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Junior High School Board Laments Bond Vote Loss — Will Try Again On Town Meeting Day

January 29, 2014

DERBY CENTER - The North Country Union Junior High School board voted Tuesday night to bring the $1.9 million bond request back to the voters. The board cited a light turnout and a lack of publicity as reasons the bond failed by 21 votes out of a little more than 200 cast in five sending school districts on Tuesday, Jan 21.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday for the complete story.

Derby Considers Controlling Tax Exempt Development

January 29, 2014

DERBY – Tax exempt properties are taking up some of Derby’s prime commercial land. Derby Planners are just beginning to look into whether or not they can control where tax exempt facilities locate or build in town in the future.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday for the complete story.

West Side School Committee Prepares For Vote

January 29, 2014

DERBY CENTER – North Country Supervisory Union Superintendent Robert Kern has announced a Feb. 13 date for the committee studying the possibility of creating a west side middle school to hold a vote. The committee has been studying “grade configuration,” examining a lack of physical space, and limited programs for elementary students on the west side of Orleans County.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday for the complete story.

Border Survey Helps Canada Understand Foreign Spending

January 29, 2014

DERBY LINE - Anyone crossing into Canada from the United States last Saturday may have received a survey from Canadian border officers.
Statistics Canada conducts the international travel survey to determine the amount of money Canadians spend in other countries and the amount foreign travelers, including Americans, spend in Canada.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday for the complete story.

Arsonist Avoids Prison Following Conviction

January 29, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – A Barton woman who pleaded guilty to burning down a camp owned by a police informant after her boyfriend and his brother were arrested in a drug bust was issued a three-year deferred sentence Tuesday for first degree arson.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday for the complete story.

 

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