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What's Up In Newport Today: July 3rd

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Good morning, As a reminder, City Hall will be closed on Thursday in celebration of Independence Day.
 
July 3 · Issue #424 · View online
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Good morning,
  • As a reminder, City Hall will be closed on Thursday in celebration of Independence Day. Thursday and Friday trash, recycling and yard waste collection will also be delayed by one day, with service resuming as normal on Monday, July 8th.
  • RI Department of Health and the RI Department of Environmental Management are advising people to avoid contact with Melville Pond in Portsmouth due to a blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) bloom in the pond.
  • Socialize: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for even more updates throughout the day. If you live in Newport, join our Residents of Newport Facebook Group - it’s a place to have conversations.
Have a great Wednesday!
~ Ryan

Vitals
Weather Forecast
  • Today -Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. North wind around 6 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
  • Tonight - Mostly clear, with a low around 65. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Marine Forecast
  • Today -N winds around 5 kt, becoming se around 5 kt in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.
  • Tonight -SW winds around 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
  • Current water temperature in Newport is 64.0°F
Sun, Moon, & Tide
  • Sunrise at 5:17 am and sunset will be at 8:23 pm. 15 hours and 6 minutes of sun.
  • High tide: 8:53 am & 9:13 pm. Low Tide: 2:34 am & 2:12 pm.
  • Lunar Phase: New Moon. Age is 0 days, lighting is 0%.
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What’s up in Newport this week: Things to do, live music and entertainment listings, and more (July 1 – 8)
Fireworks
  1. 9 pm – Block Island – Crescent Beach
  2. 9 pm – North Kingstown – Town Beach
  3. 9 pm – Bristol – Bristol Harbor
  4. 9 pm – Cumberland – Tucker Field
  5. 9 pm – North Providence – Governor John A. Notte Jr. Park
  6. End of PawSox Game – Pawtucket – McCoy Stadium
Cruise Ship Schedule For The Remainder of This Week
  1. Thu., July 4 - American Star (Capacity: 100 passengers, 26 crew)
  2. Thu., July 4 - American Constitution (Capacity: 175 passengers)
  3. Sat., July 6 - Queen Mary 2 (Capacity: 2,695 passengers, 1,253 crew)
City Calendar For The Remainder of This Week
  • Sun., July 7 - NIMFest Concert from 3 pm to 6 pm
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Until Next Time...We'll See You Out There!
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