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Archive - 2014

May 14th

David M. Payeur

May 14, 2014

Payeur–– David M., 56, of Derby, VT, passed away on May 10, 2014 in Derby, VT.
For the full obituary see Wednesday's Express.

May 13th

Jay Peak Resort Gets Act 250 Permit For Stateside Cottages

May 13, 2014

Jay Peak Resort has received another Act 250 permit, this time for townhouses at the mountain. The District 7 Environmental Commission has issued a land use permit amendment for the construction of “Stateside Cottages” on May 1.

Please see Wednesday's Newport Daily Express for the complete story.

Select Board OKs Committee To Study Landfill Money

May 13, 2014

COVENTRY - The select board Monday evening somewhat informally gave resident Leo Piette the okay for a committee to study ways that residents can more fairly reap the benefits from tipping fees the town receives from hosting the New England Waste Services of Vermont.

Please see Wednesday's Newport Daily Express for the complete story.

The Legislature: Minimum Wage Step Increase Bill Passes

May 13, 2014

DERBY – Legislation enacting a multi-step increase in the minimum wage over a three-year period passed with bipartisan support at the State House before the Legislature adjourned over the weekend.
Representative Loren Shaw (R - Derby) said the minimum wage bill passed with bipartisan support.

Please see Wednesday's Newport Daily Express for the complete story.

Lawmakers Overhaul Police Credentials

May 13, 2014

Lawmakers have passed a bill that eliminates part-time police officers, and instead creates a new three-level standard of measure. Each level requires a specific set of training requirements, and various levels of police power.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Wednesday for the complete story.

Merle H. Carlson

May 13, 2014

Carlson–– Merle H., 77, of Holland, VT passed away on May 7, 2014 in Holland, VT. 
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.

Herbert L. Blake

May 13, 2014

Blake–– Herbert L., 90, of Newport, VT passed away peacefully on May 10, 2014 in Barton, VT.
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.

May 12th

The Legislature: Wood Manufacturers’ Tax Credits Extended

May 12, 2014

MONTPELIER - Late Friday evening, lawmakers were able to secure funding to keep a wood manufacturing tax credit that helps companies like Ethan Allen in Orleans.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Tuesday for the complete story.

Dandelion Run: Dandy In Memory Of Slain Girl

May 12, 2014

Thirty- three years ago a young woman of 15 and her companion, a 16- year old high school student named Wade Willis were walking together in the fields of Morgan towards the woods. They both knew that the girl, Terri Weed, was carrying a child Willis had fathered. As they walked together on that fateful day Terri had no idea what was about to occur. Willis had a baseball bat with him, and according to court records, he brutally murdered Terri.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Tuesday for the complete story.

Shoplifter Steals Clothes Worth Hundreds From Pick And Shovel

May 12, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - Newport City police are looking for a man who walked into the Pick and Shovel hardware store last Thursday and walked out with $800 to $900 worth of merchandise without paying.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Tuesday for the complete story.

 

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