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Archive - News Article

February 4th, 2015

Federal Govt. Sets Education Standards For All States To Meet

February 4, 2015

The federal government’s involvement in education has sparked controversy among those who believe in states’ rights, and the federal government’s intrusion on those rights.

Please see Thursday's Express for the full story.

February 3rd

Newport City School Budget Proposal Up $250,000

February 3, 2015

The Newport City School Board will ask voters on Town Meeting Day next month to approve a budget of $5,538,903, which is a $4.71 percent increase — $249,025.34 — over the current budget.

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

Derby Board Of Selectmen, Fire Dept. Oppose 911 Dispatch Center Closing

February 3, 2015

Local emergency leaders met with the Derby board of selectmen Monday evening to express their opposition to Gov. Peter Shumlin’s plan to close the 911 dispatch center in Derby.

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

Vandals Damage Snow Stormers’ Trail Groomer

February 3, 2015

Vandals put a broken down snowmobile trail groomer owned by Orleans Snow Stormers Snowmobile Club completely out of commission while parked on the side of a trail Sunday night.

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

February 2nd

Barrett Sworn In As State’s Attorney

February 2, 2015

The New Orleans County State’s Attorney Jennifer Barrett was sworn in by Judge Timothy Tomasi in a ceremony in Newport Monday morning. She hit the ground running and was already busy with cases the minute the ceremony was over.

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

February 1st

Penguin Plunge

February 1, 2015

Check out The Newport Daily Express Monday for photos of the Plunge.

Local Education, Medical Professionals Advocate Preschool

February 1, 2015

NEWPORT CITY — The education and medical communities are at the forefront in advocating for preschool education.
Fifty supporters of early childhood education attended a seminar addressing the subject Thursday evening.

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

California Lawyer Wants New OC State’s Attorney To Review Manslaughter Conviction

February 1, 2015

A San Diego, California defense attorney plans to ask newly elected Orleans County State’s Attorney Jennifer Barrett to revisit a case involving Christine Billis, the driver of a car that went off Route 5A and hit a tree on July 22, 2009. Her husband Charles Billis died in the crash.

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

January 29th

North Country Hospital: VOSHA Penalty From 2013 Reduced

January 29, 2015

NEWPORT – North Country Hospital (NCH) signed an agreement with Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Administration (VOSHA) Wednesday, January 28, reducing a previous penalty of $42,500 by a half to $21,250.

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

Bill May Will Step Down As Barton Town Moderator

January 29, 2015

BARTON — Bill May was born in Barton where he was raised by his parents, Ralph and Beatrice.

Please see Friday's Express for the full story.

 

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