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Opinion: Sean Spicer, You Cannot Gaslight Us

Rhode Island has the distinction of being home to the first street in the United States lit by gaslight. Rhode Island now also has the distinction...

Newport County Road Report: RITBA and RIDOT scheduled lane closures for...

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

Water main failure causes temporarily termination of water service in Downtown...

This story was originally published at 11:16 on March 1st, it was updated at 3:00 pm on March 1st The City of Newport's Water Division...

Poll: What are your thoughts on the Historic Spring Park Traffic...

It has been nearly two weeks since Court House Street has been closed to vehicular traffic and Stone Street has been converted...

Senator DiPalma Bill Would Equalize Teacher Retirement Contributions Between State and...

Sen. Louis P. DiPalma (D-Dist. 12, Middletown, Little Compton, Newport, Tiverton) has introduced legislation (2017-S 0210) that would gradually increase the state’s contribution to...

Agenda for Newport Historic District Commission meeting (Jan. 21)

The City of Newport's Historic District Commission will host a meeting in the Council Chambers at Newport City Hall on Tuesday, January...

Restaurants, businesses, and hotels open during gas shutdown

The following is a list of businesses and restaurants that are open, it will be updated as we receive more information from...

City Council closes in on increasing parking ticket fines from $25...

This story was originally published on April 25th. It has been updated to reflect the Newport City Council vote on May 23rd.

SafeWise Report: Newport Ranked 35th Safest City in Rhode Island

While Newport has made a habit of landing on the top of lists, the latest SafeWise Report ranks Newport at the absolute bottom for...

Mary St. Parking Lot Will Become Self-Pay Parking Lot, 24/7 Operation

Beginning this season, the Mary St. Lot will be a self-pay parking lot, similar to the Touro St. Lot, Long Wharf Lot and Narragansett...

Governor Raimondo Directs Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Honor of...

Governor Gina M. Raimondo is directing Rhode Island flags at all state agencies and buildings to be flown at half-staff on Friday,...

RITBA Will Collect Higher Tolls on Pell Bridge If Your Transponder...

JAMESTOWN, R.I. – The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) has conducted a public information campaign to encourage motorists to properly mount their E-ZPass transponders...

Tour d’Elegance to begin with a drive over Pell Bridge as...

As part of the 50th Anniversary Celebrations for the Newport Pell Bridge, The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) again announced today that...

Senator Euer, Representative Carson denounce federal plan to drill offshore

Opening nearly all of the United States’ coasts to oil and gas drilling would knock the United States backward in environmental protection and sustainability...

Public Invited to Reception to Meet Kinsale Delegation on March 9th

The Honorable Mayor Harry F. Winthrop and members of the Newport City Council are inviting the public to a reception welcoming a delegation from...

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...

Traffic Flow and Parking Restrictions for 2016 Newport Saint Patrick’s Day...

The 60th Annual Newport Saint Patrick’s Day Parade will be held, rain, snow, or shine, on Saturday, March 12th, 2016. It will begin promptly at 11:00am...

Common Cause leads fight against state Senate “power grab”

After the Rhode Island House of Representatives approved rules that reinforced the power of the Speaker of the House, some 17 reform...

Senate Candidate Mike Smith: As Your Next Senator I Will Fight...

The following was written by Dawn Euer for Senate, it has been published as submitted. I am excited to announce my candidacy for Senate District...

Senate President, Governor Discuss Rhode Island’s Promise Free College Proposal at...

Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed joined Governor Gina M. Raimondo today at Rogers High School for an assembly with the school’s students, according...

House OKs Legislation to Allow Limited Retail Sales by Breweries

Bill is designed to help small businesses, promote ‘beer tourism’ industry in Rhode Island Legislation cosponsored by Rep. Teresa Tanzi to allow breweries, distilleries and...

National Grid suspends gas service to 7,100 gas customers in Newport...

National Grid is currently experiencing a low gas pressure situation affecting customers on Aquidneck Island. National Grid...

Aquidneck Island Robotics team honored at State House

The Press Office and Information Bureau for the Rhode Island General Assembly announced on Thursday that Representative Terri Cortvriend welcomed a team...

Senator Whitehouse will mark Earth Day at Clean Ocean Access on...

On Monday, April 23, at 10 am, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Clean Ocean Access, and local environmental advocates will mark Earth Day with a call to...

Man Charged with Committing Armed Robbery at Yankee Candle in Newport

The Newport Police Department has charged a 43-year-old man with armed robbery, according to the following press release distributed by Newport Police Department on...