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BankNewport Expands Providence County and Northern Rhode Island Footprint with New Branch in Lincoln

NEWPORT, R.I.  (September 20, 2023) – BankNewport  is pleased to announce that it has opened its first location in Lincoln, at 1 Wake Robin Road, the bank’s 19th branch in Rhode Island. A ribbon-cutting ceremony with Town Administrator Phillip Gould, the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce’s President & CEO Liz Catucci, and BankNewport representatives […]

BankNewport and Preservation Society of Newport County Wrap Successful “Nature Connects” LEGO Sculpture Exhibition at Green Animals Topiary Garden

NEWPORT, R.I.  (September 18, 2023) – BankNewport President & CEO Jack Murphy and Preservation Society of Newport County CEO & Executive Director Trudy Coxe recently experienced an immersive tour of the spectacular “Nature Connects” LEGO sculpture exhibition by renowned artist Sean Kenney at the picturesque Green Animals Topiary Garden in Portsmouth. BankNewport was one of […]

BankNewport Supports STEAM Education by Providing Sunshade for Outdoor Classroom at Portsmouth AgInnovation Farm

Portsmouth, RI – Sun shading has been installed to enhance learning at the Portsmouth AgInnovation Farm’s outdoor classroom with funding from BankNewport. The sun shading provides a safe outdoor space for children to study science and learn-by-doing. “We are thrilled to support the Portsmouth AgInnovation Farm’s mission to foster STEAM education through hands-on learning,” said […]

BankNewport Partners with Pocasset Pokanoket Land Trust on Indigenous Food Access Program

Newport, RI – August 30, 2023 – BankNewport has awarded the Pocasset Pokanoket Land Trust a grant for the Indigenous Roots Forever Food Access Program. The program builds backyard gardens for Indigenous families and then trains the families in caring for those gardens using traditional practices. It is the brainchild of Musquant Nompashim Netas (aka Irving “Rocky” Johnson), […]

NEWPORT, R.I. – (August 3, 2023) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Violet Krikorian has been named vice president, mortgage loan officer at the Cranston branch located at 4000 Chapel View Blvd.  A 35-year veteran of the mortgage industry, she is responsible for assisting first time buyers and experienced real estate investors to secure […]

BankNewport Names Cheryl Bonvegna Vice President, Small Business Lending Underwriter

NEWPORT, R.I. – (August 3, 2023) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Cheryl Bonvegna has been named vice president, small business lending underwriter of the Credit Administration department.  In this new position, Bonvegna will be responsible for the underwriting flow of small business loans for the Bank’s Small Business Lending Program. Bonvegna possesses over […]

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