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Helen Johnson, Preservation Planner
(401) 845-5415

City Hall - 3rd Floor
43 Broadway
Newport, Rhode Island 02840 »

Contact Information

Helen Johnson, Preservation Planner
(401) 845-5415

City Hall - 3rd Floor
43 Broadway
Newport, Rhode Island 02840 »

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City Leading the Way in Historic & Resilient Preservation

City Leading the Way in Historic & Resilient Preservation

The City of Newport recently became one of the first communities in the country to adopt standards designed to help protect some of its most historic neighborhoods from the threat posed by rising sea levels. 
 

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Newport Rec Set to Host St. Patrick’s Day Treasure Hunt

All are invited to search for a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow

NEWPORT, R.I. (February 26, 2021) – With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, Newport Recreation will be hosting a special family-friendly and COVID-safe Treasure Hunt in Aquidneck Park on Saturday, March 13th beginning at 1 p.m.
 
The free outdoors event is the latest effort by Newport Rec to encourage families to “Take it Outside” by exploring Newport’s public parks.

Newport Joint Vaccination Clinic Rescheduled to Saturday

All Friday Appointments to Take Place on Saturday

NEWPORT, R.I. (February 18, 2021) – Due to the winter weather, the City of Newport's joint COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic scheduled for Friday, Feb. 19th at the CCRI Campus, has been postponed until Saturday, Feb. 20th.
 
All those with an appointment scheduled for Friday will be able to receive a vaccination at the same appointed time on Saturday.
 
If you are unable to maintain your appointment, or have additional questions, please call the Edward King House at (401) 846-7426 extension 1.

Precautionary Boil Water Advisory Issued for Newport

Low Pressure Zone includes the entire City of Newport and the Easton Point Section of Town of Middletown

NEWPORT, R.I. -- Newport Water Division customers in the system's Low Pressure Zone are being advised as a precaution not to drink the water due to a water main break at Gould and Warner Streets earlier today.


The water main break, which took place at approximately 11 a.m. on Wednesday, February 10th,
caused low pressure throughout the low pressure system.
 
As a precaution, customers in Newport and the Easton's Point section of Middletown are being advised to BOIL YOUR WATER BEFORE USING OR SEEK ALTERNATIVE WATER SUPPLIES. 

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  Calendar of Events

Planning Board Meeting

The Planning Board is the steward for the City's Comprehensive Plan, which sets the long-term goal for the City and is a key measure by which large development projects and zoning relief are evaluated. ​Read the agenda

City Council Meeting

The City Council serves as a the primary decision making body for the City. Join us for its regular monthly meeting, held in the Second Floor Council Chambers at City Hall. Click here to read an agenda and to view the meeting online.

Special Planning Board Meeting

The City’s Planning Board is due to meet in special session at 6:30 p.m.
 

Historic District Commission Meeting

The Historic District Commission is responsible for overseeing development within the City's Historic District
Click here to view an agenda.  

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