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Newport’s civic groups seeking a larger role

http://www.newportri.com/newportdailynews/news/newport-s-civic-groups-seeking-a-larger-role/article_da94f827-1289-5b06-becb-d180e815c354.html   Posted: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 12:08 am | Updated: 1:56 pm, Wed May 8, 2013.   By Sean Flynn l Newport Daily News | 0 comments   Leaders of seven active neighborhood associations in Newport said Tuesday night they feel ignored by city and elected officials and will be seeking acknowledgement that they represent the interests of local residents. “My big goal is building cooperation and a sense of trust with the city,” said Beth Cullen, president of the Point Association. Among the changes she would like to see is an “Office of Neighborhoods” in city government, as found in many cities across the country, including Charleston, S.C. Cullen also would like the city’s website to provide links to the web pages of the various neighborhood associations. Besides the Point Association, representatives of the Off-Broadway, the Historic Hill, the Bellevue Avenue-Ochre Point, the Castle Hill and the Top of the Hill neighborhood associations, as well as the new North End Neighborhood Association, met at the St. John the Evangelist Parish House on Poplar Street. Representatives of the citywide Alliance for a Livable Newport, which has had more success getting attention from city officials, also were present. Almost everyone among the two dozen people at […]

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Posted by NewportAlliance - May 12, 2013 at 10:08 am

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NEWPORT’S CLEAN CITY PROGRAM ANNOUNCES EARTH DAY CLEANUP EVENTS

City of Newport – Clean City Program – Department of Public Services NEWPORT’S CLEAN CITY PROGRAM ANNOUNCES EARTH DAY CLEANUP EVENTS Newport, RI (April 2, 2012) –  Newport Mayor Stephen Waluk and the Newport Public Services Department’s Clean City Program would like to invite Newport area residents to volunteer for one of the 12 litter cleanup events happening for Newport’s 2012 Earth Day celebration, which is also part of Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup. The Clean City Program will be providing gloves, bags, as well as picking up the bags of litter for the cleanups in Newport. T-shirts will also be provided by sponsorship of Waste Management Newport and the Clean City Program. Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation is waiving all disposal fees associated with litter collected during Earth Day cleanups and Waste Management Newport will assist in disposing of the litter. “We are fortunate that Newport has such dedicated volunteers,” said Mayor Stephen Waluk. “The City of Newport is appreciative of any assistance you can provide in keeping our city clean.” Earth Day is Sunday, April 22. A majority of the City of Newport’s Earth Day events will take place on Saturday, April 14 and, with such, invites […]

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Posted by NewportAlliance - April 2, 2012 at 9:05 pm

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