March 24th, 2015
Increased federal and state scrutiny of EB-5 applications could delay development in the Northeast Kingdom. But developer Bill Stenger says the proposed projects in Newport and Burke are still on track.
See The Express Tuesday for the complete story.
ORLEANS â€“ As of Tuesday patients of Orleans Family Medicine now have to travel about five miles south to the North Country Primary Care Barton/Orleans Building on Elm Street in Barton, to receive care.
See the story in Tuesday's Express.
BARTON â€” The Lake Region Union High School board and administration are considering installing more surveillance cameras, but want to adopt updated procedures.
See Tuesday's Express for the story.
DERBY â€“ Law enforcement officers and firefighters from across the state went to the Orleans County Sheriffâ€™s Department (OCSD) Friday to say goodbye to one of their own, Kilo.
See the story in Monday's Express.
BARTON â€” Lake Region Union High School has started the process of testing students using the new Smarter Balance Assessment Consortium (SBAC) test, leaving faculty and administrators unclear of how to administer the testing process.
See Monday's Express for the full story.
BRIGHTON â€” As a result of the accidental burial in the wrong lot at Lakeside Cemetery last year, the Brighton select board is reviewing past practices and new policies.
See Monday's Express for the story.
ESSEXâ€“A trio of players from the 2015 Division II State Champion North Country Falcons suited up for the annual Key Bank Rotary Hockey Game held at the Essex Ice Arena on Saturday afternoon.
For the full story, see the Express on 3-23-15.
Lake Champlain and its watershed will cost millions of dollars. The Legislature is drafting a bill to fund a cleanup and educational program for the agricultural community to clean up Lake Champlain.
The Vermont Farm Bureau opposes the additional taxes and fees expected to be imposed on farmers to raise the estimated $12 million annually.
See the complete story in Friday's Express.