Boy Scouts Take Stand Against Hunger 

Boy scouts and cub scouts from Newport are taking a stand against hunger.They’ll host their annual food drive, scouting for food.You can drop off non-perishable food items at Bud’s Shop ‘N Save in Newport from 4 Thursday afternoon until 4 Friday afternoon.The food will go to the Newport community food bank which serves Dixmont, Etna, Plymouth, Palmyra, and Newport.Last year Newport scouts collected more than 1500 pounds of food.