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July 28th

American Liberty Tree Dedication

July 28, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Newport City School students involved in the summer program had a special treat last Wednesday morning. They witnessed the presentation of a plaque to the school from the city council.

See Tuesday's Express for the rest of the story.

Act 250 Hearing Held for Dunkin' Donuts

July 28, 2014

DERBY - Developers wishing to construct a Dunkin' Donuts Restaurant on the Derby Road met with the Act 250 Commission at the Derby Municipal Offices last Thursday evening. The project received its local permits Monday, June 2.
See Tuesday's Express for full story

July 27th

Dog/Owner Get Reprieve Off To College

July 27, 2014

DERBY- The Derby select board held a special meeting on Thursday evening to discuss the antics of “Tusker” a three year old dog.  The Patrick Lawrence family lives on Herrick Road and following several complaints over the past year and a half, the select board decided to take action. 
For the rest of the story please see Monday's Express.

Air Show Thrills Large Crowd

July 27, 2014

COVENTRY - Five stunt pilots thrilled the young and old alike during an air show held at the Newport State Airport over the weekend. 
For more of the story and photos please refer to Monday's Express.

July 24th

A Dream Fulfilled: Queenin Finally Makes Trip To WWII Memorial

July 24, 2014

DERBY LINE — Joe Queenin of Derby Line, a World War II veteran, recently realized a longtime dream of visiting the WWII War Memorial and Okinawa Monument in Washington D.C. Thanks to the efforts by Scott Wheeler and Bill Aldrich, 20 veterans made the journey south a few weeks ago.

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

Newport City: Mulkin Gets Permit For Office Building

July 24, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - The Development Review Board (DRB) Wednesday evening granted a permit to Jim Mulkin to construct an office building on Duchess Avenue.

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

Fred’s Trucks Continue To Roll After Fire

July 24, 2014

DERBY - Fred’s Plumbing and Heating trucks were on the road Thursday even though fire ripped the through the business a day earlier.

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

July 23rd

Lightning Bolt Zaps Fred’s In Derby Igniting Fire

July 23, 2014

DERBY — With a sudden high impact a lightning bolt from the stormy skies over Fred’s Plumbing and Heating in Derby leveled a powerful strike igniting the building.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday for the complete story and many more photos.

Esses Superior Court: Sex Offender To Spend 10 Years In Prison

July 23, 2014

GUILDHALL — A 52-year-old Canaan, man recently pled guilty to having committed lewd and lascivious acts with a child under the age of 16, and has struck a plea agreement with Essex County Prosecutor Vincent Illuzzi. If an Essex County judge accepts the deal as written, Eugene A. Coderre will spend at least ten years in state prison, with 15-25 years suspended...

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

Orleans Superior Court: Judge Rejects Plea Deal In Fatal Crash Case

July 23, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Judge Howard VanBenthuysen rejected a plea deal in Orleans County Superior Court Criminal Division Wednesday from a man who wanted change his plea to no contest to a misdemeanor charge of careless or negligent operation of a motor vehicle.

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

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