June 29, 2017 RSS feed / News Briefs

Sidewalks to Get a Clean Sweep

As part of an ongoing effort to clean up Newport’s sidewalks, officials recently purchased The Billy Goat Vacuum from All Outdoors in Wakefield at a cost of $2,400. The tool was picked up on Friday, June 16. More...

After 5 at the Beach

Clean Ocean Access is beginning an After 5 beach cleanup series at Second Beach on Wednesday, June 28, from 5 to 6 p.m. Weekly After 5 cleanups will occur through August at Second Beach. All volunteers are welcome, no registration required. More...

Toy Drive for MLK

In the spirit of this year’s collaborative summer library program, “Build a Better World,” the Newport Public Library will hold a summer toy drive to benefit the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. More...

Pickleball in July

Pickleball 101 is open to anyone interested in learning to play the fastest growing sport among adults of all ages. A free clinic will be held on Saturday, July 1, at 9 a.m. at the Hunter Park courts. More...

Call for Rose Island Volunteers

Volunteers are needed to welcome guests to Rose Island on Monday through Friday, from the first week of July through August. Help is also needed with the gardens, grounds and keeping the overnight accommodations tidy. More...

Island Rabbits Meeting

Island Rabbits, a volunteer group with rabbit experience and training, is hosting a free, educational event on Saturday, July 8 from 1-3 p.m. at the Newport Public Library. More...

Deck Repair Ends for Now on Pell Bridge

The first stage of deck repair on the Newport Pell Bridge was completed on June 27, two days ahead of schedule.  The work began on May 16, consisting of a partial depth hydro-demolition and replacement of the concrete roadway deck from curb to c More...