Community Leaders Speak to Bike Safety

To The Editor, We are writing collectively as representative community leaders to express our support of road safety efforts in Newport in the form of improved markings for bicyclists on the roads most frequented by people riding bicycles and prioritized by the RI Department of Statewide Planning and by the city’s local advocacy organization, Bike Newport. We are very grateful […]

William Neill Coffey

William Neill Coffey

William Neill Coffey, age 43, of Middletown, Rhode Island, passed away on May 31, 2021 after a lengthy illness.   Born in Newport, RI on June 21, 1977, he was the only son of Neill Freeman and Diane Carmody Coffey.   After graduating from Middletown High School in 1996, Billy proudly worked alongside his father for the family business, Coffey’s […]