Newcastle Fire Protection District

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 ...

Jim Ruffalo: High-flying government pension costs scrutinized

Looking for a good online auction site while telling Meg Whitman if she’s going to spend that much personal money on running for elective office, then she really ought to try for ...

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 ...

Official: Bonner to make bid for fifth sheriff term

Visiting the notebook while cursing the Democrats for dropping the condom funding request from the stimulus bill. A thousand jokes gone just like that ...But life goes on, especial ...