Holiday Schedule

All City of Newport offices will be closed and the Waste Management Transfer Station will be closed for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday on Monday, January 18th. RESIDENTIAL TRASH, RECYCLING AND BULKY WASTE COLLECTIONS WILL BE DELAYED BY ONE DAY AS A RESULT. Please plan your visits accordingly.
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City Gearing Up for Special Election

Voter Registration Deadline Approaching
 
NEWPORT, R.I. (THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2021) – Newport Canvassing officials are gearing up for a  special Statewide vote on a series of bond referenda scheduled for Tuesday, March 2nd.

Voters who participate in the election will be asked seven referenda questions authorizing the state to borrow up to $400 million through bonds and temporary notes to make capital investments in several different areas. A complete list of the bond questions and the costs associated can be found at the www.CityofNewport.com/NewportVotes.

As in last November's general election, voters will have three options to cast their ballot in the March 2 special election. Voters may choose to cast their ballot by mail, early in-person up to 20 days before the election, or at the polls on Election Day.

Rapid COVID-19 Tests Available at King House

Free Testing Available Thursdays & Fridays

NEWPORT, R.I. --
Area residents interested in receiving a rapid COVID-19 test now have a local option in Newport.

On Thursday, January 7, 2021, the Edward King House Senior Center began serving as a RIDOH/RI National Guard COVID-19 Rapid Test Site. 

Free Rapid BinaxNOW Tests will be given on Thursdays and Fridays from 12 to 4 p.m. at the Edward King House located on 35 King Street in Newport for the month of January.  

The 2021 Yard Waste & Holiday Calendar is available

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 Council COVID Update

City Councilors will be meeting in a special remote session to receive an update from the City Manager on the COVID-19 situation.

To view, please visit www.CityofNewport.com/TV or dial Toll Free:
1-888-788-0099 or 1-877-853-5247
Meeting ID: 958-7845-2956

https://zoom.us/j/95878452956

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.

City Council COVID Update

City Councilors will be meeting in a special remote session to receive an update from the City Manager on the COVID-19 situation.

To view, please visit www.CityofNewport.com/TV or dial Toll Free:
1-888-788-0099 or 1-877-853-5247
Meeting ID: 958-7845-2956

https://zoom.us/j/95878452956

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