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How are we doing in our “City by the Sea?” What has been accomplished over the past months? As a function of the city’s Strategic Plan, what are the successes? Where did the city fall short? What can the residents and taxpayers look forward to? Any warning signals to look for?

Alliance For A Livable Newport will host an opportunity on Tuesday, February 27th to get the perspectives of Newport’s elected officials and of the City Manager about the issues they have been addressing over the past year and expect to be facing in the current year, and to challenge them with your questions* about the future of Newport.

Panelists

  •    Mayor Harry Winthrop
  •    City Council Vice-Chair Lynn Ceglie
  •    City Manager Joe Nicholson

  When & Where

  • DATE: Tuesday, February 27
  • TIME: 6-7:30 PM
  • LOCATION: Claiborne Pell Elementary School
  • 35 Dexter Street, Newport, RI.
  • Ample free parking directly across the street from the school

Questions may be submitted in writing at the event, or via email to info@newportalliance.org. ALN says you do not have to be present at the forum to have your question chosen.

For over 10 years, the Alliance for a Livable Newport has promoted and enhanced the quality of life in its city by providing an unbiased resource for information on issues facing our community. For more information on Alliance For A Livable Newport, visit www.newportalliance.org.

Ryan Belmore is the Publisher of What'sUpNewp. 
Belmore has been involved with What’sUpNewp since shortly after its launch in 2012, proudly leading it to be named Best Local News Blog in Rhode Island by Rhode Island Monthly readers in 2018, 2019, and 2020 and an honorable mention in the Common Good Awards in 2021.

Born and raised in Rhode Island, Belmore graduated from Coventry High School and the Community College of Rhode Island. In addition to living in Newport for 10 years, he has lived in Portsmouth, Coventry, Providence, Smithfield, Burrillville, and East Greenwich.

Belmore currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals. He previously served on the Board of Lucy's Hearth and the Arts & Cultural Alliance for Newport County.

Belmore and his wife, Jen, currently live in Alexandria, Virginia, a move they made in 2021. Read more about that here - https://whatsupnewp.com/2021/09/letter-from-the-publisher-some-personal-news/

Belmore visits Newport every couple of weeks to support the 12+ paid contributors What'sUpNewp has on the ground across Rhode Island, a place he called home for 39 years.

Belmore is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers, Society of Professional Journalists, and the North American Snowsports Journalists Association.

In 2020, Belmore was named Member of the Year by LION and won the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County's Dominque Award.
Belmore can be contacted at ryan@whatsupnewp.com and 401-662-1653.