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Interconnectivity between Newport and Salve Regina University to be explored by The Alliance for a Livable Newport

How does our local University enhance Newport’s quality of life? Does it detract? The Alliance for A Livable Newport has invited a leadership team from Salve Regina University to highlight the economic, educational, aesthetic and charitable contributions made to the city and the challenges an urban University faces as a member of our community. DATE: Monday, September 18 TIME: 6-7:30 pm, followed by a tour of the new O’Hare Academic Center LOCATION: O’Hare Academic Center: Ochre Pt. Ave. and Shephard Ave. (Bazarsky Auditorium.) Free parking for Forum across Ochre Pt. Ave. “During the many years ALN has addressed issues affecting the quality of life in Newport, we’ve overlooked one of our most significant assets, that of Salve Regina University,” said John Hirschboeck, co-president of the Alliance. “Here is an opportunity for Newport residents and businesses to learn what is — and will be — taking place at our local University and its impact on our city. “We appreciate the opportunity afforded by the Alliance of a Livable Newport to inform our community about what our University offers and to learn from the community about issues and concerns it may have regarding our institution and student body,” said Sister Jane Gerety, […]


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Posted by NewportAlliance - September 14, 2017 at 3:58 pm

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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


New 240′ Pier at Fort Adams for SS Oliver Hazard Perry

Community Weighs in on New Pier at Fort Adams RIDEM held a public workshop to discuss a proposed 240-foot fixed pier at Fort Adams on Wednesday night. By Cara Kenefick  (read more on Patch) City and Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management officials, along with members of the public met at City Hall on Wednesday night for a workshop to discuss the proposed fixed pier at Fort Adams State Park. The 240-foot pier and wave fence would be constructed north of the Alofsin piers near the Visitor’s Center.  The project is a part of Phase III out of IV in the improvement and renovation of Fort Adams.   Spurred by the necessity to revamp the site to accommodate special events, such as last summer’s America’s Cup races, the Fort has undergone repaving and drastically upgrading its facilities. The final phase will be to realign the roads within the park to accommodate bicycle and pedestrian traffic. RIDEM officials said the project will be funded through capital funds and will benefit not only the park, but Newport and the state as well. Having the new pier will enhance public access to the waterfront, expand the capabilities of the water taxi service while also reducing […]


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Posted by NewportAlliance - February 1, 2013 at 7:37 am

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