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July 17th, 2013
BARTON - Once upon a time, hydro was king. Now, with utility costs pushing upward, some area residents are beginning to wonder if we should go back to the dams for our power needs. For more of this story, read Wednesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for July 17, 2013.
Following three days of testimony and a handful of motions, Judge Howard VanBenthuysen sided in favor of Newport City in its suit to stop Derby Center from charging an allocation fee for water. Story on page 1 of The Newport Daily Express for July 17, 2013.
Craftsbury held its annual Antiques and Uniques Fair. Check out the excitement in Wednesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for July 17, 2013.
A Newport City historic landmark is getting a new life as a theater. The Meeting Place, once home to Phoenix Engineering on Second Street in Newport, is being transformed. Read about it in Wednesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for July 17, 2013.
A leaking propane tank closed down the Derby Line Port of Entry Sunday night as emergency personnel responded. Read about it in Tuesday's edition of the Newport Daily Express for July 16, 2013.
Vermont Works for Women has been traveling the state with its Labor of Love photo exhibit, and now it can be seen at the Hebard Building in Newport. Check out this story in Tuesday's Newport Daily Express for July 16, 2013.
People on both sides of the international border are paying their respects to one of the area's most loved physicians as he finally retires. Fore more of this story, read Monday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for July 15, 2013.
The Newport Rotary and Hayes Ford are partnering up to raise funds for Rotary causes. Join them by coming to the Drive 4UR Community event Saturday. Read about it in Monday's edition of the Newport Daily Express for July 15, 2013.
A light plane assembly and distribution center along with a flight school is slated to open at the Newport State Airport. Jay Peak owners Bill Stenger and Ariel Quiros introduced Thomas Peghiny, president of Flight Design USA, to make the announcement Thursday at a press conference that included Gov. Peter Shumlin, Guy Rouelle with VTRANS aviation program and others. For more of this story, read Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for July 12, 2013.
The Vermont Attorney General's Office is asking questions about the operation of the Derby Select Board following a series of complaints received by the AG from Derby residents. For more of this story, see Friday's edition of The Newport Express for July 12, 2013.