2018-04-26 / Opinion


In last week’s editorial, we mentioned that our city and town councilors were virtually volunteers. We had a call from a reader asking for clarification on that statement. So, we confirmed that in Newport each council member receives an annual salary of $2,000 and the Mayor receives $4,000. In Middletown, the councilors receive $2,500 a year and the other councilors receives $4,000.

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