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Downtown business is slow this season


copyright the Chronicle December 14, 2016 by Joseph Gresser   NEWPORT — Retailers are always anxious as the Christmas season, which can be make or break for a business, approaches. This year Newport’s merchants have had the arrival of Walmart in the area added... More »

Oh my, it’s fruitcake weather


copyright the Chronicle December 22, 2015 by Elizabeth Trail There is a persistent rumor that there’s only one fruitcake in the world. It just keeps getting rewrapped and passed along. Generally speaking, people either love fruitcake or they hate it. And after... More »


In Glover: Santa comes to town, in a fire truck


copyright the Chronicle December 17, 2014 by David Dudley GLOVER — The fire station here was packed with children and their parents Saturday night waiting for Santa to arrive. Though Mr. Claus was late — apparently due to problems with his sled — there were st... More »