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Boards & Commissions Highlights

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. 

Learn how the City's Historic District Commission played a key rule in the development of these landmark policies. 
 

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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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Cliff Walk Named

Cliff Walk Named "Best of Rhode Island"

NEWPORT -- Newport’s world-famous Cliff Walk, the most popular tourist attraction in Rhode Island, was recently recognized by Rhode Island Magazine as the “Best Hike in Rhode Island” and “The Best Free Activity in Newport County.”

The Cliff Walk Commission, which oversees the 3.5-mile coastal trail, accepted the award on behalf of the many partners who have devoted their time and talent to caring for the popular attraction.

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