City of Newport: Yard waste pickup set for next week

via City of Newport Newport, RI - As City crews work to clear felled branches and tree limbs resulting...

Ten CCRI Student-Athletes named NJCAA Academic All-Americans

Warwick, RI - The Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI) announced today that ten student-athletes from their school have qualified as National...

Sections of Green End Avenue closed for repairs until July 17

Heavy rains on Tuesday, July 14, damaged sections of Green End Avenue from the intersection with Aquidneck Avenue to Valley Road, and...

VIDEO: Newport City Council to receive COVID-19 Update from City Manager

Newport City Council will be meeting in remote session today at 4:30 p.m. for an update from City Manager Joe Nicholson on...

Obituary for Kenneth Allen Phillips

This obituary originally appeared on Memorial Funeral Home. Kenneth Phillips, 83, of Portsmouth, RI, passed away on Monday,...

Representative Cortvriend to co-host screening of ‘Dark Waters’ expert panel discussion

Today, Representative Terri-Denise Cortvriend announced she will be co-hosting a Virtual Screening of the Dark Waters and expert panel discussion. Dark Waters...

Ballot order set for Newport City Council Primary

The lottery for Newport's City Council Primary ballot placement was conducted this morning. By random drawing, here is the...

Portion of Thames Street will be closed on Wednesday night for...

National Grid Gas will be conducting required maintenance of the natural gas main on Thames Street at Underwood Ct. on Wednesday, July...

Drowning victim recovered off Scarborough State Beach

The Department of Environmental Management announced this morning that at around 7 AM, a US Coast Guard helicopter located the body of...

Arizona Cardinals owner released from Newport Hospital after testing positive for...

Arizona Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill, who tested positive for the coronavirus last week, has been released from Newport Hospital. Bidwill, 55,...

Today In Newport History: July 11, 1780 – Rochambeau Arrives In...

On July 11, 1780 approximately 5,000 - 6,000 French soldiers commanded by Rochambeau arrived at King Park in Newport, Rhode Island. The code name given by the French...

Newport’s crowded field for council and school committee

Newporters are assured of an active election campaign, as nearly all candidates that had filed to run for election submitted papers today...

Progressives aim to dislodge top state Senate leaders

Progressives are taking on some top state Senate Democrats in September’s primary election, seeking to expand their influence within the state legislature.

Mark C. Hazenberg assumes command of Navy Officer Training Command

Story by Darwin Lam, Naval Service Training Command. This story originally appeared here. Newport, RI - A change of command...

CubeSmart opens 77,000-square-foot self-storage facility in Wakefield

CubeSmart today announced the Grand Opening of their newest state of the art, climate-controlled self-storage facility at 94 Old Tower Hill Road...

Senator Whitehouse celebrates 25 Years of Federal Service by Portsmouth resident...

Providence, RI - U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse today issued a press release celebrating a quarter-century of federal service by his office’s Senior...

VIDEO & RECAP: Governor’s COVID-19 Briefing

Governor Raimondo and the Department of Health provided an update on COVID-19 in Rhode Island during a press briefing at 1 pm...

Black deaths matter: The centuries-old struggle to memorialize slaves and victims...

Vicki Daniel, Case Western Reserve University In an open lot just a block or so from where George Floyd was killed while being...

VIDEO: Navy Officer Candidate School (OCS) Graduation

Newport, RI - Navy Officer Candidate School (OCS) Graduation on July 9, 2020, at Naval Station Newport.

Naval Engineering Education Consortium addresses Navy’s technology needs at 10 warfare...

Story by Public Affairs Office, Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport NEWPORT, R.I. — A brochure highlighting 50 Naval Engineering...

In light of ruling, Sen. Euer and Rep. Kazarian call for...

Providence, RI - The sponsors of legislation to protect access to birth control in Rhode Island railed against today’s Supreme Court decision...

RECAP & VIDEO: Newport City Council Meeting – July 8

Newport City Council hosted a Council Meeting on Wednesday in person for the first time since March. The meeting was open to...

Jazz Camp at Newport going virtual July 26-31

Newport, RI - Salve Regina University today announced that high school-aged musicians will have the opportunity to learn from experienced industry professionals,...

5 COVID-19 myths politicians have repeated that just aren’t true

Geoffrey Joyce, University of Southern California The number of new COVID-19 cases in the U.S. has jumped to around 50,000 a day, and...

Man wanted for murder in Maryland arrested In Newport

Newport, RI - A man wanted for murder in Maryland was arrested Tuesday in Newport, according to officials. CBS...