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September 24th, 2014

North Country Union Junior High School: State Pays Debt On Wood Chip Boiler

September 24, 2014

DERBY CENTER — A bond used for the installation of a wood chip furnace at North Country Union Junior High School is almost paid off. North Country Supervisory Union Business Manager Glenn Hankinson told the school board Tuesday the state made the final payment.

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

Church To Hold Prayer Vigil For Captured Pastor

September 24, 2014

DERBY – Local Christians will gather Friday at the Newport Church of God on the Crawford Road and will hold a community prayer vigil for Pastor Saeed Abedini of Boise, Idaho. Abedini has been in an Iranian prison because of his Christian Faith.

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

NVDA Helps Barton, Orleans With Hazard Mitigation Plan

September 24, 2014

ORLEANS – Representatives from the Town of Barton and the villages of Orleans and Barton met at the Mack Building last Thursday evening to discuss emergency mitigation efforts.

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

September 23rd

Orleans Superior Court: Christian Cornelius Found Competent

September 23, 2014

After undergoing a court-ordered psychiatric evaluation, Christian Cornelius, 32, of Newport was found competent. Cornelius remains in jail at Northern State Correctional Facility in Newport because he has been unable to post bail.

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

Newport City Aldermen Discuss Safety Of Railroad Trestle

September 23, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – The safety of the Landing Street railroad trestle continues to concern the city council.

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

Derby Development: Dunkin Donuts Receives Local Permit Again

September 23, 2014

DERBY — The Planning Commission here unanimously granted site plan approval Monday for the proposed development of a Dunkin Donuts shop on the Derby Road.
The project remains in the Act 250 review process.

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

September 22nd

Newport City Residents Concerned About Railroad Bridge Safety

September 22, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Some residents here are concerned that the railroad bridge over Landing Street is deteriorating and unsafe.
Jim Sheltra, who lives near the bridge, first noticed problems that include holes in supporting pillars a year ago.

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

Rail Company Looking To Increase Train Traffic

September 22, 2014

Officials from The Central Maine and Quebec Railroad, the company that operates from Newport north, hopes to increase its train traffic in this region.

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

Border Direction Signs To Change In Derby Line

September 22, 2014

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials are working on changing to signs in Derby Line because some motorists are still not stopping for inspection when entering the U.S from Canada.

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

September 21st

Local Contractor Recovering From Accident

September 21, 2014

DERBY/BOSTON — A well-known building contractor from Derby is still recovering from a serious injury he received while on the job almost seven weeks ago. Paul Patenaude, who is known throughout the Northeast Kingdom for building quality homes, remodeling, and installing vinyl siding for the past 15 years, is currently at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston.

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

 

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