On The Radio:Boston Marathon bombing survivor Roseann Sdoia joins us today (1 pm - 2 pm) on What'sUpNewp Radio on AM 1540 WADK Newport before her appearance tonight (5 pm - 8 pm) at Barnes & Noble in Middletown where she will give a talk and sign copies of her book, Perfect Strangers.
Reminder: City and State offices will be closed on Monday in recognition of Labor Day. A one-day delay for trash and recycling will also be in effect next week.
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Sister Helen Prejean, whose best-selling book, “Dead Man Walking” sparked national dialogue on the death penalty and helped to shape the Catholic Church’s newly vigorous opposition to state executions, will address the incoming class when Salve Regina University officially opens the academic year on Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 3 p.m.
It has been a wonderfully busy summer! Now we come to wrap up the hot days of August and celebrate Labor Day Weekend in the City-by-the-Sea. There are still a few sailboat races ahead and the rush of tour buses crossing the bridge.
To help voters make an informed decision of which Newport City Council candidates and Newport School Committee candidates to support, Alliance for a Livable Newport sent the candidates a questionnaire which asked (15) fifteen questions about “key local issues”.
September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and while the dangers of childhood obesity are well chronicled, many families need support changing their families’ habits with the goal of overweight and obese children obtaining and maintaining a healthy weight. That’s why the Newport County YMCA’s Prescribe the Y program is changing lives…
Today - A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 pm. Patchy fog before 8 am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight - A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11 pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Today - W winds around 5 kt, becoming NW this afternoon. Waves around 2 ft. Patchy fog this morning. A slight chance of showers with isolated tstms this afternoon.
Tonight - NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Coastal Water Temperature - 70.0°F
Sun, Moon, & Tide
The sun rose in Newport at 6:10 am and sunset will be at 7:21 pm.
The first low tide was at 4:07 am and the next low tide will be at 4:33 pm. The first high tide will be at 10:59 am and the next high tide at 11:20 pm.
Today we have 13 hours and 11 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 12:45 pm.
The lunar phase is a Waning Gibbous. Moon age is 18 days, lighting is 89%.