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Officer killed in 1917 is remembered


copyright the Chronicle September 27, 2017   by Joseph Gresser   NEWPORT — On September 26, 1917, Newport’s first uniformed police officer, Joseph P. Manogue, was called to the Newport House to help immigration officers deal with a recalcitrant suspect. Patrol... More »

Roadside needles are evidence of a larger problem


copyright the Chronicle August 17, 2016 by Elizabeth Trail  Newport City Police are handing out a brochure that they hope will stop the littering of used hypodermic needles around town. The brochure tells drug users how to exchange old needles for clean ones w... More »