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June 3rd, 2014

Newport Development: AnC Bio Approved By Federal Government

June 3, 2014

At a groundbreaking event Tuesday at Burke Mountain Resort, Bill Stenger of Jay Peak announced that the AnC Bio development planned for Newport and the 150 investors have received federal approval. Stenger said that the “business plan and investment group has been accepted by federal government and project can move forward at a brisk pace..."

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

Newport City Council: Aldermen Vote Against Needle Exchange Program

June 3, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – The Newport City council, by a vote of 3-2 Monday evening, rejected Vermont CARES’ request to have a mobile exchange program in the city.

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

Derby Development: Planning Commission Grants Permits

June 3, 2014

It only took the Derby Planning Commission a couple of minutes Monday evening to approve two new proposals for development in Derby. Developers for Dunkin Donuts and Yankee Farm Credit were at the hearing. Dunkin Donuts is leasing a portion of Abbots Equities LLC property next to Modern Furniture on Route 5/105 in Derby.

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

Burke Mountain Groundbreaking

June 3, 2014

State of Vermont officials witness the groundbreaking at Burke Mountain Tuesday. The project now swings into full gear as the mountain undergoes a two-year facelift. Steve Wright was named the mountain’s president during the ceremony. (Photo courtesy of Mike Pappalardo)

June 2nd

‘The Little Mermaid’

June 2, 2014

The North Country School of Dance presented “The Little Mermaid” Sunday afternoon and evening. The show featured a variety of types of dancing, featuring some of the Northeast Kingdom best talent.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Tuesday for more photos.

Doctors Without Borders: North Country Graduate Serves Mankind

June 2, 2014

For more than a decade, Mary Jo Frawley of southern California, who grew up in the Northeast Kingdom, has been working with Doctors without Borders.
Doctors without Borders is a non-government organization supported by private donors. The organization got its start in 1972 when some medical providers were working for the International Red Cross in Nigeria.

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

Kilmartin Weighs Past And Future Of Vermont

June 2, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Rep. Duncan Kilmartin of Newport has called it quits after serving the people of Orleans-2 for 14 years. Kilmartin said goodbye to his colleagues on the House floor Saturday, May 10.

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

June 1st

Governor Signs Bill: Universal Early Education Has Arrived

June 1, 2014

Proponents of early childhood education, targeting three- and four-year-old children, have realized a first step with the governor signing H-270 into law last week. In a press release Governor Shumlin stated, “The children who aren’t ready to learn when they begin elementary school are very likely to challenge our resources throughout their school years and potentially throughout their lives.”

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

Weekend Activities In Orleans County — Newport Spring Carnival

June 1, 2014

The Newport Recreation Department and the Newport City Fire Department presented a spring carnival Thursday through Sunday. Colorful lights, games and rides were all part of the fun. Five-year-old Harper Jucknat of Newport enjoys the rides Saturday.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Monday for more photos.

Weekend Activities — Pony Pull In Barton

June 1, 2014

BARTON - On a beautiful sunny Sunday half a dozen teams of horses competed in a pulling contest at the Douglas Nelson Arena at the Orleans County Fairground.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Monday for more photos.

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