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Archives for April 26, 2017

City Council Approves @ The Deck’s Entertainment License Expansion

Newport City Council approved @ The Deck’s application to expand their entertainment license on Wednesday evening, the approval allows the waterfront restaurant to increase their maximum decibel from 65 decibels to 75 decibels. @The Deck falls under the Waterfront Business Zoning (WB), according to the City Of Newport Zoning map. According to Newport City Ordinance 8.12.080.,

Coast Guard Discovers That an Aid-To-Navigation Buoy was Shot and Sunk near Block Island

The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Ida Lewis discovered a buoy sunk in the water with bullet holes, Monday, near Block Island, Rhode Island. The crew was conducting regular aids-to-navigation maintenance when they approached Clay Head buoy number 7 and found it submerged. The crew raised the 12,000-pound buoy and found 20 bullet holes in it. Due to the extensive

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Newport Starbucks to Become ‘Military Family Store’, Will Add Job Opportunities for Veterans and Military Spouses

Starbucks in Newport has been designated as a Military Family Store – looks to provide jobs to veterans and military spouses, while also serving as a communal hub for current and former service members. Starbucks announced on Tuesday that its store on Thames Street in Newport has become one of 37 locations around the country