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Archive - News Article

January 14th, 2014

NCUJHS Bond Hearing Poorly Attended

January 14, 2014

DERBY CENTER - A public information meeting Monday to review a bond proposal by the North Country Union Junior High School board was poorly attended. In spite of the lack of public interest consultants Rob Favali and John Alden of the architectural firm Dubois and King provided an overview of their recommendations to the board.

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

UTG Taxpayers Reject Seneca Mountain Wind In Non-Binding Survey

January 14, 2014

The taxpayers in the Unified Towns and Gores of Essex County have given notice that they do not want an industrial wind development in their community.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Tuesday for the official results, and Wednesday for a full story and reactions.

January 12th

FD Pumps A Foot Of Water From Derby Line Basement

January 12, 2014

DERBY LINE – A basement in a Derby Line home flooded rapidly Saturday evening. The fire department and others responded to help pump out the water and channel the newly formed river of flood waters elsewhere.

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

Two Schools Holding Information Meetings Tonight

January 12, 2014

DERBY - North Country Union Junior High School and Holland Elementary School will hold information meetings tonight (Monday) to provide an overview of the proposed bonds each school is seeking. The junior high meeting will begin at 7 p.m., following a school board meeting to review and approve the next fiscal year’s budget proposal. Voters will have an opportunity to approve or reject the bond request on January 21.
Holland school’s meeting will begin at 6 p.m. with a vote scheduled for January 14.

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

Derby Line Fire Department Gets New Truck

January 12, 2014

DERBY – What’s shiny, red, and has flashing lights?
Derby Line Fire Department’s new pumper truck.

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

Nordic Skaters Try Out Lake Memphremagog

January 12, 2014

January 9th

Former Newport Dockmaster Gets Jail In Sex Case Involving Young Girls

January 9, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - John Kuhl, 42, the former Newport City dockmaster, was sentenced to serve five years in federal prison for making a young girl take pictures of her own private parts on a cell phone he had given her in 2011.

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

NCUHS Board Requests Modest Budget Increase; NCCC Proposal A Decrease

January 9, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - The North Country Union High School board will offer taxpayers a budget increase 1.58 percent over the current fiscal year.
The North Country Career Center is proposing a budget 1.38 percent below the current budget.
Please see The Newport Daily Express Friday for the complete story.

Special Olympics Vermont Plans Penguin Plunge

January 9, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - What better way to end a romantic Valentine’s weekend with your honey, but by taking a dip in icy Lake Memphremagog to benefit Special Olympics Vermont?

See The Newport Daily Express Friday for the complete story.

January 8th

NEWPORT CITY: Environmental Group Wants Pipeline Issue On Town Meeting Ballot

January 8, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - The Sierra Club, an environmental coalition, wants to stop the Portland Pipeline from reversing oil flow for Alberta tar sands oil. Monday night, Greg MacDonald, the associate organizing representative for the Sierra Club, spoke to the Newport City Council about the organization’s intent to gather enough signatures for the issue to appear on the Town Meeting ballot in March.

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

 

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