Several local organizations have announced their collaboration to host “Newport Clean Up Day” on Thursday, June 28th. “Come join Clean Ocean Access (COA), Mount Gay Rum, and The Last Straw for a cleanup of lower Thames and Banisters and Bowens Wharf on Thursday, June 28th from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.,”
Lynn Ceglie has announced her intention to run for re-election to the Newport City Council representing the 2nd Ward. Ceglie is the first City Council member or candidate to publically announce her intent to run for re-election in November.
The Newport Department of Utilities, Water Pollution Control Division, engineers announced on Monday via a press release that they are finalizing the construction documents for the “installation of a tide gate structure in Storer Park on the 48 inch Bridge Street storm drain prior to the outfall into Newport Harbor”.
On behalf of her Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force, Governor Gina M. Raimondo joined Health and Human Services Secretary Eric J. Beane and the Task Force Co-Chairs, Tom Coderre, Senior Policy Advisor to the Governor, and Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott and Rebecca Boss, Directors of the Rhode Island Departments of Health (RIDOH) and Behavioral Healthcare,…
O’Brien’s Pub announced just before 7 pm on Monday evening that they would be temporarily closed for “the next few days” following a kitchen fire. Things moved along a bit quicker than expected, as O’Brien’s announced just before noon on Tuesday that they had reopened.
Today, Senators Jack Reed (D-RI) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI) and David Cicilline (D-RI) announced in a press release a substantial increase in federal funding has been made available for Rhode Island’s fight against opioid addiction.
The Women’s Fund of Rhode Island (WFRI) announced on Tuesday a total of $50,000 in grant funding to six organizations for their innovative proposals to advance gender equity and help level the playing field for women and girls in Rhode Island.
Today - Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Light and variable wind becoming south 6 to 11 mph in the morning.
Tonight - A chance of showers, mainly after 10pm. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Today -SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Tonight -SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers.
Coastal Water Temperature - 62.1°F
Sun, Moon, & Tide
Sunrise: 5:11 am | Sunset: 8:23 pm
Low tide at 8:23 am & 9:02 pm
High tide at 1:52 am and 2:28 pm
Moon: Waxing Crescent. Moon age is 7 days, lighting is 45%