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Winter Storm Closings and Delays in Newport, RI

Here are the current closings and delays for Newport, RI courtesy of the AAA Northeast, Sponsor of the RIBA Cancellation System. When a significant snow...

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...

Sen. DiPalma’s Project Sustainability Study Commission to meet on Tuesday

The Special Legislative Commission to Study and Evaluate the Impact of “Project Sustainability” in the State of Rhode Island will be meeting...

Rhode Island voters approve Question 1: Rhode Island School Buildings

Voters in Rhode Island approved Question 1 on the midterm General Election ballot on Tuesday. "Fix Our Schools RI is so pleased with the results...

Portions Of RI Sound And Lower Narragansett Bay And Sakonnet River...

The Rhode Island Departments of Environmental Management (DEM) and Health (RIDOH) has announced today via a press release that areas of Rhode Island Sound,...

Newport City Council Will Recognize Sid Abruzzi on His Induction into...

At their regularly scheduled meeting on February 10th at Pell Elementary School, the Newport City Council  will recognize Sib Abruzzi for his recent induction into...

Citizens Exploring School Unification forms, announces petition drive targeting Middletown Town...

Citizens Exploring School Unification (CESU) has officially launched and is circulating a petition regarding Middletown Town Council's decision on June 17th to...

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 &...

Newport named Age-Friendly Community

The City of Newport has been named an Age Friendly Community by the nation's leading advocacy group for seniors. 

Peter Harty withdraws from Ward 3 Newport City Council race

At least one seat on Newport City Council will go unopposed come November after all. Peter Harty, who announced back in June that he...

RI Future: Senate District 13: 6 candidates square off at Jane...

Steve Ahlquist and Bob Plain from RI Future were on hand on Monday night for our Senate District 13 Candidate Forum at Jane Pickens...

City: Free WiFi coming to Easton’s Beach this summer

The City of Newport announced this afternoon in a press release that free wifi is coming to Easton's Beach this summer.

Rep. Carson’s Tourism Marketing Commission to Meet Today at R.I. Convention...

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

Second workshop to discuss the updates to the proposed harbor ordinances...

On Thursday January 24, 2019 at Pell Elementary from 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm the Newport Waterfront Commission invites the community to a...

DEM conducting annual habitat management work at Beavertail State Park, other...

The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has announced brush cutting, mowing, and removing invasive plants at management areas and state lands across...

RIDEM: National Safe Boating Week kicks off on May 18th

The following press release and information was provided by Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management. Environmental Police Officers from...

Senate Clears Senator Whitehouse’s Bipartisan Bill to Reauthorize National Estuary Program

The Senate has unanimously approved Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and David Vitter’s (R-LA) bill to reauthorize the National Estuaries Program (NEP),...

Just my opinion: Winners and Losers – Election 2016

Sitting around the day before this BIG election. Tired of watching the political broadcasts. Dizzy from looking at polls that don’t mean a heck...

Sewer main repairs scheduled for Memorial Boulevard/Thames Street intersection

The Newport Police Department has provided the following press release regarding upcoming road construction. On Monday, July 8, 2019,...

Newport Police Department: Expect Heavy Traffic due to Newport Folk Festival...

With Newport Folk Festival and Newport Jazz Festival scheduled to take place at Fort Adams State Park over the next two weekends, it should...

Senator Euer, Representative Carson host Arbor Day event at State House

Senator Dawn Euer and Representative Lauren Carson recently held a public celebration of trees and their essential role in Rhode Island’s ecology...

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...

Newport Public Schools reminds parents that school registration and translators are...

Newport Public Schools is out with a warning and reminder to all parents this afternoon; "It has come...

Rep. Abney (D-Dist. 73, Newport, Middletown) Delivers $2,000 Grant to RhodySquash...

Rep. Marvin L. Abney recently presented the RhodySquash organization with a legislative grant of $2,000 to be used for new equipment for the program...

VIDEO: Newport City Council Meeting (Dec. 11)

Newport City Council held their December Regular Council Meeting on Wednesday night. The meeting lasted approximately one hour and twenty nine minutes.