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INTERSTATE ROLLOVER

January 28, 2013

DERBY, VT – A tractor trailer rolled over on Interstate-91 at the Derby exit around 3 p.m. Monday.
The truck, which belonged to Transport Bernieres of Quebec, was hauling large rolls of newsprint paper valued between $600 and $800 a roll. There were no injuries in the crash.
The Vermont State Police, Orleans County Sheriff, the Derby Line Fire Department, Newport Ambulance Service and others responded to the scene. The roads were slippery with ice and snow at the time. No other information was available as of press time.

FIRE HITS NEWPORT TOWN BUSINESS

January 28, 2013

NEWPORT CENTER – Fire officials are crediting the owners of Guay General Repair in Newport Center for saving their own property from disaster Monday. Firefighters responded to the business on Route 100 at about 12:30 p.m.
Dan Guay said that he used fire extinguishers and a high pressure washer to knock down the fire.

SHOULD TEACHERS GET FLU SHOTS?

January 28, 2013

DERBY CENTER - North Country Union Junior High School Board member Richard Nelson asked board members and school administrators last week what the policy is on having faculty and staff be immunized from the flu.
“I can't believe the number of people who don't get the flu shot.” Nelson observed. “With the number of people employed here – and with all the students – these schools are incubators for education and disease.”

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