📢 Resident Tax Rate Information 📢

If you're interested in learning more about the City's new Two-Tier Residential Tax Rate, please be sure to visit www.CityofNewport.com/ResidentRate or contact the Tax Assessor's Office directly at (401) 845-5365 

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Understanding the City's 2-Tier Residential Tax Rate

Understanding the City's 2-Tier Residential Tax Rate

Newport already has two different tax classifications for Residential and Commercial properties. But what about the idea of having two tax classifications to encourage more year-round home ownership?

The City Council recently adopted a proposal by the Ad-Hoc Tax Relief Commission to create a two-tier Residential Property Tax structure that's intended to boost year-round residency for homeowners and renters alike. 
 

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Download the 2023 Yard Waste & Holiday Trash Calendar

Download the 2023 Yard Waste & Holiday Trash Calendar

The City's 2023 Yard Waste and Holiday Trash pickup calendar is now available at City Hall and online!

Click below to download your copy

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Annual Dinghy Rack Lottery Returns

Annual Dinghy Rack Lottery Returns

Kayakers and dinghy owners take note: The Newport Harbormaster’s Office will be accepting applications for dinghy and kayak rack spaces at the King Park and Willow Street dinghy racks beginning Wednesday, Feb. 1st until Feb. 28th. Spaces will be determined through a lottery system, with a drawing held on Friday, March 10, 2023 at 9 a.m. at the Newport Harbormaster’s Office.

This year’s applications will be accepted online only at www.CityofNewport.com/RackLottery

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  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. 

Beach Commission Meeting

The Newport Beach Commission is charged with overseeing the maintainence, operations, and activities at Easton's Beach | View the agenda

City Council - State Legislators Workshop

Join members of the Newport City Council as they meet with the City's General Assembly delegation for their annual workshop to discuss local legislative priorities.


 

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 Latest News

Dinghy Rack Lottery Open to Newport Residents

Applications accepted Feb. 1st- 28th for kayak, dinghy owners
 
NEWPORT, R.I. (TUESDAY, JAN. 24, 2023) – Kayakers and dinghy owners take note: The Newport Harbormaster’s Office will be accepting applications for dinghy and kayak rack spaces at the King Park and Willow Street dinghy racks beginning Wednesday, Feb. 1st until Feb. 28th.

Spaces will be determined through a lottery system, with a drawing held on Friday, March 10, 2023 at 9 a.m. at the Newport Harbormaster’s Office.

Newport Looking for Police Recruits

Applications Being Accepted Through February 21st

NEWPORT, R.I. (FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2023) – The City of Newport is looking for some new recruits to join Newport’s finest.

Applications to join the Newport Police Department are being accepted until Tuesday, Feb. 21st . Both certified police officers and new recruits are being encouraged to apply.

With the oldest Community Policing program in the state, Newport Police Officers have a chance to make a difference on a daily basis while being a part of a dynamic, internationally known community.

City Preparing for Coastal Storm

NEWPORT, R.I. (December 22, 2022) -- The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning and Coastal Flood Warning beginning at 1 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 23rd until 7 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 24th.

Please be advised that this is expected to be a high-impact storm with power outages, temporary road and bridge closures, and isolated flooding all possible.

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