Tune into What’sUpNewp Radio Edition with Ryan Belmore every weekday at 1 pm on AM 1540 WADK. It’s where to get the scoop on what’s happening, new and to do in Newport County and across Rhode Island. Special guests, interviews, entertainment, commentary and more make this a can’t-miss hour of live and local radio.
What's Up Newp Radio Edition
Ross Cann speaks about 8th Annual Newport Architectural Forum. Pastor Paul Hoffman from EFC Newport
Topic: Free back to school haircuts, local teachers rely on crowdsourcing for the supplies they need in the classroom, and Newport Grand closure.
Guest: John Taylor, Chairman of the Board of Twin River Worldwide Holdings, the owner of Tiverton Casino Hotel, Twin River Casino, and Newport Grand.
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) has closed 29 beaches across Rhode Island so far this summer for a total of 111 days due to high bacteria counts. Locally, Third Beach has been closed since August 10th for this reason.
Today on the radio, we chat about beach closures, high bacteria counts, what it all means, what we should be worried about (if anything), and more.
Our Guests Today:
~ Sherry Poucher, Beach Program Coordinator for RI Department of Health
~ Dave McLaughlin, Executive Director of Clean Ocean Access
August 13th - Ryan chats about Victory Day, Washington County Fair, Things To Do This Week, and more.
You'll also hear an interview previously done with Patti Doyle, Chairwoman from Twin River Management Group, about Newport Grand closing on August 28th.