📢 City Hall Closed Wednesday, June 19th 📢

City Hall and offices will be CLOSED on Wednesday, June 19th for the Juneteenth Holiday. The Waste Management Transfer Station will also be closed resulting i a one-day delay for all trash, recycling and bulky waste collections.  Download a Trash Calendar →

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CITY SEEKING POLL WORKERS

Registered Voters Encouraged to Serve this Election Season

NEWPORT, R.I. (WEDNESDAY, June 12, 2024) – With election season getting underway, the City of Newport is looking for individuals interested in serving as Poll Workers for the upcoming primary and general elections.

Newport residents 16 years of age or older who are registered, or pre-registered to vote for those under 18, are encouraged to reach out to the City’s Canvassing Office at (401) 845-5386. Poll workers are able to make $275 per day, with various positions available and paid training offered as part of the recruitment process.

Community Asked to help Light up the Harbor this July 4th

Newport Looking for Donations for Annual Fireworks Fund

NEWPORT, R.I. (WEDNESDAY, June 5, 2024) – The City of Newport is gearing up for its annual Fourth of July fireworks celebration and is once again turning to the community to help light up Newport Harbor.

Every year, thousands of locals and visitors alike flock to downtown Newport to take in the City’s annual Fourth of July fireworks display.

This year, with the travel industry expecting an especially busy holiday weekend, the City is asking all to get involved in the celebration by donating to the City’s Fireworks Fund.

Learn How to Run For Office This June

City of Newport to Host Candidate Information Sessions
 
NEWPORT, R.I. (WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2024) – Are you thinking about running for office? The City of Newport’s Canvassing Office will be hosting a series of informational sessions for all those curious about how to throw their hat in the ring this November.

The information sessions will provide aspiring candidates with an overview of how to declare and run for office – from Newport’s non-partisan City Council and School Committee to the General Assembly and beyond.

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Historic Cemetery Advisory Commission

The Newport Historic Cemetery Advisory Commission is dedicated to the preservation of the City's historic burying grounds. Read the Agenda

Candidate Information Session

Newport’s Canvassing Office will be hosting a series of informational sessions for all those curious about how to throw their hat in the ring this November.

The information sessions will all take place this month and are intended to provide aspiring candidates with an overview of how to declare and run for office – from Newport’s non-partisan City Council and School Committee to the General Assembly and beyond.

Energy & Environment Commission

The mission of the Energy & Environment Commission is to advise the Council and educate the public on energy-efficiency, renewable energy and the environment, to foster a more sustainable community.

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Zoning Board of Review

The Zoning Board of Review is responsible for overseeing and administering the City's zoning code in a fair and equitable fashion.  Click here for an agenda

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