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Newport, Rhode Island is located in Newport County. Zip codes in Newport, RI include 02841, and 02840. The median home price in Newport is $389,000 which is roughly $270/per square foot. More Newport information.

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44 min ago | Billboard

Robert Ellis, Hamilton Leithauser, Caitlin Rose Heading to...

For the past several years, Deer Tick takes over the town of Newport, R.I.'s Blues Cafe for their legendary Newport Folk Festival afterparties, which have featured such luminaries as Jackson Browne, Jim James, and Dawes.


4 hrs ago | WHJJ-AM Providence

Newport Man Begins Installing Home Wind Turbine

A Newport resident who has been battling for years to install a wind turbine on his property that is connected to the power grid is beginning the installation process.


Mon Jul 21, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Judge dismisses suit over Breakers welcome center

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to prevent a welcome center on the grounds of The Breakers mansion in Newport, although a second lawsuit is still pending.


USA Today

Mental illness cases swamp criminal justice system

On America's streets, police encounters with people with mental illnesses increasingly direct resources away from traditional public safety roles.


Korea Herald

Seeger tribute at Newport honors traditional folk

There are few musicians as inextricably linked to the Newport Folk Festival as the late Pete Seeger.


Sat Jul 19, 2014

Museum looking for W.P. Snyder volunteer tour guides

Now that the W.P. Snyder is back at its permanent mooring along the banks of the Muskingum River, the Ohio River Museum's attendance has increased, causing a need for more volunteers.



Firefighter loses hand to flesh-eating bacteria

A Rhode Island firefighter who got an infection after being pricked by a thorn has lost his hand to flesh-eating bacteria.


$10M Newport Home for Sale Has Greenhouse, 8 Baths

This luxurious estate at 21 Hammersmith Rd. in Newport is on the market for $9.9 million.


All About Jazz

EVENT: Newport Festivals Foundation Kids Concert: Bari Koral + Oran Etkina (TM)S Timbalooloo

Newport Festivals Foundation Continues Tradition of Bringing Great Music to Generations of Fans at Second Annual Family Concert Wednesday, July 30, 6:00 pm, at Fort Adams State Park FREE TO THE PUBLIC NEWPORT, RI - If you ask the Newport Jazz Festival and Newport Folk Festival staff what they like about the festivals, no doubt each and every one ... (more)


Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Carrier's departure delayed by peregrine falcons

The falcons are nesting on board the decommissioned aircraft carrier in Newport, Rhode Island.


Erie Times News

In Brief: California hostage's family seeks police records

An attorney or the family of a bank robbery hostage who was slain during a gunbattle with police said Friday that he is seeking documents, dispatch logs, video and other evidence authorities gathered during the incident.


The Globe and Mail

Week in Preview: Our critics' picks for your next seven days in culture

Just For Laughs - If laughter is the best medicine, what is the disease? The annual chuckle carnival is under way in Montreal, with the big-name galas ready to roll next week.


WFAA-TV Dallas

Peregrine falcons delay USS Saratoga departure

The falcons are nesting on board the decommissioned aircraft carrier in Newport, Rhode Island.



Couch Tour Alert | Newport Folk Festival On NPR Music

Next weekend, the Newport Folk Festival returns to gorgeous Fort Adams State Park in Newport, RI boasting one of the most impressive lineups in the event's history.


Thu Jul 17, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

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KINGSTOWN, UNITED STATES: Red Cross Volunteers and family members are framed by engine wreckage from EgyptAir Flight 990.


College-Aged Extras Needed for Woody Allen Movie

Here's your chance to break into Hollywood, as long as you're over 18 and look like a college student.


Wed Jul 16, 2014

Last Chance to Opt for Smaller Trash Cart

If one of the new 65-gallon carts for trash and recycling that will be delivered to all Newport residents is too big for your property, now is the time to fill out an alternate cart request form and get a smaller, 35-gallon cart set.


JFK Jr. Died 15 Years Ago

John F. Kennedy Jr. received an early introduction to boats at the hands of his father, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy at Bailey's Beach in Newport, R.I. AP Fifteen years ago on July 16, 1999, John Fitzgerald Kennedy Jr. died in a plane crash, along with his wife and sister-in-law.


Mystic Aquarium to release gray seals in Narragansett

Mystic Aquarium is planning to release a pair of female gray seals Thursday morning, July 17. Cassiopeia and Athena have been in the aquarium's care since March.


Florez: Make Finance Review Committee a Permanent Board

The following was submitted by John Florez, a citywide candidate for the Newport City Council.



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