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What'sUpNewp Newsletter: May 7th

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May 7 · Issue #367 · View online
What's Up Newp Newsletter
Your locally-owned, independent source for what’s up in Newport, R.I.

The Latest From What'sUpNewp
RITBA: Deck Project on Newport Pell Bridge will resume Sunday, May 12th
2019 Cruise Ship Schedule
Newport County Youth Chorus to present 2nd Annual “Song Fest” on June 1st
Brad and Phil Cook added to 2019 Newport Folk Festival lineup
Newport In Bloom, Point Association hosting spring plant sales this month
Scenic Roads Go Car-Free: Middle Road in Portsmouth and Ocean Avenue in Newport will close to cars and open to cyclists and walkers
Community leaders to visit local businesses during Connect Greater Newport’s regional business walk | What'sUpNewp
Newport Notes & Newswire
  • Traffic Alert via Middletown PD - “The Aquidneck Avenue/Green End Avenue intersection is scheduled to be repaved starting on Wednesday, May 8th and ending on Friday May 10th. During this time, traffic restrictions may include one lane of travel. To avoid delays, please seek an alternate route especially during peak rush hours. Businesses in the area will remain open during construction. We thank you for your patience and cooperation”.
  • Naval War College Museum with another great piece on Newport’s storied history…Did you know that a 3rd U-Boat came to Newport 100 years ago? You may know the stories of U-53 and U-853 but check out our their latest post to learn more about U-111, which arrived on May 5th, 1919.
RI launches online tool to support small business owners [WPRI] To coincide with National Small Business Week, Rhode Island launched an interactive online tool to support small business owners.
Shady Solar Practices Lead to Calls for Protections [ecoRI News] The solar industry experiences some growing pains.
NOAA announces new $94 million ocean exploration institute led by University of Rhode Island [URI] NOAA picks URI to host its new exploration institute
On Tap For Today
  • Today - Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Southwest wind 6 to 14 mph.
  • Tonight - Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy during the early evening, then becoming cloudy, with a low around 48. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Today - SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
  • Tonight -SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming N around 5 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Scattered showers.
  • Coastal water temperature is 48°F.
Sun, Moon, & Tide
  • Sunrise at 5:34 am and sunset will be at 7:50 pm. 14 hours and 16 minutes of sun.
  • High tide: 10:19 am & 10:33 pm. Low tide: 3:46 am & 3:33 pm.
  • Lunar Phase: Waxing Crescent. Moon age is 2 days, lighting is 5%.
Things To Do & Event Calendar
20+ things to do in Newport this week: May 6 – 13
Where to find live music and entertainment this week: May 6 – 13
We'll See You Out There!
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