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What's Up In Newport Today: June 26th

Good Morning, Rumors are running wild that Newport Shipyard is on the market/has sold - "At the momen
June 26 · Issue #417 · View online
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Good Morning,
  • Rumors are running wild that Newport Shipyard is on the market/has sold - “At the moment, there is no statement or comment,” according to Newport Shipyard.
  • Newport City Council will meet tonight at 6:30 pm, here’s the agenda
  • Edward McPherson has resigned from his position as Island Moving Company’s Executive Director. Edward’s last day will be Friday, June 28th. The IMC Board of Directors says they are actively engaged with finding the next strong leader to carry IMC’s incredible 37-year legacy forward.
  • RITBA will host an Official Rededication Ceremony for Newport Pell Bridge 50th Anniversary on Friday. A public celebration will be held at night at Fort Adams State Park
Here’s the latest from What'sUpNewp and a look at what’s happening, new, and to do out there…

Weather Forecast
  • Today - Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
  • Tonight - Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Marine Forecast
  • Today -  N winds around 5 kt, becoming SW this afternoon. Waves around 2 ft. Patchy fog this morning with vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Tonight -Se winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Patchy dense fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Current water temperature in Newport is 60.1°F
Sun, Moon, & Tide Vitals
  • Sunrise at 5:13 am and sunset will be at 8:23 pm. 15 hours and 10 minutes of sun.
  • High tide: 2:42 am & 3:15 pm. Low Tide: 8:33 am and 9:41 pm.
  • Lunar Phase: Last Quarter Moon. Age is 23 days, lighting is 44%.
Cruise Ship Schedule
  • June 27 - American Star (Capacity: 100 passengers, 26 crew)
  • June 28 - Celebrity Summit (Capacity: 2,450 passengers, 999 crew)
  • July 4 - American Star (Capacity: 100 passengers, 26 crew)
  • July 4 - American Constitution (Capacity: 175 passengers)
The Latest From What'sUpNewp
Hammetts Wharf on schedule for May 2020 opening Hammetts Wharf on schedule for May 2020 opening
Bill that would impose an admission fee on events in the City that sell more than 20,000 tickets in a year headed for Senate Hearing
Military Spouses of Newport awards eight scholarship awards
RIDOH re-opens Sandy Point Beach, three other beaches; Fort Adams Beach remains closed
Six Aquidneck Island home gardens will be featured in URI Master Gardener Tour this weekend
Newport Restoration Foundation announces Summer 2019 Program Lineup
Providence Hurling Club will host an exhibition game at St. George’s on Saturday
Newport Trophy Regatta for 12 Metres begins this weekend
Portsmouth Town Council votes to continue school discussions with Newport
Newport Newswire
Local Obituaries
Things To Do Out There Today
What’s Up In Newport This Week: Things to do, live music and entertainment listings (June 24 – July 1)
Until Next Time...We'll See You Out There!
Sail Newport will host a public sailing festival on Friday to celebrate Pell Bridge's 50th!
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