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July 15th, 2014

First Universalist Parish Considers Electric Car Charging Station

July 15, 2014

DERBY — The First Universalist Parish in Derby Line set a high bar by placing solar panels on the roof of the addition to their church. Parishioners and other interested people can purchase a share of the panel’s production to offset their electric bills. Now the board of directors is considering adding a charging station to accommodate electric car owners.

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

Derby Line Village Inn: Planning Commission Issues Final Approval For Outside Seating

July 15, 2014

DERBY — The Derby Planning Commission unanimously approved an application for the Derby Line Village Inn to create an outside seating area.

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

Newport City: AARP Television Program Focuses On Transportation

July 15, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - Over the past several months the Northeast Kingdom has gained attention from national and international media outlets. That trend continued Tuesday when AARP representatives visited the region to make a film about rural transportation.

Please see Wednesday's Newport Daily Express for the full report.

July 14th

Stabbing Victim Laid To Rest: Community Questions Safety Of Public

July 14, 2014

ISLAND POND — On Sunday, July 13, in a small, private cemetery in the town of Brighton, Eugene Hunt and his family laid to rest the body of his son, Isaac Hunt. The elder Hunt, who is a member of the Twelve Tribes Community, eulogized his son as a “gentle, happy soul, who was always smiling.”

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

NCSU Superintendent Castle Had Sense Of Calling To Come Home

July 14, 2014

NEWPORT CITY — North Country Supervisory Union’s recently hired Superintendent John Castle has returned home. Raised and educated in Holland and North Country Union High School, Castle went on to Middlebury College and received a major in sociology and a minor in education.

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

Salem Lake Clear Of Invasive Species

July 14, 2014

Rapidly growing non-native aquatic species, including Eurasian watermilfoil, are causing problems for Vermont lakes. According to the Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) milfoil infests a number of lakes, including Memphremagog and Champlain. However steps to keep it out of Lake Salem in Derby have so far been successful.

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

Parker Pie Expands Kitchen To Keep Up With Business

July 14, 2014

Parker Pie Co. in West Glover has expanded again. This time the work was in the kitchen, but the addition was a necessity. The new space allows for more efficient cooking, and a few new pieces of equipment that are leading to some menu additions.

Please see Tuesday's Newport Daily Express for the full story.

July 13th

Charleston Solar Study Cimmittee: VEC Members Could Purchase Panel Shares

July 13, 2014

CHARLESTON — David Hallquist, the chief executive officer of the Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC), told the Charleston solar study committee Thursday night that co-op members may lease or buy solar panels to reduce their electricity costs.

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

Aquafest Weekend: Swimmers, Pets, Youth, Community On Parade

July 13, 2014

The Aquafest weekend kicked off Friday evening with a parade in Newport. Please see Monday's Newport Daily Express for more photos.

July 10th

Derby Development: VTrans Has Concerns Over Dunkin’ Donuts Entrance

July 10, 2014

DERBY — The Vermont Department of Transportation (VTrans) says that the furniture store owned by the company that hopes to lease land to a proposed Dunkin’ Donuts has an illegal entrance off the Derby Road.

Please read the complete story in The Newport Daily Express Friday.

 

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