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Newport’s Historic Cemetery Advisory Commission will meet on Feb. 12, here’s...

The Newport Historic Cemetery Advisory Commission will host their next meeting on Wednesday, February 12th at 4 pm at Newport Public Library.

Mayor’s Update – February 9th

The following was written by City of Newport Mayor Jamie Bova. It was sent out in her weekly email to constituents.

Newport City Council hosts workshop with State Legislators

Newport City Council hosted a two hour workshop with State Legislators on Saturday morning at City Hall. Prior to their workshop with...

Newporters encouraged to apply for School Committee Vacancy

The City of Newport shared today that the Newport City Council is inviting all eligible Newport residents interested in serving on the...

Video: City Council workshop on School Committee vacancy

Newport City Councilors hosted a special workshop evening in order to discuss the process of filling a vacancy on the School Committee...

Agenda for Newport City Council Meeting on February 12th

Newport City Council will host their next Regular Council Meeting in the Council Chambers at Newport City Hall on Wednesday, February 12th.

Newport City Council, Legislators will participate in Annual Workshop on Saturday

City Council members are due to meet with their legislative counterparts on Saturday, Feb. 8th for an annual joint workshop to discuss the...

Senator Euer sponsoring bill that would pave way for changes to...

Sen. Dawn Euer and Rep. Jason Knight today announced legislation to change the way Rhode Island redraws its legislative districts.

Legislative News – Feb. 4: The latest from the Rhode Island...

The latest news and press releases from the Rhode Island General Assembly. 02/04/2020Rep. Grace Diaz;Rep. Grace Diaz inducted into...

Rep. Carson, Rep. Cortvriend announce formation of Aquidneck Island Climate Caucus

STATE HOUSE – Rep. Lauren H. Carson and Rep. Terri Cortvriend announce the formation of the Aquidneck Island Climate Caucus, a community...

Rep. Ruggiero legislation would protect patients from surprise bills

STATE HOUSE — Rep. Deborah Ruggiero has introduced legislation to prevent patients from receiving unexpected and very high bills from out-of-network medical...

Council to take up School Committee vacancy on February 5th

City Councilors will be hosting a special workshop on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020 at 6 p.m. in order to discuss the process...

Under The Dome: Representative Dennis Canario

With the start of the legislative session, I reached out to the area’s legislative delegation to survey what legislation is important to...

Legislation introduced that would require safety barriers on Newport, Jamestown, Mount...

Rep. Joseph J. Solomon Jr. (D-Dist. 22, Warwick) has introduced legislation that would require safety barriers or netting on the three bridges...

Legislative News – Jan. 28: Senate to vote on 3-D, ghost...

The latest news from the Rhode Island General Assembly; MEDIA ADVISORY: Senate to vote on 3-D, ghost gun ban...

DEM Announces Closure of Perimeter Road around Beavertail Lighthouse to Vehicles

According to DEM, Residual damage from Superstorm Sandy along with erosion and storm surge intensified by climate change-driven sea level...

Kathleen Silvia resigns from Newport School Committee

This afternoon, Newport School Committee Chairman Raymond Gomes delivered a letter to Newport City Hall for Committee Member Kathleen Silvia, according to...

Under The Dome: Senator James Seveney

With the start of the legislative session, I reached out to the area’s legislative delegation to survey what legislation is important to...

Preview: Agenda for Newport Zoning Board of Review Meeting (Jan. 27)

The City of Newport's Zoning Board of Review will host their next meeting on Monday, January 27th at 7 pm in the...

Leading economist believes recession likely in Rhode Island in 2020

Rhode Island has a better than 50-50 chance of dipping into a recession by the end of this year, according to a...

City Seeks to “Elevate History” Against Climate Change

The City of Newport this week became one of the first communities in the country to adopt standards designed to help protect...

RITBA: Temporary single lane closure on Newport Pell Bridge this evening...

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) is informing the motoring public that there will be a temporary, eastbound, single lane closure...

Rhode Island Foundation offers more than $270,000 in grants to serve...

Nonprofit organizations that serve residents of Newport County’s six cities and towns have until Feb. 13 to apply for more than $270,000...

A Layman’s View: Televised Presidential Debates – Is this the best...

The 2020 presidential debates have been all over the place and largely forgettable.  Too many candidates; candidates with nearly identical policy views;...