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Derby Board Votes “No” to Wind, Finally, Almost

May 15, 2012

DERBY- Derby Town’s attorney Richard Saudek attended the select board meeting Monday evening to discuss where the town stands on the Derby Line Wind project. The meeting was delayed while the board waited for Saudek to show up. The board spent the time handling other matters.
Approximately 75 people, including the United States and Canadian media, Stanstead residents and town council members, and Stanstead Mayor Philippe Dutil crowded into the meeting room with some standing in the halls trying to hear the discussion.

City Officials Challenge Incumbents in VT House Race

May 15, 2012

PAUL MONETTE

NEWPORT CITY – Mayor Paul Monette is seeking a seat at the House of Representatives in Montpelier. Monette is running as an Independent.
“The time is right,” said Monette. “I feel we need some changes, some new blood in Montpelier.”
Monette feels he can bring some new ideas and thoughts to the Statehouse. He’s running as an Independent because he’s never belonged to a political party and feels the two party system isn’t working well. 
“You need it more at the national level,” he said. “I think people forget they should compromise.”

Rotarians Reach Out Across Continents

May 15, 2012

NEWPORT, VT - The Newport, Boundary, and Sherbrook Rotary Clubs met at the Eastside Restaurant on Monday evening to introduce five South African professionals who were selected to visit and learn about business practices in the United States and Canada. The three Rotary clubs are a part of a district that includes southern Quebec and northern Vermont and New Hampshire.
Approximately 60 Rotarians attended the dinner meeting and learned more about each of the five visitors.

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