City Announces Festive Holiday Lineup
COVID-Safe Activities Include New Beach Drive-Thru & Santa’s Annual Ride
NEWPORT, R.I. (Monday, Nov. 23, 2020) – With the holiday season quickly approaching, the City of Newport is gearing up for a variety of COVID-safe festivities aimed at spreading cheer across the City.
Following up on the success of their Halloween Spooktacular, Newport Recreation will be hosting a Holly Jolly Drive-Thru at Easton’s Beach on Saturday, Dec. 12th along with a virtual Gingerbread House Competition that’s sure to set mouths watering.
St. Patrick's Day Parade Cancelled due to Coronavirus
Decision Follows Direct Request from Governor’s Office
NEWPORT, R.I (Wednesday, March 11, 2020) – After receiving further direction from the Governor’s Office and the Rhode Island Department of Health, the City Council voted on Wednesday to regretfully cancel this Saturday’s 64th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
The decision, which follows a direct request from Gov. Gina Raimondo is being made with a heavy heart and out of an abundance of caution.
City Joins Nextdoor Community as Partner Agency
Effort Aims to Reach Residents through Neighborhood Social Networking Site
NEWPORT, R.I. (Wednesday, October 9, 2019) – The City of Newport on Wednesday announced it has joined Nextdoor, the private social networking site for neighborhoods, as a Partner Agency.
The decision to join Nextdoor is part of an ongoing effort to advance the City’s technological and civic engagement strategy, and follows the launch of a new Smart911 Emergency Alert system last month.