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Please note that masks are REQUIRED inside all City owned buildings regardless of vaccination status. If you'd like to schedule a vaccine, please visit www.VaccinateRI.org or call 211 for answers to common questions. To schedule a vaccine, please visit COVID.RI.GOV

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Short Term Rental Workshop

Short Term Rental Workshop

Are you curious to learn more about our current Short Term Rental policies? Please be sure to download the presentation from the Oct. 20th Council Workshop, or visit the City's dedicated website at www.CityofNewport.com/ShortTermRentals⠀

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The American Rescue Plan & Newport

The American Rescue Plan & Newport

With the City of Newport expected to receive over $7 million in dedicated federal funding from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), City officials will be kicking off a public engagement process next week to solicit ideas from individuals and non-profits to determine how best to utilize these dedicated one-time funds.

If you'd like to participate in the process, please be sure to visit www.CityofNewport.com/ARPA
 

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Download the 2021 Yard Waste Calendar!

Download the 2021 Yard Waste Calendar!

NEWPORT, R.I. -- Residents are being encouraged to download the City's 2021 Holiday and Yard Waste Calendar now available online at www.CityofNewport.com/YardWasteCalendar.

As a reminder, yard waste collections occur on normally scheduled collection days (except where noted one day delay for holiday).
 

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City to Host Halloween Spooktacular at Easton’s Beach

Community Sponsors Wanted to Help Scare up Halloween Fun

NEWPORT, R.I. (FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2021)
​ Calling all ghosts, ghouls and goblins: Newport Recreation will once again be hosting a drive-thru Halloween Spooktacular at Easton’s Beach on Sunday, Oct. 31st from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m.
 
This family-friendly event, which made its debut last year, will once again be taking over the center parking lot at Easton’s Beach thanks to the generous support of our local business community.

Crack Sealing Along Cliff Walk Slated for Monday

NEWPORT, R.I. (FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2021) – Visitors to the City’s Cliff Walk on Monday may encounter a detour from Memorial Boulevard to Webster Street as crews fill gaps and repair cracks in the asphalt surface thanks to a generous gift by an anonymous donor.
 
The work, which will require portions of the popular walking trail to be closed to pedestrians for a time on Monday, Oct. 18th, is scheduled to get underway at 7:30 a.m. and is expected to stretch into the afternoon.

Fall Water Main Flushing Set to Begin

Work to take place in Newport, Parts of Middletown and Portsmouth
 
NEWPORT, R.I. (TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2021) – As part of the Newport Water Division’s ongoing maintenance of the island’s water distribution system, water main flushing is set to run from Sunday, October 17 through Nov. 4th in Newport and parts of Middletown and Portsmouth.

The flushing will begin at 8:00 p.m. and continue until 4:00 a.m.   Signs will be posted in each area before flushing begins.  

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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

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.

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

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.

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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.

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