Holidays by the Sea Window Contest Winner

  The Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce held its third annual Holidays by the Sea Window Contest earlier this month. Chamber members were encouraged to enter and show off their festive décor to be viewed by the Chamber Ambassadors, a group of chamber member volunteers. The Ambassadors chose Stalise as this year’s winner. “All of this year’s participating businesses did a wonderful […]

Lifespan to require proof of COVID vaccination or recent PCR test for hospital visitors

In light of rising COVID numbers and to ensure the safety of our patients and staff, Lifespan will require proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a recent negative PCR COVID test result at visitor screening.  This visitation change goes into effect at all Lifespan facilities on Monday, December 27, 2021.   Visitors will need to show a picture ID and proof […]

Real Estate Transactions from Dec. 6 to Dec. 10

Sponsored by Hogan Associates  Newport 147 Harrison Ave. was sold by Brian Cunha to Beacon Rock LLC for $23,000,000 425 Bellevue Ave. was sold by Howard Grosser & Judith McClain to Robert & Ann McCann for $5,750,000 20 Fir St. was sold by Sea Dog Land LLC to Jill & Michael Pengue for $2,125,000 41 Elm St. was sold by […]

Police Log

During the period from Monday, Dec. 6 through Sunday, Dec. 12 the Newport Police Department responded to 408 calls. Of those, 102 were motor vehicle related; there were 85 motor vehicle violations issued and 17 accident reports. Police responded to 5 calls of vandalism, 6 noise complaints, 8 animal complaints, 17 suspicious persons or vehicles, and 34 parking complaints. They […]