City Joins Nextdoor Community as Partner Agency
Effort Aims to Reach Residents through Neighborhood Social Networking Site
NEWPORT, R.I. (Wednesday, October 9, 2019) – The City of Newport on Wednesday announced it has joined Nextdoor, the private social networking site for neighborhoods, as a Partner Agency.
The decision to join Nextdoor is part of an ongoing effort to advance the City’s technological and civic engagement strategy, and follows the launch of a new Smart911 Emergency Alert system last month.
Road Closures Planned for Broadway Street Fair
NEWPORT, R.I. (Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019) -- With the annual Broadway Street Fair due to take place this weekend, the Newport Police Department are reminding residents and visitors that Broadway will be closed to all motor vehicle traffic between Gould Street and Farewell Street, as well as all of Washington Square, from 8 a.m. until approximately 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12th.
Street Closure Planned for Concours Tour d'Elegance
Motorists are advised that a small section of Bellevue Avenue, from William Street to Bowery Street, will be closed to traffic from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
NEWPORT, R.I. (Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019) -- On Saturday, October 5, 2019 Audrain’s Newport Concours Tour d ’Elegance will take place in the City of Newport. The day begins with the Tour d’ Elegance parade of cars leaving Jamestown at approximately 7:45 a.m. and traveling over the Pell Bridge.