Newport City Council Approves Municipal Budget With $50K In Cuts

NEWPORT CITY - Monday evening, the Newport City Council approved the fiscal year 2014-2015 municipal budget, about $3 million. City voters have the opportunity to either accept or reject the budget on Town Meeting Day March 4.The budget is 0.012 percent higher than the current budget and includes the cost of hiring a new police officer. Please see The Newport Daily Express Wednesday for the complete story.