Newton Seeks Grant to Turn Vacant Building to a Restaurant
NEWTON, Iowa- The Newton Main Street Organization has been given the okay by the City Council to apply for a challenge grant to help fund renovation of a downtown building. A developer Goldfinch Growth has plans to turn the building into a small restaurant/bar. The building at 115W Second South was built in 1915 for use by Jasper County to store maintenance equipment. The building is now vacant.