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City Cracking Down on Speed, Noise Violations

Motorists Asked to Drive Safely, Quietly This Summer or Face Fines
NEWPORT, R.I. (WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2022) – In anticipation of a busy summer season, the City of Newport is stepping up enforcement of its speed and noise ordinances, with police promising to crack down on motor vehicle violations throughout the summer season.

Police will be stepping up patrols to enforce existing local zoning ordinances as well as moving violations, taking particular notice of motorcycle groups and vehicles with modified exhaust systems.
Police began their stepped up enforcement last weekend, stopping motorists for both speed and noise violations.

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.

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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

City Council Workshop

City Councilors will be meeting in a special workshop with the School Committee to discuss potential school regionalization. 

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Tree & Open Space Commission

The Tree & Open Space Commission is dedicated to the preservation and protection of the City's parks, trees, and open space. 

Beach Commission Meeting

Weather Permitting, the Commission will meet in the center area of the bathhouses or in the Easton’s Beach Rotunda | View the agenda

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