Bellevue will be closed between Memorial Blvd. and Prospect Hill on...

On Monday, April 23, 2018 National Grid Gas will be completing the final restoration of the concrete roadway on Bellevue Ave at Prospect Hill...

City of Newport announces new litter campaign

The City of Newport, via their Engaged Newport newsletter, announced on Friday that they are "changing the way Newport handles litter". The email introducing the...

City of Newport to receive new fire boat on Monday, April...

The City Of Newport will accept it's new fire boat, Marine 6, on Monday, April 23rd. million  Fire Department's new boat, Marine 6, is...

Food scraps being wasted at Rhode Island public schools, Pell Elementary...

"In February, a trash audit at the Pell Elementary School in Newport recovered 238 pounds of food scrap from a single day. The collected...

Residential Parking Program, metered parking and parking fees return to Newport...

Newport Police Department released the following press release on behalf of the City Of Newport on Wednesday announcing the beginning of the Parking Season. The...

Governor Raimondo directs U.S. and Rhode Island Flags to fly at...

In accordance with a Presidential Proclamation, Governor Gina M. Raimondo has ordered that the U.S. and Rhode Island flags at all state facilities and buildings...

Portion of Bellevue Avenue will be closed on Wednesday, April 18th...

Newport Police Department has announced that on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, National Grid Gas will be completing the final restoration of the concrete roadway...

Students from Rogers High School and Thompson Middle School will participate...

One Newport NPS Strategic Plan Subcommittee and the Alliance for Livable Newport (ALN) has announced that they will host “Students of Newport Public Schools Speak...

Representative Carson’s Tourism Commission will discuss tax impacts of short-term rentals

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

City Council approves the execution of the Letter of Interest with...

The Newport City Council voted 4 to 3 on Wednesday night to approve the execution of a Letter of Interest with the National Sailing...

Representative Abney honored by hometown high school as ‘2018 Distinguished Alumnus’

Representative Marvin Abney (D-Dist. 73, Newport, Middletown) was honored by the Texarkana Independent School District as a 2018 Distinguished Alumnus last week at a...

Representative Carson to hold Earth Day constituent meeting

Representative. Lauren Carson has scheduled an Earth Day constituent meeting to discuss environmental concerns with constituents. The meeting is scheduled Wednesday, April 18, at 6:30...

Traffic detours scheduled for lower Thames Street on Tuesday

On Tuesday, April 10, 2018 National Grid Gas will be conducting maintenance on the gas main in the area of Thames Street at Dixon...

Semi-Annual Prescription Drug Take Back Day scheduled for April 28th

On Saturday, April 28th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. local police departments around the county, Newport Hospital, and the Drug Enforcement Administration will...

Whitehouse and Portsmouth business owners highlight $30 million in new funding...

U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse today joined with area small business owners and local officials in the flood-prone Island Park neighborhood of Portsmouth to highlight...

Gov. Raimondo seeks support for a billion-dollar school reclamation program and...

Gov. Gina Raimondo called upon Rhode Island’s civic, business and government leaders to get behind her efforts to rebuild the state’s aging public schools...

2018 Newport County Legislative Forum scheduled for April 5th

The Aquidneck Island Planning Commission, in partnership with the Newport Daily News and the Community College of Rhode Island, is hosting the third annual...

Newport’s Visitors Center wins Grow Smart RI Award

Newport’s Transportation and Visitors Center was among several award winners at Grow Smart RI’s Power of Place Summit earlier today (Thursday, March 29). The awards...

Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority announces dates and details for...

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA)has provided the following construction report and traffic advisory update. Starting in April, there will be multiple...

Agenda for March 28th Newport City Council Meeting

CITY OF NEWPORT DOCKET FOR THE COUNCIL MEETING MARCH 28, 2018   THE MEETING WILL BE HELD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL, 43 BROADWAY, NEWPORT, RI   The following items...

Temporary closures of Cliff Walk scheduled

The Newport Police Department announced on Thursday that there will be temporary closures of the Cliff Walk, south of Seaview Avenue, on March 27th,...

Coast Guard warns mariners ahead of strong storm forecasted in Southern...

The Coast Guard is warning mariners and the public Tuesday to exercise caution along the coasts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts Wednesday into Thursday...

Lane closures scheduled for Route 138 in Jamestown

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) has provided the following advisory for the Route 138 corridor between the Jamestown Verrazzano Bridge and the...

Governor Raimondo tours Portsmouth Middle School, highlights need for statewide investment...

Highlighting the need for statewide investment in school construction ahead of House and Senate hearings this week, Governor Gina Raimondo toured Portsmouth Middle School...

WalletHub Study: Rhode Island is 2018’s 3rd ‘Least Dependent State on...

With gun sales still in decline since President Donald Trump took office and with the recent Parkland school shooting prompting more debates on the...