Here are the biggest and most read local stories in Newport, RI for 2017!

25 – Mayor Winthrop’s Year In Review

Mayor Harry Winthrop

24 – RIP Morris MargolisMaurice Margolis Obit Sigs Newport RI

23 – Cluny School Closing

Cluny school newport ri

22 – RIP Barry Crowley

Barry Crowley Newport RI obit

21 – RIP Don Ritter

Don Ritter

20 – Rail Explorers Opens

Rail Explorers Newport RI

19 – Firestone Estate Sells For $11.65 Million

Ocean Lawn Estate Newport RI Firestone

18 – Gurney’s Newport opens

Gurney's Newport

17 – RIP Steve Lepley

Steve Lepley Obituary

16 – NYYC to challenge for the America’s Cup

NYYC Newport RI

15 – RIP Richard Benson

Richard Benson Obit

14 – PSA: Don’t drive off the Ocean Drive


13 – RHS graduate Troy Ramey on The Voice

Troy Ramey The Voice Newport RI

12 – Middletown family loses everything in house fire

11 – Seven Newport businesses raided for counterfeit goods


10 – Councilman Florez charged with harassment for protecting his 12 year-old daughter


9 – The Newport Pell Bridge ramps are getting realigned 

Newport Bridge ramp realignment


8 – Tom Brady plays soccer with Hudson Hinckley

Tom Brady Hudson Hinckley

7 – Campbell’s Soup heiress Dorrance Hamilton passed away

Dodo Hamilton Obit Newport RI

6 – The Oliver Hazard Perry crashes in Newport Harbor

OHPRI crash

5 – Pell Bridge traffic nightmare

4 – Owner of Pearls Hotel arrested for allegedly ripping off guests

3 – Ida Lewis featured on Google’s homepage

Ida Lewis Google Doodle

2 – Reality TV Show casting in Newport, RI

Newport RI Reality Show

1 – Jay Leno buys Seafair for $13.5 million

Jay Leno Home Newport RI Seafair

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