Newport City Council will host two workshops before March comes to a close.

On Tuesday, March 30 at 5 pm, Council will host a workshop for the purpose of discussing the utility department budget.

On Wednesday, March 31 at 5 pm, Council will host a workshop for the purpose of discussing food trucks in the city.

Both workshops will be held virtually and are open to the public. They be accessed by telephone or by Zoom.

  • Telephone”: 1-877-853-5247
  • Zoom:
  • Webinar ID: 958 7845 2956

Be advised, City Council’s regularly scheduled Thursday COVID-19 Status Update has been cancelled this week.

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Belmore was born in Providence, Rhode Island; grew up and graduated high school in Coventry, Rhode Island; and lived in Newport, Rhode Island for more than ten years. He 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 and his wife, Jen, as well as their two dogs (Aero and June), recently moved to Alexandria, Virginia. Belmore travels back and forth to Newport every couple of weeks to cover events, work on story ideas, to meet with What'sUpNewp's on-the-ground contributors, to visit friends, and to eat as much seafood as possible.

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