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Cliff Continues To Roam Throughout Area, While Authorities Scramble To Find...

After a petition that received more than 38,000 signatures, an online fundraising page that has seen more than 200 people donate $7,700 and all...

Court House Street reopens to traffic

After several months of being closed during a traffic study, traffic is flowing again down Courthouse Street. "A special...

Public invited to reception to meet Kinsale, Ireland delegation on March...

The Honorable Mayor Henry F. Winthrop along with the members of the Newport City Council are once again inviting the public to a reception...

Letter To The Editor – Rep. Carson: Thank you, Newport

Thank you, Newport, for your continued support of my efforts and hard work in the Rhode Island House of Representatives.  I will not let...

Video & Recap: June 26th Newport City Council Meeting

Newport City Council met for approximately three hours and twenty minutes last night. Here's a quick recap. An entertainment...

Smith: Primary Upsets Are a Sign That ‘Empire Of The Status...

Following Tuesday's Rhode Island Primary where 6 long-time serving Democratic Incumbents were knocked out of the state house, Mike Smith (Candidate for House District...

Preview: Newport City Council Agenda (Feb. 26)

Newport City Council will host their next Regular Council Meeting on Wednesday, February 26th at 6:30 pm at Newport City Hall.

War-Gaming 101: U.S. Naval War College Holds War Game Fundamentals Course

The following story was written by Jeanette Steele, U.S. Naval War College Public Affairs. This story originally appeared here.

(Video) Prayer Service Held Outside Newport City Hall Today in Wake...

In the wake of the the incidents that have happened in Dallas ; Minnesota and Baton Rouge this week, Pastor Paul Hoffman of EFC Newport and...

Aquidneck Island Road Report: Scheduled lane closures and traffic delays for...

Here's what's on tap for road construction and traffic this upcoming week. Of note, RITBA: Deck Project on Newport...

Newport recognized for work in supporting early school success

The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading announced today that it will recognize Newport, Rhode Island with Pacesetter Honors for its work in 2017. “Recognizing Pacesetters is...

Podcast: Evan Smith from Discover Newport chats about Rhode Island’s Tourism...

These are exciting times for Rhode Island's tourism industry. Eight hotel projects are underway - three in Newport and five in Providence. Longer runways...

Construction to Begin on Cliff Walk on July 5th

Construction will soon begin (again) on the Cliff Walk to repair damage from Hurricane Sandy and to make needed safety improvements. Newport's most visited attraction was heavily damaged...

Representative Carson’s ‘talking bus bill’ to be heard at State House...

Legislation sponsored by Rep. Lauren H. Carson to prohibit the operation of the safe turn alert system on “talking” RIPTA buses in residential neighborhoods...

Understanding the Taxes on Tips: Rep. Carson, Cortvriend to host educational...

Rep. Lauren H. Carson and Rep. Terri Cortvriend are partnering with the Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce and the Rhode Island Hospitality...

City of Newport Annual Fireworks Display Scheduled for July 4th at...

The City of Newport will set off its traditional fireworks display on Tuesday, July 4 over Newport harbor, with a rain date of Wednesday, July 5. The fireworks...

Podcast: A conversation with Allan Fung, Mayor of Cranston and Gubernatorial...

Cranston Mayor Allan Fung, unsuccessful in a bid for Rhode Island governor in 2014, recently announced he would run again in what promises to...

Forum will help public understand what a unified high school can...

To help residents understand some of educational benefits to students and the cost benefits to taxpayers of a unified high school, Newport...

Rhode Island economy is the second most exposed to coronavirus, report...

With the U.S. stock market having lost over 20 percent of its value and the U.S. government passing a historic $2 trillion stimulus package, WalletHub today...

City of Newport partnering with Meals on Wheels

The following was submitted by Tom Shevlin, Communications Officer for the City of Newport.  The City of Newport is...

Quick Recap: February 22nd Newport City Council Meeting

The following items of business came before the Newport City Council at its regular meeting to be held on February 22, 2017 at 6:30...

Gas Outage: Emergency SBA Loans now available to Newport businesses

Businesses affected by the recent natural gas outage are now being offered Low-interest Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs) from the U.S. Small...

Mike Smith will Challenge Lauren Carson to Represent District 75

Mike Smith has announced that he will run against Representative Lauren Carson for District 75. Smith ran as a Republican against Senate President M....

Congressional and Defense Industry Leaders Will Attend ‘Defense Innovation Days’ in...

Defense Innovation Days Begins Monday, Senator Reed and Under Secretary of Defense Frank Kendall are Keynote Speakers Congressional and defense industry leaders will visit Newport,...

Video: Newport City Council Meeting (Jan. 8)

Newport City Council met for approximately one hour and forty five minutes on Wednesday night. If you missed the...