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26 Firefighters from Newport Fire Department Will Participate in Two-Day Training...

On the eve of the 2016 Newport International Boat Show, 26 firefighters from the Newport Fire Department will go back to school for two...

Newport City Council Decides to Delay Vote on New Fire/Rescue Boat

After receiving ten documents on the day they had to make a decision and after almost a thirty minute discussion, the Newport City Council unanimously decided to...

Public Workshop on Newport’s Comprehensive Land Use Plan Scheduled For February...

Efforts are being made to update the City Of Newport's Comprehensive Land Use Plan. A City Plan provides the foundation for a wide variety of...

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...

Video & Recap: June 26th Newport City Council Meeting

Newport City Council met for approximately three hours and twenty minutes last night. Here's a quick recap. An entertainment...

House OKs Legislation to Allow Limited Retail Sales by Breweries

Bill is designed to help small businesses, promote ‘beer tourism’ industry in Rhode Island Legislation cosponsored by Rep. Teresa Tanzi to allow breweries, distilleries and...

Rep. Carson honors RI League of Women Voters

Representative Lauren Carson (D-Dist. 75, Newport) today honored the Rhode Island League of Women Voters on its upcoming centennial with a...

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...

City of Newport Rolls Out ‘Summer Meals Program’, Free Meals Available...

The City of Newport has announced details for the 2017 Summer Meals Program, an initiative that has the goal of filling the upcoming summer with...

Voters Will Decide in November if Newport Grand Goes to Tiverton

Legislation seeks voter approval to move Newport Grand operations to site near state line Both chambers of the General Assembly today gave their final approval...

Senator Euer sponsors bills on natural hair braiders, food trucks to...

Two bills introduced by Senator Dawn Euer (D-Dist. 13, Newport, Jamestown) would help lighten the regulatory burden on entrepreneurs and make the American Dream...

Senator DiPalma’s bill that changes RI’s license plates passes Senate

Senator Louis P. DiPalma’s legislation (2019-S 0715) that changes the way in which new, fully reflective registration plates would be issued, starting...

The November Ballot: Question 3 – $27 Million Bond for Construction...

A $27 million bond issue that provides funds for the completion of a new Veterans Home, is on next week’s ballot, one of seven...

Newport Public Schools ‘Summer Meals Program’ kicks off on June 28th

The City of Newport is excited to celebrate the arrival of the summer! With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about...

Construction to Begin on Carroll Avenue Sidewalks

The City of Newport has announced that sidewalks on Caroll Avenue (from Morton Avenue to Bateman Avenue) will begin to be repaired starting on...

Election 2016: Mike Smith Joins Reformers in Calling For House Oversight...

In response to the recent call for the House Oversight Committee to immediately reconvene for the purpose of taking the legal steps necessary to...

Legislative News – Jan. 28: Senate to vote on 3-D, ghost...

The latest news from the Rhode Island General Assembly; MEDIA ADVISORY: Senate to vote on 3-D, ghost gun ban...

Public workshop to be held to discuss proposed updates to the...

On January 7th, the Newport Waterfront Commission will be holding a public workshop to discuss proposed updates to the current Newport harbor...

Podcasts: 7 gubernatorial candidates sit down with What’sUpnewp

The biggest news in the gubernatorial race has not just been the financials, but how many people are running for the seat, the decision by...

Former Mayor Shows Interest in Filling Vacancy on Newport City Council

City Councilor-At-Large Justin McLaughlin submitted his letter of resignation to the City Clerk last Thursday, that vacancy could soon be filled by someone that's...

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...

Representative Carson’s Commission Makes Several Recommendations Regarding Sea Level Rise

Rep. Lauren H. Carson (D-Dist. 75, Newport) is chairwoman of the Special House Commission to Study Economic Risk Due to Flooding and Sea Level...

Newport City Council Candidates Share Their 3 Biggest Priorities

When Newport voters go the polls on November 8th, they will see that they have the option to choose four out of seven candidates (or write-in...

Letter To The Editor – Rep. Carson: Thank you, Newport

Thank you, Newport, for your continued support of my efforts and hard work in the Rhode Island House of Representatives.  I will not let...

Representative Carson will host Constituent Meeting with Treasurer Magaziner

Representative Lauren Carson (D-Dist. 75, Newport)  will hold a constituent meeting March 27 with State Treasurer Seth Magaziner. The meeting is scheduled Monday, March 27,...