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PREPARED: Whether she’s hiking in the woods along the North South Trail in Rhode Island or coming up with new programming and safe ways to hold longstanding events during a pandemic, Trudy Coxe, CEO of The Preservation Society of Newport County, says “you’ve got to be prepared for the unexpected.” / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Trudy Coxe

PBN 2021 Leaders & Achievers Awards Trudy Coxe | CEO, The Preservation Society of Newport County Trudy Coxe has served for more than 20 years...

Five Questions With: Trudy Coxe

Trudy Coxe is the CEO and executive director of The Preservation Society of Newport County. The society recently unveiled the restoration of a historical...

Serpentine Path at The Breakers nearing completion, south portion dedicated

NEWPORT – The southern portion of a historic path from The Breakers to the Cliff Walk has been completed and dedicated by The Preservation...
MARBLE HOUSE is among the historical properties owned by the Preservation Society of Newport County that will be open on Friday. / COURTESY THE PRESERVATION SOCIETY OF NEWPORT COUNTY

Four Newport Mansions properties will be open Memorial Day weekend

NEWPORT — For the first time since the pandemic began, the Preservation Society of Newport County will have four of its properties opened this...

Preservation Society of Newport County lays off 231 workers as PPP...

NEWPORT – The Preservation Society of Newport County has laid off 231 full-time and part-time workers, representing 69% of its staff, WJAR-TV NBC 10...

Newport Folk and Jazz festivals canceled

NEWPORT – Both the Newport Jazz and Folk festivals have been canceled this year, Newport Festivals Foundation Executive Director Jay Sweet announced on Wednesday. The...
RESURFACED: Visitors walk along the exit drive at The Breakers mansion in Newport. The drive was resurfaced with hand-cut pavers and features a heated tubing to keep the exit free of snow and ice in the winter.
 / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Rehabilitation project aims to return Breakers to Gilded Age appearance

Phase by phase, the landscape surrounding The Breakers in Newport is moving closer to its late 19th-century roots. Designed by landscape architect Ernest W. Bowditch...
PRESERVATION SOCIETY OF NEWPORT COUNTY CEO and Executive Director Trudy Coxe, center, walks along the restored serpentine path at the Breakers with Hope "Happy" Van Beuren and board member David B. Ford Thursday in Newport. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

First phase of Breakers’ landscape restoration complete

NEWPORT – The $1 million initial phase of a multimillion dollar grounds restoration project at The Breakers has been completed. The project, part of The...

Newport mansions again surpass 1 million visits in 2018

NEWPORT – For the third consecutive year, the Preservation Society of Newport County welcomed more than 1 million visitors to the Newport Mansions. The...
ONCE AGAIN, the Newport Mansions have surpassed one million visitors for the year. In 2018, visitors from more than 100 nations and all 50 states helped the nonprofit achieve the milestone at its properties, among them The Breakers, seen above. / COURTESY AAA NORTHEAST

Newport Mansions again surpass 1 million visitors in 2018

NEWPORT – More than one million vists to the Newport Mansions were made over 2018, the third consecutive year such a feat has been...

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