What's Up Today: Tuesday, May 17
School District Regionalizations takes next steps in Middletown and Newport
Good Morning, today is Tuesday, May 17.
🌊 Newport City Council and Middletown Town Council last night took steps towards regionalizing school districts, both sending language to the Rhode Island General Assembly to authorize a regionalization referendum in November.
🌊 Scales & Shells is changing hands, but nothing else is changing. Read More
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What’s Up Today
Today - Sunny, with a high near 73. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight - Mostly clear, with a low around 50. West wind around 9 mph.
Today - W wind 9 to 13 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 kt. Isolated showers after 5 pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tonight - WNW wind around 8 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
Coastal Water Temperature: 52°F.
Sun, Moon, & Tide
Sunrise: 5:23 am | Sunset: 8 pm | 14 hours & 33 minutes of sun.
High tide at 9:24 am & 9:47 pm | Low tide at 3 am & 2:42 pm.
Moon: Waning Gibbous, 15.8 days, 99% lighting.
Things To Do
4 pm to 7 pm – Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce 2022 Expo at Wyndham Atlantic Resort
5 pm to 7 pm – All The Lonely People sponsored by AARP Rhode Island at The JPT
6 pm – Floral Arranging with Terry Converse at Blithewold
For more events and things to do, visit our events calendar.
Celtica: Music Bingo at 7:30 pm
Landing: Jim Devlin at 5 pm
Narragansett Cafe: Trivia from 7 pm to 9 pm
Newport Craft: Trivia with Schae at 6 pm
Discover Newport – Newport and Bristol County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau dba Discover Newport at 3:30 pm
Little Compton – Little Compton Board of Canvassers at 8 pm
Middletown – Middletown Juvenile Hearing Board at 5:45 pm
Newport – Newport Historic District Commission at 6:30 pm
Portsmouth – Portsmouth Water and Fire District at 7 pm
The Latest from WUN
What Else We’re Reading
General Assembly: Sen. Euer - Senate Environment Committee sets votes Wednesday
General Assembly: Rep. Abney - House Finance Committee to vote on cannabis legalization bill on Wednesday; meets Tuesday and Thursday to hear legislation