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August 13th, 2014

Virginia (Larabee) Blodgett

August 13, 2014

Blodgett–– Virginia (Larabee) passed away in Newport surrounded in love by her family on August 10, 2014 at the age of 86.
For the full obituary see Wednesday's Express.

August 12th

Career Center Penalized By State For Serious Violation

August 12, 2014

The North Country Career Center (NCCC) was cited and fined $3,500 by the Vermont Department of Labor (DOL) last week for a serious violation.
The DOL investigation at the career center’s Harold J. Haynes Memorial Land Lab on the Quarry Road in Derby took place following a life-threatening accident by former teacher Fern Fontaine.

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

State’s Attorney Candidates Face Off

August 12, 2014

The election for Orleans County state’s attorney is typically a lackluster race, but not this year. Four attorneys are vying for the position of top prosecutor. The candidate forum sponsored and organized by local media establishments for those running was held at a Newport restaurant Monday evening.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Wednesday for the full report.

Brownington Man Shoots State Record Bear

August 12, 2014

MONTPELIER – Curtis Smiley with the Vermont Big Game Trophy Club says a huge bear taken in the 2013 hunting season is the heaviest bear taken in Vermont by bow and arrow since 1898, and that it is a new record according to skull measurements.

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

Coventry To Start Its Own Road Department

August 12, 2014

COVENTRY - The select board signed an agreement Monday night to lease two fully equipped plow trucks to maintain its roads. The cost to lease the trucks for six years is $372,200.

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

VIDEO: Tributes Pour In For Robin Williams As Celebrities, Fans Mourn

August 12, 2014

Deborah L. Brady

August 12, 2014

Brady–– Deborah L., 55, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 8, 2014 in Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington.
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.

Claire Paradis Proteau

August 12, 2014

Proteau–– Claire Paradis, 90, of Magog, Quebec, formerly of Newport, died on July 21, 2014.
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.

August 11th

Jay Peak Announces Additional Funds For Investors

August 11, 2014

Jay Peak Resort announced Friday that it will pay out an additional $350,000 this year to the partners in its first EB-5 project, the Tram Haus Lodge. The announcement comes on the heels of criticism by investors on how the agreement and exit strategy were being handled by resort President Bill Stenger and his business partners.

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

North Country Credit Union To Move Orleans Branch

August 11, 2014

ORLEANS — The North Country Credit Union plans to move its banking facility from 21 Water Street to 12 Main Street, which is the former location of TD Bank.

Please see Tuesday's Newport Daily Express for the complete report.

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