NEWPORT TO RECEIVE $738,000 FIREFIGHTERS GRANT
15 Firefighters to Train in Paramedic Emergency Medical Care
NEWPORT, R.I. (THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 2023) – The City of Newport has been awarded a $738,881.31 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to pay for the training of a minimum of 15 Firefighters to the Paramedic Level of Prehospital Emergency Medical Care Licensing.
The grant, which was secured through the efforts of Newport Fire Department staff with the support of Rhode Island’s Congressional Delegation led by the office of U.S. Sen. Jack Reed (D-R.I.), stipulates that $671,710.28 will be provided by FEMA, with a $67,171.03 match provided by the City of Newport.
Here's What to Know About Navigating the St. Patrick's Day Parade
NEWPORT, R.I. (March 9, 2023) -- As a reminder, traffic flow and parking throughout Newport will be significantly affected by the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which kicks off rain or shine at 11 a.m. Saturday March 11, 2023.
The Newport RI Police Department is advising motorists that traffic will be congested in the downtown area from about 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. and parking will be limited. Parade participants will be begin staging on lower Broadway at about 9 a.m., so it is recommended that people coming to Newport to view the parade avoid Broadway.
Here’s what you need to know!
Newport Issues Parking Ban Ahead of Winter Storm
Residents Urged to Keep Cars Off Streets, Utilize City Parking Lots
NEWPORT, R.I. (MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2023) –
The City of Newport has issued a mandatory Parking Ban from 11 P.M. ON MONDAY, FEB. 27TH UNTIL 12 P.M. ON TUESDAY, FEB. 28TH
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 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.