th. Raimondo announced...

COVID-19 in Rhode Island – May 8: Daily Press Briefing, conference...

Governor Raimondo and the Department of Health held their daily COVID-19 press briefing today at 1 pm.

Governor signs Executive Order requiring cloth face coverings in public, effective...

Governor Raimondo is tightening the requirements around wearing a face mask in public. What's Up Newp asked during Monday's...

Recap: Newport City Council receives weekly COVID-19 update from City Manager

The Newport City Council received their weekly COVID-19 crisis update from City Manager Joe Nicholson on Thursday, May 7th.

Local Leaders: RI State budget must safeguard vital services, protect property...

The following was written/submitted by Rhode Island League of Cities and Towns The Rhode Island League of Cities and...

North Kingstown resident launches RI Sunshine to help Wicked Tulips and...

When North Kingstown resident Elizabeth Almeida heard that Wicked Tulips Farm Flower Farm wasn’t able to host their popular U-Pick events this...

WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Rhode Island Hospitality’s Dale Venturini and Heather...

On this edition of WUN-ON-ONE, Rhode Island's Hospitality Association's Dale Venturini, President/CEO, and Heather Singleton, Chief Operating Officer, join me to chat...

COVID-19 in Rhode Island – May 7: Daily Press Briefing, conference...

Governor Raimondo and the Department of Health will hold their daily COVID-19 press briefing today at 1 pm. What's...

Amid crisis, community’s outpouring of support invigorates Newport Hospital

During the unprecedented health crisis that has turned our state, the country and world on its end, dozens of Aquidneck Island businesses,...

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.

COVID-19 in Rhode Island – May 6: Daily Press Briefing, conference...

Governor Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health hosted their daily coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) press briefing today at 2:30...

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...

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...

Everyday ethics: When should we lift the lockdown?

Lee McIntyre, Boston University ...

What’s Up Newp joins #GivingNewsday in wake of COVID-19 for a...

What's Up Newp is joining #GivingTuesdayNow to bring awareness to the impact of quality locally owned, independent journalism and to receive the...