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Get Into the Heat of Things with Blacksmithing

June 19, 2012

BROWNINGTON - The Old Stone House Museum in Brownington is offering classes in old fashioned blacksmithing for the strong at heart - and arms. In photo blacksmith instructor Courtney Mead pounds away at red hot metal
Classes will be offered through the summer and information can be obtained by calling the museum at 754-2022.

City names DiSanto as new police chief

June 19, 2012

NEWPORT CITY – Monday the Newport City Council named Newport Police Sergeant Seth DiSanto as the city’s new chief of police.
DiSanto was vying for the chief position against Joseph Alaimo of Methuen, MA. Alaimo retired from the Methuen, MA, Police Department as deputy chief and works for Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill, MA.
DiSanto will replace longtime Police Chief J. Paul Duquette, who retires Aug. 1.

Coventry spars with Newport City over fire coverage

June 19, 2012

NEWPORT CITY – Newport City Manager John Ward threw cold water on a request from the Coventry Select Board to contract for Newport Fire Department Services.
Coventry is hoping to change their "on call" agreement for fire protection to one based on a contract in hopes it will save Coventry money, and the city council seemed open to discussing the idea.
Coventry Select Board Chair Mike Marcotte and select board member Brad Maxwell attended Monday’s city council meeting.

Sylvio J. Williams

June 19, 2012

Williams–– Sylvio J., 91, of Brownington, VT passed away on June 15, 2012 in Newport, VT. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 22, 2012 at the Brownington Center Cemetery with full military honors. Online condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at www.curtis-britch-converse-rushford.com. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Curtis-Britch-Converse-Rushford Funeral Home, locally family owned and operated.

 

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