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March 19th, 2015
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 Shumlinâs 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.
One of Massachusettsâ most wanted fugitives was captured in Newport late Friday night.
See the story in The Express Wednesday.
BARTON â Using an abundance of caution, Lake Region Union High School Principal Andre Messier temporarily closed the school library after hearing of reports of laminate flooring from China that contains high levels of formaldehyde.
Please read the story in Wednesday's Express.
NEWPORT CITY â Monday marked the beginning of the end for the Spates Block as crews from Casella Construction demolished the building on the corner of Main Street and Central Street.
Please see Tuesday's Newport Daily Express for the complete story.
Big things happen from dreaming big and asking why not. That is part of the philosophy Tim Daley of Jewels of the Kingdom production company in Newport and actor and director Michael âChaseâ Gosselin of Derby and New York City live by. They plan to take the successful play, The Spidey Project, to schools across the country.
Please see The Newport Daily Express Tuesday for the complete story.
Casella Construction leveled the first building of the Spates Block Monday. (Photo by Christopher Roy)