Sled Dog Race being held in Newport 

The Sebasticook Valley Chamber of Commerce is welcoming dogs back to Newport: sled dogs that is.The David D. Merrill Memorial Sled Dog Race will be held in Newport this weekend.It’s been two years since the event has taken place, due to lack of snow.Members of the Down East Sled Dog Club will be participating.The races go from 9 to 3 Saturday and Sunday behind the Big A Snowmobile Clubhouse on the Durham Bridge Road in Newport.There’s also a raffle taking place.It’s free to go and watch the races.