What's Up This Weekend: Oct. 1 - 2
Here's a look at all that's happening, new, and to do this weekend.
🌊 As we announced earlier this week, dozens of local candidates will be joining us for a one-on-one interview in October. First up is candidates for Newport City Council At-Large and Newport School Committee, here’s the current schedule for next week.
Links to watch these live as they happen or anytime afterward will be available in this story beginning Monday.
At-Large (4 seats open)
Lynn Ceglie | Thursday, Oct. 6 at 11 am
Jeanne Marie Napolitano | Invited
Mark D. Aramli | Invited
Xaykham Rexford Khamsyvoravong | Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 10 am
Katherine A. Jessup | Thursday, October 6 at 2 pm
Newport School Committee (7 seats open)
Sandra J. Flowers | Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 1 pm
James Dring | Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 6 pm
Louisa Boatwright | Invited
Rebecca Bolan | Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 9:30 am
Kendra Wilson Muenter | Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 6 pm
Stephanie Winslow | Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 5 pm
Robert B. Power | Thursday, Oct. 6 at 9 am
Robert J. Leary | Invited
Middletown is up next from Monday, October 10 through Thursday, October 13. All ten candidates for Middletown Town Council and four candidates for Middletown School Committee have been invited to join us.
Portsmouth and Senate District 11 and 12 will take place the following week.
Early voting begins on October 19 and the General Election will take place on November 8. Visit vote.ri.gov to find your polling place and to view a sample ballot.
What’s Up Today
Today: Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 1 pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 59. Northeast wind 8 to 14 mph. The chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches are possible.
Tonight: Rain likely, mainly before 10 pm. Cloudy, with a low of around 54. Northeast wind 14 to 16 mph. The chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday: A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 60. Breezy, with a northeast wind of 21 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. The chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are possible.
Sunday Night: A chance of rain before 9 pm, then a slight chance of showers after 1 am. Mostly cloudy, with a low of around 49. Breezy, with a northeast wind of 18 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. The chance of precipitation is 30%.
Today: NE wind 9 to 12 kt. Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tonight: NE wind 12 to 14 kt, with gusts as high as 22 kt. Rain likely, mainly before 10pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday: NE wind 18 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 32 kt. A chance of rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday Night: NE wind 18 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 32 kt. A chance of rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
Coastal Water Temperature: 65°F.
Sun, Moon, & Tide: Saturday
Sunrise: 6:42 am | Sunset: 6:27 pm | 11 hours & 45 minutes of sun.
High tide at 12:05 am & 12:33 pm | Low tide at 5:07 am & 6:08 pm.
Moon: Waxing Crescent, 5.2 days, 27% lighting.
Sun, Moon, & Tide: Sunday
Sunrise: 6:423am | Sunset: 6:25 pm | 11 hours & 42 minutes of sun.
High tide at 1:04 am & 1:34 pm | Low tide at 6 am & 7:33 pm.
Moon: Waxing Crescent, 6.2 days, 38% lighting.
Happening This Weekend
Cruise Ships Schedule
Sunday, October 2 – MS Insignia (Capacity: 824 passengers, 400 crew)
Sunday, October 2 – Enchanted Princess (Capacity: 3,660 passengers, 1,346 crew)
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