April 09, 2020

Newport selectmen will attempt to rein in costs at waste facility

NEWPORT – With the town’s solid waste budget $54,000 in the red, Newport selectmen are seeking ways to make the facility more cost effective.

The selectmen’s meeting this week will include a discussion of composting alternatives, baling services and an update of the overall financial situation at the facility.

The meeting is set for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, at the town office conference room and will also include a policy discussion on pre-employment drug testing.

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