Community Involvement

Welcome to Newport Signs

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We are proud to be responsible for the planting and maintaining of the four “Welcome to Newport” signs that can be seen approaching our community. Throughout the seasons we hope to make you smile when entering the Sunshine Town. If you are coming from Sunapee, Claremont, Croydon or Goshen be sure to keep your eyes open for them!


Wilmarth Place Railroad Crossing

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In 2011, Kathan Gardens and JCB Designscapes assumed the maintenance and beautification of the historic Wilmarth Place on main street in Newport between MJ Harrington’s and Newport Fitness. We hope to enhance the beauty and charm of our downtown area with this project, and we hope that you will enjoy it with us.


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We believe it is important to support our local community. In 2017, we proudly donated merchandise, money, and purchased advertising in support of the following organizations. Please join us in giving as generously as you can.


Abbot Library
Bradford Newbury Youth Sports
Cathy Merrill Arm Wrestling Trip
Claremont Cool Cats
Claremont Kiwanis
Croydon Congregational Church
Croydon Ladies Auxilery
Full Circle Farm
Jake Maxfield Connection
Lake Sunapee VNA + Hospice
Lempster Conservation
Lempster School
NE Classical Academy
Newport Moose lodge
Newport Opera House
Newport Rotary
Newport Teacher’s Org.
Newport Chamber of Commerce
Newport Vets Club
Newport Winter Carnival
Newport Youth Football
Newport Library Arts Center
New London Hospital
NH Public Television
Red River 5 K
Rugar Open
South Newbury Union Church
Sunapee Middle HS
The Fells
Sullivan County Humane Society
Sullivan County Shepards
Unity Old Home Day
WOTM Thanksgiving Dinner