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Majority Of Aquidneck Island’s Legislators Expected To Vote In Favor of...

After approval by the House and Senate Finance committees today, the RhodeWorks legislation to rebuild Rhode Island’s roads and bridges is headed for votes...

What To Watch For: Newport City Council’s February 10th Meeting

The Newport City Council will host their regularly scheduled meeting on February 10th at 6:30 p.m.at the Pell Elementary School Cafetorium, 35 Dexter Street. Heading to...

Newport City Council Will Recognize Sid Abruzzi on His Induction into...

At their regularly scheduled meeting on February 10th at Pell Elementary School, the Newport City Council  will recognize Sib Abruzzi for his recent induction into...

Winter Storm Closings and Delays in Newport, RI

Here are the current closings and delays for Newport, RI courtesy of the AAA Northeast, Sponsor of the RIBA Cancellation System. When a significant snow...

Op-Ed: Sales Tax Holiday Would Be A ‘Victory Day’ for Rhode...

The following Op-Ed was written by Rep. Deborah Ruggiero (D-Dist. 74, Jamestown, Middletown), Deputy Majority Leader. Small business is the lifeblood of Rhode Island economy. We...

UPDATE: Parking For Residents of Newport During Winter Months Will Not...

This story was originally posted on January 20th, it was updated on January 28th Councilor John Florez has submitted a resolution to be reviewed by...

Representative Carson Will Host Constituent Night at Newport Public Library

Representative Lauren H. Carson (D-Dist. 75, Newport) will host a constituent night Monday, Feb. 8, at 6:30 p.m. in the program room at the...

Promoting Green Sector Job Growth Was Topic of Paiva Weed’s Roundtable...

Promoting green sector job growth topic of Senate action plan, roundtable discussion President of the Senate M. Teresa Paiva Weed today hosted a roundtable discussion...

What To Watch For: Newport City Council’s January 27th Meeting

The Newport City Council will host their regularly scheduled meeting on January 27th at 6:30 p.m.at the Pell Elementary School Cafetorium, 35 Dexter Street. Heading to...

Paiva Weed Will Host ‘Grow Green Jobs RI’ Discussion on Tuesday

President of the Senate M. Teresa Paiva Weed (D-13, Newport & Jamestown) will host a roundtable discussion of the Senate’s new Legislative Action Plan...

What Bills Aquidneck Island’s Legislators Introduced & Sponsored Last Week (Jan....

The Rhode Island General Assembly has just completed the first three weeks of the 2016 session. Aquidneck Island’s seven State Representatives and  have been quite...

City of Newport Will Implement Parking Ban on Saturday Night

The Newport Police Department has announced there will be a “Parking Ban” in effect at 10:00 PM on Saturday, January 23, 2016, until Sunday,...

PODCAST: Chat About Issues Of The Day and Interview with John...

Topics on The Open Forum on 1540 AM WADK Newport today from 12:30pm - 2pm ranged from the three structure fires on Aquidneck Island...

Rhode Island General Assembly Will Honor Dorian Murray by Proclaiming Today...

The Rhode Island General Assembly will honor 8-year-old Dorian Murray of Westerly today with a resolution proclaiming Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, as “#DSTRONG Day.” Senate...

State House Commission Studying Economic Impact of Sea Rise Will Focus...

Photo by Marial Maher/Visual Manor The House Commission on Economic Risk Due to Flooding and Sea Rise will meet Thursday to study the potential financial...

Newport County Chamber Of Commerces Looks to Expand Israeli Business Trade...

Newport County Chamber to Launch Business Trade  & Development Focus on Israel Middletown, RI – As a direct outcome of a 2015 visit and series of...

Renderings of Sheffield School Redevelopment Show How The Project Hopes to...

The Technology Business Incubator and Accelerator Is Expected To Open in 2017 Construction of a new, exciting business hub in Newport, currently titled InnovateNewport, could start...

Aquidneck Island’s Legislators Sponsor Dozens of Bills in First Two Weeks...

The 2016 Rhode Island General Assembly kicked off the new year and the new session on Tuesday, January 15th. Aquidneck Island's seven State Representatives...

UPDATE: Newport City Council Members Look To Change Process in Which...

This story was originally published on January 7th, 2016 Three members of the Newport City Council have proposed a resolution that could possibly change the way...

Representative Carson (Dist. 75, Newport) Wants Education Aid Formula Linked to...

Representatives from four of the only five Rhode Island communities that have met the state’s affordable housing mandate are urging the working group studying...

Newport Police Department May Soon Roll Out Body Worn Camera Pilot...

Joe Nicholson, Intermin City Manager for the City Of Newport, has suggested after reviewing a recent Council Resolution that the Newport Police Department roll...

City Of Newport Launches Monthly Newsletter

The City Of Newport has published its first monthly Engage Newport newsletter, it's all part of an effort to inform residents about important city projects and news. The...

City of Newport Official 2015 Holiday Card Announced

Thompson Middle School seventh-grader Eleni Cooper was selected as this year’s winner of the 8th Annual Newport Holiday Card Contest for her subtle and creative...

Join Newport Police Department in Sending Holiday Letters to Our Troops

Join Newport Police Department on Saturday, December 12th from 11am -- 3pm at Willy’s Burger Bar & Rotisserie to help spread some holiday cheer...

RI Receives Additional $4.3 Million to Upgrade Newport’s Gateway Center

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin and David Cicilline has announced that the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA)...