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September 10th, 2014

Alternative Therapy: The Pines Patients Work With Horses, Swim

September 10, 2014

A Northeast Kingdom rehab center is now offering equine and aqua therapy to its residents. The Pines Rehabilitation and Health Center in Lyndonville provides services to a number of patients, including those suffering from traumatic brain injury (TBI) and Alzheimer’s disease.

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

North Country Union High School: Audit Shows $368,000 Surplus For FY-2013

September 10, 2014

NEWPORT CITY — The North Country Union High School Finance and Operations Committee met Tuesday afternoon, receiving good news from supervisory union’s business manager Glenn Hankinson. After a long delay the 2013 final audit has been completed for the high school, junior high school and career center.

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

September 9th

Barton Village Trustees Eliminate Clerk, Supervisor

September 9, 2014

BARTON VILLAGE — A discussion about a truck purchase by the Barton Village trustees at their Monday meeting changed into a debate over the recent elimination of two village employees.

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

Rasputitsa Will Not Come Back To Newport Next Year

September 9, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Anthony Moccia, co-founder of Rasputitsa, a 45-mile unsanctioned bike race on gravel roads, will not bring the race to Newport in 2015. He told the city council Monday night that he didn’t get enough support from the city and some businesses.

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

Walmart Development: Runoff Buffer, Lighting Plans Revised

September 9, 2014

Walmart developer Jeff Davis has submitted revised plans in response to concerns brought up at the Act 250 hearing early this summer concerning lighting, water quality, and landscaping. The hearing was recessed pending a response to the questions.

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

Barton Gallery Draws Artists Interested In Learning

September 9, 2014

BARTON — Area artists and those who want to develop artistic skills are in for a treat on September 27. A coalition of area artists is working to establish an art gallery, offer lessons, and develop an interest of arts in the community.

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

Some People Unhappy About Re-Development Of Spates Block

September 9, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Developer Bill Stenger, president of Jay Peak Resort, is moving forward with his plans to renovate the Spates Block on Main Street and replace it with a new block that will include retail space, professional space and other space, but not everyone is happy about it.

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

September 8th

Lola Aiken, Widow Of US Senator, Dies At 102

September 8, 2014

MONTPELIER (AP) — Lola Aiken, the widow of former Gov. and U.S. Sen. George Aiken who became a Vermont political figure in her own right, died Monday. She was 102.

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

Pomerleau Seeks To Lease Main Street Property

September 8, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Burlington developer Tony Pomerleau is attempting to lease the former JJ Newberry Building on Main Street. Thoughts of Bill Stenger, president of Jay Peak Resort, buying the property are off for now.

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

Walmart, VTrans Reach Traffic Mitigation Agreement

September 8, 2014

The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) and the developer of the proposed Derby Walmart supercenter have reached an agreement on mitigating the traffic increases expected once the store is built.

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

 

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