District 13 Senator and President Teresa Paiva Weed announced last March that she will vacate her 22 year Senate seat after accepting a new career opportunity as President of the Hospital Association of Rhode Island. One Republican, Michael Smith and four democrats, David Allard, Dawn Euer, John Florez and David Hanos have announced that […]
Traveling on the Newport Pell Bridge will definitely require patience starting May 15 with one lane of travel in each direction. Vehicles with a width exceeding 8 feet 6 inches will be prohibited from crossing the bridge from May 15 through the end of June and again from September 19 […]
The first parklet is coming to Newport with the ribbon cutting today, April 26 at 1:00pm at the corner of Bellevue Avenue and William Street. San Francisco introduced the concept in 2005 and they have popped up around the world in a big way. Parklets are designed to fit in parking […]
The 29th Annual Winter Festival will be held February 17-26, 2017. Live music, food contests, kids activities and so much more throughout Newport County. There will be more than 150 events including a chili cook-off, make your own perfume, horseback ride on the beach, and an ice bar at Pineapples. […]
NFL Coach Bill Belichick…a true Patriot! This is awesome…Coach Bill Belichick donated his 24 foot Grady White power boat, named “VI Rings” to Sail Newport for use in their public sailing program and will be used as a support and safety vessel. Thank you Coach Belichick, you are a true Patriot!