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Weather-Related Cancellations, Closures, Delays and Parking Bans

Newport, RI - Here's the latest information and snow-related cancellations, closures, delays and parking bans throughout Newport County and Rhode Island. Scroll down past...

Boston Globe: Peregrine Group’s Colin Kane mulling run for Governor

Dan McGowan writes this morning in his Rhode Map newsletter for The Boston Globe that Colin Kane, founding partner of the Peregrine...

State confirms 4th positive finding of EEE, 1st West Nile Virus...

The following is a mosquito advisory/press release from RIDOH and RIDEM. The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the...

What’s Up Radio: A conversation with Newport Mayor-elect Jamie Bova

Newport, RI - The voters spoke on November 6th and elected their new City Council, and now the new City Council has spoken and...

Cruise Ship Schedule: 91 cruise ships will visit Newport in 2019

Discover Newport, the official convention and visitors bureau for Newport and Brisol counties, has published the 2019 Cruise Ship Schedule.

RIDOH closes three Newport beaches to swimming due to high bacteria...

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Gooseberry, Hazards and Fort Adams Beaches in Newport for swimming because of high...

Schedule: Public, private Firework Displays that will light up the Newport...

Fireworks have become tremendously popular over the last several years for those hosting weddings and special events in and around Newport. So...

City Council will consider six-month moratorium on decisions relating to development...

After some public outcry, a petition with more than 2,200 signatures, and an urge from The Alliance For A Livable Newport, growth...

Open Letter from Councilor Bova to fellow member of Newport City...

The following is the transcript of the open letter that Councilor Bova delivered to the members of the Newport City Council and read at...

Portion of Cliff Walk to be temporarily closed for improvement...

Newport, RI - The City of Newport has announced that they will close a small section of the Cliff Walk for approximately one week in...

Portsmouth Police cracking down on those who fail to stop at...

The Portsmouth Police Department announced on Facebook this morning that during a 4 hour period this morning and yesterday morning, they have...

Changes ahead for Newport City Council, School Committee

Newport, RI - The results are in (unofficially) and there are some changes coming to our local government in The-City-By-The-Sea. According to the City’s Canvassing...

City to host community discussion on future of the Gateway Center

Photo: The Humphrey J. “Harp” Donnelly III Newport Gateway Transportation and Visitors Center. Photo provided by City of Newport. Newport, RI - The City of...

Rhode Report: Newport County road and lane closures (Week of Nov....

Newport, RI – The following road and lane closure notices are effective for the near future, according to the Rhode Island Department of Transportation...

Election Day in Newport: Results

Newport, RI - Newport voters turned out in big numbers to cast their votes across The -City-By-The-Sea today. Stay tuned here for updates throughout the day...

DEM: Expect high surf over the next few days

The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) issued a press release this morning advising the public to use caution along shoreline areas today...

Rep. Canario supports amendment that would shift funding from planned bicycle...

Representative Dennis M. Canario (D-Dist. 71, Portsmouth, Little Compton, Tiverton) is calling for the passage of the Rhode Island Department of Transportation’s...

VIDEO: Newport City Council’s November 14th meeting

Newport, RI - Newport City Council hosted their Regular Council Meeting at 6:30 pm last night. The meeting lasted approximately seven minutes. Here's the agenda...

Christmas tree pickup for Newport residents scheduled January 7 – 11

Christmas has come and gone, and if you are when to take down your Christmas Tree or how to gt rid of...

Letter To The Editor – Rep. Carson: Thank you, Newport

Thank you, Newport, for your continued support of my efforts and hard work in the Rhode Island House of Representatives.  I will not let...

Poll: Do you think that the City should consider a moratorium...

A petition circling around asks the Newport Planning Board and Newport City Council to institute a zoning "moratorium on special use permits...

Best-selling author, venture capitalist to keynote Salve Regina University’s Convocation Ceremony...

Students who pursue an academic experience that includes a healthy dose of liberal arts studies are preparing themselves to take the most...

Warning: Fake $100 Bill Passed in Downtown Newport This Morning

A young women attempted to use a fake $100 bill to pay for her coffee at Mokka Coffeehouse earlier this morning. Around 8:30 a.m., a...

2 economic policies likely to change with Democrats in control of...

The following story was written by Steven Pressman,  Professor of Economics at Colorado State University. This story was originally published on The Conversation, it has been republished with...

Rhode Report: Newport County road and lane closures (Week of Nov....

Newport, RI – The following road and lane closure notices are effective for the near future, according to the Rhode Island Department of Transportation...