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City to Resume In-Person CPR Exams

Practical Exams set to Resume through the Newport Fire Department

​NEWPORT, R.I. (March 5, 2021) – The Newport Fire Department will resume offering in-person CPR practical exams for City staff and community members beginning later this month.
 
In order to ensure the safety of Fire Department personnel, anyone interested in taking a practical exam will be asked to answer health screening questions prior to entering the building; wear a surgical or N95 mask at all times; and provide their name, phone number and address for contact tracing purposes.
 

Newport Joint Vaccination Clinic Rescheduled to Saturday

All Friday Appointments to Take Place on Saturday

NEWPORT, R.I. (February 18, 2021) – Due to the winter weather, the City of Newport's joint COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic scheduled for Friday, Feb. 19th at the CCRI Campus, has been postponed until Saturday, Feb. 20th.
 
All those with an appointment scheduled for Friday will be able to receive a vaccination at the same appointed time on Saturday.
 
If you are unable to maintain your appointment, or have additional questions, please call the Edward King House at (401) 846-7426 extension 1.

Parking Ban Issued Ahead of Winter Storm

Residents Urged to Keep Cars Off Streets, Utilize City Parking Lots

NEWPORT, R.I. (Saturday, Feb. 6, 2020) –  The City of Newport has issued a mandatory Parking Ban from 8 a.m. until 10 p.m. on Sunday, February 7, 2020 due to the impending snow storm. 

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.

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City Council Meeting

The City Council serves as a the primary decision making body for the City. Join us for its regular monthly meeting, held in the Second Floor Council Chambers at City Hall. Click here to read an agenda and to view the meeting online.

Special Planning Board Meeting

The City’s Planning Board is due to meet in special session at 6:30 p.m.
 

Historic District Commission Meeting

The Historic District Commission is responsible for overseeing development within the City's Historic District
Click here to view an agenda.  

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

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