Stormwater Improvement Project Set for Thames Street
Catch Basin, Storm Drain Replacement Project to take place in the parking stall area along Thames Street near Queen Anne Square
NEWPORT, R.I. (April 2, 2021) – The Department of Utilities’ contractor Hartford Paving will begin construction of necessary Stormwater Infrastructure improvements in the parking stall area of Thames Street from Cotton Court to Mill Street in the vicinity of Queen Anne Square, beginning on Monday, April 5th.
The improvements, which consist of replacing multiple catch basins, drain manholes and associated Storm Drain piping, are expected to be complete by May 14th.
Newport Names New Harbormaster
Former Block Island Harbormaster Stephen Land Awarded Top Harbor Post
NEWPORT, R.I. (Tuesday, March 23, 2021) – After a three-month search, the City of Newport has named former Block Island Harbormaster Stephen C. Land to the City’s top harbor post.
Land assumes the role following the sudden passing of longtime Harbormaster Timothy J. Mills in December.
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.