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October 15th, 2014

Governor’s Report Skirts Education Funding Solutions

October 15, 2014

The governor’s office recently released a report defining the problem in education funding and proposed six solutions to Department of Education Secretary Rebecca Holcombe.

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

October 14th

St. Edward Gets Preschool Permit From Derby ZBA

October 14, 2014

St. Edward Parish received conditional use approval from the Derby Zoning Board of Adjustment Monday evening for an increase of up to 36 preschool children if the parish meets the conditions.

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

October 13th

Velasquez Pleads Guilty To Canadian Charges, Gets Jail

October 13, 2014

Valentina Velasquez, who set off a two-country police chase last month, has pleaded guilty in Quebec court to failing to stop for police, dangerous driving, assaulting a police officer with a weapon, possession of stolen goods, and crossing the border illegally in an escapade she herself described in court as, “the stupidest thing I’ve done in my life.”

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

VIDEO: Patriots use strong 2nd half to dominate Bills

October 13, 2014

Daryl Johnston, Kenny Albert on the Pats' win over Buffalo.

October 12th

Friends And Colleagues Roast Duncan Kilmartin

October 12, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Mention the name Duncan anywhere in the Northeast Kingdom or the halls of Vermont’s State House and most people will immediately think of longtime state representative and as an even longer serving attorney Duncan Kilmartin.
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Thursday evening, many of Kilmartin’s friends and colleagues, who included former governor Jim Douglas, gathered at the Eastside Restaurant to roast him.

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

Meryl Lebowitz Wins Plein Air Art Award

October 12, 2014

BARTON — The first annual Plein Air art event has revealed the winner of the event is Meryl Lebowitz.

Please see Monday's Newport Daily Express for the complete story.

Are You Ready For Some Flag Football?

October 12, 2014

Two Northeast Kingdom residents are gearing up for the second annual Hunger Bowl.

Please see Monday's Newport Daily Express for the complete story.

October 9th

Brownington Selectmen Open Bids For Garage Construction

October 9, 2014

BROWNINGTON — The Brownington select board opened bids Wednesday evening for the construction of a new town garage.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Friday to learn what contractors bid, and what the bids were

Career Fair Brings Colleges, Employers, Students Together

October 9, 2014

NEWPORT CITY — Students had the opportunity to hear about what it is like to work in different fields and what programs are offered at different colleges at a college and career fair hosted by North Country High School and Career Center Wednesday. About 1,000 students, staff, and professionals took part in the event.

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

Department Of Health Sponsors Child Restraint System Class

October 9, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Representatives from the Vermont Department of Health spent the last few days at Newport Ambulance Service where they taught the proper way to install child restraint systems in vehicles.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Friday for the full report.

 

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