Newport Fire, Police Set to Escort Santa Through Newport’s Neighborhoods Again this Year
Annual Santa’s Ride to Kick Off Tuesday, Dec. 6th
NEWPORT, R.I. (WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2022) – With the holiday season officially upon us, the City of Newport is once again busy preparing for the return of Santa’s nightly rides.
Beginning Tuesday, Dec. 6th, Santa will be escorted by Newport’s Fire and Police Departments for his annual tour of Newport’s neighborhoods.
This year, he’s planning on riding with our first responders through the streets to see the City’s children beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday December 6th, Thursday December 8th, Tuesday December 13th and finishing up on Thursday December 15th.
City to Issue Mandatory Parking Ban in Yachting Village to Aid Snow Removal Efforts
City to Close Streets, Residents Asked to Remove Cars from Roads
NEWPORT, R.I. (MONDAY, JANUARY 31, 2022) – Residents in Newport’s Yachting Village will be required to move their vehicles to off-street parking as City crews continue work to remove near record-breaking snowfall from City streets.
Residents in the Lower Thames and Spring Street corridor are advised that a mandatory Parking Ban will be in effect beginning WEDNESDAY, FEB. 2ND FROM 7 A.M. UNTIL 4 P.M.
on the following streets;
- Webster Street
- South Baptist Street
- Carey Street
- Extension Street
- Narragansett Avenue
- Pope Street
- Hammond Street
- Howard Street
- Dixon Street
- Young Street
- McAllister Street
- Dennison Street
- Lee Avenue
- Brewer Street
- Dean Street
- Ann Street
- Holland Street
- Dearborn Street
Please note that the above streets will be closed while work is taking place and vehicles left on the road will be subject to tow.
For more information, please visit www.CityofNewport.com/Snow
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Parking Ban Issued Ahead of Winter Storm
Residents Urged to Keep Cars Off Streets, Utilize City Parking Lots
NEWPORT, R.I. (FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2022) – The City of Newport has issued a mandatory Parking Ban from 11 P.M. ON FRIDAY, JAN. 28TH UNTIL 9 A.M. ON SUNDAY, JAN. 30TH due to impending winter weather.
In order to help facilitate the City’s snow removal efforts, Newport residents are being urged to take advantage of free parking at the Gateway Visitor’s Center, Mary Street, and Easton’s Beach parking lots during the storm. Alternatively, residents are also encouraged to request the use of a neighbor’s driveway to secure off street parking to keep vehicles off the roadways.