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October 22, 2018


Rhode Island’s 2018 International Coastal Cleanups will take place at sites in Providence and across the state on September 15th

Providence, R.I. – For the fifth consecutive year, Save The Bay is leading  International Coastal Cleanup efforts in Rhode Island. International Coastal Cleanup is a global event uniting 800,000+ volunteers to collect litter and debris from shorelines around the world. In Rhode  Island, more than 2,500 volunteers are expected to lend a hand in cleanups

Money woes put future plans for Rhode Island’s Official Tall Ship on hold

Rhode Island’s Official Tall Ship SSV Oliver Hazard Perry is taking a pause while the non-profit organization Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island  (OHPRI) rethinks its strategy for the ship’s financial sustainability, according to a press release on Wednesday from the nonpro200-foot three-masted sailing school vessel, which was seven years and $12 million in the making when she

Twin River cuts ribbon on Tiverton Casino Hotel

Tiverton, RI – Executives from Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc. were joined by Governor Raimondo, Speaker of the House Nicholas Mattiello, Senate President Dominick Ruggerio, Tiverton Town Council Vice President Jay Edwards and other state and local elected officials at today’s ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Tiverton Casino Hotel. The casino, located at 777 Tiverton

Author of ‘Dead Man Walking’ will present keynote at Salve Regina University Convocation

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.   The annual Convocation ceremony,

PawSox heading to Worcester

The Pawtucket Red Sox today signed a Letter of Intent to build an innovative downtown ballpark in Worcester, Massachusetts that would be scheduled to open in 2021, according to a news release and press conference by team officials on Friday. PawSox Chairman Larry Lucchino today signed the letter in a ceremony at Worcester’s City Hall

Now Hiring: What’sUpNewp & What’sUpRhodeIsland – Media Sales Associate, Freelance Writers, and Interns

What’sUpNewp and What’sUpRhodeIsland are currently looking for an enthusiastic self-starter to join our sales team and writers to join our content team. Media Sales Associate As a Media Sales Associate for What’sUpNewp and What’sUpRhodeIsland you’ll strategically target active and prospective businesses to advertise on our online platforms, radio programming, and podcasts. Developing partnerships and sponsorships with

Governor’s Bay Day to Be Celebrated on July 30th

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Governor Gina M. Raimondo today visited Roger Wheeler State Beach to sign an Executive Order announcing that the 29th Governor’s Bay Day celebration will take place on Sunday, July 30, 2017. Governor’s Bay Day will include free parking at all Rhode Island state beaches, as well as fishing in Rhode Island’s saltwaters

WalletHub Study: Rhode Island Is 2017’s 3rd Most Energy-Expensive State

With President Donald Trump recently announcing efforts to expand the nuclear-energy sector and export more coal – as part of his “America First Energy Plan” to reduce foreign oil dependence and costs for consumers – the personal finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2017’s Most & Least Energy-Expensive States. For a better understanding of

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