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Video: Newport City Council Meeting – December 13, 2017

The Newport City Council’s last regularly-scheduled meeting of 2017 last approximately 50 minutes tonight. We’re trying something new here. Seeing that the live video the City does isn’t automatically archived or easily shareable on social media – we thought we’d try this – a video that can be social where voters, and those interested, can

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Defense Economy Commission to meet in Middletown on Thursday

The Rhode Island Defense Economy Planning Commission will meet at Middletown Town Hall thisweek with the administrators of all three Aquidneck Island communities to discuss realignment of unused U.S. Navy properties on the island. The meeting is scheduled Thursday, Dec. 14, at 11 a.m. in the Town Council Chambers, Middletown Town Hall, 350 East Main Road. The U.S. Navy

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Representative Carson’s Tourism marketing commission to meet at Bristol Maritime Center on Friday

The Special Legislative Commission to Study Methods for Growing Tourism in the State of Rhode Island Through Coordinated Branding and Marketing Efforts, which is led by Representative Lauren Carson (D-Dist. 75, Newport), will meet Friday at the Bristol Maritime Center. The meeting is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 8, at 3 pm at the Bristol Maritime Center,

Senator Euer to host first Constituent Meeting

On Tuesday, December 5, Senator Dawn Euer (D – Dist. 13, Newport & Jamestown) will hold her first Constituent meeting. The meeting will be an opportunity to hear from Senator Euer about what she has been working on for the past couple months since taking office and what bills she will be focusing on in the

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Applicants sought to replace John Florez on Newport City Council

Following the announcement that Newport City Councilor At-Large John Florez would be stepping down from City Council effective January 9th, 2018, the City of Newport has issued the following press release. The Office of the Mayor announces the resignation of City Councilor-at-Large, John Florez, effective January 9, 2018.  The City appreciates the service of Councilor

Newport County Road Construction Report for Week of Nov. 26 – Dec. 2

Here is what’s happening for road work, closures and detours in and around Newport, RI this week. Roadwork scheduled by Rhode Island Department Of Transportation: November 25 – December 1, 2017 Tiverton/Portsmouth: Rte. 24 South at the Old Sakonnet River Bridge, please watch for construction vehicles exiting and entering the shoulder to access the construction site,

Podcast: A conversation with Allan Fung, Mayor of Cranston and Gubernatorial Candidate

Cranston Mayor Allan Fung, unsuccessful in a bid for Rhode Island governor in 2014, recently announced he would run again in what promises to be a spirited election. He’ll battle in a Republican primary election that will include the House Minority Leader Patricia Morgan and likely President Trump’s Rhode Island campaign co-chair former Rep. Joe

John Florez to resign from Newport City Council in January

John Florez has announced that he will be stepping down from his seat on Newport City Council on January 9th. “I have been honored to serve these last few years on the City Council. Serving my community has been one of the most rewarding and humbling experiences of my life. In the last three years I’ve spearheaded legislation

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Recap: November 8th Newport City Council meeting

Newport City Council continues to keep their council meetings “short and sweet”. A few more than a dozen people were on hand Wednesday night for City Council’s 20-minute meeting, here’s a quick recap. Here’s The Full Agenda All 7 special event licenses were approved unanimously with a small amendment to #7, the Newport Night Run. Councilor Leonard

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