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What'sUpNewp Newsletter: May 8th

Your locally-owned, independent source for what's up in Newport, R.I.
May 8 · Issue #368 · 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
Small Business Week Kicks Off with community and civic leaders participating in Business Walk
Alliance Francaise of Newport awards scholarship to Portsmouth High School Student
Salve Regina to dedicate Gerety Hall at Wakehurst to honor its retiring president
Newport Public Schools to host Community Education Summit Workshops, Demographic Analysis
Rep. Ruggiero bill seeks consumer protection for solar customers
How does climate changes in the polar regions affects us here in Rhode Island? Climate Change speaker to explain on May 8th | What'sUpNewp
Agenda for May 9th Newport City Council meeting | What'sUpNewp
WhatsUp Interview: Graham Parker, British Rock Icon Coming to Greenwich Odeum Thursday May 9
Newport Notes & Newswire
  • North Sails is opening on Bannister’s Wharf
  • Celebrate the mothers of your life with a gorgeous bouquet from @greenlionriKristen Coates is taking pre-orders thru Friday (at link in their bio) and a greenlion Mother’s Day Popup Shop this Saturday and Sunday at their store! 
  • Last night was the 2nd Washington Square Night, a series where Jane Pickens Theater and StoneAcre Brasserie pair up a movie and a menu. Look for the next one on the 2nd Tuesday in June. Details coming on
Senior design and capstone projects by college students address Navy needs [DVIDS] NUWC hosted nine teams of college seniors from URI and UCONN who were invited to present their senior design and capstone projects to each other and to their NUWC technical mentors.
General Assembly leaders unveil package of comprehensive education reform legislation [RIGA] The leadership of the Rhode Island Senate and House of Representatives unveiled a package of education reform bills during a press conference at the State House on Tuesday.
Local Obituaries: Carol Grosskurth
On Tap For Today
  • Today - Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 60. North wind 7 to 9 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
  • Tonight - Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. South wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.
  • Today - N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.
  • Tonight -SW winds around 5 kt, becoming N around 5 kt after midnight. Waves around 2 ft.
  • Coastal water temperature is 48°F.
Sun, Moon, & Tide
  • Sunrise at 5:33 am and sunset will be at 7:51 pm. 14 hours and 18 minutes of sun.
  • High tide: 11:09 am & 11:24 pm. Low tide: 4:25 am & 4:16 pm.
  • Lunar Phase: Waxing Crescent. Moon age is 3 days, lighting is 11%.
Things To Do & Event Calendar
We'll See You Out There!
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