Newport Designated Heart Safe Community
Heart Safe CommunityNewport NH has been designated a Heart Safe Community. EMS Captain Kenneth Carleton looked into the Heart Safe Community Program about a year ago and decided to try for the award.
Nick Mercuri, NH Bureau Chief of Emergency Medical Services presented the Newport Fire and EMS (EMS) with the award and congratulated Newport Fire and EMS
The award presentation took place during the Newport Selectboard Meeting. The Town also received a ceremonial sign saying Newport is a Heart Safe Community

Hinsdale NH Woman Accused of Embezzling
A Hinsdale NH woman is accused of embezzling monies from Putney Family Services in Putney VT. The Windham Sheriff’s Department said Patricia Field 63, will appear to answer the charge of Embezzling in Vermont Superior Court on March 22, to answer the charges. The investigation is ongoing..

NH AG Sends Reminder to Politicians and Voters
NH’s Attorney General Joseph A. Foster sent a reminder on Monday to NH residents and politicians. Foster reminds politicians that pursuant to RSA 664: 14-a, III that prerecorded political messages to any telephone number on any federal do not call list is a violation. Residents who wish to report incidences can do so by calling 1-866-868-3703 or email A violation of this shall result in a civil penalty of $5,000 per violation.

Newport School District Holds Deliberate Session
The Newport School District holds their Deliberate Session tonight at 6:00 pm. The session allows voters to change, and amend warrant articles to be voted on the Annual School District Meeting on Tuesday, March 8. All register voters are welcome to attend the session at the Newport Middle High School gym.