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Archive - News Article

January 27th, 2014

Local Lawmakers Split On Legalizing Marijuana

January 27, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - Some local lawmakers agree that decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana while at the same time being worried about heroin and opiate use in the state sends a mixed message to Vermonters.

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

Border Motel Gets A Makeover

January 27, 2014

DERBY - The Border Motel located on Route 5 in Derby Center is operating under new management. Katina Farnsworth hopes someday to buy the business.

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

January 26th

Derby Town Plan Ready For Voter Approval

January 26, 2014

DERBY - On Wednesday, January 22 the Derby select board held the second of two public hearings for residents to ask questions and make comments regarding the proposed new town plan. Following a short discussion following the hearing the select board unanimously agreed to send the proposal to voters on Town Meeting Day. The vote will be by Australian ballot.

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

NCH ‘Holding Hands’ With Change

January 26, 2014

The focus of North Country Hospital’s (NCH) annual meeting Thursday at the East Side Restaurant was on its many accomplishments and change. The hospital has been in the news lately for some problems it is dealings with like the OSHA violations, and layoffs, among others, but there were many accomplishments over the past year.

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

High School Students Rock The Kingdom

January 26, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - Friday night the North Country Union High School auditorium turned into a magical venue for seven bands from that school, North Country Union Junior High School and Lake Region Union High School, who put on a rock concert that left the audience screaming for more.

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

Ice Fishing Tourney Benefits Derby Line Fire Department

January 26, 2014

MORGAN - Supporters of the Derby Line Fire Department will host an ice fishing derby at Seymour Lake in Morgan next weekend. The event unofficially started more than ten years ago, but as support grew, the fundraiser was formally organized around four years ago.

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

January 23rd

Ct. Men Arrested In Orleans County Waive Extradition

January 23, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - Two Connecticut men on the run from police were on their way back to that state Thursday after waiving extradition in the criminal division of Orleans Superior Court.
Police in Connecticut are accusing Jaheem Snype, 19, of running down a police officer with a stolen car Sunday, Jan. 19, and dragging him.
He and another man, Frank Gonzalez Jr., 23, were arrested in Barton Wednesday.

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

Brighton DRB Hears Dollar General

January 23, 2014

ISLAND POND — Dollar General, the smallest but perhaps most successful of the big name box stores, is one step closer to building a new store in Island Pond. On Tuesday, the Town of Brighton Development Review Board (DRB) held the public hearing and application review as required by the town zoning bylaws.

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

Chronicle Founder Enters NENPA Hall of Fame

January 23, 2014

BARTON — It’s Monday afternoon and the staff at the Chronicle, Orleans County’s weekly newspaper, is working hard to meet Tuesday’s deadline. Publisher Chris Braithwaite is right alongside his staff, helping to make sure things are just right.
Braithwaite...will be inducted into the New England Newspaper and Press Association (NENPA) Hall of Fame in February.

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

January 22nd

Junior High School Bond Vote Defeated

January 22, 2014

DERBY - In a very light turnout of voters across five towns, the $1.9 million junior high school bond vote for repairs and replacement of the heating and ventilation systems, as well as other ADA mandated upgrades, was defeated by 21 votes.

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

 

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