Navy Higher Education Libraries Announce Digital Archives and Preservation Collaborative

U.S. Naval War College (NWC) Library has announced initial implementation of TRIREME digital repository and preservation system. The name TRIREME comes from the ancient...

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...

(Updated) Enforcement of Plastic Bag Ban Would Begin on November 1st

After months of public meetings and discussion, the proposed plastic bag ordinance and implementation plan will go in front of Newport City Council on...

Alliance for a Livable Newport Will Host Community Forum Featuring the...

Where does your drinking water come from? Where does your wastewater end up? Why does it all cost so much?   The Alliance for Livable Newport...

Aquidneck Island Road Construction Report: Feb. 20 – 25

Here is what’s happening for road work, closures and detours in and around Newport, RI this week. Roadwork scheduled by Rhode Island Department Of Transportation: 2/18-2/24 Weekday Newport:...

Newport Police Department to offer ‘Rape Aggression Defense’ Classes

Newport Police Department has announced that Officer Brittany Foster will be instructing Rape Aggression Defense classes, a women's self-defense course, in March. The Rape Aggression...

Rep. Ruggiero’s ‘Aging in the Community’ Bill Would Increase Property Tax...

As part of her “Aging in the Community” package of legislation, Rep. Deborah Ruggiero (D-Dist. 74, Jamestown, Middletown) has introduced legislation that would reform...

Rhode Island Ranked as 5th Best State for Animal Protection Laws

Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello (D-Dist. 15, Cranston) has announced that Rhode Island has been ranked as the fifth best state in the country for laws...

Newport Police Seeks Public’s Assistance Identifying Possible Larceny Suspects

The Newport Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying possible suspects in a larceny investigation. Newport Police Department posted the following on...

Preview: Agenda for Newport City Council’s February 22nd Meeting

The following items of business will go before the Newport City Council at their next regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, February 22nd.

One Injured in Six-Car Crash on Pell Bridge on Tuesday Morning

One person suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a multi-car crash that forced the closure of the eastbound lanes of traffic on the Newport/Pell Bridge just...

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...

SENEDIA, Undersea Tech Center Launch Series of Talks

The Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance (SENEDIA) and the Undersea Technology Innovation Center (UTIC) are launching a series of technology talks to explore...

Aquidneck Island Road Construction Report: Feb. 13 – 18

Here is what’s happening for road work, closures and detours in and around Newport, RI this week. Roadwork scheduled by Rhode Island Department Of Transportation: 2/4-2/10 Newport:...

Poll: How is Newport Doing with Snow Removal?

How is the City Of Newport doing with snow removal and plowing on city streets? Take our poll, and then let us know in the...

Snow-Related Cancellations, Closures and Delays (Feb. 9 – 10)

Newport, RI - The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Newport and our surrounding area, the Winter Storm...

Parking Ban in Newport on Thursday, From Noon to Midnight

There will be a “Parking Ban” in effect at 12:00 PM (noon) Thursday, February 9, 2017, until Thursday February 9, 2017 at 11:59 pm.,...

Rep. Carson Introduces Older Citizens Legislative Package

Rep. Lauren H. Carson (D-Dist. 75, Newport) is highlighting a wide legislative package that aims to support Rhode Island’s older citizens. “Rhode Island’s demographics are...

Aquidneck Island Road Construction Report: Feb. 5 – 10

Here is what’s happening for road work, closures and detours in and around Newport, RI this week. Roadwork scheduled by Rhode Island Department Of Transportation: 2/4-2/10 Jamestown:...

Agenda for February 8th Newport City Council Meeting

The following items of business will go before Newport City Council at its regular meeting to be held on February 8, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in Council...

Rep. Ruggiero Introduces Legislation to Address Needs of ‘Aging in the...

In an effort to keep Rhode Island policy relevant to the state’s aging population, Rep. Deborah Ruggiero (D-Dist. 74, Jamestown, Middletown) has introduced legislation...

Rep. Carson’s Tourism Commission to Meet on Friday at T.F. Green...

The Special Legislative Commission to Study Methods for Growing Tourism in the State of Rhode Island Through Coordinated Branding and Marketing Efforts, which is...

Aquidneck Island Road Construction Report: Jan. 28 – Feb. 4

Here is what’s happening for road work, closures and detours in and around Newport, RI this week. Roadwork scheduled by Rhode Island Department Of Transportation: 1/28-2/3 Newport:...

Upper Bay Conditional Shellfish Area B Reopens Tomorrow

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced yesterday that Conditional Area B in Upper Narragansett Bay will reopen to shellfish harvesting at...

Governor Raimondo Kicks Off ‘Million Women Mentors’ Initiative

Governor Gina M. Raimondo has officially kicked off Rhode Island’s participation in the national Million Women Mentors (MWM) initiative. The initiative seeks to support...