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In spite of budget defeat, Newport School Board approves pay raises for nonunion employees
05-12-2024 6:00 PM


NEWPORT — The School Board last week voted 4-1 to make adjustments in the budget for the upcoming year and award nonunion employees of the school district a 2.5% raise.The adjustments, which totaled about $146,800 in salary, Social Security and...

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Newport school budget, union contracts go down to defeat
03-13-2024 12:49 PM

NEWPORT — Voters rejected a $22.06 million school operating budget, which included a one-year collective bargaining agreement with support staff with a cost of $105,000. The tally was 457 to 352 at the polls Tuesday.They also rejected, 442 to 345, a...

Voting preview: Newport School District
03-03-2024 11:06 AM

Article of note: A petitioned warrant article would ask the School Board “to make all reasonable and prudent efforts to recover all, or a portion, of the value of the portable classroom which has been scheduled for demolition as part of the CTE...

Newport School District budget up less than 2% 
02-01-2024 6:38 AM

NEWPORT — Residents will have the opportunity to amend the School District’s proposed $22 million budget at Saturday’s deliberative session beginning at 9 a.m. at the Newport Middle High School.The budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1...

Under new agreement, Croydon students must now apply to attend Newport schools
10-02-2023 5:13 AM


NEWPORT — The new tuition agreement between the Newport and Croydon school districts now requires Croydon students to complete an application to attend Newport schools, which is the same process Croydon must follow with other districts.“That is the...

Claremont, Newport schools crack down on cell phone use to prevent bullying, disruptions
08-28-2023 5:54 PM


CLAREMONT — At Stevens High School, the administration is instituting a complete ban on cell phones during the school day for the upcoming academic year.In Newport, cell phones will be banned during the school day at the middle school and the policy...

Recreation land resolution in Newport paves way for construction of agricultural education center
08-15-2023 5:17 PM


NEWPORT — The months-long effort to find a parcel for recreation to replace land next to the high school where the school district’s new agricultural center will be built appears to be over.On Monday, the Selectboard approved a Memorandum of...

Newport settles bus garage dispute, but still seeks new recreation land
06-20-2023 8:17 PM


NEWPORT — The Newport School District will keep its bus garage, but when it can obtain a building permit for a new natural science center at the Sugar River Valley Technical Center remains uncertain.Those were the two main issues discussed at a...

Newport nearing solution on replacement recreation property to clear way for school construction
04-04-2023 4:11 PM


NEWPORT — A solution that satisfies the school district’s need for recreation land to replace the property where a new agricultural center will be constructed appears imminent.At Monday night’s Selectboard meeting, board Chairman Jeff Kessler said the...

Town Meeting: Newport approves school budget; elects board members
03-17-2023 11:45 PM

NEWPORT — Voters elected school officials in uncontested races and approved the Newport School District’s proposed budget in ballot voting on Tuesday.Timothy Beard was elected to a three-year seat on the School Board and Jenna Darling was elected to a...

Annual voting preview: Newport School District's $21.4M budget on the ballot
03-04-2023 5:50 PM

Contested races: There are no contested races.Budgets and spending articles: The proposed budget is $21.4 million, which is up from the $19.76 million that voters approved last year. The proposed budget includes the $333,000 cost of a one-year...

Conflict with Newport School Board member drives more educators out the door
06-10-2022 10:54 PM


NEWPORT — The list of resignations of Newport school officials continues to grow, as residents and educators try to restore civility and cooperation to the relationship between school officials and outspoken School Board member Bert Spaulding.On...

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