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June 17th, 2014
DERBY â€“ Jeff Davis of Shattuck Hill Investments, along with his engineers, pitched site plans to build a 160,000 square foot Walmart supercenter store between the Derby Road and Shattuck Hill Road to the Derby Planning Commission Monday night.
Please see The Newport Daily Express Wednesday for the complete report.
NEWPORT CITY â€“ Think homelessness is a big city problem that doesnâ€™t exist in the Northeast Kingdom? Think again. In 2012, according to the latest solid figures available, Northeast Kingdom Community Action (NEKCA) provided 240 individuals with emergency shelter and financial assistance to keep another 190 people housed.
Please see Wednesday's Newport Daily Express for the full story.
In an effort to help with the homeless situation, the Home Team, which consists of caring volunteers, will host a family oriented benefit show Saturday, June 21, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the American Legion Newport.
Please see The Newport Daily Express Wednesday for the full story.
CHARLESTON - The NorthWoods Stewardship Center is preparing to add a 24-foot by 40-foot bunkhouse to accommodate up to 20 people. The project is in the planning stage, but Operations Director Jayson Benoit told Charlestonâ€™s planning commission the project is in the works.
See the Newport Daily Express Tuesday for the full report.
Mark Amey of Clarksville, NH displays a cement mixer his neighbor built in the 1920s. His neighbor created the mixer to pour his own foundation, then left the contraption in the garage ever since. The mixer is made from a variety of parts from different eras. (Photo by Ed Barber) See The Newport Daily Express Tuesday for more photos.
Dr. Stan Churchill, a popular and well-known and active member of the community, died Wednesday, June 11. â€śDocâ€ť Churchill, a harness racing enthusiast, helped keep the sport alive at the Orleans County Fair. He was a former director of the fair association, a former Lake Region Union High School board chairman, and he had been a director for other community and business organizations. Please turn to page 12 in Monday's Newport Daily Express for the obituary. (Courtesy photo)
CHARLESTON - The Charleston Planning Commission listened to a preliminary report by a subcommittee on solar power at Thursday eveningâ€™s meeting. The subcommittee offered possible siting for solar panels in town, and explained possible funding sources.
Please see The Newport Daily Express Monday for the full story.
DERBY â€“ A local landowner is making sure permits are in place for development. Roger Gosselin Inc./Gosselin Enterprises own a 64-acre piece of land on Route 5 in Derby. Step by step, permits are being attained to be ready for development.
Please see Monday's Newport Daily Express for the complete story.
As part of its ongoing expansion and development Jay Peak Resort is now planning to build an outdoor amphitheater for larger concerts and other special events. Resort officials discussed plans with the Town of Jay Planning and Zoning Commission June 9.
Please see the Newport Daily Express Friday for the complete story.
From 7:23 to around 8:05 p.m. Wednesday night, roughly 5,500 customers of Vermont Electric Co-op (VEC), Barton Electric, and Orleans Electric were without power. The cause of the outage was not the incoming rain, nor vehicle related. All the trouble was caused by a single raven.
Please see The Newport Daily Express Friday for the complete story.