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March 24th, 2015
NEWPORT CITY â€“ The House Appropriations Committee recommended Monday appropriating $425,000 in the budget to the Department of Public Safety from the Universal Services Fund to keep the Derby and Rutland 911 answering centers open until Sept. 15.
See Wednesday's Newport Daily Express for the complete story.
With an audit in progress for 2013 and 2014, the Barton Village trustees are still trying to get a handle on the villageâ€™s finances.
See the story in The Express Wednesday.
People in other states often use words like beautiful to describe Vermont, but some others may not have heard of the small city on the northern border called Newport. But after Phil Whiteâ€™s Kingdom Games winter events, that is changing.
See The Express Wednesday for the complete story.
Increased federal and state scrutiny of EB-5 applications could delay development in the Northeast Kingdom. But developer Bill Stenger says the proposed projects in Newport and Burke are still on track.
See The Express Tuesday for the complete story.
ORLEANS â€“ As of Tuesday patients of Orleans Family Medicine now have to travel about five miles south to the North Country Primary Care Barton/Orleans Building on Elm Street in Barton, to receive care.
See the story in Tuesday's Express.
BARTON â€” The Lake Region Union High School board and administration are considering installing more surveillance cameras, but want to adopt updated procedures.
See Tuesday's Express for the story.
DERBY â€“ Law enforcement officers and firefighters from across the state went to the Orleans County Sheriffâ€™s Department (OCSD) Friday to say goodbye to one of their own, Kilo.
See the story in Monday's Express.
BARTON â€” Lake Region Union High School has started the process of testing students using the new Smarter Balance Assessment Consortium (SBAC) test, leaving faculty and administrators unclear of how to administer the testing process.
See Monday's Express for the full story.
BRIGHTON â€” As a result of the accidental burial in the wrong lot at Lakeside Cemetery last year, the Brighton select board is reviewing past practices and new policies.
See Monday's Express for the story.