Incumbent Newport Select Board member David Hoyt lost his seat on the board in a three-way race. David Hoyt received 234 votes Barry Connell received 271 and William T Wilmot received 313 at Newport’s Town Meeting vote on Tuesday. Connell brings his experience as an educator with an administrative background to the board, from his over 10 years work as a former principal of Newport Middle High School. Incumbent Selectman William T. Wilmot retained his seat on the board.
All of Newport’s articles passed, and 473 voters cast ballots out of the 4,140 registered voters in the town.