📢 City Hall Closed Wednesday, June 19th 📢

City Hall and offices will be CLOSED on Wednesday, June 19th for the Juneteenth Holiday. The Waste Management Transfer Station will also be closed resulting i a one-day delay for all trash, recycling and bulky waste collections.  Download a Trash Calendar →

Welcome

On behalf of the Department of Public Services,
I'd like to welcome you to our website.
 
We've compiled a great deal of information to help
guide you through the various services and programs
we provide to our residents. 

Thank you for visiting. 

William R. Riccio, Jr., PE »

Welcome

On behalf of the Department of Public Services,
I'd like to welcome you to our website.
 
We've compiled a great deal of information to help
guide you through the various services and programs
we provide to our residents. 

Thank you for visiting. 

William R. Riccio, Jr., PE »

Public Services

We ensure that Newport's streets, sidewalks, and public spaces are safe, clean, and welcoming. We do that through a number of essential services designed to promote and maintain our quality of life such as keeping our streets and pedestrian corridors; caring for our parks and open space; reducing and collecting household waste; and promoting recreational activities and facilities. 

Infrastructure Improvements

Living in a community as historic as Newport requires that we pay extra attention to our infrastructure. Our team works throughout the year to maintain and improve our roads, sidewalks, and municipal buildings.
  

Beach & Recreation

We pride ourselves on our quality of life, and our Beach & Recreation staff is dedicated to helping Newporters enjoy our natural environment and build community through recreational activities.

Trees, Parks & Open Space

Newport boasts some of the most beautiful outdoor spaces anywhere on the East Coast. We're responsible for maintaining, and enhancing those spaces for our residents, visitors, and generations to come.

Trash & Recycling

We know that we live in a special place and we're committed to caring for our environment. Our mission is to make Newport both Clean and Green. We do this through a strategy of waste collection, reduction, and recycling.  

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life and protect the public interest through sound environmental policies, enforcing codes and ordinances, and provide efficient public services in the areas of solid waste management, recycling, and public works. 

  

Learn About Our...

Open Space Master Plan

Download and read Newport's landmark Tree, Park and Open Space Master Plan

Annual Events

Mark your calendars for our annual recycling and waste collection events 

Memorial Bench Program

Remember a loved one by dedicating a memorial bench in their memory 

Tree Planting Program

Learn more about how you can help sustain Newport's historic arboretum

Adopt a Spot Program

Whether a business, resident, or nonprofit, we can all help keep Newport beautiful

Newport's Daffodil Project

Let's get Daffy! We're proud to help support the Newport Daffodil Project

Pet Programs

Learn about how we're working to make Newport pet friendly & pet responsible

Seasonal Employment Opportunities

We're always on the lookout for seasonal talent - from lifeguards to crew members

Historic Cemeteries

Newport's historic cemeteries are both reminders of the past and treasures of today

Around Town

Easton's Beach Repair Information

Easton's Beach Repair Information

As part of our ongoing efforts to rejuvinate the Easton's Beach complex, we've recently awarded a contract to demolish the structures that house the Easton's Beach Snack Bar and Carousel. While the Rotunda and Bath Houses will remain, because of demolition, bath house passes will NOT be available this season, with hopes to bring them back in 2025. 

In the meantime, beachgoers this coming season will be able to enjoy a number of amenities, including food trucks, fully accessible restrooms, children's playground, and more.

The demolition follows a community meeting held in October of 2022 in which the condition of the beach and a potential vision for the future was discussed with Councilors.

Click the links below to download the evening's presentation, view the meeting online, and view the full report.


  

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Preservation Magazine Spotlights God's Little Acre

Preservation Magazine Spotlights God's Little Acre

The work of the City's volunteer Historic Cemetery Advisory Commission is on full display in the Fall 2020 issue of Preservation Magazine. 

Click here to read about how tending to God's Little Acre is more important now than ever before. 

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Keep Up to Date with Construction News

Keep Up to Date with Construction News

NEWPORT -- Construction season is in full swing, and crews charged with improving and maintaining Newport's network of roads and sidewalks will be spread across the City over the coming weeks. To keep up with the latest projects, and for updates on anticipated road closures, be sure to visit our Construction Updates page and follow us on Facebook and Instagram

 

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