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Helen Johnson, Preservation Planner
(401) 845-5415

City Hall - 3rd Floor
43 Broadway
Newport, Rhode Island 02840 »

Contact Information

Helen Johnson, Preservation Planner
(401) 845-5415

City Hall - 3rd Floor
43 Broadway
Newport, Rhode Island 02840 »

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City Leading the Way in Historic & Resilient Preservation

City Leading the Way in Historic & Resilient Preservation

The City of Newport recently became one of the first communities in the country to adopt standards designed to help protect some of its most historic neighborhoods from the threat posed by rising sea levels. 
 

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Latest News

Drought Conditions Prompt Water System Flushing

NEWPORT, R.I. – With Rhode Island now under a statewide Drought Advisory, the Newport Water Division will be conducting low-flow flushing of the City’s water distribution system beginning Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020 in order to help improve its Newport customers’ water quality.

Easton’s Beach Moves into the Shoulder Season

NEWPORT, R.I. (Thursday, September 3, 2020) – As the summer season comes to a close, the City of Newport is reminding residents that parking enforcement will remain in effect at Easton’s Beach through Oct. 31st.

Beachgoers are reminded to continue to use the self-pay parking kiosks, avoid crowds, and wear a face mask whenever social distancing is not possible. For those traveling to the beach by car, please be advised that parking capacity will be limited in an effort to minimize the spread of COVID-19.

City Launching new Mobile Parking App

Residents, Visitors Encouraged to Pay to Park from their Phones with the Passport Parking App
 
NEWPORT, R.I. (Tuesday, September 1, 2020) – Newport residents and visitors have a new way to pay for parking as the City of Newport on Monday announced the debut of a new citywide contactless mobile payment application. 

The new Passport Parking App, which is set to be rolled out later this week, allows users to conveniently pay for and monitor their parking sessions directly from their smartphones.

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  Calendar of Events

City Council Remote Meeting

City Councilors will be meeting in a remote session for a regular Council Meeting
 
 
If you'd like to participate, please click on the following link:
https://zoom.us/j/96819166061

​Or, to dial in, call 1-833-548-0276 and enter the following Meeting ID: 968 1916 6061
 

Probate Court

Probate Court meets two times per month at 10:30 a.m., in the Second Floor City Council Chambers at Newport City Hall. Click here for a full schedule.

For advertising deadlines, please contact Carlos Alaan at 845-5349 or calaan@cityofnewport.com.

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. 

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