Holiday Schedule

Please note that while City Offices were closed on Monday, Feb. 17th in observance of Presidents' Day, residents are reminded that trash pickup will remain on a normal schedule for the week.

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Set on the southern tip of Aquidneck Island, Newport, R.I. is affectionately known as the “City by the Sea
." Our goal is to strive to be the most diverse, livable and welcoming city in New England; an innovative place to live, work, learn, play and raise a family.  


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Community Asked to help Light up the Harbor this July 4th

Community Asked to help Light up the Harbor this July 4th

City Looking for Donations for Annual Fireworks Fund
 
NEWPORT, R.I. (Tuesday, February 18, 2020) – Every year, thousands of locals and visitors alike flock to downtown Newport to take in the City’s annual Fourth of July fireworks display.
 
This year, with the Fourth of July holiday falling on a Saturday, the City is expecting an especially busy celebration and is asking all to get involved in the celebration by donating to the City’s Fireworks Fund.
 

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All are Invited to First North End Urban Plan Forum

All are Invited to First North End Urban Plan Forum

What's your vision for the City's North End?

Please join us Tuesday, Feb. 24th from 5 - 8 p.m. at the East Bay Met School, 115 Girard Ave. for an opportunity to share your thoughts on the City's North End Urban Plan. To register, please visit nwpnorthend1.eventbrite.com // For those unable to attend, comments are welcome at courb.co/northend

 

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Newporters Encouraged to Apply for School Committee Vacancy

Newporters Encouraged to Apply for School Committee Vacancy

Deadline for Applications is set at Feb. 21st
 
The Newport City Council is inviting all eligible Newport residents interested in serving on the City’s School Committee to submit a letter of interest in order to be considered to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of School Committee member Kathleen M. Silvia no later than Friday, Feb. 21, 2020.

 

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Annual Kayak & Dinghy Rack Lottery Slated for March 4th

NEWPORT, R.I. -- Kayakers and dinghy owners take note: Now is the time to get your applications in for the Newport Harbor­master’s Office annual dinghy and kayak rack space lottery. 

Spaces, which will be determined through a lottery system, will be selected with a random drawing scheduled to be held on March 4, at 9 a.m. at the Harbormaster Office, 39 America’s Cup Ave., with all wel­come to attend.

Community Asked to help Light up the Harbor this July 4th

City Looking for Donations for Annual Fireworks Fund
 
NEWPORT, R.I. (Tuesday, February 18, 2020) – Every year, thousands of locals and visitors alike flock to downtown Newport to take in the City’s annual Fourth of July fireworks display.

This year, with the Fourth of July holiday falling on a Saturday, the City is expecting an especially busy celebration and is asking all to get involved in the celebration by donating to the City’s Fireworks Fund.
 

Newporters Encouraged to Apply for School Committee Vacancy

Deadline for Applications is set at Feb. 21st
 
NEWPORT, R.I. (Thursday, February 6, 2020) – The Newport City Council is inviting all eligible Newport residents interested in serving on the City’s School Committee to submit a letter of interest in order to be considered to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of School Committee member Kathleen M. Silvia no later than Friday, Feb. 21, 2020.
 
The City Council is due to receive a letter of resignation from Ms. Silvia at their Feb. 12 meeting, at which time a roughly 30-day period will commence to fill the position as outlined in the City Charter.

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  Calendar of Events

Zoning Board of Review

The Zoning Board of Review is responsible for overseeing and administering the City's zoning code in a fair and equitable fashion.  Click here for an agenda

Cliff Walk Commission

The Cliff Walk Commission is charged with overseeing the maintainence, operations, and activities of the City's historic Cliff Walk. Click here for an agenda

North End Urban Plan Public Forum No. 1

Join us from 5 - 8 p.m. for an opportunity to discuss the City's North End Urban Plan. To register, please visit nwpnorthend1.eventbrite.com // For those unable to attend, comments are welcome at courb.co/northend

  • 5 - 6 p.m. // Light refreshments with opportunities to discuss the plan with the consultant team at a series of stations.
  • 6 - 6:30 p.m. // Presentation of work to date and the themes emerging from our community engagement efforts
  • 6:30 - 8 p.m. // Facilitated activities to generate community feedback on the work so far See Less

Tree & Open Space Commission

This meeting has been cancelled to allow members to participate in the North End Urban Plan Public Forum. The next regularly scheduled meeting will take place in March

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The City of Newport uses a high-speed mass notification system that allows City emergency officials to send notifications by phone, email, and text to keep citizens informed of emergencies or to send general notifications to registered subscribers to communicate non-life safety matters.

There is no charge to register and your personal information will be kept confidential. Registering is quick and easy: Click Here to Sign Up for Emergency Alerts