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What'sUpNewp Morning Edition: Thursday, April 26th

Good Morning, Miss last night's Newport City Council Meeting? Very quick recap - everything on the ag
April 26 · Issue #12 · View online
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Good Morning,

  • Miss last night’s Newport City Council Meeting? Very quick recap - everything on the agenda got approved. A communication from Albert Bouchard was continued at the request of the City Manager. You can watch the 63-minute meeting here. More to come…
  • The Tall Ship Oliver Hazard Perry is a few steps closer to becoming Rhode Island’s official Tall Ship. More on that coming up on What'sUpNewp today.
  • It has been confirmed that Landings Capital and Development LLC was, in fact, the company that acquired five new properties in Newport - four bed-and-breakfast businesses along with a fifth property to be reopened as a B&B - for $5.75 million.
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Recent Local Obituaries
None new to share.
On Tap For Today
  • Today - A chance of showers, mainly before 8 am. Areas of dense fog before 10 am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 59. Southwest wind 9 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
  • Tonight - Mostly clear, with a low around 46. West wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light after midnight.
  • Today - SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Tonight - W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
  • Coastal Water Temperature - 43.0 °F
Sun, Moon, & Tide
  • Sunrise: 5:48 am | Sunset: 7:38 pm
  • Low tide at 12:00 pm
  • High tide at 5:42 am & 6:10 pm
Events & Things To Do
On The Radio with What'sUpNewp
  • 12 pm - Gubernatorial candidate Spencer Dickinson joins WUN’s Frank Prosnitz
  • 1 pm - Tim Towey joins WUN’s Ryan Belmore
Listen on 1540AM,, or TuneIn. 
Have a great Thursday, we’ll see you out there! 
The Smoke House reopens on Sunday, April 29th
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