Steve Conti
Steve Conti
11:00am - 6:00pm

The Open Forum

The Open Forum

A WADK Voice of Newport County Tradition for 65 years. Issues that affect our hometowns on Aquidneck Island everyday in good times and bad with perspective and historical context that no other media can deliver.

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Open Forum Wed June 22 22

Wed June 22 22

June 23rd, 2022 12:00am

Wed June 22 22 - Middletown Town Council Budget Discussion

Open Forum Mon June 13 Flower Show Interview

Mon June 13

June 15th, 2022 12:00am

Mon June 13 2022 - Jim Donahue, Chief Horticulturist, Preservation Society - Flower Show Preview

Open Forum Wed June 8

Wed June 8

June 9th, 2022 12:00am

Wed June 8 - Matt Blashaw, HGTV Host on Propane - Lars Trodson At The Front Desk!

WADK's Open Forum Middletown Council Coverage

Middletown Council Coverage June 7

June 8th, 2022 12:00am

Tues June 7 - Middletown Town Budget Meeting

WADK's Open Forum Wed May 11

Wed May 11 2022

May 12th, 2022 12:00am

Wed May 11 2022 - Newport Navy Choristers May Concert

WADK's Open Forum Tues Apr 12

Tues April 12

April 12th, 2022 12:00am

Tuesday April 12 - Ray Rickman on NYC Shooting and Katanji Brown-Jackson

WADK's Open Forum Wed April 6

Wed April 6

April 7th, 2022 12:00am

Wed April 6 - Ann Clanton, RI Black Film Festival

WADK's Open Forum Tues March 22 2022

March 22 2022

March 23rd, 2022 12:00am

Tues March 22 2022 - Middletown Town Council Hi-Lites

Open Forum Mon March 21 2022

March 21 2022

March 22nd, 2022 12:00am

Mon March 21 2022 - Diabetes Alert Day: Bruce Caldwell of Warwick RI Shares How He Got Off Diabetes Medication, Lost Weight, Regained His Health, and Got a Tattoo to Celebrate His Success

Open Forum Wed March 16 2022

March 16 2022

March 17th, 2022 12:00am

RIPTA Bus Route Hearings - Carlos M. Nunez, M.D., Resmed on the importance of quality sleep on our physical and mental health. Rep Deb Ruggiero - broadband upgrade response

WADK's Open Forum Mon Feb 21

Mon Feb 21

February 22nd, 2022 12:00am

Monday Feb 21 - Station Fire Anniversary - Scott James, author, "Trial by Fire" from 2021

Open Forum Elder Affairs Feb 18

Feb 18 2022

February 21st, 2022 12:00am

Elder Affairs Fri Feb 18 - Southcoast Health - Dr. Robert Schwengel - Coastal Foot & Ankle-Dr Sabourin and Stephanie -

WADK's Open Forum Thurs Feb 10 2022

Feb 10 2022

February 11th, 2022 12:00am

Thursday Feb 10 2022 - Newport City Council Recap w Mayor Jeanne-Marie Napolitano - RI Philharmonic Exec Director David Beauschene

WADK's Open Forum

Wed Feb 09 2022

February 10th, 2022 12:00am

Wed Feb 09 2022 - State Sen Alana DiMario - Dist 36/Narragansett-So Kingstown - sponsor House legislation on Outdoor Dining and Happy Hour

WADK's Open Forum Tues Feb 8

Tues Feb 8

February 9th, 2022 12:00am

Open Forum Tues Feb 8 - State Rep Deb Ruggiero - Middletown-Jamestown - Chair, Innovation Technology Internet Cmte

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The Open Forum

February 2nd, 2022 12:00am

Tues Feb 1 - Lars Trodson on Block Island - Sen Lou DiPalma on Oversight Cmte Hearing on RIPTA Data Breach

WADK's Open Forum Tues Jan 18

Tues Jan 18 2022

January 19th, 2022 12:00am

Good Neighbor Energy Fund Chair Mike Kirkwood

WADK's Open Forum Mon Jan 17

Jan 17 2022

January 18th, 2022 12:00am

MLK Day - Complete Dream Speech with Bruce's Notes

WADK's Open Forum Tues Jan 4 2022

The Open Forum

January 6th, 2022 12:00am

Tues Jan 4 2022 - State Sen Lou DiPalma on New Gen Assembly Session - Middletown Town Council HiLites

WADK's Open Forum Dec 16

Thursday Dec 16 2021

December 17th, 2021 12:00am

Thursday Dec 16 - Newport City Councilman Charlie Holder - Gov McKee's COVID Briefing from 12/15 - NK School Cmte Meeting

WADK's Open Forum Wed Dec 15

Dec 15 2021

December 16th, 2021 12:00am

Wednesday Dec 15 - James Montgomery - Newport Concert New Year's Eve - RI Turnpike and Bridge Authority Exec Director Lori Caron Silveira (approx 30:00 in)

WADK's Open Forum

Fri Dec 10

December 13th, 2021 12:00am

Fri Dec 10 - LIVE Coverage of Boatyard Fire at Little Harbor Portsmouth

WADK's Open Forum Dec 09

Thursday Dec 9 2021

December 10th, 2021 12:00am

Thursday Dec 9 - Mayor Jeanne Marie Napolitano recaps last night's City Council meeting - RI Philharmonic Conductor Maestro Bramwell Tovey discusses Handel's Messiah performance this weekend

