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Newport Bus Route Times CHANGING for Monday, Sept. 18

Times below are from the original bus schedule, NTW is working on importing the changes for the NEW times on MONDAY, Sept 18. Click here to view the new schedule provided by the Newport School Department.   Pell Elementary School (AM)                                                             BUS 1  PELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AM                                                             8:09 am – FT ADAMS SHELTER 2 8:11 am – MONROE RD @ […]

Newport Skatepark Reaching Benchmarks

Newport Police Department makes a $500 donation to the Friends of Newport Skatepark. “Danielle and I are excited to see FONS reaching benchmarks as our team’s working hard to raise what we need to build Newport its first world class public skatepark. And stoked to see the crowd at the Waterbrother movie just as enthusiastic about a coming park. Everyone’s coming […]

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Newport Looking for New Police Recruits

The City of Newport is once again looking for some new recruits to join Newport’s finest. Applications to join the Newport Police Department are being accepted from July 31st until Tuesday, Sept. 5th. Both Rhode Island certified police officers and new recruits are being encouraged to apply. With the oldest Community Policing program in the state, Newport Police Officers have […]

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Newport Nutcracker at Rosecliff Pre-Sale and Youth Auditions

Described by the Boston Globe as “Brimming with the enchantment and good cheer of the season… and …exuberant dancing… marked by breathtaking lifts and leaps…”NCB’s production of A Newport Nutcracker at Rosecliff returns to Newport’s most romantic mansion. Multiple rooms of the historic 1899 landmark are transformed to become a Victorian Era holiday party and a sparkling, snowy dreamland. Premium […]

RITBA Customer Service Center will open two evenings this month

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority today announced that its customer service walk-in center will be open for special evening hours on Thursday, August 24th, and Thursday, August 31st, from 3:30pm-6:30pm. “We had a good response to our extended hours in March and wanted to add hours during the last weeks of summer for those customers who may have […]

2023 Safe Harbor Race Weekend

In its third year, the three-day Safe Harbor Race Weekend, set to start Friday, August 11, has proven its staying power with “wicked good” competition and a robust schedule of social events. To date, 67 teams have entered in 11 classes – ORC A and B; PHRF A, B, and C; PHRF Performance Cruising A, B, and C; IC37 One-Design; […]

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Gulls Championship Game 2: Tuesday, August 8th at 6:30 PM in Bristol

GULLS LEAD CHAMPIONSHIP BEST-OF-THREE SERIES 1-0! The Newport Gulls are one win away from the Fay Vincent Cup! Tonight’s game is postponed due to weather. They will now play TOMORROW, Tuesday, August 8th at 6:30 PM at Muzzy Field in Bristol Connecticut.   With a Gulls Win, they will be NECBL Champions. With a Gulls loss, the Gulls will be […]

Newport Gulls First Seed in the N. E. Collegiate Baseball League playoffs

Quest for Title Begins Mon. 7/31 Gulls Secure Home Field Advantage     NEWPORT, RI- The Newport Gulls will be the First Overall Seed in the New England Collegiate Baseball League playoffs. Achieving this feat allows the Gulls to have home-field advantage throughout their run for a seventh Fay Vincent Sr. Cup.   Newport will take on an opponent that […]

Library Expands Homebound Delivery Program

Newport, RI — Being parents of Newport newborns just got a little easier. The Newport Public Library (NPL) is expanding its Homebound Delivery, a service for residents who are unable to get to the Library. Parents of newborns (six months and younger) can now request to have materials delivered to their homes, as well as have at-home librarian assistance with […]

Pell Bridge Ramps Phase 2, Newport

We are scheduled to shift Admiral Kalbfus Road west traffic onto the new pavement on Thursday night, August 3. This involves alternating lane closures on Admiral Kalbfus Road, from Malbone Road to the roundabout, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. The following week, roadway reclamation and paving are anticipated Sunday to Thursday nights during the same time period. Admiral Kalbfus Road will […]


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