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May 30th, 2013

IRASBURG DOUSES FIRE TRUCK

May 30, 2013

It's the third time around, and attempts by the Irasburg Fire Department to get a badly needed new truck have been doused by voters - again! Read this story in Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 31, 2013, and have a nice weekend!

May 29th

SHAFE FACES LIFE IN PRISON

May 29, 2013

Fred Shafe is looking at life in prison if he's found guilty on his latest charges and sentenced as an habitual offender. Shafe is accused of stealing a bag of pot from the old sheriff's department building. Find out more in Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 30, 2013.

JR HIGH BOND DELAYED

May 29, 2013

The junior high school wants a bond to make much needed repairs, but they are running out of time to have a bond vote, handle any appeals, and still get the work done before school starts. Time to rethink the plan. Read about it in Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 30, 2013.

YE OLDE FAIRE

May 29, 2013

Area sixth graders held their annual Renaissance Faire at the Elks' Club. Check out their attire and activities in Thursday's edition of the Newport Daily Express for May 30, 2013.

May 28th

DERBY MAN AWARDED BRONZE STAR

May 28, 2013

A U.S. Air Force captain who hails from Derby has been awarded the Bronze Star for his work in Afghanistan. Read about it in Wednesday's edition of the Newport Daily Express for May 29, 2013.

COVENTRY NIXES FIRE DEPT.

May 28, 2013

Residents at a special meeting  Tuesday voted to rescind their decision to form a fire department.  Voters also rescinded the fire department budget of $515,000. Watch Thursday's Newport Daily Express for full story, including reaction.

May 27th

SPRING FLOODING

May 27, 2013

The state was inundated with rain last week. Roads were closed and homes were threatened. We managed to escape the worst of it, but not without some washouts and high water. Take a look at photos of area flooding on the back page of The Newport Daily Express for Tuesday, May 28, 2013.

WE REMEMBER

May 27, 2013

Memorial Day is a special time for honoring our heroes who died so that we might have liberty. Read our Tuesday Memorial Day edition for May 28, 2013.

May 26th

DERBY LINE ROAD CLOSED

May 26, 2013

The Vermont State Police report that US Rt 5 in Derby Line, VT, is closed just north of Caswell Ave. due to a hole discovered in the pavement a couple feet on the Canada side of the United States/Canada border. The hole in pavement was small however a large area beneath the pavement has eroded away. For safety concerns traffic will not be allowed to travel US Rt 5 north into Canada and people are asked to utilize Interstate 91 or Beebe Plain Ports of Entry as alternate routes.

May 23rd

CREATE YOUR FUTURE

May 23, 2013

Vermont's North Country Chamber of Commerce celebrated the hard work of its members and talked about the future at its annual meeting, held at the Eastside Restaurant and the Newport Country Club Thursday. For more of this story, see Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 24, 2013.

 

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