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Where to dine in Newport on Easter, Water quality results coming from Watershed Study, Nilüfer Yanya added to Newport Folk lineup

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Hello. Hard to believe it, but Easter is just a few short weeks away. Today on the site, we have a fu
 
April 2 · Issue #338 · View online
What's Up Newp Newsletter
Hello.
Hard to believe it, but Easter is just a few short weeks away. Today on the site, we have a full round-up of where to dine on Easter Sunday.
The Spring Edition of Newport Restaurant Week starts on Friday, get all the details here.
Looking even further into the week, don’t forget that Fort Adams will celebrate, and host, rugby on Saturday.
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Here’s what’s happening, new, and to do out there!

Forecast
Today - Increasing clouds, with a high near 45. Southeast wind 5 to 11 mph. Marine - S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Coastal water temperature is 41 degrees.
The sun will rise at 6:26 am, sunset will be at 7:12 pm. We will have 12 hours and 46 minutes of sun today. The solar transit will be at 12:49 pm. Low tide at 12:13 am and 12:36 pm. High tide at 7:00 am and 7:15 pm.
Tonight - Rain likely, mainly after 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 39. Northeast wind 11 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible. Marine - NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely. The lunar phase will be a Waning Crescent. Moon age is 27 days, lighting is 10%.
New from WUN & WURI
Where to dine in Newport on Easter | April 21, 2019
Clean Ocean Access and DOH to release water quality results from Narragansett Bay Watershed Study
Screening of ‘Bauhaus Spirit: 100 years of Bauhaus’ coming to Newport Art Museum’s Art After Dark
Newport Folk Festival: Nilüfer Yanya added to 2019 lineup
Newport Historical Society to host lecture with public historian Robert A. Geake
Where Classical and Hip Hop Meet: Black Violin Coming to The Vets Wednesday
Concert Review: Mom Jeans. – Punk Energy at The Met
John Fogerty bringing ‘My 50 Year Trip Tour’ to East Providence in August
Check This Out
‘Hidden Figures’ at NUWC Division Newport helped Navy meet its mission [DVIDS] With the backdrop of a true story about women who played a large role at NASA in the 1960s made into the movie “Hidden Figures,” a NUWC Division Newport manager presented a NUWC version of this women’s history on March 20th.
R.I. State Troopers Will Run Boston Marathon [RISP] Their efforts will raise money for ‘Cops for Kids with Cancer’.
R.I. sales of medical marijuana hits new highs [Boston Globe] The states three medical marijuana dispensaries are on pace to sell about $56 million worth of medicinal pot in fiscal 2019.
February wasn’t a good month for sports betting in R.I.[Card Player] Sports books managed to lose $900,000.
More bikes in PVD [WPRI] More electric-boosted “smart” bicycles are being installed across Providence, the mayor’s office and Uber’s JUMP bicycle-renting service announced Monday afternoon.
Local Obituaries: JACK KARLE 
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