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June 12th, 2014

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.

CERT Seeks To Expand Membership

June 10, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – The Citizen Emergency Response Team (CERT) is seeking to add new volunteers to its membership roster.
Chris Barrett, director of CERT District 10, which covers Orleans County and northern Essex County, said members help their community in times of disasters, manmade or natural.

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

June 9th

Walmart Traffic: Experts Predict Thousands More Vehicles On Road

June 9, 2014

A traffic study conducted by Conley Associates of Killington and Boston on behalf of Walmart estimates that the supercenter would see 8,360 entrances and exits into and out of its parking lot a day.

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

LRUHS Graduation: Seventy Complete Another Stage Of Their Lives

June 9, 2014

BARTON - Seventy Lake Region high school seniors received diplomas on Sunday, completing yet another stage of their lives. Appreciative family friends, faculty and staff filled the school’s gym to capacity celebrating their achievement.

Please see Tuesday's Newport Daily Express for the complete story and more photos.

Insurance And Energy On People’s Minds

June 9, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Healthcare and industrial wind were on the minds of Northeast Kingdom residents at the last legislative breakfast of the 2014 session.

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

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