City to Issue Mandatory Parking Ban in Yachting Village to Aid Snow Removal Efforts
City to Close Streets, Residents Asked to Remove Cars from Roads
NEWPORT, R.I. (MONDAY, JANUARY 31, 2022) – Residents in Newport’s Yachting Village will be required to move their vehicles to off-street parking as City crews continue work to remove near record-breaking snowfall from City streets.
Residents in the Lower Thames and Spring Street corridor are advised that a mandatory Parking Ban will be in effect beginning WEDNESDAY, FEB. 2ND FROM 7 A.M. UNTIL 4 P.M.
on the following streets;
- Webster Street
- South Baptist Street
- Carey Street
- Extension Street
- Narragansett Avenue
- Pope Street
- Hammond Street
- Howard Street
- Dixon Street
- Young Street
- McAllister Street
- Dennison Street
- Lee Avenue
- Brewer Street
- Dean Street
- Ann Street
- Holland Street
- Dearborn Street
Please note that the above streets will be closed while work is taking place and vehicles left on the road will be subject to tow.
For more information, please visit www.CityofNewport.com/Snow
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Parking Ban Issued Ahead of Winter Storm
Residents Urged to Keep Cars Off Streets, Utilize City Parking Lots
NEWPORT, R.I. (FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2022) – The City of Newport has issued a mandatory Parking Ban from 11 P.M. ON FRIDAY, JAN. 28TH UNTIL 9 A.M. ON SUNDAY, JAN. 30TH due to impending winter weather.
In order to help facilitate the City’s snow removal efforts, Newport residents are being urged to take advantage of free parking at the Gateway Visitor’s Center, Mary Street, and Easton’s Beach parking lots during the storm. Alternatively, residents are also encouraged to request the use of a neighbor’s driveway to secure off street parking to keep vehicles off the roadways.
Humphrey “Harp” Donnelly IV Named Newport Fire Chief
Swearing In Ceremony Set for Friday at City Hall
NEWPORT, R.I. (THURSDAY, JAN. 20, 2022) – Humphrey “Harp” Donnelly IV, a native Newporter and 23-year veteran of the Newport Fire Department, has been named the City’s new Fire Chief.
He replaces Fire Chief Brian Dugan, who retired last month after leading the City’s Fire Department for the past 5 years.
As Deputy Chief and a member of the Department’s leadership team, Donnelly has been a part of the front line response to a number of emergency situations during his tenure, including the 2019 gas outage and the first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic.