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City Delays Start of Paid Parking Season
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Visitors Asked to Wear Face Masks on the Cliff Walk
Friday, April 24, 2020
Warmer Weather Prompts Stricter Guidelines
City Reminding Runners to Stay Close to Home
Friday, April 17, 2020
Access to Southern Embankment of Easton’s Pond Closed
Friday, April 10, 2020
NEWPORT, R.I. (Friday, April 10, 2020) – Due to necessary repairs, a portion of the unimproved walking trail along the Easton’s Pond Dam has been closed to the public.
The access ramps to the pond along with the stone dust path that was constructed from 2011-2013 remain open to the public.
COVID-19 Related Processing Delays Reflected in Utility Bills
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Three Newport Firefighters Test Positive for COVID-19
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
NEWPORT, R.I. (Wednesday, April 1, 2020) – Three members of the Newport Fire Department have tested positive for COVID-19.
The firefighters, who are not being identified due to patient privacy concerns, are all recovering in self-isolation at home and the Rhode Island Department of Health has been notified.
At this time, there is no impact on our public safety readiness and the Newport Fire Department has implemented contingency staffing protocols.
City Places Restrictions on Beach, Cliff Walk Access
Here's What you Need to Know about our Temporary Food Distribution Program
Monday, March 30, 2020
Out-of-State Travelers Urged to Self-Quarantine
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
City Extends State of Emergency
Monday, March 23, 2020
NEWPORT, R.I (Monday, March 23, 2020) — The City Council voted 7-0 in a special remote session on Monday afternoon to extend Newport’s Emergency Declaration for 30 days in order to more effectively address the threat presented by the COVID-19 virus.
The City is also reminding residents and businesses to abide by an order issued by Gov. Gina Rainondo that requires all public recreation and entertainment establishments including theaters, cinemas, and sporting events cease operations no later than Monday, March 23rd at 5 p.m. Close contact businesses such as nail salons, hairdressers, barbershops, spas, and gym facilities are also directed to close.
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