PUBLIC NOTICES

TO FACILITATE THE SAFE REMOVAL OF SNOW FROM STATE/TOWN WAYS:

WINTER PARKING: It shall be unlawful to park on any street in the Town of Newport between the hours of twelve o'clock midnight and six o'clock the following morning commencing November 1st through April 15th. Violations can result in fines up to $250 and possible towing of the vehicle at the owner's expense, where no reasonable alternative exists.  

SNOW PLOWING: The Town will not be responsible for damage to mail or newspaper boxes placed in public right-of-way. Mailboxes must be set according to Postal Service guidelines.

PRIVATE SNOW REMOVAL: It is unlawful to plow or remove snow from private property and place in or along any public street or sidewalk so that it obstructs the roadway or impedes vehicular or pedestrian traffic. Re: Maine Revised Statutes, Title 29-A, section 2396, paragraph 4.  Per order of David Wintle, Chief of Police, Newport, Maine. 

 

NEWPORT PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION

Will be held on Tuesday, March 5, 2024 at the Public Safety Building Meeting Room, 21 Water Street, Newport. 

Polls will be open from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM. 

PLEASE NOTE: THE TOWN OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED ON ELECTION DAY

Absentee Ballots are now available at the Town Office or by phone request Monday - Thursday, 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM.  You may also request online from the State of Maine Elections website. Request for Ballots must be received by Thursday, February 29, 2024

NEWPORT 2024 NOMINATION PAPERS

Available for pickup – February 12, 2024

Due to be returned - April 11, 2024

State Primary/Municipal Election - June 11, 2024

Annual Town Meeting - June 15, 2024

 SELECTBOARD   (3-YEAR TERM)

(2) 3 year term

 RSU DIRECTOR   (3-YEAR TERM)

(1) 3 year term

 SANITARY DISTRICT   (3-YEAR TERM)

(3) 3 year term

 WATER DISTRICT   (5-YEAR TERM)

(1) 5 year term

Kellie M. Mullis, Registrar of Voters 

 

 

Citizens Beware!

The Newport Police Department would like to make everyone aware of an ongoing investigation into auto burglaries. All residents are encouraged to remove all valuables and lock your vehicles. Please contact the Police Department by calling 911 for an emergency response (witness to a crime in progress, etc) and non emergency @ 368-3263 for any other intel you would like to share.