Representative Deborah Ruggiero named ‘Community Hero’ by Lucy’s Hearth

Rep. Deborah Ruggiero will be honored as a “Community Hero” by Lucy’s Hearth next week for her consistent and perseverant dedication to the Middletown...

Winthrop Brings In More Donations Over Summer Than All Other City...

Rhode Island Board of Elections records show that Former Mayor and City Council-At-Large candidate Harry Winthrop raised more cash than all other City Council candidates...

Newport Police Seeks Public’s Help Identifying Suspect Wanted in ATM Skimmer...

Detectives from the Newport Police Department are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a gentleman who is suspected of an ATM Machine Skimmer Crime. From...

Elevator at Newport City Hall Might Not Be Operating for Tonight’s...

Just three hours before the Alliance For A Livable Newport is scheduled to host a public forum between Newport City Council Candidates, word is...

Newport City Council to Meet Next on October 12, View The...

The following items of business, filed with the City Clerk under the Rules of the Council, will come before the Council at its regular...

Behind The Scenes: Coast Guard Search and Rescue

“Mariners in the vicinity of Great Point Nantucket Sound, be on the lookout for three persons in the water…” Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class...

Councilor John Florez Provides More Information on Plans For Cliff the...

Cliff the coyote is still on the run throughout Newport and Middletown, but chances are increasing that his days on Aquidneck Island will soon...

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...

Newport City Council Agenda for September 28th

The following items of business, filed with the City Clerk under the Rules of the Council, will come before Newport City Council at its...

Mike Smith: I’m Ready and Willing To Debate Representative Carson

Just hours after Representative Lauren Carson (D.- District 75, Newport) said that she had learned that her opponent, Mike Smith, had turned down the...

Eco-Depot Headed to Easton’s Beach on October 1 for Special E-Waste...

Newport Collection provides safe disposal of electronic and household hazardous waste Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation (RIRRC) in conjunction with Clean City Newport will host a...

Representative Carson Responds to 38 Studios Accusations From Opponent

The battle of press releases over 38 Studios continues between Representative Lauren Carson (D. - Dist. 75, Newport) and her opponent, Mike Smith. On September...

Election 2016 Focuses on Offices and Numerous State and Local Bond...

When voters go to the polls in less than two months they will not only be voting to fill offices, from local school committee...

Rhode Island Economy Rebounds

The Rhode Island economy rebounded in July, after a dismal performance the previous month, according to University of Rhode Island Economic Professor Leonard Lardaro’s...

Mike Smith Reacts to Representative Carson’s Call For Release of 38...

Earlier today, Representative Lauren H. Carson (D. – District 75, Newport) called upon Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and the State Police...

Representative Carson Calls For Release of 38 Studios Investigation Records

In a press release posted on September 20th, Representative Lauren H. Carson (D. - District 75, Newport) is calling upon Rhode Island Attorney General...

‘Ban The Bag’ in Newport? Workshop Will Allow You To Share...

At their May 25th meeting, six Newport City Council members voted in favor of supporting a resolution that will construct an ordinance to phase...

City Council Candidate: Panhandlers, Jaywalkers, Red-Light Runners Deserve to be Bitch-Slapped

The Alliance For A Livable Newport has released their 2016 local election questions designed to help voters make informed choices for City Council and...

ACLU Says Proposed Panhandling Ordinance Raises Serious Constitutional Questions

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Rhode Island is calling an ordinance that has been proposed in Providence, and could soon be introduced...

UPDATED: Councilor Florez Looks to Address Panhandling Issue in Newport

Newport could soon be following in the footsteps of Providence when it comes to panhandling. Newport City Councilor John Florez announced on Friday morning on...

Newport Police Department Seeks Public’s Assistance in Theft of Cozy Trike

The Newport Police Department has released the following information in regards to locating a stolen Coxy Trike. The Newport Police Department is seeking the public’s...

Rhode Island’s Economy is Shrinking, a Major Shift in its Position...

Rhode Island’s Economy is Projected to Shrink in the Second Quarter of 2016 at an Annualized Rate of 1.2 percent This story originally appeared on...

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...

UPDATE: Agenda for Newport City Council’s Meeting at City Hall on...

The following items of business, filed with the City Clerk under the Rules of the Council, will go before Newport City Council at its...

26 Firefighters from Newport Fire Department Will Participate in Two-Day Training...

On the eve of the 2016 Newport International Boat Show, 26 firefighters from the Newport Fire Department will go back to school for two...