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FREE Public Forum about City of Newport Commissions October 2nd, 6pm Newport Library

Alliance for a Livable Newport September 26, 2013 WHO: All Newport residents WHAT:  Public Forum about City of Newport Commissions | Bring you questions! Featuring – Cliff Walk Commission, Easton’s Beach Commission, and Waterfront Commission WHERE: Newport Public Library – 300 Spring St., Newport, RI (401) 847-8720 WHEN: Wednesday, October 2, 2013 TIME: 6pm until 8pm COST: FREE!  (Donations Appreciated!) DONATE NOW! CATCH UP ON WHAT’S HAPPENING AT CLIFF WALK, EASTON’S BEACH AND NEWPORT’S HARBOR FRONT The first in a series of Newport Commissions Forums to be held October 2 at 6pm Newport Public Library Programs Room In its ongoing efforts to keep citizens aware of and involved with issues affecting the quality of life in Newport, the Alliance of Livable Newport will be holding a series of Public Forums featuring the Chairpersons of various City Commissions and Boards. “Newporter’s are generally aware of City Council meetings but often are unaware that33 boards and commissions have been ordained to support and report to the city council. Their members provide countless volunteer hours in monitoring, investigating, reviewing, reporting on and recommending actions that affect the daily quality of life in Newport” said John Hirschboeck, Vice President of the Alliance. All commissions meetings are open to the public and their agendas and minutes are posted on the city’s website, along with applications […]

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Posted by NewportAlliance - September 25, 2013 at 8:56 pm

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Clean City Program Announces Earth Day Cleanup Events

Newport residents can volunteer at one of 12 cleanup events in Newport this Earth Day. Newport Mayor Harry F. Winthrop 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 2013 Earth Day celebration, which is also part of Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup. The Clean City Program will be providing gloves, bags and a thank you gift for volunteers. City staff will also pick up the bags of litter for the Earth Day cleanups in Newport. Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation is waiving all disposal fees associated with litter collected during Earth Day cleanups and Waste Management Newport will also assist in the pickup of the litter. “We are fortunate that Newport has such dedicated volunteers,” said Mayor Harry F. Winthrop. “The City of Newport is appreciative of any assistance you can provide in keeping our city clean.” Earth Day is Monday, April 22. A majority of the City of Newport’s Earth Day events will take place on Saturday, April 13 and, with such, invites all residents to participate in any of the scheduled cleanups when they might be […]

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Posted by NewportAlliance - March 27, 2013 at 8:24 pm

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CLEAN OCEAN ACCESS COASTAL CLEANUP FEBRUARY 9th 2013

CLEAN OCEAN ACCESS COASTAL CLEANUP FEBRUARY 9th 2013 <<click to download COASTAL CLEANUP… IMPROVING OCEAN HEALTH BY REMOVING MARINE DEBRIS FROM THE COASTLINE Easton’s Beach to Ochre Point, Newport RI FEBRUARY 9th 2013 from Noon to 2PM http://www.cleanoceanaccess.org/ Wear boots or sturdy shoes. Bring your own gloves. We will provide bags and Empire Tea & Coffee will provide complimentary coffee, hot chocolate and lite refreshments. Bring your own reusable cup (BYORC). This is a rain or shine event unless it is a total washout. Clean Ocean Access believes that what is important about keeping our coastlines clean working towards improving ocean health is for people to spend time outside, together and connecting with nature and understanding the impact that we are having on the environment. We can learn from it and make better decisions in an easier manner when people connect with nature. Get involved 

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Posted by NewportAlliance - January 26, 2013 at 11:39 am

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Fall Recycling Day-Kristin Littlefield

Fall Recycling Day, will be held on Saturday, October 20 from 9am-1pm at Easton’s Beach in the east parking lot. http://www.cityofnewport.com/departments/public-services/cleancity/pdf/flyer_recycling-10-12.pdf There, any area resident will be able to recycle a wide variety of items like scrap metal (new this event!), electronic waste, rigid plastics, Styrofoam, clothing & household items for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State, books for Discover Books, bikes for The Met School, cooking oil and plastic bags, and also shred sensitive documents. Newport residents only may exchange a broken recycling bin for a new bin, free of charge, or purchase a new set for $5, or purchase a compost bin for $45. Custom House Coffee will also provide free coffee to event goers (reusable mugs encouraged!). There will be no entry into the event until its start time of 9am. Absolutely no hazardous waste will be accepted. This event is sponsored by the City of Newport’s Clean City Program, Waste Management, The East Bay Met School, the Preservation Society of Newport County, the Newport Energy & Environment Commission, Boy Scouts of America, Troop 3, Newport, and Custom House Coffee. For more information, visit the city’s website or call the Clean City Program at 845-5613. […]

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Posted by NewportAlliance - October 13, 2012 at 8:18 am

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