The Rhode Island National Guard and US Army Special Operations Command is conducting military training this week, residents near Narragansett Bay are hearing noises associated with those exercises on Thursday night.

Noises associated with the training will include loud bangs and simulated weapons fire, training was scheduled from 6 pm to 3 am on Thursday evening..

Training started on Monday, June 5th throughout Rhode Island and will continue thru Sunday, June 11th.

Newport Police Department is aware of the training exercises and noises.

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