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Good Morning, Today is Tuesday, August 27th. Here's the latest from What'sUpNewp and a look at what's
 
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What's Up Newp Newsletter
Good Morning,
Today is Tuesday, August 27th. Here’s the latest from What'sUpNewp and a look at what’s happening, new, and to do in and around Newport today…
  • RIPTA Fall Schedule - New Route 24X express service will connect RIPTA to the Southeastern Regional Transit Authority (SRTA) at the Pettine Transportation Center in Fall River and the service now creates a tri-city link between Providence, Fall River and Newport. Route 24X also provides a faster connection to Newport and allows commuters to avoid traffic congestion caused by a long-term construction project on the Pell Bridge.
  • Residents Rally: Dozens of residents rallied in front of Newport City Hall prior to tonight’s Zoning Board Meeting. Their ask? A “Pause For Newport…a Five year Moratorium against new building projects”. Photos Here
Have a great day,
~ What'sUpNewp Crew

Vitals
Weather
  • Today - Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
  • Tonight - Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Marine
  • Today -E winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.
  • Tonight -S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming se after midnight. Waves around 2 ft.
  • Current water temperature in Newport is 64.9°F
Sun, Moon, & Tide
  • Sunrise at 6:07 am and sunset will be at 7:27 pm. 13 hours and 20 minutes of sun.
  • High tide: 5:30 am & 5:58 pm. Low Tide: 10:59 am
  • Lunar Phase: Waning Crescent. Age is 26 days, lighting is 17%.
The Latest From WUN & WURI
On This Day In Newport History – August 27, 1995: Tiger Woods Wins 1995 U.S. Amateur Championship in Newport
What’s Up This Week: 50+ things to do in and around Newport
Norman Bird Sanctuary launches Inaugural Artist Residency
Newport, Jamestown, Portsmouth, and Little Compton nonprofits win $53,000 for community gardens and community spaces
Newport Firsts – 1769: First overt act of defiance in the original thirteen British North American colonies against Great Britain
53 swimmers participate in Swim To Skim, raise over $4k for Clean Ocean Access
Newport County Youth Chorus offering free after-school programs to Elementary and Middle School students
Newport Firsts – 1869: Newport was the site of the first torpedo manufacturing station in U.S.
Trinity Rep extends ‘The Prince of Providence’ for an additional week
New Music Series Coming to Revival Brewery in Cranston
Newswire
Local Obituaries
Obituary for James Jerome Gaston
Happening Out There
Cruise Ship Schedule - This Week
  1. Thursday - American Star (Capacity: 100 passengers, 26 crew)
City Government Calendar - This Week
  • Wednesday at 6:30 pm - City Council Meeting
Things To Do - Today
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We'll See You Out There
It was a beautiful night at Middletown's final Monday night concert of the season.
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