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From Tap to Bottle

October 17, 2012

ORLEANS, VT - The town of Orleans is welcoming a new resident business to its community. Friday, Lapierre’s will hold the grand opening of its newest location at 303 Willoughby Ave. (RT 58), on the outskirts of Orleans and only a few miles from Exit 26 off I-91.
The Canadian company, renowned for producing a high quality organic maple syrup, happens to also be the leading producer of equally high quality maple production equipment. It’s occupying the former Desmarais Equipment building.

NEW SKILLS FOR NEW JOBS

October 17, 2012

NEWPORT - North Country Supervisory Union Superintendent Dr. Robert Kern announced to the high school board that a meeting between state officials and area school administrators will be held on October 24th to discuss the economic development plans spearheaded by Bill Stenger, co-owner of Jay Peak Resort.

NCUHS Students Focus On Bullying

October 17, 2012

NEWPORT - North Country Union High School faculty member Helen Poulin advised the high school board Tuesday night that she is helping the students form an anti-bullying organization called ABC Quest. Students are raising awareness of the problems associated with bullying.
“We are designing posters with anti-bullying messages,” said Poulin. “And we are selling pink T-shirts with 'Stood Up' on the front and anti-bullying messages on the back. The phrase 'stood up' is a message that when a person witnesses an act of bullying, rather than ignore it, you should stand up and confront it.”

 

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