Water Division Warns of Fake Utility Crews
Imposters Posing as Newport Water Division Personnel Reported
NEWPORT, R.I. (WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2022) – The Newport Water Division is urging residents across Aquidneck Island, especially those who are home during the day, to be alert for impostors.
The Newport Water Division has received reports from customers who have been approached by individuals posing as Water Division personnel.
Season's End Approaching at Easton's Beach
Lifeguard Shifts to End 1 Hour Earlier Beginning Aug. 29th
NEWPORT, R.I. (TUESDAY, AUG. 23rd, 2022) – As the summer season winds down, the City of Newport is beginning to scale back operations at Easton’s Beach.
Beginning Monday, Aug. 29th, lifeguards will be on duty from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. through the end of the beach season.
City of Newport Updated Notice of Privacy Incident
City Concludes Investigation into Privacy Incident
NEWPORT, R.I. (MONDAY, AUGUST 15h, 2022) – The City of Newport announced today that it has concluded the investigation of a previously announced security incident.
As previously announced, on June 9, 2022, the City identified unusual network activity that caused certain systems in its network to become unavailable. The City immediately took steps to secure its network and launch an investigation with the assistance of a cybersecurity firm. The City also notified law enforcement and worked to support its investigation.