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November 10th, 2013

Barton Solar Farm Submits Application

November 10, 2013

BARTON- Robert Grant, Project Manager for the proposed Barton Solar Farm project has submitted an application before the Vermont Public Service Board for a Certificate of Public Good. The proposed farm will be located on the Ducharme property in the Town of Barton. The 25 acre lot is located east of Route 16, less than a mile from Exit 25 off Interstate 91. Barton Solar, LLC plans on installing a 1.89 megawatt photovoltaic generation facility off the Glover Road with the capacity to serve 500 residential homes.
For the rest of the story see Monday's Express.

November 7th

Imery's Talc Delaware Seeks To Put Talc Mine On Mothballs

November 7, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - The Act 250 Board went into recess Wednesday evening while the owners of a talc mine work out some details for The Agency of Natural Resources. The mine is located near the Loop Road in Troy.                                           
Because of a low market, the owners of the talc mine stopped working the property 20 or so years ago. Now officials from Imery's Talc Delaware Inc. based in Ludlow want temporary reclamation of the mine until they decide what to do with it.
For the rest of the story see Friday's Express.

Derby Walmart Getting Closer

November 7, 2013

DERBY - Vermont's downtowns got a boost Wednesday and as an added bonus, at least in the eyes of some people, two groups who are strongly against Walmart outside of towns say they will not oppose a large super center off the Derby Road. 
For the rest of the story see Friday's Express.

November 6th

Supermedia LLC vs Spates The Florist

November 6, 2013

NEWPORT CITY- A civil lawsuit filed by Supermedia LLC versus Four Green Thumbs Inc. (Spates the Florist) is tentatively set for trial on December 5th. The lawsuit involves non payment of advertising services performed by Idearc Media, predecessor to Supermedia.
For the rest of the story see Thursday's Express.

Old Newberry's Building Sold

November 6, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - Local business developer Bill Stenger, owner of Jay Peak Resort, is in the process of purchasing the former J.J. Newberry's Building on Main Street.
For the rest of the story see Thursday's Express.

November 5th

Newport's Redevelopment: More Concerns Voiced

November 5, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - Many Northeast Kingdom residents are waiting with bated breath for the start of the redevelopment of the Newport area. However, at least one Newport resident is not so sure it will be as glorified as developers promise.
For the rest of the story see Wednesday's Express.

Honoring American Heroes during the Holidays

November 5, 2013

ORLEANS COUNTY – To honor all of the fallen service men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country, a local business is making sure that each veteran has a wreath on their final resting place for the holiday season.
For the rest of the story see Wednesday's Express.

November 4th

Self-Defense Class in Newport

November 4, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - In today's world, many people feel vulnerable to attacks. That feeling increases for those who have a disability or are elderly. However, thanks to the local chapter of Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually Impared (VAB), those demographics can feel safer thanks to a self-defense class taught at the Emory Hebard State Office Building.
For the rest of the story see Tuesday's Express.

Wanted: People Who Care

November 4, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - Deadly diseases have made many children from Uganda, a landlocked country in East Africa, orphans. Even though the children are orphans doesn't mean they don't deserve a quality education and that is exactly what Herman Lukwago of Uganda aims to do.
For the rest of the story see Tuesday's Express.

November 3rd

Scout Food Drive A Success!

November 3, 2013

November 2, Cub Scout Pack 830 and Girl Scout Troop 30100 was out in force on this wet rainy day, but that didn't stop these kids from walking with pride going door to door in Derby, Derby Line, and Newport. These kids asked community members to help them support the local food shelf for Hungerfest 2013.

 

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