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Retired Navy commander approved as Newport city manager

NEWPORT – The City Council on Wednesday voted 5-2 to approve a three-year contract to tap Colin Kennedy, a retired U.S. Navy commander with...

Newport expects to see more cruise ships this season

NEWPORT – City officials expect to see more cruise ships and passengers this season than it did in 2023, according to the 2024 schedule...

Newport seeks GA support to raise taxes, fees for tourists

NEWPORT – The City Council recently approved several requests for enabling legislation from the General Assembly to allow the city to raise fees and...

Newport City Council selects developer for Coggeshall School conversion

NEWPORT – The City Council on Wednesday met in executive session and voted to move forward with a proposal from Newport-based BCM Realty Partners,...
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Summer food getaways in Providence and Newport

Providence Restaurant Weeks is getting underway July 9-22. Enjoy two weeks of special dining offers brought to you by the Providence Warwick Convention &...

Newport’s rental ban tries to strike balance between tourism and residents

With a recent ban on short-term home rentals in residential neighborhoods, Newport has joined the wave of tourist destinations attempting to strike a balance...

Newport bans whole-home short-term rentals in residential zones

NEWPORT – Whole-home short-term rentals, which are commonly offered through services such as Airbnb and Vrbo, are no longer allowed in city residential zones. The...

City Council proposes prohibition of nonowner-occupied short-term rentals in Newport

NEWPORT – The City Council is moving forward with a proposal to ban short-term rentals of nonowner-occupied homes in areas of the city zoned...

Innovation Hub rezoning plan gets first nod from Newport City Council

NEWPORT – The Newport City Council on Wednesday night took a step towards adopting zoning amendments that pave the way for an Innovation Hub...
STANDSTILL: John Hirschboeck, co-president of community nonprofit Alliance for a Livable Newport, argued for a six-month development moratorium in the city’s North End. He and other supporters say the city needs time to develop zoning requirements for the area, shown on the map he’s holding. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Construction moratorium divides business, Newport leaders

Newport has enacted a six-month moratorium on development in its North End, including an innovation district intended to attract companies that might diversify its...
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