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November 20th, 2013

Derby Developer Awarded Permit to Build, Again

November 20, 2013

DERBY – A local business is making sure permits are in hand for big development if the other area expansion plans take shape. Bill Stenger and his partners are working on a plan for massive development in the area that includes a hotel and conference center, a biotechnology facility, and manufacturing at the airport. Walmart has also announced its plan to build in Derby. Once these projects come to fruition the demand for housing will increase. Gosselin Enterprises is getting ready to wait.

North Country Union High School Board: What Women Can Do

November 20, 2013

NEWPORT CITY- North Country Career Center recently hosted an event in which students were presented with ideas of what women can do in non-traditional careers. Career Center Director Eileen Illuzzi advised the school board Tuesday that a presentation was made to show women non-traditional occupations through workshops and presentations.
“It’s intended to show the possibilities that can be available to them,” Illuzzi stated.

North Country Union High School Board: Weapons Policy Under Review

November 20, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - The North Country Union High School Board is reviewing the supervisory union’s policy on weapons brought to the school. The board must comply with the federal Gun Free Schools Act of 1994, as well as state law. The board is concerned with protecting the health and safety of the students and staff. The board considers the possession and use of any dangerous weapon, or facsimile (hoax devise) on school ground to be prohibited. The policy doesn’t apply to law enforcement officers.

Consultant Talks to Community About Teen Issues

November 20, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - Sharing his real life experiences is one of the ways Michael Nerney, a training consultant for chemical dependency and related issues from Long Lake, NY, encourages parents to talk to their children about making positive choices.
Nerney, through his organization Michael Nerney and Associates, provides training for professionals, parents, and community members. He also works with middle school and high school students throughout the country.

Jewel "Judy" E. Rodgers

November 20, 2013

Rodgers–– Jewel "Judy" E., 74, of Glover, Vt., passed away on November 17, 2013, surrounded by her loving family. 
For the full obituary see Wednesday's Express.

Constance R. Moore-Lamphere

November 20, 2013

Moore-Lamphere–– Constance R., 59, of Brownington, VT passed away suddenly on November 16, 2013 at her home. 
For the full obituary see Wednesday's Express.

Charles T. Hendershot, Sr.

November 20, 2013

Hendershot–– Charles T., Sr., 70, of Holland, VT, died on November 10, 2013 in Lebanon, NH.
For the full obituary see Wednesday's Express.

November 19th

Newport City Council Approves Water Rate Increase

November 19, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - For years, equitable and fair water and sewer rates have been a topic of discussion among Newport City residents, business owners, and the city council.
Council members who attended their meeting Monday evening voted unanimously to increase water rates by 3.3 percent. The water rates become affective Feb. 1. In dollars and cents, the increase is about a $1.70 per quarter. Sewer rates will remain the same as they are now.

Council Considering Renovating Police Dept.

November 19, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - The Newport City Council is considering upgrading the municipal building.
City Manager John Ward, Jr. told the council Monday evening that he and Newport Police Chief Seth DiSanto have been talking with local architect Mark Stewart. Ward said the “holding pen” on the lower level of the municipal building is an invitation for problems for the city, because it doesn’t meet current standards.

Dorothy Leigh Wilson

November 19, 2013

Wilson–– Dorothy Leigh, 81, of Newport, VT passed away peacefully with her loving husband and children at her side on November 15, 2013 in Derby, VT.
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.

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