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August 22, 2017

Posts by: Ryan Belmore

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

Anti-casino group surveys Senate District 13 candidates with gambling questions

Citizens Concerned About Casino Gambling (CCACG) released the following District 13 Senate Candidates survey results today. “To better inform District 13 voters about the Senate candidates’ positions on gambling in RI, we are pleased to share the results of our survey,” CCACG President Liz Taber said. “We appreciate the three candidates who took the time

Senate District 13 Candidates Participate in Radio Forum on Tuesday Night

What’sUpNewp and AM 1540 WADK hosted a Senate District 13 Candidate Forum on Tuesday evening live on the air at AM 1540 WADK. Republican candidate Mike Smith, Democratic candidate Dawn Euer and Independent candidate Kim Ripoli participated in the two hour forum that was moderated by Frank Prosnitz, news editor of What’sUpRhode Island and on-air

First-ever Topsail Realty Mt. Hope Bridge 5K held on Saturday

Summer storms did little to deter the runners and walkers that partook in the first-ever Topsail Realty Mt. Hope Bridge 5K on Saturday. While rain pelted volunteers during set up, the skies cleared just in time for the 7:30 AM start. The race, which took participants from Portsmouth to Bristol on a 3.1-mile course, was the first—ever pedestrian event

Newport’s BedJet is Revolutionizing the Sleep Industry

Brick Market in Downtown Newport: home of boutique clothing stores, small eateries, Newport memorabilia shops, and… a globally renowned sleep technology start-up that’s currently out-engineering, out-innovating and outselling the billion-dollar brands in the mattress industry.   That’s right. Quietly nestled among the shops in Goddard Row is the headquarters of BedJet, founded by Newport resident

Inaugural Topsail Realty Mt. Hope Bridge 5K Has Sold-Out, Will Take Place on August 12th

The first-ever Mt. Hope Bridge 5K will take place this Saturday, August 12th. The event, which was capped at 850 runners and walkers, sold out on Tuesday night.   The race will start at 7:30 AM and will give runners and walkers the unique opportunity of crossing Mt. Hope Bay by foot on the historic Mt. Hope Bridge. Participants will

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