Japanese Flag “Inadvertently” Flown on City Property For Nearly Two Months

Many may walk run or drive by Long Wharf at Washington square and never notice there are two flag poles standing tall next to...

Governor Raimondo Signs ‘Rhode Island Family Home Visiting Act’ in Newport...

Governor Gina Raimondo has signed legislation sponsored by President of the Senate M. Teresa Paiva Weed and Chairman of the House Health, Education and...

Letter To The Editor: I’m Running for City Council At-Large, I...

I’m running for City Council At-Large in Newport because I believe in our city and I believe my unique perspective will serve our city...

18-Year-Old Charged by Newport Police for Friday’s Shooting in Newport Heights

On September 2, 2016 at 10:32 am,  the Newport Police Department responded to the Newport Heights Housing Development in the area of Beech Tree...

Three Meter Maids, One Parking Ticket: Is There A More Efficient...

On Thursday evening, we watched three meter maids casually have a conversation and "hang out" on Thames Street in front of the Post Office. At...

Safety First: Three New Lights Installed in Storer Park

City of Newport Public Services Department, Buildings & Grounds Announces Installation of  Storer Park Lights Three new decorative LED lights have been installed in Storer...

Chat with Representative Lauren Carson (Part 2): 38 Studios, Small Business,...

Here comes the second part of our recent Chat with Representative Lauren Carson (D-District 75, Newport), in the first part of our conversation we...

Cambridge Police Chief Temporarily Placed On Leave For Issue Regarding His...

Multiple sources are reporting Cambridge (Maryland) Police Chief Daniel Dvorak, who served the Newport Police Department before taking on the role, was placed on temporarily...

Newport Fire Department Responds to Del Nero Cleaners For Reported Fire

Newport Fire Department responded to Del Nero Cleaners just after 5 p.m. for a fire alarm/reported fire. A witness next door at Mission reported to us...

Representative Lauren Carson Will Host Constituent Meeting Focused on the Arts

Representative Lauren Carson (D-District 75, Newport) will hold a constituent meeting dedicated to the arts on September 7th from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m....

Defense Innovation Days Brings Defense Industry Leaders to Newport This Week

U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, Under Secretary of Defense Frank Kendall to Keynote Defense Innovation Days, the Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance’s (SENEDIA) annual three-day...

Chat With Representative Lauren Carson (Part 1): 38 Studios, Tourism &...

Following the recent announcement that the State Of Rhode Island reached a $25.6 million deal over 38 Studios, and her opponent calling her out...

Congressional and Defense Industry Leaders Will Attend ‘Defense Innovation Days’ in...

Defense Innovation Days Begins Monday, Senator Reed and Under Secretary of Defense Frank Kendall are Keynote Speakers Congressional and defense industry leaders will visit Newport,...

Newport City Council Votes 5-2 to Move Forward With Port Security...

At their regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Wednesday night, the majority of Newport City Council voted to accept the 2016 Port Security Grant Program...

City Council Asks City Administration to Review Existing Ordinances Related to...

With approval of a resolution on Wednesday at Newport City Council's meeting, City Administration will review the existing ordinances related to where scooters are...

FabNewport Gives Students The Opportunity to Gain ‘Control’ in Local Classrooms

Students are experiencing something new in local schools: control. At least, they are in Amie Shinego's technology classroom at Thompson Middle School, thanks to...

Benches and Bike Racks Coming Soon to Broadway

Now that Broadway is back to two-way traffic, one of the next things for contractors to tackle to button up the Broadway Streetscape Improvement...

Report Compares Fire Protection Costs Across Rhode Island, Newport Finds Itself...

In the midst of a controversial discussion on whether or not the City of Newport should accept a grant for a new Fire/Rescue Boat,...

Report: Rhode Island Tourism Activity on the Rise

According to Rhode Island Commerce Corporation, new figures released today "indicate that the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation's marketing efforts, in conjunction with the state's...

Broadway and Dr. Marcus Wheatland Boulevard Return to Two-Way Traffic Pattern

Broadway and Dr. Marcus Wheatland Boulevard returned to their regular two-way traffic pattern on Wednesday afternoon after being closed for for a few weeks...

Agenda for Newport City Council’s August 24th Meeting

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

Drought Advisory: Governor Encourages Residents, Businesses to Conserve Water

Governor Gina M. Raimondo is issuing a statewide "Drought Advisory," based on indicators and assessments from the state's Drought Steering Committee. "Rhode Islanders should be...

Strategic Planning Underway for National Undersea Technology Hub

The Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance (SENEDIA) announces the development of the Undersea Technology Innovation Center, a Rhode Island-based hub for national undersea...

Video: Fire Boat Discussion at City Hall on Tuesday Night

Newport City Councilor John Florez held a meeting on Wednesday night at City Hall for the public to ask questions and gain more information...

City of Newport Wins Planning Grant for Working Cities Challenge

Through a collaborative community grant submission, the City of Newport was recently selected by the Working Cities Challenge Initiative to receive $15,000 in support...