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October 26th, 2014

Despite Questions Border Motel Has No Major Issues

October 26, 2014

Concerns were raised over the Border Motel at a recent Derby select board meeting. Some, including Derby resident Rick Dubois, brought up health and safety concerns, according to meeting minutes.

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

October 23rd

PSB Fines GMP For Noise Violations

October 23, 2014

The Vermont Public Service Board (PSB) has penalized Green Mountain Power for noise violations at the Lowell wind farm. On October 16 the board ordered GMP to pay for one year of continuous sound monitoring, estimated to cost about $109,000, and pay a $1,000 fine.

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

FairPoint Strike Affects Local Workers

October 23, 2014

ERBY – FairPoint office and field workers from Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine continued walk the picket line this week. Just over 300 Vermont workers are on the picket line. They join more than 1,700 across the tri-state area. The workers’ previous five-year contract ended August 2.

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

October 22nd

Canadian Boat Owner Hopes To Resume International Travel

October 22, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – A Canadian business owner wants the city council to help him make it easier to bring passengers to the community on his tour boat.

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

North Country Hospital Now Has 3D Mammography

October 22, 2014

Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women. North Country Hospital has a new medical device that will facilitate breast cancer detection. The hospital will be one of about 10 percent of hospitals in the nation that offers the three-dimensional capabilities.

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

Coventry Village School: Flood Damage Will Cost $120,000 To Repair

October 22, 2014

COVENTRY — Recovery and repair is underway at the Coventry Village School following a blown gasket that flooded the gym and several classrooms. Principal Matthew Baughman met with the school board and Jim Cobb of Restoration Unlimited on Tuesday evening.

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

October 21st

Orleans-Caledonia House Candidates Discuss Their Important Issues

October 21, 2014

BARTON — Four candidates met Monday night at Lake Region Union High School’s cafeteria. Incumbents Sam Young (D) and Vicki Strong (R) have both served in Montpelier for two terms. The crowd was sparse but the questions were crisp, as moderator Tod Pronto asked prepared questions to the candidates.

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

Newport City: Work On Spates Block To Start This Fall

October 21, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Developer Bill Stenger, president of Jay Peak Resort, is moving ahead with plans to raze the Spates Block and replace it with a new retail block.

Please see Wednesday's Newport Daily Express for the complete story.

October 20th

Landing Street Train Trestle Part of Rail Line Upgrades

October 20, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – The Central Maine and Quebec Railroad continues its effort at upgrading its rail system, which includes the trestle that crosses Landing Street.

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

October 19th

Moose Season Open

October 19, 2014

This 804-pound bull moose, with an impressive 47-inch spread, was taken by Ernest Goodrich (left) of Salisbury, Vt. His guide Dave Radun, of Colebrook, N.H., and son Chase Goodrich (right), assisted him on the hunt in Bloomfield. (Photo by Jenn Hanlon)

Please check out The Newport Daily Express this week for more moose photos.

 

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