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September 18th, 2014

Newport Buying Land In Derby For Water Tower

September 18, 2014

The City of Newport is working on buying a piece of property in Derby’s commercial district in case there is a need for more water pressure in the future.

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

Local Post Offices Affected By Hour Reduction

September 18, 2014

BOSTON – In an effort to save some post offices from closure, officials from the United States Postal Service have decided to reduce the number of hours the counter is open at those facilities. In some cases, the postal service will keep the lobbies open 24 hours a day so customers can access their post office boxes even if the counter is closed.

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

September 17th

Brighton Selectmen Reject PETA Offer For New Sign

September 17, 2014

It didn’t take long for the Brighton select board to decide Tuesday night they would not take PETA up on an offer for a free radar speed sign. With a quick motion to add an official letter from the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals organization to the agenda, board Chairman Melinda Gervais-Lemoureux said she hadn’t really been prepared for the controversy the issue created.

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

NCH Joins Statewide Information Sharing Network

September 17, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – The North Country Hospital medical staff is working this week to get trained on a computer system that will tie the hospital to the other 14 hospitals in the state, plus Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H.

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

Derby Zoning Board Tables St. Edward Preschool Application

September 17, 2014

St. Edward Catholic Church wants a permit for up to 100 kids for its preschool and afterschool program. The application was tabled at a Derby Zoning Board of Adjustment meeting Monday evening pending more information.

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

Sweet Rowen Farmstead Receives Grant

September 17, 2014

WEST GLOVER — The US Department of Agriculture has offered a $24,661 grant to Sweet Rowen Farmstead LLC in West Glover to help the company expand its dairy footprint.

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

September 16th

Cornelius Bail Reduced In Abuse Prevention Order Case

September 16, 2014

The Newport man in the news for a homicide is in prison for allegedly violating an abuse prevention order. Christian Cornelius, 31, saw his bail reduced from $25,000 to $15,000 Tuesday in a hearing.

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

Solar Company Pitches Plans To Derby Board Of Selectmen

September 16, 2014

A Vermont solar power company wants to build a project in Derby. Henry Bell with Green Peak Solar out of Waitsfield attended the Derby selectmen’s meeting Monday evening to present his plans and find out if the town is interested.

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

September 15th

Burst Pipe Cancels School In Coventry

September 15, 2014

COVENTRY – Coventry Village School students return to their classrooms Tuesday after an unexpected day off Monday. A burst pipe over the weekend prompted Principal Matthew Baughman to cancel classes for Monday.

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

Vermont Supreme Court: Water Dispute Decision Overturned

September 15, 2014

Rules Derby Center Within Rights To Charge Extra Fee

DERBY – The Vermont Supreme Court has overturned a lower court decision in a longstanding water dispute between the City of Newport and the Village of Derby Center, and remanded other issues back for further proceedings.
In its written decision issued Friday the Supreme Court stated that the Village of Derby Center did have the right to implement fees to the city on unused water, contrary to the lower trial court’s findings.

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

 

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