Nearby AARP Community Challenge Projects

Newport, NH

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2021

Project Category: Improved wayfinding

Description: Since the area's mills and industrial plants shut down, Newport's economy has struggled to recover. To attract visitors, the Town of Newport is working to rebrand itself Newport as a recreational destination for hiking, biking, cross-country skiing and other outdoor activities. To support these efforts, the Town installed directional signs and kiosks on its trail system. The new amenities help visitors navigate and provide information about local activities. Organizers say the wayfinding improvements made the trail system more accommodating to an influx of visitors seeking out safe, outdoor recreation during COVID-19 pandemic.

Newport, NH

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Community Gardens

Description: This project turned a vacant lot into a dog park and community garden, both fully ADA accessible, with walkways, benches and raised-bed gardens.


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AARP New Hampshire State Office

45 South Main Street
Suite 202
Concord, NH 03301
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Phone: 866-542-8168
Fax: 603-224-6212
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