BREAKING: Deceased Man Found Monday Morning

Lt. April Amaral of the Newport Police Dept. confirmed that a deceased male, age 48 from Newport was discovered this morning in a port-a-john on JT Connell Highway in Newport, just south of CCRI. At approximately 10:45 a.m., the police department received a call of a possible deceased male by a worker in the area. The Rhode Island Medical Examiner […]

Thompson Teachers on Leave

The Newport School Department notified the Teacher’s Association of Newport on Thursday, Feb. 6 that it is investigating an educator for alleged “bullying and harassment” of Thompson Middle School Principal Xavier Barrios.  Several teachers have now been put on paid leave. At this time, Barrios is also on paid leave. This is a developing story.  

Real Estate: January 30 to February 3

Real Estate Transactions from January 30 to February 3 Sponsored by Hogan Associates   Newport 38 Beacon Hill Rd. was sold by Beacon Hill Road, LLC to 38 Beacon Hill LLC for $3,900,000 259 Gibbs Ave. was sold by Fleury Properties, LLC to 259 Gibbs Ave, LLC for $2,100,000 233 Gibbs Ave. was sold by Patricia Decker to Nicholas & […]

Police Report: Jan. 30 – Feb. 5

During the period from Monday, Jan. 30 through Sunday, Feb. 05 the Newport Police Department responded to 379 calls. Of those, 101 were motor vehicle related; there were 83 motor vehicle violations issued and 18 accident reports. Police responded 2 noise complaint, 2 animal complaints, 14 suspicious persons or vehicles, 2 calls of vandalism, 1 bicycle violation and 15 parking […]

Summer Camp


PODCAST: David Rosenberg, Festival Director, Newport Winter Festival

Bill Bartholomew chats with David Rosenberg, Festival Director of Newport Winter Festival, which features events, food, drink, live music and much more this month! Learn when and where at  Click here for the Winter Festival site and order tickets to featured events!