John Taylor Jr., Executive Chairman of the Board of Twin River Worldwide Holdings, the owner Twin River in Lincoln, Newport Grand in Newport, and Tiverton Casino Hotel in Tiverton, joined us yesterday on What'sUpNewp Radio on WADK to chat about Newport Grand’s last day, what’s ahead for Tiverton, and more.
The Town of Middletown is finishing its Monday Nights at Second Beach on Labor Day, September 3rd from 6:00 – 9:00 pm with the Travis Colby band. This event was originally scheduled for Monday, August 13 and rescheduled because of inclement weather. In addition to live music, there will be food trucks and small fire […]
On behalf of 2018 Newport Folk Festival performer Lucius, Newport Festivals Foundation announced on Tuesday via a press release that they have donated $5,000 to the Harmony Project – a nonprofit that provides free music instruction and instruments to youth in underserved areas of LA. The funds will be used to underwrite expenses for Harmony Project’s Leimert Park […]
In a press release on Tuesday, Lila Delman Real Estate announced that 393 Indian Avenue in Middletown has sold for $4,100,000. This transaction represents the highest sale in Middletown, year-to-date according to data from the Rhode Island Statewide MLS*. Melanie Delman, President, and Keith Marvelle, Sales Associate, represented the buyer. The buyer and seller were not […]
Long-awaited traffic improvements at the intersection of William S. Canning Boulevard and Stafford Road in Tiverton were unveiled today as Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti Jr. joined with state and local officials to mark the dedication of a new roundabout there. The roundabout also serves as the entrance to the new […]
Newport organizations have won nearly $30,000 in grants from the Rhode Island Foundation. The funding will support work that includes a community bike facility and wellness programs for senior citizens. “We’re excited about these ideas for making community happen in more and better ways at the local level. Supporting community-building will improve shared places […]
This Labor Day weekend, you’ll have the option of heading for the beach or for the corn maze. Escobar Farm Corn Maze in Portsmouth is scheduled to open for their 19th season on Friday, August 31st. In 2018, Escobar Farm Corn Maze’s 8-acre cornfield has been designed to honor first responders. During the opening weekend and thru September […]