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March 22nd, 2015
DERBY â€“ Law enforcement officers and firefighters from across the state went to the Orleans County Sheriffâ€™s Department (OCSD) Friday to say goodbye to one of their own, Kilo.
See the story in Monday's Express.
BARTON â€” Lake Region Union High School has started the process of testing students using the new Smarter Balance Assessment Consortium (SBAC) test, leaving faculty and administrators unclear of how to administer the testing process.
See Monday's Express for the full story.
BRIGHTON â€” As a result of the accidental burial in the wrong lot at Lakeside Cemetery last year, the Brighton select board is reviewing past practices and new policies.
See Monday's Express for the story.
Lake Champlain and its watershed will cost millions of dollars. The Legislature is drafting a bill to fund a cleanup and educational program for the agricultural community to clean up Lake Champlain.
The Vermont Farm Bureau opposes the additional taxes and fees expected to be imposed on farmers to raise the estimated $12 million annually.
See the complete story in Friday's Express.
NEWPORT CITY â€“ A jury found a 31-year-old Island Pond man not guilty Thursday of second degree unlawful restraint, lewd and lascivious conduct, both felonies, and a misdemeanor charge of domestic assault.
Read the whole story in Friday's Newport Daily Express.
The Brighton selectman hope the town could benefit from a proposed Montreal to New York City train that would stop over in Island Pond.
See Friday's Express for the story.
MONTPELIER â€” Opponents of Gov. Peter Shumlinâ€™s plan to close the Derby and Rutland state police public safety answering points (PSAPs) pleaded their case to the joint House and Senate Government Operations committees Tuesday at the State House.
Please see The Express Thursday for the complete story.
NEWPORT CITY â€” The towns of Derby and Westfield are in need of school board members to serve on the North Country Union High School board.
See Thursday's Express for the story.
NEWPORT CITY â€” Orleans County educators and school board members let local lawmakers know in no uncertain terms Monday night at a joint meeting at the North Country Career Center that state mandates are causing school budgets to grow â€” not overspending by small schools.
See the story in Wednesday's Newport Daily Express.