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September 2nd

Department Of Labor Cuts Career Center Penalty In Half

September 2, 2014

The Vermont Department of Labor has reduced the $3,500 penalty against North Country Career Center (NCCC) to $1,750.
The Department of Labor investigated the career center’s Harold J. Haynes Memorial Land Lab on the Quarry Road in Derby following a life-threatening accident by former teacher Fern Fontaine.

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

Out Of The Darkness Walk This Weekend

September 2, 2014

According to the American Foundation for Suicide, in the United States, a person dies by suicide every 13.7 minutes and claims more than 38,000 lives every year.
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To raise awareness of suicide and mental illness, groups across the country hold Out of the Darkness Walks. The local walk will take place Saturday, Sept. 6, in Gardner Park.

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

Local Students Attend World Affairs Seminar

September 2, 2014

Megan Hosford, now a senior at United Christian Academy, and Victoria Hodgeman-Petit, now a senior at Lake Region Union High School gave a report recently to the Boundary Rotary Club members and guests on their experiences at the World Affairs Seminar (WAS) that they attended in June at Carroll University in Wisconsin.

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

September 1st

Wildlife Principals Plan Eagle Point Environmental Assessment

September 1, 2014

DERBY — Wildlife officials are in the process of forming a plan for hunting alternatives at the Eagle Point wildlife area left for public use by the late Michael Dunn.

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

NVDA Drafts Report, Recommendations On Wind Turbines

September 1, 2014

The Northeastern Vermont Development Association (NVDA) has studied concerns over industrial wind farms and written a report of its findings with some recommendations. The NVDA notes studies are ongoing and further research should be conducted.
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The committee also concluded that electricity generation is not the most effective way of reducing the state’s greenhouse gas emissions as the state’s largest contributors are transportation and heating.

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

Ice Bucket Challenge A Learning Opportunity

September 1, 2014

CHARLESTON — An ice bucket challenge by a Charleston Elementary School faculty member to the staff was quite well received. The challenge was accepted and on the first day of school the students may have enjoyed their best day of the school year. Twenty-five students had names drawn out of a hat and had the privilege of dumping a bucket of ice cold water on the participating staff.

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

August 28th

Derby Line Trustees Call Emergency Meeting Over CBP Action

August 28, 2014

The Derby Line trustees called an emergency meeting Wednesday over some issues that have come up in the village. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) have put up an orange barricade at the top of the hill in the village where southbound traffic entering the U.S. accumulates.

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

E. Taylor Hatton School Board Transfers Building To Town

August 28, 2014

MORGAN — The Morgan school board formally transferred title of the Elizabeth Taylor Hatton Elementary School to the select board Wednesday. The decision came almost three years after the board with voter approval decided to send students on tuition to Derby.

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

August 27th

Lefebvre Takes Republican State House Primary In Essex0Caledonia-Orleans District

August 27, 2014

Republicans in the Essex-Caledonia-Orleans House district elected a familiar name as their nominee as representative. Paul Lefebvre of Newark, who works as a reporter at the Chronicle, received 104 votes...

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

Illuzzi Wins Republican State’s Attorney Primary

August 27, 2014

Vince Illuzzi staved off a challenge by Julianne Woolard for the Republican nomination for state’s attorney in the November General Election.

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

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