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Long Bridge May Open by End of Year

June 13, 2012

NEWPORT CITY – Crews continue to rebuild the Long Bridge that may reopen to traffic by the end of the year, even if it's not quite finished. That was the word Wednesday from Francine Perkins, public relations officer for Reed & Reed Inc., the company working on the bridge.
“The schedule moves around quite a bit with any kind of construction like this,” she said. “The bridge work may not be done, but they’ll get it to a point where they can hopefully get traffic on it.”
For awhile, traffic will probably be one way while crews work on the bridge.

Illuzzi Casts Himself as Independent Republican in Auditor’s Race

June 13, 2012

DERBY – Sen. Vince Illuzzi said Wednesday that he will be filing the paperwork with the Secretary of State today to run for state auditor. However, he won’t make a formal announcement until later this year.
“It may be later this month or it may be in September,” said Illuzzi, who is running as a Republican. “I’m still talking with folks about when to do that.”
Illuzzi is facing off against Doug Hoffer, a Burlington Progressive who is seeking the Democratic nomination.

Dunlavey Students Earn Yellow Belts at Recent Promotion

June 13, 2012

A group of students recently tested for their Yellow Belts in Tae Kwon Do at Dunlavey’s Black Belt Academy in Newport. The students were tested on their verbal knowledge, technical skills, memorized patterns, self defense, sparring and board breaking in front of a panel of Black Belts. Prior to receiving their new belts the students had two weeks to learn the definition and pattern of their new belt.
For more information about Dunlavey’s Black Belt Academy which offers classes for ages 3 and up, three nights per week, please call Master Rick Dunlavey at 279-4847.

 

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