Middletown Public Library reopens, with restrictions

On Monday June 1st, the Middletown Library reopened to the public by appointment only. Public access hours are Monday and Wednesday 4pm-7pm;...

LIVE BLOG – COVID-19: The latest local updates

Please note: This story is being updated as new information comes in. Please check back for any updates. 

Middletown Town Council to host meeting on June 1st, here’s what’s...

Middletown Town Council will host a regular council meeting remotely on Monday, June 1st at 7 pm. REGULAR MEETING...

All Rhode Island state beaches will open on June 1st

via Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that all Rhode Island state beaches...

COVID-19 in Rhode Island – May 29: Daily Press Briefing &...

Governor Raimondo and the Department of Health hosted a press briefing today to provide an update on COVID-19 in Rhode Island.

Pandemic weakens legal protections for domestic abuse victims

The COVID-19 pandemic is making it harder to provide legal protection for victims of domestic abuse, even as cases of abuse have...

Guidance released for Phase II reopening of Rhode Island

Governor Raimondo and the state of Rhode Island has released a wide variety of guidance for Rhode Island businesses and sectors ahead...

Easton’s Beach set to open for the season June 4th

The City of Newport today announced plans for a limited reopening of Easton’s Beach beginning Thursday, June 4th. Beachgoers...

COVID-19 in Rhode Island – May 28: Daily Press Briefing &...

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health will host a press briefing to provide an update on COVID-19 in...

Representative Lauren Carson announces she will run for reelection

Rhode Island State House Representative Lauren Carson announced this morning that she will run for reelection for her seat representing Newport in...

Recap: Newport City Council Meeting

On Wednesday at 6:30 pm, Newport City Council hosted a regular council meeting. Here's the full video and a recap of the...

RIDE approves Newport school project

With considerable concern about the state’s ability to fund hundreds of millions of dollars in school construction projects, the Rhode Island Department...

COVID-19 in Rhode Island – May 27: Daily Press Briefing &...

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health hosted a press briefing to provide an update on COVID-19 in Rhode...

RIDE to vote on Newport’s $106.3 million proposal to renovate Pell...

The Rhode Island Department of Education’s Council on Elementary and Secondary Education will vote late this Wednesday afternoon whether to approve Newport’s...

COVID-19 in Rhode Island – May 26: Daily Press Briefing &...

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health hosted a press briefing to provide an update on COVID-19 in Rhode...

Newport City Council host COVID-19 workshop on Tuesday, will host regular...

It will be a busy week for the Newport City Council. On Tuesday at 4:30 pm, Newport City Council...

Newport City Council to consider resolution that would require pedestrians to...

Newport City Council is considering expanding cloth mask regulations on some of its downtown streets. A resolution introduced by...

Mayor Bova’s weekly update

Newport Mayor and Council Chair shared the following message in an email on Sunday evening.

General Assembly: Both chambers schedule committee hearings for the week of...

Committee hearings have been scheduled in both chambers of the General Assembly for the week of May 25-29, according to a press...

Guest View – Mayor Bova: The best opportunity to improve our...

by Jamie Bova, City of Newport Council Chair and Mayor Our children are our future. As they grow up...

City of Newport offering grant program for MicroEnterprises

By Tom Shevlin, Communications Officer for City of Newport The City of Newport has joined other Rhode Island communities...

Portsmouth Town Council to host meeting on May 26th, here’s what’s...

Here's what's on the agenda for Portsmouth Town Council's virtual meeting on Tuesday, May 26th at 7 pm. PORTSMOUTH...

COVID-19 in Rhode Island – May 22: Daily Press Briefing &...

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health hosted a press briefing to provide an update on COVID-19 in Rhode...

DEM issues COVID-19, other safety guidelines as boating season kicks off...

by Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management. As we approach Memorial Day and the start of the boating season,...

Newport City Council, School Committee host workshop to discuss school construction...

The City Council and the School Committee helda joint workshop tonight, Thursday, at 5 pm to discuss the proposed School Construction Bond...