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Hello. Today is Tuesday, January 8th. Struggling to keep up with what restaurants are open and closed
January 8 · Issue #262 · View online
What's Up Newp
Hello. Today is Tuesday, January 8th.
Struggling to keep up with what restaurants are open and closed this winter? No worries. We’ve got our “What’s Open, What’s closed” list updated with the latest dates that bars and restaurants are taking some time off as we begin 2019.

Latest from What's Up Newp & What's Up RI Newport among ‘Most Welcoming Places on Earth’ according to its 2018 Guest Review Awards
INSPIRE Environmental joins Innovate Newport as largest tenant
Newport School Committee seeking members of community to serve on various subcommittees
Parker Hannifin named Official Control Systems Partner of American Magic
What to do in Newport this week (Jan. 8 – 14)
Where to find live music and entertainment in Newport this week (Jan. 8 – 14)
Newport Historical Society postpones lecture on Female Revolutionary Resistance along the New England Seacoast
Sen. DiPalma’s Project Sustainability Study Commission to meet on Tuesday
iPhone-ography for Knitters among January classes at Old Slater Mill
Point Street Reading Series Moving to Askew
Newport County leads state in Airbnb stays in 2018, netting $14 million (Newport Daily News): Newport County had 62,900 total guest arrivals, with hosts receiving $14.4 million total income in 2018.
Boaters bristle at proposed changes to mooring rules (Newport Daily News):  A standing-room-only crowd Monday night made abundantly clear the gripes with the proposed changes to the rules pertaining to residential moorings.
Fisherman Frustrated by Vineyard Wind Project (ecoRI News): Fishermen are not happy with the latest offer from Vineyard Wind and its proposed 84-turbine offshore wind project.
Peter Farrelly has deep ties to Newport (Facebook): The Rhode Islander, who won a Golden Globe for best film on Sunday night, once worked at The Clarke Cooke House.
DEM Accepting Comments on New Draft Storm Water General Permit (RIDEM): The public may submit comments anytime from now until January 11.
Recent Local Obituaries
Weather & Things To Do
Weather Forecast:
  • Today - A chance of drizzle before noon, then a chance of showers after noon. Patchy fog before 4pm, then patchy fog after 5pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 46. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
  • Tonight - Showers likely, mainly before 2am. Patchy dense fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 41. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Marine Forecast:
  • Today - S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of drizzle this morning, then a chance of showers this afternoon. Patchy fog this afternoon with vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Tonight - SW winds around 5 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 3 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Sun, Moon, & Tide:
  • The sun will rise in Newport at 7:11 am and sunset will be at 4:33 pm.
  • The first low tide was at 2:04 am and the next low tide will be at 2:50 pm. The first high tide will be at 9:10 am and the next high tide at 9:30 pm.
  • Today we will have 9 hours and 22 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 11:52 am.
  • The lunar phase is a Waxing Crescent. Moon age is 2 days, lighting is 3%.
Things To Do:
Have a great day, we’ll see you out there!
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