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National Grid issues statement on State and Federal reports examining Aquidneck...

National Grid issued the following statement about the reports from the Rhode Island Division of Public Utilities and Carriers and the Pipeline...

Newport City Council to host workshop on Council Communication, Best Practices,...

Newport City Council will host a City Council Workshop on Wednesday, January 15th at 6 pm in the Council Chambers at Newport...

Construction and lane closures expected to begin again on Newport Bridge...

Construction is returning to the Newport Pell Bridge on September 19th, resulting in traffic being limited to one lane in each direction on the...

RITBA: Deck Project on Newport Pell Bridge will resume Sunday, May...

This story was originally published at 1:33 pm on May 6th. The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority issued...

Agenda Released for May 10th Newport City Council Meeting

The following items of business will go before Newport City Council at its regular meeting to be held on May 10, 2017 at 6:30...

Sister City relationship with Kinsale, Ireland turns 20

The City of Newport Mayor's Office announced this evening that City leaders will mark the 20th anniversary of Newport’s Sister City relationship...

Schedule: Public, private Firework Displays that will light up the Newport...

Fireworks have become tremendously popular over the last several years for those hosting weddings and special events in and around Newport. So...

Governor Raimondo Kicks Off 2nd Annual Rhode Island Quahog Week

As part of continued efforts to support growth of the local food economy and in honor of Rhode Island's fishing heritage, Governor Gina M....

Rep. Ruggiero to welcome Association for Women in Psychology to Newport...

Rep. Deborah Ruggiero will deliver welcoming remarks at the annual conference of the Association for Women in Psychology, to be held Feb....

Summer: A time of hunger for many children

For a kid, summer should be a time for fun, for sports and camps, for swimming and family barbeques, for family vacations and carefree...

Portsmouth Town Council votes to continue school discussions with Newport

Portsmouth Town Council voted 7 -0 last night to approve a motion to "discuss the possibilities of working together to provide the...

Representative Carson: House Commission Will Study Statewide Tourism Marketing Campaign, Expects...

The following Letter To The Editor was submitted by Rep. Lauren H. Carson (D-Dist. 75, Newport) in response to the recent attempted campaign to roll-out a...

Newport Pell, Mount Hope, and Jamestown Bridges reopen to all vehicles...

Originally published at 2:20 pm, last updated at 23:00 pm As of 11 p.m. this evening, The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) lifted all travel restrictions...

Letter To The Editor: Balancing pedestrians’, cyclists’ and drivers’ needs equally...

The following Letter To The Editor was submitted by Howard Newman, a Newport resident and member of the Newport Spring Leadership Committee.

Newport County Road Report: RITBA and RIDOT scheduled lane closures, construction...

Here’s what’s on tap for road construction and traffic in Newport County this upcoming week. Rhode Island Department...

Representative Carson provides update on natural gas outage

The following was an email that Representative Carson sent to her constituents on Monday, January 28th; Good morning – Monday...

Video: March 13th Newport City Council Meeting

Newport City Council met for their regular scheduled meeting on Wednesday, March 14th. Watch the 93 minute video below;

City Of Newport Announces Beginning of Parking Season

The City of Newport announces the beginning of the Parking Season effective May 1, 2016 and continuing through October 31, 2016. Metered parking will be...

Rep. Canario Introduces Bill to Make Left Lanes on Highways Passing...

Rep. Dennis M. Canario (D-Dist. 71, Portsmouth, Little Compton, Tiverton) has introduced legislation (2017-H 5398) that would fine drivers for using the far-left lane...

Mayor Jeanne-Marie Napolitano Will Run for Re-Election on Newport City Council

On The Open Forum with Ryan Belmore on WADK 1540 AM today, Newport Mayor Jeanne-Marie Napolitano announced her intention to run for re-election on...

Aquidneck Island Road Construction Report: Feb. 13 – 18

Here is what’s happening for road work, closures and detours in and around Newport, RI this week. Roadwork scheduled by Rhode Island Department Of Transportation: 2/4-2/10 Newport:...

Former Supreme Court Justice to challenge Senator Sheldon Whitehouse; but first...

Former Rhode Island Supreme Court Justice Robert Flanders of East Greenwich, formally announced earlier this week his candidacy for U.S. Senate, opposing Democratic Senator...

Podcast: A conversation with Patricia Morgan, Republican gubernatorial candidate

Republican gubernatorial candidate and State Representative Patricia Morgan, R - West Warwick, the House Minority Leader, discusses her vision for Rhode Island with Ryan...

Gas Outage: Emergency SBA Loans now available to Newport businesses

Businesses affected by the recent natural gas outage are now being offered Low-interest Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs) from the U.S. Small...