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February 24th, 2015
With the thermometer often well below zero, this February is shaping up to be the coldest in years.
Mark Breen, a meteorologist at the Fairbanks Museum in St. Johnsbury, said Tuesday that the coldest February was in 1934 when the average temperature was 6.1 degrees.
Please see Wednesday's Newport Daily Express to see what this month's average temperature is expected to be.
NEWPORT CITY â€” Only two reporters joined a mixture of school board members and administrators Monday night at the North Country Union High School and North Country Career Center annual informational meeting leading up to Town Meeting Day.
Please see Wednesday's Newport Daily for the full story.
Some Vermont legislators question if closing the Derby and Rutland Public Answering Points (PSAPs) will really save the state $1.7 million as Gov. Peter Shumlin and Public Safety Commissioner Keith Flynn anticipate.
Please see The Newport Daily Express Tuesday for the complete story.
The Vermont Legislatureâ€™s House Education Committee is considering a bill that would eliminate small school funding on the basis that the grant is redundant. If the bill is enacted into law the Orleans Central Supervisory Union (OCSU) and North Country Supervisory Union (NCSU) would lose $480,459 and $684,087 respectively in FYâ€™16.
Please see Tuesday's Newport Daily Express for the complete story.
NEWPORT CITY â€“ Three Newport City residents took matters into their own hands Friday by opening a bank account to help Helena Hicks pay her water and sewer fees.
Please see The Newport Daily Express Monday for the full story.
CHARLESTON â€” Voters on Town Meeting Day will decide whether the town should pursue the possibility of installing solar panels.
Please see Monday's Express for the story.
The wrong phone number for the Newport City Police Department was inadvertently published in the front page story Thursday regarding a suspicious man in Newport.
The number to the police station is 334-6733. Police urge the public not to call the number that was published Thursday because it is a private number.
We apologize for the confusion.