September 20, 2017
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Newport Cultural Center awarded $3,500

By Alex Barber, BDN Staff

NEWPORT, Maine — The Newport Cultural Center received two grants from the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation totaling $3,500.

A $2,500 grant and will be used to upgrade the building’s lighting and security systems, said Director Leigh Hallett.

Hallett said the center also was awarded $1,000 for a community matters competition, in which the Newport Cultural Center was a write-in candidate. Hallett said part of that money will be used toward fire security improvements.

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