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Archive - News Article

February 5th, 2014

Obama Declares Vermont Disaster After Ice Storm

February 5, 2014

President Barack Obama declared a disaster occurred in Vermont due to the ice storm that struck just before Christmas. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Vermont to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe winter storms.

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

Newport City: Mayor Scolds Council For Tabling Chamber Request

February 5, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - Mayor Paul Monette scolded the city council Monday night for not voting to allow a non-profit to use the Gateway Center with no charge. After a brief discussion, Alderman Richard Baraw moved to table the issue until the next meeting in two weeks.

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

LRUHS Teacher Roland Woodard To Retire

February 5, 2014

BARTON – Forty-one years ago Roland Woodard started a teaching career at Hazen Union High School in Hardwick. Twenty-five years later Woodard started teaching social studies at Lake Region Union High School. On Monday evening, February 3 Woodard appeared before the high school board to offer his resignation.

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

February 4th

Alleged Cruiser Crusher Case Delayed For Now

February 4, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - A pre-trial hearing for the man accused of crushing several Orleans County Sheriff’s Department cruisers with a large farm tractor was continued Tuesday. Roger Pion will most likely face trial in either late March or sometime in April.
The court had scheduled jury selection for Pion, 35, of Newport Thursday. But Pion’s attorney, Chandler Matson of Stowe, asked to put that off. When asked why by the press, Matson declined to explain.

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

City School Budget Up 2.5 Percent

February 4, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – The Newport City School budget will increase $132,086 next year if the voters approve it on Town Meeting Day.

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

February 3rd

State Considers Charging For Dispatching Services

February 3, 2014

MONTPELIER - Capt. Donald Patch of the State Police and Public Safety Commissioner Keith Flynn will meet with state officials Tuesday to discuss the possibility of charging for dispatching services for non-state agencies.

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

Three To Vie For Two Newport City Council Seats

February 3, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - Three residents are vying for two city council seats. Incumbent John Wilson is facing off against Neil Morrissette, and Corey Therrien. Tim de la Bruere is not seeking re-election.

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

A Preview Of Derby’s Town Meeting

February 3, 2014

DERBY – During Town Meeting in March Derby voters will determine if Brian Smith, the current chairman of the select board will continue, or if Robert Ovitt will take his place. Ovitt is challenging Smith for the three-year seat. Selectman Steve Gendreau is up for re-election as well, but is not facing a challenger.

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

February 2nd

LOWELL MOUNTAIN WIND: Noise Meets State Standards, But Complaints Continue

February 2, 2014

Green Mountain Power (GMP) announced Thursday that its Lowell wind turbine facility met state regulated sound standards following a period of monitoring. GMP filed the results with the Vermont Public Service Board Thursday.

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

Bob Walker’s Road To Recovery

February 2, 2014

BROWNINGTON - Progress is being made slowly but surely as former representative Bob Walker recovers from a head-on car accident. Last fall, a week before Thanksgiving, he was driving home on Churchill Road in Brownington. Another vehicle appeared on his side of the road, coming downhill and around a corner. Tooting the horn and braking didn’t garner a response and the vehicles collided head on.

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

 

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