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Can Newport emulate St. Albans’ renewal?


copyright the Chronicle April 5, 2017   by Joseph Gresser   ST. ALBANS CITY — The St. Albans City Hall is an elegant structure, dating from the time it was known as the Railroad City. The high ceilings and tall wooden doors are indications of a past when citiz... More »

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 »