Workshop Aims to Address Park Use & Safety
Tree and Open Space Commission Seeking Public Input for Potential Park Rules
NEWPORT, R.I. (WEDNESDAY, May 11th, 2022) –
The Newport Tree and Open Space Commission will be holding a special workshop in the Program Room of the Newport City Library on Thursday, May 19 from 4:30 pm to 7 p.m. to hear from residents about how to improve the use and enjoyment of the City’s open space network.
The City’s park system comprises over 30 areas defined as parks or open space. These valuable public assets provide free and varied ways for residents and visitors to enjoy the natural environment. The Newport Tree, Park and Open Space Master Plan was adopted in 2017 with public input and provides a framework for managing these features of the natural environment.
Memorial Benches Coming to Storer Park
Applications Open for Eleven Memorial Bench Locations
NEWPORT, R.I. (MONDAY, May 9th, 2022) – The City’s Memorial Bench Program is coming to Storer Park.
The City of Newport’s Department of Public Services will be accepting applications for a total of 11 memorial bench sites to compliment the extensive improvements recently completed at Storer Park.
Planners Seeking Input for Transportation Master Plan
Second Phase of Outreach Kicks off with Interactive Map, Open Houses
NEWPORT, R.I. (TUESDAY, MAY 3RD, 2022) – Newport’s Transportation Master Plan continues to move along at a steady clip as City planners have officially kicked off a second round of community engagement aimed at making it easier for residents and visitor to get around town.
This second phase of engagement follows the release of a comprehensive Existing Conditions Report earlier this year, which catalogues the history of Newport’s transportation infrastructure and the conditions that exist today.
Now, planners are looking to follow up on that report, detailing potential solutions such as parking policies and physical projects aimed at making getting around Newport safer, easier, and more enjoyable for all.