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OCSU Picks Superintendent

March 5, 2014

BARTON - The Orleans Central Supervisory Union candidate Donald Van Nostrand accepted the board’s offer of superintendent and will start work July 1.

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

Junior High Bond Vote Passes

March 5, 2014

A $1.9 million bond request for badly needed upgrades at the junior high school was passed handily on Town Meeting Day after failing by a couple of dozen votes in January.

Near Sweeping Approval Of School Budgets

DERBY - Voters in the North Country Supervisory Union (NCSU) school district comfortably approved the North Country Union junior and senior high school budgets, and the North Country Career Center budget.

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

Ambulance Appropriation Causes Friction In Barton

March 5, 2014

Though the Barton Town Select Board and highway budgets passed with little discussion, an appropriation caused some tension in the Municipal Building Tuesday night. Barton Ambulance was at the center of the issue with some strong opinions hanging in the air.

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

Brighton Town And School Meetings Sparsely Attended

March 5, 2014

ISLAND POND — The Town of Brighton School District and Town Meeting were sparsely attended, mainly due to the lack of any controversial issues and perhaps the frigid weather. The dual meetings passing the school budget and town budget were held on Monday night, while voting followed on Tuesday.
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As a result of the election on Tuesday, retired postmaster James Cross easily won election over William Hawkins with 140 votes to Hawkins’ 67.

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

Newport Town Passes School Budget Despite Added Teachers

March 5, 2014

NEWPORT CENTER - Voters on Town Meeting Tuesday night, approved their elementary school budget of $2,766,305.20, even though several parents were upset that the school board hired a mentor Monday for one of the teachers who had been on leave. The school budget vote passed 48 yes votes to 36 no votes.

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

 

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