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INSURING YOUR MOST VALUABLE ASSETS

Insurance programs to cover any number of personal and business assets with a dedicated staff providing excellent, custom service to give you peace of mind. Protect your home, your business, your vehicles, and more.

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EXPERIENCED MARINE FINANCING

Present or future boaters can find personalized marine financing programs for new and used boats and refinancing for existing boat loans. Competitive rates, dedicated buyer support, quick access to funds, and more.

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BankNewport Customers Adopt Real Time Payment Technology

October 5, 2021

Platform exceeds goal of $2 million in deposits by 115% since launch Newport, RI – (October 5, 2021) – With mobile technology and digital commerce driving the need for safer and faster payments in the U.S., BankNewport is pleased to announce its adoption of Real Time Payment (RTP®), a real-time payments platform that all federally-insured […]

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BankNewport Named Among Fastest Growing Companies by Providence Business News

October 1, 2021

NEWPORT, R.I. – (September 30, 2021) – BankNewport, one of the country’s oldest community banks whose hallmark is its dedication to the communities it serves, has been named among 19 of the highest earners on Providence Business News’ (PBN) list of Fastest Growing Private Companies as part of the PBN’s 2021 Fastest Growing & Innovative […]

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BankNewport’s “Kind Heart Fresh Start” Drive Collects Thousands of Toiletries & Socks for Organizations Serving Rhode Island’s Homeless Population

September 29, 2021

Donation will impact more than 1,000 individuals in need NEWPORT, R.I. (September 28, 2021) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that its “Kind Heart Fresh Start” drive collected more than 4,700 items – socks and toiletries – from its employees and members of the community to be distributed to Amenity Aid, Crossroads Rhode Island in […]

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BankNewport Launches “Kind Heart Fresh Start” Campaign to Benefit Local Homeless Population

August 5, 2021

New initiative will uplift Rhode Island communities through a collection drive and simple acts of kindness Newport, RI – (August 3, 2021) – To further its commitment to the communities in which it operates, BankNewport is proud to announce “Kind Heart Fresh Start,” a charitable campaign designed to engage customers, employees, and the public to […]

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BankNewport Awards Financial Education Scholarships to Four Local High School Graduates

July 20, 2021

Students at William S. Rogers, Portsmouth High School and West Warwick High School received a $1,000 scholarship NEWPORT, R.I.  (July 16, 2021) – BankNewport, one of the country’s longest-standing community banks whose hallmark is its dedication to the communities it serves, has awarded its Financial Education Scholarship to four local high school graduates as part […]

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BankNewport Awards $212,000 in Grants to Local Businesses and Nonprofit Organizations

July 15, 2021

Funds benefit a variety of industries, causes and communities from healthcare, to food insecurity, underserved populations and education NEWPORT, R.I.  (July 13, 2021) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that it recently distributed $212,000 in grants focused on food insecurity, health services, education and skills training, and underserved populations, in support of nonprofits that had […]

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BankNewport Names Irene Mendez Community Lending Loan Officer

July 7, 2021

NEWPORT, R.I. (June 25, 2021) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Irene Mendez has joined its Residential Lending team as a Community Lending Officer.  In her new role, Mendez facilitates the loan process for clients, including first-time homebuyers, reviewing their credit reports, income and assets information, and advising on loan products that best fit […]

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BankNewport Hosts Virtual Financial Education Fair for Local High School Students

June 25, 2021

Annual Fair part of overall 2021 BNWise impact on Rhode Island schools   Rogers High School students collaborating on the completion of a BNWise Financial Education Fair assignment. NEWPORT, R.I.  (June 24, 2021) – BankNewport hosted a Virtual Financial Education Fair for students at West Warwick, Portsmouth and Rogers High School in Newport, who participated […]

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Newport Hospital Receives $25,000 Grant from BankNewport to Support Expansion of Vanderbilt Rehabilitation Center

June 4, 2021

Funds will help the hospital more than double the space of its award-winning inpatient rehab program NEWPORT, R.I. – Newport Hospital has received a major gift in support of a project that will transform the inpatient program at its award-winning Vanderbilt Rehabilitation Center. BankNewport has awarded the hospital a $25,000 grant to help expand the […]

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$30,000 Grant from BankNewport Advances RI Marine Trades Association Foundation’s Fiberglass Vessel Recycling Pilot Project

May 27, 2021

NEWPORT, R.I. (May 13, 2021) – BankNewport and its OceanPoint Marine Lending division is pleased to announce that a $30,000 grant it awarded to the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association Foundation (RIMTA Foundation) has played a key role in the advancement of the Rhode Island Fiberglass Vessel Recycling Pilot Project.  The project addresses the significant […]

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