Newport, Rhode Island is a scenic New England summer resort city located on Aquidneck Island in Narragansett Bay. It is famous for its sailing history and historic mansions.
Newport was founded in 1639 by religious refugees from Massachusetts, and quickly became one of the busiest seaports in colonial America. In the late 1800s, due to the summer climate and proximity to the ocean, Newport developed as an opulent summer resort with stately mansions such as The Breakers, Rosecliff, The Elms, and the Marble House. (Read More)
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The Newport Mansions are one of the top destinations in Newport, drawing nearly a million visitors a year
Newport has some of the best restaurants on the east coast. From burgers to fine dining, Newport has it all.
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The coronavirus epidemic is affecting nearly every industry. And while some are able to make the necessary adjustments to keep some semblance of normalcy, the wedding industry has been completely upended. Trying to hold a wedding with rules like social distancing, no...
New England Institute of Technology Donates Hundreds of Gowns, Gloves and Face Masks to Local Hospitals
The New England Institute of Technology (NEIT) has recently donated assorted Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) to Care New England to distribute to their facilities throughout Rhode Island. This equipment includes 340 surgical gowns, 300 surgical gloves and 200 face...
Governor Gina Raimondo announced today that she has ordered the closure of all of Rhode Island’s state parks and beaches beginning April 3 due to fears of spreading the coronavirus. She announced some statistics for these additional measures. There were 4 additional...
Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo announced at Monday's News Conference that schools will be closed for all of April because of the coronavirus. and is continuing to promote distance learning, at least until May 1st. She said that there was an increase in cases of...
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