Book on Newport to be sold next week

Posted July 10, 2012, at 5:50 p.m.

NEWPORT, Maine — The Newport Cultural Center will unveil a new book about the town on Wednesday, July 18.

The Book, “Newport,” is part of Arcadia’s “Images of America” series. It was written by Leigh Hallett, Newport Cultural Center’s executive director. The book depicts the history of the town through vintage photos. Sebasticook Lake is featured prominently throughout the book as well as the town’s neighborhoods and businesses. Most of the pictures in the book are from the center’s collection, said Hallett.

The center will host a slideshow at 7 p.m. July 18 in the Newport Cultural Center. There will be light refreshments and copies of the book will be on sale for $21.99 each.

For more information call the Newport Cultural Center at 368-5074.