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Thursday, February 27, 2020

How the Aquidneck Island National Police Parade Will Affect Traffic and...

Traffic flow and parking in Newport will be affected by the 2016 Aquidneck Island National Police Parade, which kicks off at 1150 AM on...

Secretary of State honors two Rogers High School students with 2019...

Newport Public Schools announced on Wednesday that two local students were recently honored by Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea.

OP-ED: Lottery partnership benefits all Rhode Islanders

by Sen. Maryellen Goodwin (District 1, Providence) All Rhode Islanders benefit from our state’s partnerships with Twin River and...

The Future Of Our Island High Schools: Public Forum planned for...

Residents, parents, taxpayers and students from Portsmouth, Middletown, and Newport are being invited to attend and participate in The Future of Our...

DEM announces season closures of shellfishing areas

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced yestreday that about 46 acres of Bluff Hill Cove on the eastern side of Point...

All 7 Candidates for Senate District 13 Qualify for Special Election

It's official, seven candidates from Newport will run to replace Teresa Paiva Week in the Senate District 13 (Newport, Jamestown) Senate seat. All seven candidates...

Public Tour of Rogers High School Scheduled

A public tour of Rogers High School is scheduled for Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. to see firsthand the condition of the...

Legislative News – Jan. 13: State of the State Address; Arming...

The following three press releases were provided by the press office at the General Assembly on January 13th. MEDIA...

Anthony Spiratos Suspends Campaign for State Senate, District 13 (Jamestown/Newport)

Anthony Spiratos took to his Facebook Page on Monday to announced that he would be suspending his run for State Senate, District 13 (Jamestown &...

Senator Euer encourages participation in expungement open house

Sen. Dawn Euer is encouraging her constituents to attend a local event she helped arrange with Attorney General Peter R. Neronha to...

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...

City raising awareness, seeking leads on poisoned trees in King Park

The City of Newport is addressing the signs on trees in King Park that say in-part "this tree was deliberately poisoned".

WalletHub Study: Rhode Island has the 5th highest tax rates

With Tax Day looming large and sweeping tax reform passed in recent months, WalletHub today released its 2018 Taxpayer Survey as well as its yearly Tax Rates...

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...

City of Newport to Keep Warming Centers Open Through the Weekend

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a “Hazardous Weather Outlook” for our area. This advisement goes into effect this evening and will continue...

Congressman Cicilline, Rep. Carson, Rep. Abney, and Senator Euer to visit...

Rep. Lauren H. Carson (D-Dist. 75, Newport), House Finance Committee Chairman Marvin L. Abney (D-Dist. 73, Newport, Middletown) and Sen. Dawn Euer (D-Dist. 13,...

DEM Announces Closure of Perimeter Road around Beavertail Lighthouse to Vehicles

According to DEM, Residual damage from Superstorm Sandy along with erosion and storm surge intensified by climate change-driven sea level...

Coyotes spotted in and around Braga Park, Newport Police provides recommendations...

The Newport Police Department has received complaints of coyotes in and around Braga Park. Dog walkers are reporting that coyotes are walking very close...

Preview: Agenda for Newport Zoning Board of Review Meeting (Jan. 27)

The City of Newport's Zoning Board of Review will host their next meeting on Monday, January 27th at 7 pm in the...

Raimondo, Deepwater Wind: ‘Revolution Wind Project’ will create 800+ construction jobs;...

Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Deepwater Wind CEO Jeff Grybowski announced today in a press release that the Revolution Wind project is expected to...

Month-Long Impasse Over, Senate Approves and Governor signs 2018 Budget Bill

The Senate today approved and the governor signed into law a $9.2 billion 2018 state budget bill that includes excise tax relief, along with...

Legislative News – January 17: Senate confirmation of education commissioners; medical...

Ruggerio bill provides for Senate confirmation of education commissioners STATE HOUSE — President of the Senate...

Representative Lauren Carson: I Have Focused My Race on My Real...

We will all be very glad when Election Day is passed. This election season has been too long, too divisive and too destructive. The...

Newport’s off-season parking season begins on November 1st

Metered parking, which is in effect from May 1st through October 31st, will be free beginning on November 1st. Off-Season Metered Parking is in effect...

Newport Fire Department will host Fire Prevention Family Day at Easton’s...

National Fire Prevention Week is here and Newport Fire Department is getting involved by promoting fire safety messaging and by hosting a "Fire Prevention...