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Island Moving Company Completes Purchase of former Triplett School property

Island Moving Company (IMC), Newport’s Contemporary Ballet, announced today that it has formally closed on the purchase of the property at 435 Broadway in Newport, RI. The site last housed the George H. Triplett School and administration building prior to being decommissioned in 2013. The agreement, which was finalized on December 1st, highlight’s a unique public, private, and non-profit partnership […]

City Preparing for Two-Tier Residential Tax Program

Applications Being Mailed and Available for Online Download Newport residents are being advised to be on the lookout this week for an official mailing from the Tax Assessor’s Office (or may have a return address from Finance Department) as City staff prepares to accept applications for the recently adopted two-tier residential tax program. The program, which was adopted by the […]

Real Estate Transactions: November 28 – December 2

Real Estate Transactions from November 28 to December 2 Sponsored by Hogan Associates   Newport 456 Bellevue Ave. was sold by James Tencher Jr. to Leslie Grosvenor for $4,000,000 596 Thames St. was sold by John Harrington Estate to 594-596 Thames Street, Inc. for $1,026,000 124 Gibbs Ave. was sold by Phillips Jr. & Cynthia Hallowell to Meredith Varr & […]

Christmas in Newport Co-Chair Roy Lauth + Doorway Contest Winners

Bill Bartholomew welcomes Christmas in Newport Co-Chair Roy Lauth for a discussion on the event’s 52nd season.   The winners for the 2022 Christmas in Newport doorway decorating contest have been announced. They are: Grand Prize: Clarke Cooke House 26 Bannister’s Wharf Betsy Ray Inns 1st Place Francis Malbone House 392 Thames St. Will Dewey Restaurants 1st Place White Horse […]

Santa Continues Visit through Newport this week

Santa’s nightly rides continue this week with escorts by Newport’s Fire and Police Departments for his annual tour of Newport’s neighborhoods. This week Santa will be riding with first responders through the streets to see the City’s children beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 13 and finishing up on Thursday, Dec. 15. As always, Santa’s visit is weather dependent. If […]

NPD’s Mission Blue Santa

In a continuing effort of community relations and public safety, The Newport Police Department began conducting “Mission Blue Santa” on December 11th. Mission Blue Santa is an effort by Newport Police Department to Reward drivers around the city for their good driving. When a Uniform Patrol Officer observes a good driving act during their patrols, they will make contact with […]