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May 4th

Preservation Trust of Vermont 2014 Awards

May 4, 2014

Brighton Hosts State Conference, Brighton and Bloomfield Town Hall Projects Lauded

ISLAND POND — About 200 people packed into the newly refurbished Brighton town hall on Friday, most of them from the far corners of the state, to attend the 2014 Vermont Preservation and Downtown Conference. As part of the many events scheduled during the conference, ten projects were given special recognition by the executive director of the Preservation Trust of Vermont (PTV), Paul Bruhn

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

May 1st

Train Derails In Island Pond

May 1, 2014

As the rain poured down sporadically and an eagle flew nearby, train crews worked to repair the track and remove several empty boxcars that derailed in Brighton on Wednesday morning.

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

World Cultures Celebrated At Jr. High Diversity Day

May 1, 2014

Local students had the opportunity Thursday to learn about and interact with students from other areas of the world. The event was the seventh annual Diversity Day held at the Junior high school.

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

NBC To Feature Jed’s Maple Products

May 1, 2014

DERBY - NBC News paid a visit to Steve and Amy Wheeler Jed’s Maple Products Monday.
NBC is doing a special interest news piece during Meet the Press Sunday at 9 a.m., Steve Wheeler said Thursday.

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

Marcoux Receives Officer Of The Year Award

May 1, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - It’s nice to receive recognition for a job well done. Four years ago, the Newport City Police instituted an officer of the year award.
Officer Cory Marcoux received the award for 2013, during an officers meeting in January.

Please see TRhe Newport Daily Express Friday for the complete story.

April 30th

Seymour Lake Association Files Suit Against ANR

April 30, 2014

MORGAN - The Seymour Lake Association (SLA) filed a lawsuit against the Agency of Nature Resources (ANR) in Orleans County Superior Court — Civil Division Wednesday.

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

Troy Taxpayers To Vote On Additional Bond Money Friday

April 30, 2014

TROY - The Troy Elementary School board is asking voters on Friday to add an additional $287,300 to a million dollar bond that was approved on Town Meeting Day. Cost estimates for the upgrades were substantially higher than originally estimated.

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

Derby Line Picks Contractor For Water Line Project

April 30, 2014

DERBY LINE - Derby Line trustees picked at Stowe contractor to install a water line from the village to the elementary school.
Village trustees met with representatives from Aldrich and Elliott, an engineering firm from Essex Junction, to sign the bid with the contractor who will install a new water line.

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

Former Irasburg Treasurer Will Go Back To Civil Court

April 30, 2014

Linda Stone, the former Irasburg treasurer who says she was forced out of the position by the select board, will take her case back to the Civil Division of Orleans Superior Court after the Vermont Supreme Court reversed some of the trial court’s rulings.

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

NEWPORT CITY SCHOOL: Meet And Greet With New Assistant Principal

April 30, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - The newly hired assistant principal, Melinda Mascolino, met with the faculty and staff at Newport Elementary School on Tuesday. A “meet-and-greet” session was held at the school library where outgoing principal Bob Midi introduced Mascolino.

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

 

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