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May 20th, 2014

Lyme Disease On The Rise In Vermont

May 20, 2014

Now that the weather is warmer ticks are looking for someone or something to bite. The problem with ticks is that they can make people really sick.
Lyme disease has been on a continuous rise.

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

May 19th

Canadian Victoria Day Holiday Ends, Causes Border Backups

May 19, 2014

Canadians were backed up at the border Monday afternoon trying to return home after a long holiday weekend. Derby Line Village Clerk Sharon Booth knew about the holiday and contacted the sheriff’s department ahead of time to help direct traffic. (Photo by Laura Carpenter)

Pilot Program Would Keep Pretrial Defendants Out Of Prison

May 19, 2014

If a pilot program created by the Legislature is successful, Vermont’s sheriffs will regain one of their traditional roles.

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

National Bike Month: Fun Ride On Bike Path To Celebrate

May 19, 2014

The public is invited to a fun and informational ride on the bike path in Newport to celebrate the new signs and learn about basic bike maintenance. And it just so happens to be National Bike Month.

Please see the complete story in Tuesday's Newport Daily Express

Federal Energy Regulation Sparks Discussion

May 19, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Electric power continues to be a topic of discussion among Vermonters. During Monday’s legislative breakfast, Robin Clark of Lowell said a regulation allows electric utilities across the United States to pass 70 percent of the power line construction costs to ratepayers.

Please see Tuesday's Express for the complete story.

Legion Presents Hospital With New Flag

May 19, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, the American Legion Newport Post 21 presented North Country Hospital with a new American Flag.
The hospital raised the flag outside the main entrance Monday.

Please see Tuesday's Newport Daily Express for the full story.

May 18th

Celebrating The Life Of Adrien ‘Yellow’

May 18, 2014

The Northeast Kingdom is celebrating the life a local icon Adrien “Yellow” Patenaude. Patenaude passed away May 13 at the age of 64 at Fletcher Allen Health Center following a brief illness, according to his obituary.

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

Manure Truck Rolls At Notorious Intersection

May 18, 2014

DERBY – A manure truck owned by the Gray Farm in Holland rolled over at the bottom of a steep hill at the end of Elm Street where it intersects with the Beebe Road Thursday.

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

The Rains Stop Just In TimeFor Dandelion Run

May 18, 2014

DERBY - The 2014 Dandelion Run on Saturday started under grey, dull skies and cool temperatures. The 340 people who registered for the running and walking event didn’t seem to care if the weather was less than perfect.

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

May 15th

Pion Ordered To Pay For Crushed Cruisers

May 15, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Roger Pion, the man accused of crushing several Orleans County Sheriff’s Department cruisers with a tractor in 2012, was ordered in civil court by Judge Howard VanBenthuysen Monday to pay for the damage.

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

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