COMMUNITY INVITED TO MEETING ON THE COGGESHALL SCHOOL
Residents Invited to Learn More about Planned Residential Conversion
NEWPORT, R.I. (THURSDAY, SEPT. 21, 2023) – The City of Newport and BCM Realty Partners is inviting the community for a public discussion regarding the residential conversion of the Coggeshall Elementary School.
The discussion, which will include representatives from the City’s Department of Planning and Economic Development, is scheduled to be held on Thursday October 5th, 2023 beginning at 6:00 p.m. at Innovate Newport, located at 513 Broadway.
Newport Kicks off Strategic Planning Process
Online Portal & Ideas Board Seek Resident Input
NEWPORT, R.I. (WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2023) – The City of Newport is asking community members and stakeholders to help update the City Council’s Strategic Plan.
As one of the City’s visioning documents, the City Council’s Strategic Plan aims to ensure that the City’s priorities align with those expressed by the community by identifying an overarching vision for the City and guide where and how it focuses its resources.
NEWPORT TO RECEIVE $738,000 FIREFIGHTERS GRANT
15 Firefighters to Train in Paramedic Emergency Medical Care
NEWPORT, R.I. (THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 2023) – The City of Newport has been awarded a $738,881.31 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to pay for the training of a minimum of 15 Firefighters to the Paramedic Level of Prehospital Emergency Medical Care Licensing.
The grant, which was secured through the efforts of Newport Fire Department staff with the support of Rhode Island’s Congressional Delegation led by the office of U.S. Sen. Jack Reed (D-R.I.), stipulates that $671,710.28 will be provided by FEMA, with a $67,171.03 match provided by the City of Newport.