The Newport Fire & Police Departments will, again, be assisting Santa Claus to tour the neighborhoods of Newport. He will be visiting our area on four nights from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. He plans on riding with Newport Fire Department through the streets to see the City’s children on Tuesday, December 6th; Thursday, December 8th; Tuesday, December 13th and finishing up on Thursday,December 15th.

Santa’s visit is weather dependent, so if there is inclement weather on any night he is scheduled he will do his very best to complete his visit in that area of the City on the night of Friday, December 16th.

Tuesday, December 6th: The North end of the City West of Broadway. Santa will travel from Touro St. to One Mile Corner, from Broadway to JT Connell Highway & Farewell St. These neighborhoods include Dr. Marcus Wheatland Blvd, Van Zandt Ave, Bedlow Ave and Newport Heights.

Thursday, December 8th: The North end of the City East of Bradway and Spring Street. Santa will travel from Memorial Blvd North to the Middletown line. These neighborhoods include Kay Street, Vernon Ave, Bliss Road and Eustis Ave.

Thursday, December 13th: The South end of the City West of Spring Street to Fort Adams and Touro Street to Harrison Ave. These neighborhoods include Spring Street to Thames Street and the historic 5th ward.

Thursday, December 15th: The Southeast end of the City and the point section. He will travel East of Spring Street to Bellevue Avenue and Annandale Road and from Memorial Blvd to Ocean Ave. Also, Santa will be visiting the Point Section, Bayside Village and Rolling Green neighborhoods.

Newport Fire Departments reminds parents to please make sure that your children are accompanied and that they greet him from the sidewalk and do not enter the roadway.

Newport Fire Department will post any updates routes and updates for each night as the dates draw closer on their Facebook page-




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