2016-04-07 / News Briefs

Navy Seeks Public Comment on Land Use

The public is invited to review, comment and provide input regarding the use and disposal of 158 acres of surplus property at Naval Station Newport. Two open houses will be held for input, the first on Thursday, April 14, from 4 - 8 p.m. at the Joseph Gaudet Middle School cafeteria, Middletown, and on Friday, April 15, at the Newport Police Dept., from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

The land in question was declared as surplus following the realignment under the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act. The acreage includes the former Naval Hospital, the former Navy Lodge, Tank Farms 1 and 2, and the Midway Pier/Greene Lane property.

For more information, call 215- 897-4900 or go to bracpmo.navy.mil or newporteis.com.

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