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May 27th, 2014

Expanded Tobacco Laws On The Horizon

May 27, 2014

A bill co-sponsored by Derby Representative Lynn Batchelor expanding regulations prohibiting smoking in public areas is awaiting the governor’s signature.

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

Vermont State Police: Derby Station Gets New Commander

May 27, 2014

DERBY – Lt. Walt Smith is the new station commander at the Derby State Police barracks. Smith took over for Lt. Kirk Cooper May 18. Cooper is now a lieutenant in the Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) Troop B, which includes the Derby, St. Johnsbury, and Bradford stations.

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

Jay Peak Area Chamber of Commerce Unveils New Website

May 27, 2014

JAY - The Jay Peak Area Chamber of Commerce unveiled Thursday its new website and three kiosks strategically placed throughout the community, including Jay Peak Resort.

Please see the complete story in Wednesday's Newport Daily Express.

May 26th

MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONIES IN ORLEANS COUNTY

May 26, 2014

Please see The Newport Daily Express Tuesday for stories and photos.

UCA Students Observed Memorial Day Friday

May 26, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - A version of Memorial Day has been observed in the United States since 1866.

See the story in the Express Tuesday.

Memorial Weekend March For Vt’s Right To Know

May 26, 2014

On Saturday people defending the “Vermont Right to Know” bill, also called the “GMO Labeling” bill, gathered at the State House to march. The purpose of the march this year was to celebrate the victory of the bill while bringing to people’s attention that the fight isn’t over yet.

Please see The Express Tuesday for the complete story.

May 22nd

In Derby: Walmart Submits Application For Site Plan Approval

May 22, 2014

The long-awaited development plans for a Walmart Supercenter in the local area is now one step closer to reality. Walmart has submitted an application with the Town of Derby to build a super center. On Thursday Zoning Administrator Bob Kelley received a book of extensive information on Walmart’s plans and the results of all their studies, and multiple drawings from the engineer.

Please see The Newport Daily Express for the complete story.

Severe Storm Hits Brighton Thursday

May 22, 2014

Please see Friday's Newport Daily Express for more information.

NCUHS Students View Mock Crash Before Prom

May 22, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Just in time for their prom Friday evening, North Country Union High School students gathered outside the front of the school Thursday morning to watch a mock fatal car crash on Veteran’s Ave.

Please see Friday's Express for the full story.

May 21st

NCUHS: Educator Proposes Bringing Chinese Students

May 21, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - Longtime educator Brad Ashley, who has taught or administrated at Blue Mountain Academy, St. Johnsbury Academy, and Foxcroft Academy (in Maine), met with the North Country Union High School board on Tuesday night. The CEO of Kingdom Development Company, Ashley would like the board to consider allowing 20 Chinese students to enroll at the school.

Please see Thursday's Express for the complete story.

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