WADK's Open Forum Mon Dec 6

Mon Dec 6

December 8th, 2021 12:00am

Mon Dec 6 - Dr Abigail Donaldson, Hasbro Children's on Pediatric Summit - Bowen's Wharf Tree Lighting Sound and Interviews

WADK's Open Forum Thurs Dec 2

Thursday Dec 2 from Innovate Newport

December 3rd, 2021 12:00am

Special Guests: Newport Navy Choristers for their "Christmas In Song" concert upcoming Dec 10

WADK's Open Forum Mon Nov 8 2021

The Open Forum

November 9th, 2021 12:00am

Mon Nov 8 - Lars Trodson- LIVE Coverage FBI Cybersecurity Arrest

WADK's Open Forum Mon Nov 1

Open Forum Mon Nov 1

November 2nd, 2021 12:00am

Mon Nov 1 - Newport Public Library Goes Fine Free - Joe Logue from earlier

WADK's Open Forum Monday Oct 25 2021

The Open Forum

October 26th, 2021 12:00am

Monday Oct 25 - Ray Rickman - More from Newport County and Aquidneck Island

WADK's Open Forum Oct 12 2021

Open Forum

October 13th, 2021 12:00am

Open Forum Tuesday Oct 12 2021 - National Farmers' Day - Jocelyn Brisson, Tillamook

WADK's Open Forum Friday Oct 8 2021

Open Forum

October 11th, 2021 12:00am

Friday Oct 8 - Ray Rickman

WADK's Open Forum Tuesday Oct 5 2021

The Open Forum

October 6th, 2021 12:00am

In The Open Forum - Shane Hopkins - a 23 year Veteran on the Newport Fire Department who has his first fiction Adventure Novel published 12:35 Commerce Director Stefan Pryor

WADK's Open Forum Monday Oct 4 2021

The Open Forum

October 5th, 2021 12:00am

Monday Oct 4 - Bobb Angel Salve Athletic Hall of Fame Induction from yesterday 10/3/21

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The Open Forum

September 18th, 2021 12:00am

Thursday Sept 16 - Bramwell Tovey, conductor, RI Philharmonic - Season Opening Concert

WADK's Open Forum George Wein Tribute

George Wein Tribute

September 16th, 2021 12:00am

Wed Sept 15 - Excerpts from Billboard Magazine July 3 1971 "Newport '71"

WADK's Open Forum George Wein Tribute

Open Forum

September 15th, 2021 12:00am

Tuesday Sept 14 - Jazz Festival History interviews from archives - More Middletown Town Council Sept 7 audio

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Open Forum

September 14th, 2021 12:00am

Monday Sept 13 - Middletown Town Council 9/7 Meeting Audio

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The Open Forum

September 13th, 2021 12:00am

Friday Sept 10 - East Greenwich Chamber Commerce Executive Director Steve Lombardi

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The Open Forum

September 10th, 2021 12:00am

Thursday Sept 09 - Newport Council Recap - Vice-Chair Lynn Ceglie - Video of Council Meeting Public Comment 9-08

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Wednesday Sept 8 2021

September 9th, 2021 12:00am

Wednesday Sept 8 - Breakout discussion on WADK and Newport History - Gov McKee Presser Q & A from Tuesday

WADK's Open Forum

The Open Forum

August 31st, 2021 12:00am

Monday Aug 30 - Sarah Bratko, RI Hospitality Association - RIHA and Salve Regina Univ study on 2020 RI Hospitality Industry Impact

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Open Forum

August 27th, 2021 12:00am

Thursday August 26 - Salute to Summer - Navy Band Northeast Director Matt Shea (approx 30:00 in)

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The Open Forum

August 26th, 2021 12:00am

Wednesday Aug 25 2021 - Salute to Summer Naval Station Newport - Installation Commanding Officer Captain James R. McIver and MWR Director Dean Weidman

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Ray Rickman

August 17th, 2021 12:00am

Monday August 16 - Ray Rickman

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The Open Forum

August 11th, 2021 12:00am

Tuesday August 10 - Christine Hunsinger, RI Housing - RI Rent Relief

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Open Forum

August 5th, 2021 12:00am

Tuesday August 4 - Coach Randy Butler, Butler Basketball Club -

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The Open Forum

August 3rd, 2021 12:00am

Thursday July 29 - Newport City Council Recap - Vice Chair Lynn Ceglie

WADK's Open Forum

Open Forum

August 3rd, 2021 12:00am

Friday July 30 - Media Reporting on City Council Discussion on Houseboats - Vice Chair Ceglie response

WADK's Open Forum

The Open Forum

July 28th, 2021 12:00am

Tuesday July 27 - Mask Mandate Coverage - Newport School Supt Jermain statement to WADK

WADK's Open Forum


July 27th, 2021 12:00am

Monday July 26 - Analysis and Replay of Gov Dan McKee's LIVE interview earlier today

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July 21st, 2021 12:00am

Tuesday July 20 - Open Meetings Return - Business of Block Island - Omni Wealth



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