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It was just over a year ago, or COVID Eve as one might say, when Kathryn Farrington, vice president of marketing at Discover Newport, received a call from HGTV, the ever-popular home improvement and real estate channel, requesting video footage of the area. “They had contacted us before for specific projects, but this time were very vague about what they needed it for,” says Farrington. Turns out, Newport, or Portsmouth actually, was selected as the site of the HGTV Dream Home 2021. Continue reading…

Published on Mar 21, 2021

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By Elyse Major • Photography courtesy of Discovery • Hey Rhody Magazine