Statement of Newport Superintendent Colleen Burns Jermain Regarding Today’s Lockdown at Rogers High School

Today just after lunch, a student reported to have seen an individual on campus with a gun. Out of an abundance of caution Rogers High School staff enacted their lockdown procedures. Newport Police responded immediately and in collaboration with school administration began their investigation. Upon conclusion, the student statements were deemed false and not credible. The lockdown was lifted and […]

Real Estate transactions from Sept. 13 to Sept. 17

Sponsored by Hogan Associates  Newport 15 & 17 Sylvan St. was sold by Kevin & Patricia Meehan to Sylvan Street Newport, LLC for $3,600,000 24 Brown & Howard Wharf Unit 301 was sold by Summer Newport, LLC to Indian Avenue Realty, LLC for $2,295,000 2 Dearborn St. was sold by Rising Tide Investments, LLC to Inthuon Segger & Jirapa Cox […]

Police Log from Sept. 13 to Sept. 19

During the period from Monday, Sept. 13 through Sunday, Sept. 19 the Newport Police Department responded to 432 calls. Of those, 64 were motor vehicle related; there were 27 motor vehicle violations issued and 37 accident reports. Police responded to 4 calls of vandalism, 11 animal complaints, 12 suspicious persons or vehicles, 19 noise complaints, and 56 parking complaints. They […]