Archive - 2014 - News Article
Mark Amey of Clarksville, NH displays a cement mixer his neighbor built in the 1920s. His neighbor created the mixer to pour his own foundation, then left the contraption in the garage ever since. The mixer is made from a variety of parts from different eras. (Photo by Ed Barber) See The Newport Daily Express Tuesday for more photos.
Dr. Stan Churchill, a popular and well-known and active member of the community, died Wednesday, June 11. â€śDocâ€ť Churchill, a harness racing enthusiast, helped keep the sport alive at the Orleans County Fair. He was a former director of the fair association, a former Lake Region Union High School board chairman, and he had been a director for other community and business organizations. Please turn to page 12 in Monday's Newport Daily Express for the obituary. (Courtesy photo)
CHARLESTON - The Charleston Planning Commission listened to a preliminary report by a subcommittee on solar power at Thursday eveningâ€™s meeting. The subcommittee offered possible siting for solar panels in town, and explained possible funding sources.
Please see The Newport Daily Express Monday for the full story.
DERBY â€“ A local landowner is making sure permits are in place for development. Roger Gosselin Inc./Gosselin Enterprises own a 64-acre piece of land on Route 5 in Derby. Step by step, permits are being attained to be ready for development.
Please see Monday's Newport Daily Express for the complete story.
As part of its ongoing expansion and development Jay Peak Resort is now planning to build an outdoor amphitheater for larger concerts and other special events. Resort officials discussed plans with the Town of Jay Planning and Zoning Commission June 9.
Please see the Newport Daily Express Friday for the complete story.
From 7:23 to around 8:05 p.m. Wednesday night, roughly 5,500 customers of Vermont Electric Co-op (VEC), Barton Electric, and Orleans Electric were without power. The cause of the outage was not the incoming rain, nor vehicle related. All the trouble was caused by a single raven.
Please see The Newport Daily Express Friday for the complete story.
TROY - Wednesday evening the Troy Elementary School board used their paring knives to shave projects on the to do list to renovate the school.
Please see Friday's Newport Daily Express for the full story.
DERBY â€” Longtime Derby Selectman Laura Dolgin resigned her position on the board June 9.
Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday for the complete story.
The Act 250 hearing by the District 7 Environmental Commission for the proposed Derby Walmart is scheduled for next week, Tuesday, June 17 at 5 p.m. at the Derby municipal office building, 124 Main Street, Derby. Before the hearing a site visit is scheduled for 3 p.m.
Please see Wednesday's Newport Daily Express for the full story.
BARTON VILLAGE â€“ The trustees here approved the Hydro Re-Examination Committeeâ€™s continued pursuit of the viability of the hydro project at the Crystal Lake outlet.
Please see Tuesday's Newport Daily Express for the complete story.