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May 27th, 2014
DERBY â€“ Lt. Walt Smith is the new station commander at the Derby State Police barracks. Smith took over for Lt. Kirk Cooper May 18. Cooper is now a lieutenant in the Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) Troop B, which includes the Derby, St. Johnsbury, and Bradford stations.
Please see The Newport Daily Express Wednesday for the complete story.
JAY - The Jay Peak Area Chamber of Commerce unveiled Thursday its new website and three kiosks strategically placed throughout the community, including Jay Peak Resort.
Please see the complete story in Wednesday's Newport Daily Express.
Please see The Newport Daily Express Tuesday for stories and photos.
NEWPORT CITY - A version of Memorial Day has been observed in the United States since 1866.
See the story in the Express Tuesday.
On Saturday people defending the â€śVermont Right to Knowâ€ť bill, also called the â€śGMO Labelingâ€ť bill, gathered at the State House to march. The purpose of the march this year was to celebrate the victory of the bill while bringing to peopleâ€™s attention that the fight isnâ€™t over yet.
Please see The Express Tuesday for the complete story.
The long-awaited development plans for a Walmart Supercenter in the local area is now one step closer to reality. Walmart has submitted an application with the Town of Derby to build a super center. On Thursday Zoning Administrator Bob Kelley received a book of extensive information on Walmartâ€™s plans and the results of all their studies, and multiple drawings from the engineer.
Please see The Newport Daily Express for the complete story.
Please see Friday's Newport Daily Express for more information.
NEWPORT CITY â€“ Just in time for their prom Friday evening, North Country Union High School students gathered outside the front of the school Thursday morning to watch a mock fatal car crash on Veteranâ€™s Ave.
Please see Friday's Express for the full story.
NEWPORT CITY - Longtime educator Brad Ashley, who has taught or administrated at Blue Mountain Academy, St. Johnsbury Academy, and Foxcroft Academy (in Maine), met with the North Country Union High School board on Tuesday night. The CEO of Kingdom Development Company, Ashley would like the board to consider allowing 20 Chinese students to enroll at the school.
Please see Thursday's Express for the complete story.
â€śThe second bond vote went down, any thoughts?â€ť queried Troy school board Chairman Carol Currier at a meeting Tuesday evening.
Addressing board members and administrators regarding how to make needed school renovations without enough money, Currier suggested the next step is to see what projects can be cut.
Please see Thursday's Express for the full story.