Bob Stearns

Thank you, Newcastle

On behalf of the Newcastle Fire Department and the Newcastle Fire District board of directors I would like to thank the Newcastle voters for their confidence and support in getting ...

Local residents voice concerns about supposed mismanagement of fire district

With the Newcastle Fire Protection District surveying residents about a potential increase in the tax paid for fire protection, some local community members are questioning the way ...

Fire district hopes to raise funds through increased tax

The Newcastle Fire Protection District sent out 1,481 surveys to residents within the district to test the waters about a potential increase in the tax paid for fire protection. A ...

Trailer set to serve as sleeping quarters for Newcastle firefighters

Newcastle firefighters are preparing to camp outside for the foreseeable future. As further plans get under way for a new fire house in Newcastle to replace the existing condemned ...

First responders work out of a condemned building

The men and women charged with saving Newcastle residents need a little saving of their own. The Newcastle Fire Protection District has for six years been working out of a condem ...

Looking Behind the Scenes: Balance the budget with across-the-board cuts

Disinfecting the notebook while considering that with so many probable Republican presidential hopefuls stepping on their peccadillos these days, perhaps the GOP ought to re-open t ...