CHURCH ADDITION BREAKS GROUND

MORGAN – A recent ground breaking ceremony marked the beginning of an addition to the 170-year-old Morgan Church. A fundraising request already raised $105,000 in the past year, exceeding the goal of $100,000. Building chairman John Gobeil of Derby said all the permits are in place and construction is expected to begin any day now. For more on this story, read Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Aug. 8, 2013.