NEWPORT CITY â€“ Just in time for the first day of school on Tuesday, the Newport City Council signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with North Country Union High School Monday to have Newport City Patrol Officer Richard Wells on campus during school hours. Medicaid will pay an amount not to exceed $40,000 to cover the cost.
For more of this story, read Wednesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Aug. 28, 2013.
NEWPORT CITY â€“ Entrepreneurs Luc and Rhonda Quirion of Newport have decided to start a new business working together selling kettle corn.
â€śWe'll be celebrating our 35th wedding anniversary this year,â€ť said Luc. â€śThe first four years of our marriage we did everything together, then we had kids. Everything then centered around the kids until they went off to college.â€ť
For more of their story and how they decided to turn popcorn into a career, read Wednesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Aug. 28, 2013.
NEWPORT â€“ Well-known local artist Alyssa DeLaBruere has opened a new art gallery and studio on East Main Street, Newport, called â€śAtelier Art Studio.â€ť Atelier means artistâ€™s workshop in French. DeLaBruere, an accomplished artist in acrylic, watercolor and silk, teaches art at United Christian Academy and has taught art to people of all ages for many years. Her new studio offers space for workshops and lessons, and a gallery of DeLaBruereâ€™s work, some of which is for sale.
For more about Alyssa and her work, read Wednesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Aug. 28, 2013.