📣 Trash Delay, City Hall & Offices Closed 📣

Please be advised that City Hall and Offices will be Closed on Monday, May 29th for Memorial Day.
Please note that the Waste Management Transfer Station will be closed and there will be a one-day delay in trash and recycling collection.
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Budget Season is Underway

Budget Season is Underway

Here's What You Need to Know about the Proposed FY24 Budget

The City’s annual budget process is underway with the first of a series of planned budget workshops held on Monday, April 10th. Use the links below to read the budget in its entirerty, and view individual departmental presentations as they become available.

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Transportation Master Plan In Full

Transportation Master Plan In Full

The City's first Transportation Master Plan in over 20 years is complete and it includes a number of recommendations for creating a safe, connected, and convenient transportation network for all. 

Click here to Download the Report (.pdf)
Click here to visit the Project Website

Note: City Councilors will be hosting a special workshop on Wednesday, March 29th at 5:30 p.m. to review the plan and hear from residents. Visit www.CityofNewport.com/TV to submit comment in advance through the City's E-Comment system. 


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Introducing Newport Community Electricity

Introducing Newport Community Electricity

Newport Community Electricity is coming in May 2023! This new electricity supply program, which was approved by the City Council in December of 2021, aims to help our community manage electricity costs, increase renewable energy use, and reduce carbon pollution.

Click below to learn more, or visit NewportCommunityElectricity.com.
Click here for the March 22nd Presentation to the City Council

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News & Events

  Calendar of Events

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

Tree & Open Space Commission

The Tree & Open Space Commission is dedicated to the preservation and protection of the City's parks, trees, and open space. 

Planning Board Meeting

The Planning Board is the steward for the City's Comprehensive Plan, which sets the long-term goal for the City and is a key measure by which large development projects and zoning relief are evaluated. ​Read the agenda

Beach Commission Meeting

Weather Permitting, the Commission will meet in the center area of the bathhouses or in the Easton’s Beach Rotunda | View the agenda

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 Latest News

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

Newport Looking for Donations for Annual Fireworks Fund
NEWPORT, R.I. (THURSDAY, MAY 25, 2023) – The City of Newport is gearing up for its annual Fourth of July fireworks celebration and is once again turning to the community to help light up Newport Harbor.

Every year, thousands of locals and visitors alike flock to downtown Newport to take in the City’s annual Fourth of July fireworks display.

Newport Launching Park Ranger Program

Program Aims to Serve, Inform Park Users
NEWPORT, R.I. (THURSDAY, MAY 25, 2023) – There’s a new ranger in town. The City of Newport is set to launch a new seasonal Park Ranger program this summer to provide visitors to the City’s network of public parks a helping hand and to be on the look out for potential hazards and quality of life issues. 

The program, which is the first municipal program of its kind in Rhode Island, stems from a series of community meetings related to park use and safety that began last year, culminating in a Park Safety Report drafted by the Tree & Open Space Commission and presented to the City Council.

Newport City Manager to Leave Service

NEWPORT, R.I. (WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 2023) – After 37 years with the City, longtime Newport City Manager Joseph J. Nicholson, Jr. is set to step down from public service this fall.

Nicholson, whose current contract was set to run through June of 2024, informed the City Council of his intention in an email on May 4th with a plan to submit a formal letter of resignation in July.  

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