Newport City Council to host special meeting on Tuesday, budget and...

Newport City Council will host a virtual special meeting on Tuesday, June 16th at 4:30 pm. Here's what's...

Representative Canario announces he will not seek re-election in District 71

Representative Dennis Canario today announced on social media that he will not seek re-election in District 71 (Little Compton, Portsmouth, Tiverton).

Video & Updates: Governor Raimondo’s briefing on COVID-19 | June 12

Governor Raimondo and the Department of Health will host a press briefing at 1 pm on Friday, June 12th to provide an...

Agenda for Middletown Town Council meeting on June 15th

The Middletown Town Council will meet at 7 pm on Monday, June 15th. Here's what's on their agenda;

Representative Deborah Ruggiero announces she will seek re-election in House District...

Rep. Deborah Ruggiero announced today that she will seek re-election to the House of Representatives representing District 74, Jamestown and Middletown.

The Public’s Radio: Newport City Council votes to condemn hate speech

Newport City Council voted 6-1 on Wednesday night to pass a resolution condemning racist hate speech. The Public's Radio...

50 High School Juniors in Rhode Island honored with ‘Young Leader’...

Rhode Island Treasurer Seth Magaziner yesterday hosted a virtual award ceremony recognizing fifty high school juniors from across the State with the...

Video & Recap: Newport City Council Regular Council Meeting | June...

Newport City Council hosted a Regular Council Meeting at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, June 10th. Among the items...

Whitehouse, Reed call for Federal Support for local Chambers of Commerce...

 With small businesses in need of local chambers of commerce and tourism initiatives more than ever, U.S. Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and...

Governor: Students will return to school in R.I. on August 31st,...

Governor Raimondo today announced that she has set a goal to have all public schools in Rhode Island reopen on August 31st....

Scenic Aquidneck Coalition project will bury utility lines along Third Beach...

The Scenic Aquidneck Coalition recently announced a project to bury utility lines along Third Beach Road and Indian Avenue in Middletown.

Watch: Governor Raimondo, RIDOH provide COVID-19 update | June 10

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

Newport teacher named Rhode Island’s 2020 Financial Literacy Teacher of the...

Today, General Treasurer Seth Magaziner made a surprise “virtual” visit to Rogers High School to recognize Mrs. Maria Tavarozzi as Rhode Island’s 2020...

Newport City Council to receive COVID-19 status update

Newport City Council will receive their weekly COVID-19 status update from City Manager Joe Nicholson on Tuesday, June 9th at 4:30 pm.

COVID-19 tests now available for close contact workers – even those...

Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) provided details yesterday...

Watch Live: Governor Raimondo, RIDOH provide COVID-19 update | June 8

Governor Raimondo and the the Department of Health provided an update on COVID-19 in Rhode Island during a press briefing at 1...

Mayor’s Update: June 7th

The following is a weekly update that is sent out via email by Jamie Bova, Newport Mayor and Council Chair.

Newport City Council to host regular meeting on June 10th, here’s...

Newport City Council will host their next Regular Council Meeting at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, June 10th. The...

City Council members introduce resolution ‘Condemning Racist Hate Speech’, would also...

A resolution aimed at condemning all hate speech and use of racist slurs has been introduced by three Newport City Council members....

City of Newport releases statement on Black Lives Matter Rhode Island...

The City of Newport released the following statement regarding the Black Lives Matter Rhode Island Demonstration that is planned for Saturday, June...

Watch Live: Governor Raimondo’s press briefing on COVID-19 in Rhode Island...

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

Newport offering payment plans for those unable to pay utility bills

Recognizing that we are still in challenging times, the City of Newport’s Department of Utilities is urging customers in Newport, Middletown and...

Governor Raimondo extends executive order mandating the use of face coverings...

Governor Gina Raimondo on Thursday signed an executive order extending her emergency declaration requiring people to wear a cloth face covering while...

COVID-19 in Rhode Island – June 4: Daily Press Briefing &...

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

Pell Community Garden survives distance learning

by Marcin Rembisz, Newport Public Schools Covid-19 and distance learning hit just as the Pell Community Gardens were about...