Drought Conditions Prompt Water System Flushing
NEWPORT, R.I. – With Rhode Island now under a statewide Drought Advisory, the Newport Water Division will be conducting low-flow flushing of the City’s water distribution system beginning Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020 in order to help improve its Newport customers’ water quality.
Easton’s Beach Moves into the Shoulder Season
NEWPORT, R.I. (Thursday, September 3, 2020) – As the summer season comes to a close, the City of Newport is reminding residents that parking enforcement will remain in effect at Easton’s Beach through Oct. 31st.
Beachgoers are reminded to continue to use the self-pay parking kiosks, avoid crowds, and wear a face mask whenever social distancing is not possible. For those traveling to the beach by car, please be advised that parking capacity will be limited in an effort to minimize the spread of COVID-19.
City Launching new Mobile Parking App
Residents, Visitors Encouraged to Pay to Park from their Phones with the Passport Parking App
NEWPORT, R.I. (Tuesday, September 1, 2020) – Newport residents and visitors have a new way to pay for parking as the City of Newport on Monday announced the debut of a new citywide contactless mobile payment application.
The new Passport Parking App, which is set to be rolled out later this week, allows users to conveniently pay for and monitor their parking sessions directly from their smartphones.