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WUN Newsletter: May 12th

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May 12 · Issue #372 · 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
Now Hiring In Newport: 125 job opportunities available right now
Where to dine with mom on Mother’s Day
Newport Firsts: 2019 marks 120th anniversary of first automobile parade in the U.S.
Aquidneck Island Road Report: Scheduled lane closures and traffic delays for May 11 – 18
Concert Recap: Graham Parker at the Greenwich Odeum
20+ things to do in Newport this weekend: May 10 – 12
Where to find live music and entertainment this weekend: May 10 – 12
Newport Notes & Newswire
  • The City of Newport, RI is now accepting applications for a variety of full time positions. View Them Here
  • Are you a resident of Newport? Be sure to become a member of Residents of Newport, Rhode Island on Facebook. A place to share info and chat with neighbors.
RI schools not taking advantage of program to provide free lunches [WPRI] Two entire districts, Woonsocket and Newport, qualify for the program but haven’t implemented it, according to Department of Education data.
Norwegian Dawn Returns Home After Multi-Million Dollar Revitalization [Travel Pulse] She’ll stop in Newport several times this summer.
Proposed offshore wind farm wins key Massachusetts permit [AP] A proposed $2 billion wind farm planned for federal waters off Martha’s Vineyard has been awarded a key permit by a state board responsible for reviewing proposed large energy facilities.
Local Obituaries: Joan Gilleran
On Tap For Today
  • Today - Light rain, mainly before 4 pm. High near 55. East wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
  • Tonight - A chance of showers or light rain before 8 pm, then a chance of showers after 8 pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. East wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
  • Today - NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely.
  • Tonight - E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers.
  • Coastal water temperature is 48.9°F.
Sun, Moon, & Tide
  • Sunrise at 5:29 am and sunset will be at 7:55 pm. 14 hours and 26 minutes of sun.
  • High tide: 2:20 am and 2:58 pm. Low tide: 8:48 am & 8:38 pm.
  • Lunar Phase: First Quarter Moon. Moon age is 7 days, lighting is 50%.
Things To Do & Event Calendar
We'll See You Out There!
Marina Cafe & Pub opens for the season on Monday!
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