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July 7th, 2014

AnC Bio Act 250 Hearing Scheduled In Two Weeks

July 7, 2014

An Act 250 public hearing on the proposed biotechnology plant for Newport is scheduled for Monday July 21, at 6 p.m. in room 250 at the Emory Hebard State Office Building, 100 Main St, Newport.

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

July 6th

Police Called To Fight, Find Man Dead In Newport

July 6, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Police discovered the body of a dead man at a home on the Lake Road Saturday afternoon after they responded for a fight.

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

Fourth Of July Parades And Activities

July 6, 2014

These youngsters know how to celebrate! From left: Jacob Whittum, Elsa Lamere, and Angelina Bancroft, each won prizes for their red, white, and blue decorations on their bikes and themselves. The trio took part in the Independence Day parade held Saturday in Island Pond. (Photo by Jenn Hanlon)

For several more photos please check out Monday's Newport Daily Express.

Turning Points School: Decelles Takes Over As Director

July 6, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - Change is in the wind at Turning Points, a program developed in response to community needs to provide intensive services to a population of students. Neila Decelles is replacing retiring director Rick Geisel, and plans are underway to move to larger quarters, possibly at the former Citizens Utilities building in Derby.

Please Monday's Newport Daily Express for the full story.

July 2nd

Derby Board Of Selectmen: Petitions For Open Seat Due Monday

July 2, 2014

Any Derby resident who has interest in serving on the Derby Select Board has until the end of the workday Monday to turn in a petition.

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

NCUHS: Students Can Take College Courses Before Graduating

July 2, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – North Country Union High School’s Director of Curriculum and Instruction Anita Mayhew provided the curriculum and instruction committee Tuesday night with an overview of alternative pathways to graduation. A relatively new program allows students to take a full load of college level courses while completing their high school diploma requirements.

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

July 1st

VTrans Wants Walmart Developer To Pay For Road Improvements

July 1, 2014

The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) wants the developer of the proposed Walmart supercenter to pay the full cost of a traffic light at the entrance and for upgrades to the interstate exit ramps in Derby, if needed.

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

Newport Aldermen Evict Dog From City

July 1, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – The Newport City Council Monday evening saved the life of Harley, a seven-year-old pit bull, by not ordering him euthanized. However, its owner, Kellie Peters, must take him out of the city.

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

Orleans Superior Court: Newport Man Sentenced To Prison For Felonies

July 1, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – A 31-year-old Newport man drew a prison sentence Tuesday after he changed his pleas to guilty to aggravated assault and unlawful restraint.

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

Walmart Gets Site Plan Approval

July 1, 2014

The Derby Planning Commission granted site plan approval for the supercenter proposed for the Derby Road Monday night.

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

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