City Issues Call for Submissions, Survey for ARPA Fund Ideas
Residents, Non-Profits, Businesses Encouraged to Weigh In
NEWPORT, R.I. (THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2021) – The City of Newport is asking residents, business owners, and non-profits to weigh in on how the City should use roughly $7.2 million in federal funding due to be received through the American Rescue Plan Act.
Non-profits are being asked to submit any and all suggestions for how they could benefit from additional civic support by using the form on the City’s website at www.CityofNewport.com/ARPA no later than Thursday, Oct. 14th.
Downtown Stormwater Improvement Project Set to Begin
Second Phase of Marsh Street Storm Drain Improvement Project
NEWPORT, R.I. -- (FRIDAY, AUG. 27, 2021) The City of Newport’s Department of Utilities is set to begin work on a critical downtown stormwater infrastructure project next week.
The work, which is scheduled to get underway Monday, Aug. 30th, is the second phase of the Marsh Street Storm Drain Improvement Plan and is expected to rehabilitate roughly 1,270 linear feet of badly deteriorated storm drains located in the City’s downtown core. The project is scheduled to begin on Thames Street before continuing to West Marlborough Street and America’s Cup Avenue.
City Awarded Long Awaited Funds to Help Protect Almy Pond
Spouting Rock Drive Reclamation Project Aims to Reclaim Asphalt Roadway and Restore Habitat for Wildlife
NEWPORT, R.I. (Thursday, April 22, 2021) – As Aquidneck Island celebrates Earth Day, the City of Newport, working in partnership with a number of community stakeholders, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $180,000 grant to help protect and restore one of Aquidneck Island’s most threatened bodies of water.