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June 8th, 2014

LeClair, 91, Awarded Diploma

June 8, 2014

Ending the processional march at lake Region Union High School’s graduation Sunday is 91-year-old Maurice LeClair, who was on the founding board at Lake Region. LeClair left school at the age of 13 to work on the family farm when his father suddenly passed. He is a World War II veteran. For a story and more photos of Lake Region’s graduation, please see Tuesday’s Newport Daily Express. (Photo by Ed Barber)

No Injuries In Saturday Plane Crash

June 8, 2014

COVENTRY – A single engine airplane crashed at the Newport State Airport Saturday.

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

Solar Array Under Construction

June 8, 2014

COVENTRY - Casella Waste Systems has teamed up with Borrego Solar Systems, Inc. to build a solar farm across the street from the landfill. The property is owned by Casella, which will lease the property to Borrego to manage the facility.

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

June 5th

D-DAY 70TH ANNIVERSARY

June 5, 2014

Check out the weekend edition of The Newport Daily Express for extensive coverage of the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

Aldermen Reject Federal Grant For New Policeman

June 5, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Monday night the city council rejected police chief Seth DiSanto’s request to apply for a federal grant, up to $125,000, the department would have used to hire a new police officer.

Please see Friday's Newport Daily Express for the complete story.

June 4th

North Country Hospital: Doctor Changes Coming For Primary Care

June 4, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Major changes in local primary care are on the horizon for North Country Hospital.
The biggest change, said Claudio Fort, the hospital’s CEO, is that Dr. Peter Harris retired Friday after serving the community for 25 years.

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

Derby Line Village Inn Wants Outdoor Seating

June 4, 2014

DERBY LINE — The new German/Austrian restaurant and inn in Derby Line has so far been wildly popular. The owners now want to add some seating options.

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

Rennaissance Faire: Area Youth Learning Hands-On

June 4, 2014

DERBY – Sixth-grade students from Newport City, Derby, Newport Town, Brighton, Holland, Coventry, and Lowell attended the fourth annual Renaissance Faire held at the Elks Club in Derby Wednesday.

Please see Thursday's Newport Daily Express for the complete story and several more photos.

June 3rd

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.

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