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Newport’s civic groups seeking a larger role   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


NewportReady – Hurricane Sandy – preparations for Newport!

Great advice from NewportReady — Read the city’s new checklist at — Read the federal hurricane checklist at — Keep these city phone #s handy: Fire 846-2211 Police 847-1212 Yes, 911 service can be get disrupted. — If you have a neighbor or friend with special needs, help them signed up through the state system at This info gets shared with Newport FD. — Register your cellphone # with CodeRed so you get city CodeRed messages should your cable phone service die. — Find a way to recharge your cell phone … perhaps it’s through a neighbor with a generator … or a 12 volt recharge cable that you can get at any cellphone store. — Gas up the car(s)and get the obligatory milk and bread. — Ask your local neighborhood association what services they might be able to offer should you be on your own for 72 hours (per the statement made in the city’s checklist). — Join to stay better connected with your immediate neighborhood. Mike Cullen


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