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Good Morning, Newport: Wednesday, September 4th

Wednesday, September 4th Good Morning, Newport! Here's the latest from What'sUpNewp and a look at wh
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Wednesday, September 4th
Good Morning, Newport!
Here’s the latest from What'sUpNewp and a look at what’s happening, new, and to do in and around Newport today!
Have a great day!

This & That
  • We are partnering with a few brands for some fun lobster-related content later this month. While we put that together, where’s your favorite restaurant (locally or in New England) to go to for lobster? Favorite lobster dish? Hit reply and let us know.
  • Last day for Summer Sushi at Clarke Cooke House is September 15th.
  • School Starts Thursday for Newport Public Schools: Hours are Rogers High School 7:30 am - 2:00 pm, Thompson Middle School 8:00 am - 2:30 pm, and Pell Elementary School 8:30 am - 3:00 pm.
  • Care4Carrigan: There will be a fundraiser to raise money for Portsmouth’s Carrigan Nelson to help pay for costs associated with her medical care in her fight against Osteosarcoma, a rare bone cancer, on September 9th at the Newport Elks Lodge. Details Here
The Latest From WUN & WURI
Now Hiring In Newport: 75+ job opportunities available right now
State confirms 4th positive finding of EEE, 1st West Nile Virus detection in latest round of mosquito trapping
AmpSurf to host Paddle Out on September 11th, free adaptive surfing clinic on September 14th
Registration now open for 2nd Annual Aquidneck 10k
Newport Art Museum to present ‘Playdate’ on the Lawn at Art After Dark
Newport Rugby opens 2019 Fall Season on September 7th
Can’t-miss events in Newport this September
48 Cruise ships scheduled to visit Newport Sept. – Nov.
What’s Up This Week: 50+ things to do, live music and entertainment listings
Eco-Depot: Tiverton and Newport to host collections of hazardous waste in September
Local Obituaries
Obituary for Paul F. Mello
Obituary for Marion Veronica (Perry) Biello
Obituary for Barbara A. (Dorsey) Lima
Check This Out
The Highwomen wanted to give Newport Folk Festivals fans free tattoos that said “Highwomen”, but Rhode Island Department of Health wouldn’t give the band a permit unless it restricted the ink to the festival’s V.I.P. area. (New York Times)
The Senate Finance Committee will host a series of public hearings starting later this month to review the proposed contract extension for IGT Global Solutions Corporation. (RI General Assembly)
Salve Students who are seeking to become active leaders and connect with local nonprofit organizations are encouraged to consider two long-term service programs sponsored by the Center for Community Engagement and Service. (Salve Today)
Happening Out There
  • Today - Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 79. South wind 6 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
  • Tonight - A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Patchy fog between 10pm and midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Today -  S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt this afternoon. Seas around 3 ft, building to 5 ft  this afternoon. Patchy fog this morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
  • Tonight - SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas around 5 ft. Patchy fog in the evening. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
  • Current water temperature in Newport is 69°F
Sun, Moon, & Tide
  • Sunrise at 6:15 am and sunset will be at 7:13 pm. 12 hours and 58 minutes of sun.
  • High tide: 12:06 am & 12:38 pm. Low Tide: 5:23 am and 6:25 pm
  • Lunar Phase: Waxing Crescent. Age is 5 days, lighting is 27%.
Things To Do Today
  • Wednesday - Regent Cruise Line Navigator (Capacity: 490 passengers, 340 crew)
  • Thursday - Caribbean Princess (Capacity: 3,142 passengers, 1,200 crew)
  • Thursday - American Star (Capacity: 100 passengers, 26 crew)
Have a question, news tip, story idea, or something to share? Hit reply or email
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