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Fire Causes Extensive Damage to Newport Mobile Home

A mobile home at 875 Rt. 10 South in Newport caught on fire on Friday just after 11:30 am.  Lt. Conroy of the Newport Fire Department said the home owner was trying to start his lawn mower when a spark hit

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NEWPORT HEALTH CENTER CLOSED UNTIL MARCH 31, 2014

NEW LONDON, NH – Effective today, Newport Health Center (NHC) in Newport, NH will be closed to patients until Monday, March 31, 2014, due to water damage in the patient check-in, waiting room and rehabilitation areas. During this time, all

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Newport Keeps Parking on Cedar Street

Parking will continue as usual on Cedar Street after the Newport Selectboard member Gary Nichols expressed concerned about parking for Episcopal Church members. (Gary Nichols Sound) In a proposed ordinance the street would have no parking on either side. Police

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Public Hearing for Newport’s Proposed Ordinances

The Newport Selectboard will hold a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Mar. 17 in the Selectmen’s meeting room to receive comments on three new proposed town ordinances and changes to 20 others. The town ordinance changes and addition

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Newport NH On Its Way to Being Heart Safe

The Newport Fire Department is participating in the Heart Safe Community Program sponsored by the Newport is well on its way to being Heart Safe according to Fireman William Hardy, Newport has 22 AED’s and 8 are required to be

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Community Alliance Sees Demand for Medical Rides Rising

Community Alliance of Human Services provided 4,000 rides to doctors appointment last year for area residents who can’t drive or don’t have a car. Barbara Brill Director of the nonprofit organization sees demand increasing with Valley Regional being excluded from

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Newport Freshman Presents Digital Sign Project

A Newport Freshman is seeking to get a digital sign for Newport Middle and High School as his Eagle Scout project. Jacob Merritt has presented his project to the Newport School Board and the Newport Selectboard in order to get

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Spring Potholes, Newport Company Has Solution

On Monday NH Department of Transportation Commissioner Christopher Clement ordered customary spring load limits on sections of the State highway system, as required by state law. Warmer weather makes sections of roads are vulnerable to pavement breaking up as the

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Newport Winter Carnival Photo Contest Brings Out Talent

The Newport Winter’s Carnival Photo contest Give Us Your Best Shot drew lots of entries and talent said Kate Niboli Director the Library Arts Center. Those who took home the ribbons were chosen by fine artist Heidi Lorenz of Goshen

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ACA Law Spurs Debate At Newport Deliberative Session

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is having an impact Newport’s School Budget. At Tuesday night’s deliberate session a debate over the $172,000 dollars for health care included in the budget and default budget ensued. According to SAU Administrator Charles Stewart,

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