Monthly Archives: May 2012

NOST Summer Program Approved by Newport School Board

Darlene Ayotte, Director of Newport Out of School Time (NOST) presented an updated plan for NOST’S Summer Program which adds no cost to Newport School District. NOST started five years ago under a 21 Century Grant with an end date

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Inmates Hold Memorial Day Ceremony

New Hampshire State Prison inmates who served in the military gathered for a Memorial Day ceremony on Thurs. May 24. Chapter 161 of Vietnam Veterans of America sponsored the event. Offenders read the names of New Hampshire soldiers still missing

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Mobile Application to Find Information on State Parks

Oh, Ranger! Easily find the parks nearest you, filter by activity, and off you go! The app includes all 52 state parks with photos, maps, directions and links to important numbers and services

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Texting Causes Accident in Hartford VT

Edwin Welch, 56 of Hartford, VT was driving an empty school bus east on Bugbee Street in Hartford. Welch stopped the bus, waiting to turn onto I91 N when Jake Hodgdon 18, also of Hartford, slammed into the rear of

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Free Museum Visits for Active Military and Their Families

Star Museums in collaboration with the National Endowment of the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 1,500 museums across America offers free admission to active duty military personnel and their families beginning Memorial Day, May

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Newport Flag Pole Dedication

Dedication for a new flagpole in front of Towle Elementary School in Newport takes place on May 28, at 10:30 am. The pole is a gift from the American Legion in honor of Lt. John. F. Lee III, who served

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Fire on Nuclear Submarine USS Miami docked at Portsmouth Navy Shipyard

Six firefighters received injuries while fighting the fire aboard the USS Miami nuclear sub docked at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery Maine. All non-essential staff were evacuated shortly after the fire started at 5:41 pm in the forward compartment. Capt.

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Governor Lynch Vetoes House Bill 1549

House Bill 1549 that prohibits the use of motor vehicle records for any federal identification database, passed both the NH House and Senate, but vetoed by Governor Lynch on Wednesday, May 23. In his press release Lynch said, “The bill,

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The Third Annual Bardo Farm Festival this weekend in Croydon NH

Jody and Ian Underwood along with Emily and Neil Smith invite you to join them on their self-sufficient farm Bardo this weekend May 25-28 to learn farming and self-sufficiency with workshops and some fun. The couples live off the grid

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Congressman Charles Bass Presents Navy Veteran Dennis Stanion with Medals

Navy Veteran and Newport resident, Dennis Stanion, lost his military medals, for his service in the Navy. Stanion went to Congressman Charles Bass for help in the matter. “There is no better honor than for me to be here to

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