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International Save A Life Tour will visit Rogers High School on...

The International Save A Life Tour will be visiting Rogers High School on February 25th, 2020. "This is the program the...

Newport’s annual kayak, dinghy rack lottery slated for March 4th

Kayakers and dinghy owners take note: Now is the time to get your applications in for the Newport Harbormaster’s Office annual dinghy...

Preview: Newport City Council Agenda (Feb. 26)

Newport City Council will host their next Regular Council Meeting on Wednesday, February 26th at 6:30 pm at Newport City Hall.

VIDEO: February 18th Middletown Town Council meeting

The Middletown Town Council hosted a Regular Council Meeting on Tuesday, February 18th. The meeting lasted approximately 1...

Preview: Agenda for Newport Zoning Board of Review Meeting (Feb. 24)

The City of Newport's Zoning Board of Review will host their next meeting on Monday, February 24th at 7 pm in the...

Community asked to help light up Newport Harbor this July 4th

The following was submitted by Tom Shevlin, Communications Officer for the City of Newport. Every year, thousands of locals...

Representative Abney receives ‘George T. Downing Award’ from Rogers High School

Rep. Marvin L. Abney (D-Dist. 73, Newport, Middletown) received “The George T. Downing Award” during Rogers High School’s 49th annual Black History Month...

Preview: Agenda for Newport Historic District Commission meeting on February 18th

The City Of Newport's Historic District Commission will host a meeting on Tuesday, February 18th at 6:30 pm in the Council Chambers...

Westerly, Newport wrestle with school construction needs

Nearly three years ago, a Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) study, the Jacobs Report, identified schools throughout the state needing hundreds...

First North End Urban Plan Public Forum slated for February 25th,...

Newport is creating a North End urban plan and inviting residents, business owners, and the public to give their perspective and see...

Video: February 12th Newport City Council Meeting

Newport City Council met for nearly three hours on Wednesday night. While the application to approve the submittal...

City Council awards multi-year contract for July 4th Fireworks Display

After some confusion and rescheduling last year surrounding the Fourth of July Fireworks Display, the City of Newport and City Council has...

City Council approves RIDE Stage II application to build new high...

Just one night after Newport School Committee voted 5-1 to approve submittal of the Rhode Island Dept of Education Stage II application to build...

Rep. Canario introduces bill which allows municipalities to ban vaping in...

Rep. Dennis M. Canario (D-Dist. 71, Portsmouth, Little Compton, Tiverton) has introduced legislation (2020-H 7488) which authorizes municipalities to adopt ordinances restricting...

School Committee approves RIDE Stage II application to build new high...

Ahead of a nearing deadline, Newport School Committee voted 5-1 this evening on the submittal of the Rhode Island Dept of Education Stage II...

Portsmouth receives grant from Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank

Portsmouth will receive a $339,000 grant from the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank, among programs sharing $1 million in grants to implement climate...

Newport Waterfront Commission to meet on February 13th, here’s what’s on...

Newport Waterfront Commission will gather for their next meeting on Thursday, February 13th at 6:30 pm at Newport Public Library.

Agenda: Newport School Committee Meeting on February 11th

Newport School Committee will host their next regular meeting on Tuesday, February 11th at 6:30 pm in the cafeteria at Pell Elementary...

Newport’s Historic Cemetery Advisory Commission will meet on Feb. 12, here’s...

The Newport Historic Cemetery Advisory Commission will host their next meeting on Wednesday, February 12th at 4 pm at Newport Public Library.

Mayor’s Update – February 9th

The following was written by City of Newport Mayor Jamie Bova. It was sent out in her weekly email to constituents.

Newport City Council hosts workshop with State Legislators

Newport City Council hosted a two hour workshop with State Legislators on Saturday morning at City Hall. Prior to their workshop with...

Newporters encouraged to apply for School Committee Vacancy

The City of Newport shared today that the Newport City Council is inviting all eligible Newport residents interested in serving on the...

Agenda for Portsmouth Town Council’s February 10th meeting

Portsmouth Town Council will host their next Town Council Meeting on Monday, February 10th at Portsmouth Town Hall. Here's a look at...

Video: City Council workshop on School Committee vacancy

Newport City Councilors hosted a special workshop evening in order to discuss the process of filling a vacancy on the School Committee...

Agenda for Newport City Council Meeting on February 12th

Newport City Council will host their next Regular Council Meeting in the Council Chambers at Newport City Hall on Wednesday, February 12th.