Letter – Newport Democratic City Committee: Give people every opportunity possible...

Most people would agree that our country has been addressing an extraordinary number of serious challenges this year. Because of these very...

Letter: Make data out of trash

Newport, I need your help. As you well know, litter is a common sight on our streets and on our shorelines. Dunkin...

Letter: Extreme disappointment with the six members of the Middletown Town...

We join our fellow Citizens Exploring School Unification (CESU) members in expressing our extreme disappointment with the six members of the Middletown...

Letter To The Editor: Toxic wastes found on Waites Wharf are...

By Newport Waterfront Alliance Toxic Chemicals Recently Found in Waites Wharf  In the next few weeks,...

NAACP Newport County Branch issues statement on passing of former Newport...

We send our deepest sympathies to the family of the Hon. Paul l. Gaines, Sr. upon his recent passing.

Op-Ed: One has to wonder if the last-minute ruling by Middletown...

Submitted by Gregory M Huet, CAPT, USN (Ret.) In response to CESU President Richard Adams’ recent letter to the...

Obituary for Paul L Gaines

This obituary originally appeared on Memorial Funeral Home. Paul L. Gaines Sr. passed away at his home in Newport,...

Op-Ed: The City of Newport and the rest of the state...

While many of us enjoyed a personal friendship with the Hon. Paul L. Gaines, Sr., the whole City of Newport and the...

Op-Ed: Middletown Town Council thwarts voter initiative

Written and submitted by Citizens Exploring School Unification Citizens Exploring School Unification (CESU) was shocked and dismayed by the...

Op-Ed: Rep. Carson – Rhode Island needs a strategy for rebuilding...

We are now three weeks into the second phase of Rhode Island’s economic reopening, three months after COVID-19 made its way into...

Letter To The Editor: We now look to our elected leaders...

We want to thank the 1,183 registered voters of Middletown who signed our petition to have the School Unification issue with Newport...

Letter To The Editor: Everyone’s entitled

I was asked, by an acquaintance, exactly what is it they want? I breathed in the true essence of the question. It...

Citizens Exploring School Unification: A step closer to school unification

By Citizens Exploring School Unification CESU (Citizens Exploring School Unification) announced today that 1,183 signatures of registered Middletown voters...

Letter To The Editor: Students adapt to a new way of...

We are local high school science teachers and would like to share details of a collaborative project we just completed with our...

Op-Ed – Rep. Casimiro: Amidst COVID-19 pandemic, RI’s foster children receive...

By Rep. Julie A. Casimiro There is not a single individual in Rhode Island who has not been affected...

A Message from George Wein: ‘None of us should rest until...

Newport Festivals Foundation shared the following message from their founder, George Wein, on Wednesday morning.

Rep. Carson: ‘All leaders, myself included, must work much more diligently...

Rep. Lauren H. Carson (D-Dist. 75, Newport) today released the following statement: “I am among the Americans and Rhode...

Guest View – Bud Cicilline: We will be a better country...

“Man’s inhumanity to man,” and “depraved indifference” are just two ways of describing what we have just seen in Minneapolis and, at...

Aquidneck Island community rallies for victim of hit-and-run

by Bari Freeman, Executive Director at Bike Newport On Friday, May 22, Elias Joel Velasquez was tragically killed on his...

Guest View: Representative Carson: Now it is time to look to...

The Covid-19 virus has changed our lives and it has changed my commitment to Putting Newport First.  Now, more than ever, we...

Guest View – Senator Cano: Rhode Island needs thoughtful COVID-19 spending

As a member of the Joint Legislative COVID-19 Emergency Spending Task Force, I was pleased to read about Rhode Island state officials’...

Letter To The Editor: Support the school bond

The City Council meeting on May 27 is a critical milestone for the new school construction project. The Council will be voting...

Letter To The Editor: Give our children the safe, secure, and...

I am writing this letter to urge the Newport City Council members to move the one school bond forward. It’s disappointing that...

Guest View – Newport Democratic City Committee: City Council should put...

Dear Mayor and Members of the Newport City Council, On behalf of the Newport Democratic City Committee, I am...

Guest View – Mayor Bova: The best opportunity to improve our...

by Jamie Bova, City of Newport Council Chair and Mayor Our children are our future. As they grow up...