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What's Up in Newp Today: Sept. 22
Gubernatorial candidate Treasurer Seth Magaziner joins What’sUpNewp for a live virtual conversation today
With Rhode Island’s primary election less than a year away, the field for the race for the Democratic nomination is taking shape with the announcement last week by General Treasurer Seth Magaziner that he is a candidate for governor. Magaziner joins us today at 2 pm for a one-on-one live virtual video conversation. Watch here
What’s Up Newp’s Ken Abrams caught up with Ben Folds before his appearance at The Vets in Providence this weekend. Read the interview
President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy attended the fourth race of the 1962 America’s Cup aboard the USS Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr., off the coast of Newport on this day in 1962. The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum has a full (incredible) photo gallery from the event here – PRESIDENT KENNEDY WATCHES THE 4TH AMERICA’S CUP RACE
The fall equinox arrives today at 3:20 pm.
Embrace Home Loans has donated 10,000 facial masks to public schools on Aquidneck Island, where the company is headquartered. PRNewswire
Governor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Department of Health yesterday announced their enforcement strategy for Rhode Island's COVID-19 vaccination requirement for healthcare workers. Read More
Salve Regina University Athletics has announced the Seahawk Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2021. The 13th induction class consists of four Salve Regina athlete alumni and a long-time local radio broadcaster. See the list
Elizabeth Beisel’s historic swim to Block Island has been pushed to this Saturday due to weather. If you missed it, we caught up with the three-time Olympian yesterday about the swim. Watch below.
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What’s Up Today
Today - Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Southeast wind 9 to 13 mph.
Tonight - Patchy fog between 11 pm and 1 am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 11 mph.
Tomorrow - A slight chance of showers between 2 pm and 4 pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 13 to 16 mph. The chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tomorrow Night - A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9 pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 15 mph. The chance of precipitation is 50%.
Today - SSE wind 9 to 11 kt. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tonight - SE wind around 10 kt. Patchy fog between 11 pm and 1 am. Seas 1 ft or less.
Coastal Water Temperature: 68°F.
Sun, Moon, & Tide
Sunrise: 6:33 am | Sunset: 6:42 pm | 12 hours & 9 minutes of sun.
High tide at 9:25 am & 9:45 pm | Low tide at 2:30 am & 3:02 pm.
Moon: Waning Gibbous, 15.7 days, 99% lighting.
Things To Do
2 pm to 6 pm – Aquidneck Growers Summer Market on Memorial Blvd.
6 pm - Steaks & Shakes Dinner Series at Hotel Viking
For more events and things to do on this day, visit our events calendar.
Live Music & Entertainment
Blithewold Mansion – C-Note Missionaries from 5 pm to 7 pm
Celtica – Team Trivia at 7:30 pm
JPT Film & Event Center (In Theater) – The Green Knight at 7:30 pm
One Pelham East – Zane Christopher at 9 pm
City & Government
10 am - Jamestown Housing Authority
6 pm - Tiverton Personnel Board
6:30 pm - Newport City Council
No public events.
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