Governor Raimondo takes next step in becoming Commerce Secretary; 90+ job opportunities available right now; What's Up Newp moves newsletters to Substack
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In an ongoing attempt to improve the user experience with our readers and supporters, What’s Up Newp today announces that we have joined Substack.
What’s Up Newp intends to use Substack to publish our popular daily newsletter, What’s Up in Newport Today, and to connect in new ways with our supporters and readers. Read all about this here.
In late February we’ll take the next big step in catching up to 2021 with a brand new professional website. Stay tuned for more info there.
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The Latest What’s Up Newp Headlines
Now Hiring: 91 job opportunities available in Newport County right now
An outdoor learning pavilion will be installed this Spring at the AgInnovation Farm in Portsmouth
Lt. Governor McKee will be the keynote speaker at the Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Meeting
Hidden Newport: Newport String Project to host the second concert in their virtual series at the Belmont Chapel
Newport Historical Society to host a virtual lecture on Historic Real Estate with author Dr. Whitney Martinko on February 25
Newport Partnership for Families honors Child & Family’s Rob Archer for his Leadership Chairing the Chronic Early Absenteeism and Truancy Reduction Initiative
Entries open for The Ocean Race Europe, Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team becomes first to enter the new event
Newport recreation hosting Valentine’s Scavenger Hunt, winner to receive a 2021 Easton’s Beach Parking Sticker
Recent Local Obituaries
Governor Raimondo’s Big Day
Governor Gina Raimondo was vetted by the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee earlier today. With a vote, the committee would send Raimondo’s nomination to the Senate floor. Here are three local stories with more background and information.
WPRI - Senators give Raimondo warm reception, clearing her path to cabinet
WJAR - Raimondo lays out her priorities if confirmed for commerce secretary
The Public’s Radio - Biden's Commerce pick, Raimondo, voices tough line on China
Secretary of Commerce Nominee Gina Raimondo’s Opening Statement
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