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Changing the guard at Newport Jewelers

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by Trisha Ingalls

NEWPORT — From the street and inside the store all looks the same at Newport Jewelers, but there is a major transformation going on.  The landmark Main Street business has a new owner, Amber Farkas, and she has big plans.

Ms. Farkas of Tampa, Florida, bought the business December 8, 2022, and took it over January 2 of this year.

“It was kind of by coincidence,” she said. “I came up here to take a short vacation, walked in here, bought some things, and got a store offered to me.”

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