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Dawn Euer will be sworn in as Senator of District 13 on September 5th

Just two weeks after winning the Special Election for Senate District 13, Dawn Euer will officially be sworn in to represent the people of Newport and Jamestown on Tuesday, September 5th at 3 pm. Euer will get right to work in the Senate, both the Senate and the House have committed to returning for a

Congressional, Defense and Innovation Leaders to Speak in Newport at Defense Innovation Days

The Rhode Island Congressional delegation and other Defense leaders are set to speak at the Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance’s (SENEDIA) Fourth Annual Defense Innovation Days conference at the Newport Marriot on August 28 – August 30. “Industry leaders look forward to this event each year, as it provides a forum where policymakers and business

Newport Police Serve 7 Search Warrants to Businesses, Seize $700,000 in Counterfeit Goods

If you made your way out and about around Newport on Tuesday, you may have noticed heavy police activity in front of several retail shops. What’sUpNewp reached out to the Newport Police Department after seeing the heavy police activity and U-Hauls in front of several local businesses on Tuesday, including Vintage to Vogue and Chez

PowerBall Jackpot Jumps to $700 Million

The estimated jackpot for August 23rd’s Powerball drawing is now $700 million. Saturday’s estimated jackpot was $535 million, there were no jackpot or million dollar winners. Wednesday night’s cash option is an estimated $443.3 million. Tickets can be purchased up until 9:50 pm on Wednesday night. The Rhode Island Lottery reminds players that they should sign the back

Newport Mayor Endorses Mike Smith in Senate District 13 Race

In a letter to the editor, Newport Mayor Harry Winthrop endorsed Mike Smith for Senate District 13 (Newport, Jamestown) on Wednesday. “Rarely do I venture into partisan politics but I am compelled to do so in the District 13 Senate race. I am supporting the business oriented, jobs focussed candidate, moderate Mike Smith,” said Winthrop

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