Mayor Bova’s weekly update

Newport Mayor and Council Chair shared the following message in an email on Sunday evening.

R.I. State Command Sgt. Maj. Memorial Day message

Command Sgt. Maj. Glen DeCecco, State CSM, Rhode Island National Guard, shares a Memorial Day message. DeCecco reflected on...

Memorial Day: Why veterans are particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus pandemic

Jamie Rowen, University of Massachusetts Amherst As the nation takes a day to memorialize its military dead, those who are living are facing...

General Assembly: Both chambers schedule committee hearings for the week of...

Committee hearings have been scheduled in both chambers of the General Assembly for the week of May 25-29, according to a press...

RITBA adds two open road tolling lanes at the Newport Pell...

SOURCE: RITBA The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA)  is furthering its efforts to respond to COVID-19. At the...

City of Newport offering grant program for MicroEnterprises

By Tom Shevlin, Communications Officer for City of Newport The City of Newport has joined other Rhode Island communities...

Phase II of Reopening RI expected to start June 1, indoor...

During her press briefing on Friday afternoon, Governor Raimondo said that her intention is to move to Phase II of Reopening RI...

COVID-19 in Rhode Island – May 22: Daily Press Briefing &...

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health hosted a press briefing to provide an update on COVID-19 in Rhode...

NUWC Division Newport shares knowledge through Educational Partnership Agreements

Story by Public Affairs Office, Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport  Last year, the dean of engineering at Syracuse University...

Newport City Council, School Committee host workshop to discuss school construction...

The City Council and the School Committee helda joint workshop tonight, Thursday, at 5 pm to discuss the proposed School Construction Bond...

Audrain Automobile Museum acquires $10 million European sports car collection that...

The Audrain Automobile Museum announced today that they have acquired the Nicholas Begovich Collection for future display with the Museum's collection in Newport.

COVID-19 in Rhode Island – May 21: Daily Press Briefing &...

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health hosted a press briefing to provide an update on COVID-19 in Rhode...

Prestigious grant awarded to lift up voices of Newport’s North End...

By Eastern Rhode Island Conservation District (ERICD) Partners for Places, a project of the Funders Network, announced this morning...

Collaboration between the state and Rhode Island National Guard accomplishes mission

Story by Staff Sgt. Kristi Mcdonald / Joint Force Headquarters, Rhode Island National Guard | This story originally appeared here

Onne van der Wal and family launch Pop-Up Dining Room to...

Over the last 72 hours, Newport social media has been buzzing about The Pop-up Dining Room, a mobile dinner space launched by...

COVID-19 in Rhode Island – May 19: Daily Press Briefing &...

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department hosted a press briefing on COVID-19 in Rhode Island on Tuesday, May 19th at...

Study: Rhode Island has second most coronavirus restrictions in the U.S.

With most states partially reopened after closing down non-essential businesses earlier in the COVID-19 pandemic, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released updated...

Agenda for Portsmouth Town Council Meeting | May 20th

On May 20, 2020, the Portsmouth Town Council meeting at 7:00 PM will be live streamed on the web and by phone...

Newport City Council to receive COVID-19 update, host school bond workshop...

Newport City Council will host two workshops this week. On Tuesday, May 19th at 4:30 pm, City Council will...

Two Newport locals ran 50+ miles around Aquidneck Island yesterday

On Sunday, in beautiful spring weather conditions, Newport residents Adrian Massie and Sandy Spitler set out to achieve a goal that would...

COVID-19 in Rhode Island – May 18: Daily Press Briefing &...

Governor Raimondo and the Department of Health host their daily COVID-19 press briefing today at 1 pm.

URI announces Class of 2020 Academic Excellence Award winners

Each year, the University of Rhode Island honors graduating seniors for their superior academic achievement. Their selection is based on grade point...

Trinity Church welcomes Reverend Timothy J. Watt as new rector

Trinity Episcopal Church has announced the calling of the Reverend Timothy J. Watt as its new rector. Reverend Watt...

Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport receives new Commanding Officer

Story by Public Affairs Office, Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport Capt. Chad F. Hennings relieved Capt. Michael R. Coughlin...

Governor Raimondo details metrics for moving between phases of reopening

Governor Raimondo laid out four different metrics, in addition to the state’s operational response, that officials are tracking as they consider moving...