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October 30th

Green Mountain Power Meets Sound Standards

October 30, 2014

Green Mountain Power (GMP) announced last week that it has once again met state sound standards for its wind farm on Lowell Mountain.

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

Irasburg Resident Wants Governor’s Office

October 30, 2014

IRASBURG – An Orleans County resident running as an Independent hopes Vermonters will elect him as their next governor and send him to the corner office at the State House.

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

Super Teachers With Super Idea

October 30, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Elementary school students here learned an opposite lesson in trick or treat Thursday.
Teachers and administrators had the opportunity to dress as super heroes in exchange for donating food or five dollars to the Northeast Kingdom Community Action Food Shelf.

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

October 29th

Brownington Taxpayers Discuss Bonding For Truck, Garage

October 29, 2014

BROWNINGTON — More than 40 taxpayers attended a meeting at the Brownington Elementary School on Tuesday evening to discuss the bond votes for a new truck and a garage.

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

Historical Society, Brownington Residents Consider How To Save Grange Building

October 29, 2014

BROWNINGTON — A recent decision to lower the insurance coverage on the Grange building for the lack of bathrooms, running water, and some structural issues has drawn the attention of local residents. Old Stone House Museum Director Peggy Day Gibson held a meeting at the Grange on Tuesday evening to discuss the future of the historic building.

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

Derby Recycling Center To Take Clothing

October 29, 2014

Planet Aid, a non-profit organization, plans to set up a bin at the Derby recycling center to take donated clothing during the same time other recyclables are dropped off.

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

October 28th

Barton VillageTrustees Appoint Longe To Fill Vacant Seat

October 28, 2014

BARTON — Trustees David Snedeker and Nathan Sicard voted Monday night appoint add Ryan Longe to fill a vacant seat on the Barton Village board.

Please see the complete story in Wednesday's Newport Daily Express.

Newport City Council Wants To Use Surplus To Upgrade Municipal Building

October 28, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – The city council will ask voters next week to approve using $186,958 left over from replacing the Veteran’s Memorial Long Bridge to renovate and build an addition to the municipal building. The question will be on the election day ballot Tuesday.

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

Newport City Council Looks For Park, Grandstand Renovation Money

October 28, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – The Newport City Council discussed Gardner Memorial Park renovations Monday evening. The renovations would include restoring and preserving the grandstand.

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

October 27th

Emergency Responders: Dispatching Could Be Better

October 27, 2014

Some area emergency responders say dispatching services, which locally for the most part comes from the state police, is not as good as it could be.

Please see The Newport Daily Express for the complete story.

 

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