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Shop Small, Shop Local and WIN


 Shop Small, Shop Local  in Newport

*and get a free Shop Small canvas tote bag, while supplies last


Small businesses are the backbone of our community. Show your support this holiday season by keeping your shopping dollars local AND by giving DOWNTOWN DOLLARS to everyone on your list!

Executive Director Sought

Newport City Renaissance Corporation seeks Executive Director.  

Apply by November 30, 2015 with cover letter, resume and 3 references.  Applications will be accepted by email, in person or by USPS. ~ NCRC, 194 Main St Suite 205, Newport, VT 05855


Position:         Executive Director, Newport City Renaissance Corporation

Reports to:     Board of Directors

Halloween Hustle and Vampire Swim photos

Kingdom Games has done it again!

On Halloween, Kingdom Games hosted the Halloween Hustle (costumed foot race) AND a Vampire Swim in Lake Memphremagog!

Click the links to view Phil White's photos of both events.

Taste of Newport - Tuesday, September 22, 5-7pm

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Distinctive. Diverse. Delicious. Downtown. 

Tuesday, September 22 2015 | TICKETS ON SALE NOW ~ 

Purchase tickets at the door

Event Time:  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tickets:  $25.00 per person

Event Location:  The Gateway Center, 84 Fyfe Drive, Newport

Annual Report FY 2015

Newport City Renaissance Corporation is proud to present the fiscal year 2015 Annual Report.

Please open the attachment below to access the report.

If you would prefer a hard copy, please call 802.334.0599, or send an email to request one.

Request for Proposals - Consultant Sought


Request for Proposals (RFP)

Consultant Sought

Date of Issue:                              August 31, 2015                                                                    

Proposal Deadline:                      September 16, 2015                                                 

Newport City Renaissance Corporation awarded USDA Grant


Newport City Renaissance Corporation Awarded USDA Grant to Benefit Newport Businesses

Newport City Renaissance Corporation (NCRC) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a one-year USDA Rural Business Development Grant (RBDG) in the amount of $78,098 to develop an integrated marketing and promotional campaign to draw Quebec consumers and visitors to Newport City businesses.


Newport Vermont Jazz Festival

Newport Vermont Jazz Festival!
August 6, 7, 8 2015

Friday // August 7
Stage 1 - Gateway Center


3:15  LI'L DEB AND BIG WIND - Noble, Deb & Bobby

4:30  MUSIC IN THE KEY OF SOUL - John Royer & Jim Sullivan


Kingdom Games: Outdoor events all year 'round!

Bike, Hike, Boat, Run or Swim the Kingdom

Visit the Kingdom Games site for further information


AnC Bio Groundbreaking Ceremony


Posted 5/14/15 by

After years of development, AnC Bio VT broke ground on what will be an 85,000 square foot cutting-edge bio-technology facility in the Northeast Kingdom. 

Derby Day! May 2nd at Lago Trattoria

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Derby Day - May 2, 2015 at Lago Trattoria

Get your tickets! Find your hats! It's time for DERBY DAY!

This annual fundraiser is not to be missed - always a popular event, locals and out-of-towners alike gather at Lago Trattoria on Kentucky Derby Day to pick the winning horse while enjoying:

Renaissance Block Demolition

photo courtesy of Paul Dreher

Demolition Has Begun!

AARP Vermont announces Community Action grant winners - Newport



Press Release


March 11, 2015


AARP Vermont Announces Community Action Grant Winners in Newport

Our Town, Slow It Down - Community Forum 3/14/15


OUR TOWN, SLOW IT DOWN - March 14, 2015, 10am - 2 pm, Gateway Center, Newport

Town Meeting Results - Newport City

Town Meeting Results - Newport City, 2015

Newport's Australian ballot results:

Mayor: Mayor Paul Monette retained his seat, with 390 votes.  Challengers Sharon Stewart received 117 votes, Susan Davis, 92, and Jesse Elliott, 48.

City Council:  6 people ran for 2 open seats.  Councilmen Richard Baraw and Denis Chenette announced last fall that they wouldn't seek re-election.  

Steven Vincent - 444

Jacques Roberge - 297

Corey Therrien - 173