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Newport Approved by FEMA to Participate in the National Flood Insurance Program Community Rating System

In 2016 the City of Newport made a formal request for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Community Rating System (CRS).  The CRS is a voluntary program that was implemented in 1990 that recognizes and encourages community floodplain management activities that exceed the minimum NFIP standards.  Under the CRS, flood insurance premium rates

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Governor Asked to Review Controversial Breakers Proposal

Friends of Newport Preservation has requested that Governor Gina Raimondo intervene in the review process for a controversial plan regarding The Breakers.   On Monday, the group wrote the Governor regarding the “decision of the Rhode Island Historic Preservation and Heritage Commission (RIHPHC) allowing the Preservation Society of Newport County (PSNC) to construct a commercial

What’s Happening This Week (May 8 – 12)

Here’s what’s happening, new and to do this week in and around Newport, RI! You might also like – This Week: Live Music and Entertainment Listings (May 8 – 12) Monday, May 8 12 pm – Lunch & Learn Series: “Mindful Practice, Yoga, Breathing” at Newport Hospital 4 pm & 7 pm – Their Finest at Jane

What To Do With Mom on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 14th, and chances are that you’re scrambling around at the last minute looking to make those plans to celebrate your beautiful and amazing Mom! Here’s a look at where to dine and what to do with Mom; 1 – Spend Mother’s Day at Hotel Viking Treat your mother to

Now Hiring: Mac Designs – Graphic Design/Signage Assistant

Mac Designs is now hiring a graphic design/signage assistant. Founded in 1983, Mac Designs is a creative design studio committed to serving clients from around the world with exciting graphics and signage solutions for their diverse projects. Position Description: Signage/graphic design company looking for a hands-on person with shop skills and computer skills. Will operate multiple

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Agenda Released for May 10th Newport City Council Meeting

The following items of business will go before Newport City Council at its regular meeting to be held on May 10, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at Newport City Hall. For links to attachments, that may include applications, permits and etc., visit http://cityofnewport.granicus.com/GeneratedAgendaViewer.php?view_id=1&event_id=51 COUNCIL LIAISON UPDATES 1.PUBLIC HEARING:  Recommended 2018-2019 Operating Budget a.Ordinance Appropriating Revenues (First Reading)

At a Ceremony Today, New England Boatworks of Portsmouth Will Become RI’s Largest Clean Marina

New England Boatworks will become Rhode Island’s largest Clean Marina in a presentation at their Portsmouth facility today, May 5. The Clean Marina Program is a voluntary initiative coordinated by the RI Coastal Resources Management Council that rewards marinas that go beyond regulatory requirements by applying innovative, pollution-prevention practices to their daily operations.   New

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