On the occasion of the first edition of the «Regards vers le
Haut» event organized by the MRC and CLD (Centre local de
during fall 2014, 14 municipalities of the MRC had the
chance to express their vision of the long term needs of the
municipality also participated in a video - under the
direction of Sébastien Croteau - to present itself, to talk
accomplishments, the difficulties they face and challenges
Click on the image below to view the video of Newport on
the article published in La Tribune, on september 22, 2014,
by Christine Bureau
premier sommet réussi pour le Haut-Saint-François»
Read the article published on Estrie Plus, on October 8th,
2014, by Jean-Claude Vézina
regard vers le Haut collectif de la MRC du
We present the Coat of Arms (Crest) that has
been chosen for our municipality.
The territory of Newport is vast and many facetted
and, in order to represent it well,
the coat of arms is comprised of a
number of the elements which characterize it.
We wish to thank all who
contributed to the design of the Crest.
Notably, Ricky Parsons, Jeremy and Josh Martin and
Rita Martin who won the contest that was held in
1993. Denis Palmer who sketched and submitted
several designs from the winning entries and Normand
Graillon who submitted the final design.
is a vast rural municipality of the Upper St-Francis region
in the Eastern Townships of Québec, composed of the four
hamlets of Island
Brook, Lawrence Colony, Randboro and
St-Mathias-de-Bonneterre. The Eaton River and the
Sherman, Island et Lyon brooks are flowing
through the territory. The population counts
approximately 750 inhabitants and a major part of the locals
are making a living out of
agriculture and forestery.
territory occupies 269,95 km2 and you can visualize
the location on this map > >
from the Commission
toponymie du Québec: http://www.toponymie.gouv.qc.ca/).
Newport is located roughly 30 kilometers east of
distinguishes itself by the harmonious balance of
the landscapes and the architecture that shows its
graphic register of the municipality is now
available on the internet.
To access it, click the image on the right to go on
the website >
Click the tab : CONTRIBUABLE - if it's not already highlighted in blue
- and click the button «Newport» in the list of municipalities.
For more information contact us at
819 560-8565, from Monday to Thursday, between 8:30
||We find, south of
the 212 road, one of the most important
gatherings of White-Tailed Deers of the Eastern
Well established B&Bs welcome you surrounded by
landscapes which are offering in the turn of the
roads, picturesque views. More details in our
You can look at and
download here the
JPEG image of the Road Map
of the municipality of Newport
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(300ppp) 1, 2 Mo
> > >
(144ppp) 388 Ko
Visit the pages of our website to learn about our history,
our activities and attractions, the last news,
municipal services and other available services and
businesses that are operated in Newport.
You will also find here official documents such as the
municipal council minutes of
the monthly reunions,
municipal regulations and of course our
contact informations, etc.