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Dreams Come True for Make-A-Wish Child

February 27, 2012

DERBY - It is not fair that some children are born with or develop life threatening diseases that take away from a time in their lives that should be nothing less than carefree and magical. But it happens, and there are a number of organizations and people who do all they can to bring some magic into the lives of affected children and their families to help relieve stress and create lasting memories.

Starr Wants ID Cards for Immigrant Workers

February 27, 2012

NEWPORT CITY – Vermont lawmakers are working on an identification card for legal immigrant workers.
That’s the word Sen. Robert Starr of North Troy, who serves on the Senate Committee of Appropriations and Senate Committee of Agriculture, brought to Monday’s Legislative Breakfast at the Eastside Restaurant. 

Firemen Save House from Garage Fire

February 27, 2012

NEWPORT, VT - Fire destroyed a garage at the Frances Bernier residence, 376 Pine Hill Road, yesterday.
Newport City Firefighters responded to the blaze at 7:15 a.m. While en route, Fire Chief Jamie LeClair requested mutual-aid from the Derby Line Fire Department.
Upon arrival, heavy flames were showing and the roof on the backside had collapsed. Firefighters suppressed the flames and protected the house that was eight to ten feet away.
“Firefighters did a great job supplying water and protecting the house,” LeClair said. Firefighters trucked in water from a hydrant on Mt. Vernon Street.

Glover tightens its belt

February 27, 2012

GLOVER, VT - Next Tuesday, the Town of Glover will meet for its annual Town Meeting. While this year there are no big ticket items, a few changes and suggestions are in the warning.
As with every year, the election of officers will be one of the first articles to come before the town. Tara Nelson in not seeking reelection to the select board. Nelson said that after three years she is ready to step down.

 

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