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The Latest on COVID-19

The Latest on COVID-19

The City of Newport has been working closely with regional, state and federal agencies to ensure that we're prepared for the potential appearance of the Coronavirus, or COVID-19, in our community. Please visit our COVID-19 webpage to learn more about our response to the virus.

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In Detail: The City's Capital Improvement Plan

In Detail: The City's Capital Improvement Plan

The City's Capital Improvement Planning process is designed to be dynamic and responsive to changes in service demands, infrastructure condition, and emerging goals and priorities.

Click below for a brief overview of the City's proposed FY2022 & FY2023 CIP

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North End Urban Plan Released

North End Urban Plan Released

With an eye toward creating more opportunity, connectivity, resiliency, and equity, Newport's 2020 North End Urban Plan seeks to serve as a basis for future development in one of the most dynamic areas of the City. Click below to read the full report.

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City to Resume In-Person CPR Exams

Practical Exams set to Resume through the Newport Fire Department

​NEWPORT, R.I. (March 5, 2021) – The Newport Fire Department will resume offering in-person CPR practical exams for City staff and community members beginning later this month.
 
In order to ensure the safety of Fire Department personnel, anyone interested in taking a practical exam will be asked to answer health screening questions prior to entering the building; wear a surgical or N95 mask at all times; and provide their name, phone number and address for contact tracing purposes.
 

City Honors Longtime Harbormaster as 2020 Employee of the Year

56 Other Employees Honored for their Service to the Community
 
NEWPORT, R.I. (March 1, 2021) – The City of Newport has continued its annual tradition in recognizing members of its City workforce, honoring more than 50 employees for their dedicated service to the community and posthumously awarding the 2020 Employee of the Year to late Newport Harbormaster Timothy J. Mills.
 
Now in its 24th year, the City’s annual Employee Recognition program was conducted differently this year because of the COVID pandemic. 

Newport Rec Set to Host St. Patrick’s Day Treasure Hunt

All are invited to search for a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow

NEWPORT, R.I. (February 26, 2021) – With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, Newport Recreation will be hosting a special family-friendly and COVID-safe Treasure Hunt in Aquidneck Park on Saturday, March 13th beginning at 1 p.m.
 
The free outdoors event is the latest effort by Newport Rec to encourage families to “Take it Outside” by exploring Newport’s public parks.

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City Council Meeting

The City Council serves as a the primary decision making body for the City. Join us for its regular monthly meeting, held in the Second Floor Council Chambers at City Hall. Click here to read an agenda and to view the meeting online.

Special Planning Board Meeting

The City’s Planning Board is due to meet in special session at 6:30 p.m.
 

Historic District Commission Meeting

The Historic District Commission is responsible for overseeing development within the City's Historic District
Click here to view 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

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Sign Up For Emergency Alerts

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