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May 5th

DISTRICT GETS DEBT RELIEF

May 5, 2013

The State of Vermont will pay off its $2.2 million debt for reconstruction of the North Country Career Center, which leaves board members reassessing financial priorities. Read about it in Monday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 6, 2013.

May 2nd

VANDALS BOTTLE BOMB HOUSE

May 2, 2013

Police are searching for two 20-something year old men with military haircuts who spent Wednesday night bottle bombing a home on Concord Avenue in Newport City. For more of this story, read Friday's edition of the Newport Daily Express for May 3, 2013.

TEACHING A HARD LESSON

May 2, 2013

Traffic accidents jump dramatically at this time of year and students are cautioned to drive smart and drive safe during prom, graduation, and throughout the summer. Fire, police and ambulance personnel were out in the warm sun yesterday to show North Country High students what a "real" accident looks like.
Check out the story and photos on pages 1 and 8 of Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 3, 2013.

LINING UP THE NUMBERS

May 2, 2013

Getting elementary students on the same math track and bringing them in line with state standards is a challenge, but local math teachers are sitting down to lunch to work it out. For more of this story, read Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 3, 2013.

May 1st

QUICK ACTION SAVES HOUSE

May 1, 2013

Fire crews responded to an alarm of a car fire that quickly became a structure fire on Goodall Road in Holland Tuesday evening. A neighbor acted fast to alert the family and fire department. For more of this story, see Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 2, 2013.

RALLY DRAWS NEK ADVOCATES

May 1, 2013

Protesters and workers' rights advocates from all over Vermont gathered in front of the Vermont Statehouse Wednesday in commemoration of May Day. May Day rallies were held worldwide.
To see more of this story, see pages 1 and 14 of the Newport Daily Express for May 2, 2013.

COUNTDOWN

May 1, 2013

Workmen on the Long Bridge in Newport report they expect to be finished with construction in 60 days, just in time for the Fourth of July.

Stay abreast of all of Newport's changes in the pages of The Newport Daily Express.

 

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