Monday, November 12, 2007

Happy Veterans' Day & Vote Monday

Thank you!

The City of Newport will open the tower in Miantonomi Memorial Park on Hillside Avenue on Monday, Nov. 12 in observance of Veteran’s Day. The tower is open from 12:30– 2:30 PM weather permitting. This event recognizes the historical significance of the tower as a memorial to the Veterans of World War.

Honor veterans by exercizing your right to vote!

Register if you aren't already. Check your voter info here. If you're a Democratic or Unaffiliated- you can sign a paper to disaffiliate after you vote- Newporter in House District 75 (most of Newport), don't forget to vote tomorrow in the Primary! Click here for more info. Monday is the final day to cast emergency absentee ballots at the canvassing office at City Hall.

The office will be open today day from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for emergency ballots only.

Polls will be open Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the following polling places:

•Ward 1, District 5: St. John’s Church Hall, Willow Street
•Ward 2, District 4: Thompson Middle School, 39 Broadway
•Ward 2, District 5: Donovan Manor, 19 Chapel St.
•Ward 3, District 1: Clarke School Apartments, 24 Mary St.
•Ward 3, District 2: Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St.
•Ward 3, District 3: St. Augustin’s School, 5 Harrison Ave.
•Ward 3, District 4: Carey School, 27 Narragansett Ave.

Thank you to Projo reporter Meaghan Wims.

Last day to register to vote (gen'l election): Sat., Nov. 17
Deadline for Mail Ballot app: Tues., Nov. 27
Special Election: Tues., Dec. 18

Thanks to "Newport This Week" (East Bay newspapers) for the above.

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