Trash Delay & Holiday Hours

The Waste Management Transfer Station will be closed onThursday, November 26th for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Trash and recycling collections will be delayed one day for Thursday and Friday collections only. For the full 2020 Yard Waste and Holiday calendar, see below link. All City of Newport offices will be closed.

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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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City, Brown University Researchers Teaming up to Map God's Little Acre

City, Brown University Researchers Teaming up to Map God's Little Acre

God’s Little Acre, one of America’s largest and most intact burial sites for colonial era Africans and African-Americans, may soon be more easily navigable thanks to the efforts of a team from Brown University. 

The City’s Historic Cemetery Advisory Commission announced on Monday that work is underway on a project to create a high-resolution digital map of the historic site, which could serve as the foundation for future site management and exploration.

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