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June 16th

Old Stone House Antique Gas And Steam Engine Show

June 16, 2014

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.

June 15th

Well-Known Orleans County Veterinarian Dr. Stan Churchill Dies

June 15, 2014

Dr. Stan Churchill, a popular and well-known and active member of the community, died Wednesday, June 11. “Doc” 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 Planners Review Solar Proposal

June 15, 2014

CHARLESTON - The Charleston Planning Commission listened to a preliminary report by a subcommittee on solar power at Thursday evening’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 Development: Developer Applies For Sewer Extension

June 15, 2014

DERBY – 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.

June 12th

Jay Peak Expansion: Amphitheater Proposal For Outdoor Concerts

June 12, 2014

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.

One Bird Disrupts Power For More Than 5,000 Homes

June 12, 2014

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 Elementary School: Board Pares Renovation Project To Meet Budget

June 12, 2014

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.

June 11th

Derby Board Of Selectmen: Dolgin Steps Down Mid Term

June 11, 2014

DERBY — Longtime Derby Selectman Laura Dolgin resigned her position on the board June 9.

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

June 10th

Derby Walmart: Act 250 Hearing Next Week

June 10, 2014

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 Hydro: Trustees Give Committee Authority To Continue Study

June 10, 2014

BARTON VILLAGE – The trustees here approved the Hydro Re-Examination Committee’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.


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