A look at what businesses and government offices are open and closed in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Many Newport businesses and government facilities will be closed today in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Below is a listing of what’s open and what’s closed today. U.S. Post Office — Closed Newport Public Schools — Closed Newport City Hall — Closed Newport Public Library — Closed Grocery Stores Restaurants and Retail Stores Banks Transportation State Offices Athletic Facilities
The run will begin at 9 a.m. at Patriots Park in Portsmouth.
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- Sandy McGee
Sunday, January 15, 2012
Members of the military will pay tribute to the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. this Monday at the 27th annual torch run and holiday observance. The Newport Navalog reports the run will begin at 9 a.m. from Patriots Park, located at the intersection of West Main Road and Route 24. Participants will run 8.2-miles south, while carrying the torch, down Route 114 as part of a day-long observance of the holiday. Runners will travel through Portsmouth, Middletown and Newport, before reaching the finish line at the Thompson Middle School, where the Navy Band Northeast’s brass quintet will perform, followed by a special celebration lunch. Those requiring transportation from Naval Station Newport should meet at Kay Hall on …