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Archive - 2014 - News Article

July 1st

VTrans Wants Walmart Developer To Pay For Road Improvements

July 1, 2014

The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) wants the developer of the proposed Walmart supercenter to pay the full cost of a traffic light at the entrance and for upgrades to the interstate exit ramps in Derby, if needed.

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

Newport Aldermen Evict Dog From City

July 1, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – The Newport City Council Monday evening saved the life of Harley, a seven-year-old pit bull, by not ordering him euthanized. However, its owner, Kellie Peters, must take him out of the city.

Please see Wednesday's Newport Daily Express for the full story.

Orleans Superior Court: Newport Man Sentenced To Prison For Felonies

July 1, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – A 31-year-old Newport man drew a prison sentence Tuesday after he changed his pleas to guilty to aggravated assault and unlawful restraint.

Please see Wednesday's Newport Daily Express for the full report.

Walmart Gets Site Plan Approval

July 1, 2014

The Derby Planning Commission granted site plan approval for the supercenter proposed for the Derby Road Monday night.

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

June 30th

OCCA Creates Matches For Disabled Individuals

June 30, 2014

Do you have extra time that you would like to share with a local disabled individual? Why not team up with Orleans County Citizen Advocacy (OCCA) and become a friend and advocate for a disabled individual?
Chris Wellhoff, OCCA vice-president, said the organization has been in existence for about 26 years. OCCA connects advocates and disabled individuals, known as partners, who have a developmental or physical disability.

Please see Tuesday's Newport Daily Express for the complete story.

Exchange Students Provide Cultural Experience

June 30, 2014

BARTON — “I couldn’t afford to travel the world so I brought it to us,” said Toni Eubanks Monday, referring to her role as a host mother for exchange students. The Eubankses have hosted students from across the pond in Europe, as well a student from Australia.

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

Hot Weather Can Kill

June 30, 2014

Hot weather kills more people that lightening, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, and earthquakes combined. That’s the warning coming from the Vermont Department of Health (DOH).

Please see Tuesday's Newport Daily Express for the full story.

June 29th

Relay For Life Raises More Than $100,000

June 29, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Saturday evening was a time for tears, hugs, smiles and memories as 44 teams walked the track at North Country Union High School for the annual Relay for Life of the Northeast Kingdom.

Please see Monday's Newport Daily Express for the story and several photos.

Newport City: Another Neighborhood Watch Underway

June 29, 2014

It is not possible for law enforcement to patrol every neighborhood and see all that is going on. That is where Neighborhood Watch comes in. The people of the community are there and can see what is going on and provide help in preventing crime.

Please see Monday's Newport Daiuly Express for the full story.

June 26th

Injured NC Teacher Recovering

June 26, 2014

Retired North Country Career Center teacher Fern Fontaine is now doing much better following a workplace accident last week.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Friday for the full story.

 

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