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Two Candidates Vie for City Police Chief

June 5, 2012

NEWPORT CITY – The Newport City Council interviewed the two finalists, Monday, who wish to replace Newport City Police Chief J. Paul Duquette, who retires Aug 1. After a lengthy executive session, council members were mum on their progress at choosing their candidate.
The two candidates identified themselves outside the meeting as Newport City Police Sgt. Seth DiSanto and Joseph Alaimo, Director of Public Safety and Transportation at Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill, MA.

Holland: No to Derby Line Wind

June 5, 2012

HOLLAND - The Holland Select Board unanimously voted no to the Derby Line Wind project Monday evening.
Even though the developer has said he will not pursue one of the turbines and has put the other on hold until next year, the board wanted to go on record with its opposition. The board members also noted that many residents made the request that the board officially vote.

Principal Spotlights Good Manners

June 5, 2012

NEWPORT, VT - Newport City School Principal Stephen Earley lived up to his end of the bargain by dressing in a costume made of paper dolphins after his students won a bet started at the beginning of the school year.
To encourage good behavior, students were awarded paper cutout dolphins, which are strung together throughout the school.

What’s Your Sign?

June 5, 2012

NEWPORT CITY – Council President John Wilson, Monday evening, expressed his displeasure about private signs placed throughout the city.
“I truly believe anyone who wants to put a sign up can put a sign up,” said Wilson who is concerned that individuals are putting signs on private property. He said a sign advertising the golf course is up for the third time and the owner has been told it was in violation.
“I don’t know how many times we have to tell them to take it down or do we take it down and dispose of it for them?” asked Wilson.

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