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Representative Abney Fails to Include Wife’s Board Position on Newport Housing...

Just a week after being appointed the House Finance Committee Chairman, Providence Journal reports that Representative Marvin Abney (D-Dist. 73, Newport, Middletown) has had to...

Public Workshop to be Held for Thames/Spring Streetscape Improvements Project

Newport’s Department of Public Services Announces Public Workshop for Thames/Spring Streetscape Improvements Project – May 24, 2016, 5:30 to 7:30 PM, Edward King House The City of Newport...

City of Newport’s Water Division Releases ‘2015 Consumer Confidence Report’ Online

The City of Newport’s Water Division announces that the 2015 Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) is now available on the City’s website at www.cityofnewport.com/ccr15 . The...

City Of Newport Releases New Comprehensive Land Use Plan Local Adoption...

The City of Newport and the Planning Board are in process of updating the Newport Comprehensive Land Use Plan. This update includes only the updating...

Susan Donovan Declares Her Candidacy for House District 69 (Portsmouth and...

Susan Donovan has declared her candidacy for District 69 (Portsmouth and Bristol) in the House of Representatives. Bob Plain of RIFuture.org reports "Susan Donovan, a...

What’s On The Docket for Newport City Council’s May 11th Meeting

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

Representative Abney (D-Dist. 73, Newport, Middletown) Appointed to Lead House Finance...

House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello today announced the appointment of Rep. Marvin L. Abney of Newport as chairman of the House Finance Committee. He also...

Newport City Hall Will Be Closed on Wednesday in Recognition of...

Newport City Hall will be closed on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 in recognition of Rhode Island Independence Day, a State holiday. Rhode Island Independence Day commemorates the...

Op-Ed: Toll-Setting Must Be Subject to Checks and Balances

Op-Ed By Sen. Marc A. Cote and Rep. Daniel P. Reilly | Sen. Marc A. Cote (D-Dist. 24) represents Woonsocket and North Smithfield. Rep. Daniel...

Representative Ray Gallison (District 69, Bristol and Portsmouth) Set to Resign...

Representative Ray Gallison (District 69, Bristol and Portsmouth) is resigning his seat as a state representative in the House of Representatives amid a law...

Representative Carson’s Tourism Marketing Commission to Meet with Stefan Pryor Today

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

Lynne Ceglie Will Run for Re-Election on Newport City Council

Lynn Ceglie has announced her intention to run for re-election to the Newport City Council representing the 2nd Ward. Ceglie is the first City Council...

City of Newport Receives $14,800 Grant to Create Mobile, Solar-Powered Recreational...

The City of Newport has received a $14,800 Centennial Grant to create mobile, solar-powered recreational spaces where people can recharge devices such as laptops and...

How the Aquidneck Island National Police Parade Will Affect Traffic and...

Traffic flow and parking in Newport will be affected by the 2016 Aquidneck Island National Police Parade, which kicks off at 1150 AM on...

City Of Newport Announces Beginning of Parking Season

The City of Newport announces the beginning of the Parking Season effective May 1, 2016 and continuing through October 31, 2016. Metered parking will be...

Rhode Island Presidential Primary: Where and How to Vote in Newport...

In what could be the most relevant in Rhode Island's history, the Rhode Island Presidential Preference Primary will take place on April 26, 2016. On Tuesday, voters...

PHOTOS: Governor Raimondo and State Leaders Visit set of “The Discovery”...

Governor Gina Raimondo, Senate President Teresa Paiva-Weed (D- 13, Newport & Jamestown), Representative Lauren Carson (D-75, Newport), Representative Marvin Abney (D- 74, Newport &...

Update on Broadway Streetscape Improvements

Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) provided the following update on the Broadway Streetscape Improvements on Friday, April 22nd. "We anticipate finishing the installation of...

City of Newport Cancels Public Hearing on Comprehensive Land Use Plan

The City Of Newport announced on April 21st, and effective April 24th, that the following Public Hearing on Comprehensive Plan Update that was scheduled...

Preview of April 27th Newport City Council 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...

House Commission’s Interim Report Details Concerns About Tourism Campaign, Seeks Improved...

A House commission that has been studying the potential for growing tourism through a coordinated marketing effort has issued an interim status report that registers its...

Representative Carson to Host Constituent Event on April 28

Rep. Lauren H. Carson (D-Dist. 75, Newport) will host a constituent meeting Thursday, April 28, at 1 p.m. at the Edward King House Senior...

City Of Newport: Construction Projects for Week of April 18, 2016

The Department of Utilities construction projects that are in progress for the week of April 18th are noted below. Friendship Street Sewer Improvement – Milling...

RI General Assembly Approves Legislation Sponsored by Rep. Carson (Dist. 75,...

With final legislative approval in both chambers today, the General Assembly has approved legislation sponsored by Sen. Frank Lombardo III and Rep. Lauren H....

City Councilor Florez Uses Nextdoor to Seek Feedback From Newport Residents...

City Counilor-at-Large John Florez is seeking community input about the current conditions of Newport roads and how you would like to see the City...