March 9, 2017 RSS feed / Opinion

Newport, We Hardly Know Ye

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Let’s talk sidewalks—again. Last week it was cigarette butts; this week, it’s green beer. With the St. Patrick’s Day parade right around the corner, Newporters are already girding their loins. More...

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Municipal Meetings

The Newport Zoning Board next meets on Tuesday, March 23 and Monday, March 27 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall.  The Newport City Council next meets on Wednesday, March 22, at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. More...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Delighted Nature Column Lives On  To The Editor:  I was delighted to read Mr. Avenengo's column in the March 2 issue of Newport This Week. I am happy to know that someone will be carrying on Jack Kelly's good work. More...

The Hill's Historic Character in Jeopardy

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To the Editor: “The purpose of historic district zoning in the City of Newport is to protect our historic assets and to guide new growth in ways that enrich and maintain Newport’s sense of place and authentic historic character, for now a More...

Planning Board Approves 105-Foot Pier Extension

When the Newport Planning Board met on March 6, all members were present and voted unanimously to support the proposed expansion at the Newport Shipyard. More...