Chatter: April

Readers weigh in on stories in print and online.

“The Good Place,” February

I don’t know the right way to go about thanking you for the incredible piece you put together for your February edition. We all knew Karen’s writeup was wonderful in and of itself, but the photos, layout, presentation and everything else made it shine even brighter. We are so honored you not only took the time to help tell that story, but that you highlighted us so perfectly and professionally.
Wendy Taylor

Reporter, February

According to “Out of Sight, Out of Mind,” convicted murderer Michael Woodmansee, after being granted release from prison, “agreed to voluntarily commit himself to the Eleanor Slater Hospital in the face of two independent psychiatric evaluations determining that he remained a threat to society.” Voluntarily? Here is the question that comes to my mind: What would have happened if he had declined?
Felicia Nimue Ackerman

“Self-Care Essentials,” January

Thank you so very much to Rhode Island Monthly, Samantha Labrecque and Meaghan Susi for this beautiful feature! Self care, self love and, above all, #401love!
Natalie Thompson
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“Common Good Awards,” January

Thanks to the Rhode Island Foundation and Rhode Island Monthly for your recognition of What’s Up Newp in the 2021 “Common Good Awards.” The community that we serve has made What’s Up Newp what it is today.
Ryan Belmore
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