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Newport County Community Mental Health Center receives $2M federal grant
NEWPORT – The Newport County Community Mental Health Center received $2 million in federal funds to provide expanded and enhanced Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic services, Sens. Jack Reed, D-R.I., and Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., and Rep. David N. Cicilline, D-R.I., announced Tuesday.
Police: 13 victims identified in nude photo-sharing case
MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island State police say they have identified 13 victims in a nude image-sharing case involving electronics repair store employees. The Newport Daily News reports the alleged victims told investigators that they didn't give Flint Audio Video employees permission to searc
These Are The 10 Poorest Cities In Rhode Island For 2019
We used science and data to determine which places in Rhode Island are basically dead broke. Editor’s Note: This article is an opinion based on facts and is meant as infotainment. Don’t freak out we updated this article for 2019. This is our fourth time ranking the poorest places in Rhode Island.
50+ things to do in and around Newport this week (Dec. 18 – 25)
Here’s what’s happening, new, and to do in and around Newport this week. The 48th Annual Christmas In Newport continues thru December 31st, visit www.christmasinnewport.org for the full schedule of events.
New Year’s Eve 2018: Here’s where to ring in 2019 in Newport
New Year’s Eve is almost here and the What’sUpNewp crew is keeping you in the know of the very best events and parties happening in Newport, because we know you want (and deserve) to ring in 2019 in style!
New details on investigation into nude media-sharing ring
NEWPORT, R.I. (WLNE) – New state police documents filed in Newport County Superior Court Friday detail evidence authorities have gathered while investigating a nude media-sharing ring at a local audio-video operation.
5 New Houses For Sale In The Newport Area
NEWPORT, RI — On the hunt for a new home nearby, but tired of seeing the same old listings every time you search online? Thanks to our weekly list of new houses in your area, you can stay on top of the scene.
Lifelong friend of Michael Flynn attests to his character ahead of sentencing
MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (WPRI) -- Rhode Island native and President Donald Trump's former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn is set to be sentenced Tuesday for lying to the FBI. Flynn pleaded guilty last year to lying about conversations he had with a Russian ambassador shortly before Trump took offic
Rite-Solutions receives $20.3M NUWC contract
MIDDLETOWN – Rite-Solutions was awarded a five-year, $20.3 million contract from the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport to provide engineering services for its Submarine Combat Control Systems, the company announced Monday.
Police ID driver killed in Route 24 tanker crash
FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) -- Police have identified the driver who was killed in a gasoline tanker crash on Route 24 Thursday morning. According to the Massachusetts State Police, John Silva, 67, of Fairhaven was driving the tanker when it rolled over and hit a second vehicle. He was pronounced dead
Newport native Mia Tarducci is taking the art world by storm!
Newport born artist Mia Tarducci is taking the art world by storm and she’s playing by her own rules! In 2008, Mia, single mother of four, struck out on a path to disrupt the art world and within a year’s time her work was hanging in the Carnegie Museum of Art where she has shown three times in the
EBCAP Goes the Extra Mile to Make Kids Smile
East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is going the extra mile to make kids smile, and the non-profit agency is committed to literally logging hundreds of miles every year to bring dental care to kids in their own communities, right at their schools. Born out of necessity and creative problem sol
Today In Newport – December 17th: Weather forecast and things to do
Today –Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Tonight –Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.
Father, son, released on bail in alleged drug deal, shooting
NEWPORT, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man and his 18-year-old son have been released on bail after police said they were allegedly involved in a drug deal in which a 17-year-old was shot.
US Woman Could Get Life for Jamaica Lottery Scam
(Newser) – A federal judge in North Dakota on Monday ordered a Rhode Island woman convicted of funneling lottery scam money between the US and Jamaica to remain jailed pending a February sentencing hearing where she could face a stiffer sentence than the alleged mastermind, the AP reports. "Her hand
Parents meet with superintendent after bat attack in Newport
NEWPORT, R.I. (WPRI) -- Parents in Newport met with the superintendent of schools Wednesday evening for the first time since a violent incident at Thompson Middle School last week.
Rhode Report: Newport County road and lane closures this week
Newport, RI – The following road and lane closure notices are effective for the near future, according to the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA).
Today In Newport – December 16th: Weather forecast and things to do
Today –Rain. High near 42. Northeast wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
2 men charged in shooting of 17-year-old in Newport, NH
NEWPORT, N.H. (WHDH) - Two men are facing criminal charges after a juvenile was shot in the chest in Newport, New Hampshire on Saturday during an altercation about drugs, police say.
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Evening' game
CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the Rhode Island Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:. Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.