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August 19th, 2014

Newport City Residents To See 3.6 Percent Tax Increase

August 19, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – City residents can expect a 3.6 percent increase on their tax bills for 2014-2015, while non-city residents who own property in Newport can expect to see a 4 percent increase.

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

North Country Union Junior High School Must Address Fire Marshal Concerns Before Deadline

August 19, 2014

DERBY CENTER — The North Country Union Junior High School board must promise to meet the fire marshal’s concerns over the summer’s renovation project by November 1 or risk delaying school opening.

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

Orleans County Has Highest Job Growth But Remains Highest In Unemployment

August 19, 2014

Orleans County has had the highest rate of job growth in the state. But it remains the area with the highest unemployment.

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

August 18th

Former Vermont US Sen. Jeffords Dies At 80

August 18, 2014

MONTPELIER (AP) — Former Vermont U.S. Sen. James Jeffords, who in 2001 tipped control of the Senate when he quit the Republican Party to become an independent, died Monday. He was 80.

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

Kingdom Community Wind: Sound Levels Meet Standards In Latest Round Of Testing

August 18, 2014

Green Mountain Power (GMP) has its results from its latest round of sound monitoring at the Kingdom Community Wind facility in Lowell. According to the monitoring results filed with the Vermont Public Service Board, sound levels fell within the allowable limits, GMP announced last Thursday.

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

Terry Lumbra Retires After 37 Years As Cook AT Holland Elementary

August 18, 2014

Born in Hartford, Conn., Terry Lumbra’s family moved to Holland, Vt. and here she still lives with her husband DeForrest Lumbra Jr. This month Lumbra retired after working for 37 years as a cook at the Holland Elementary School.

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

Orleans County Fair Ends With A Bang

August 18, 2014

BARTON - The Orleans County Fair ended Sunday with its traditional demolition derby sending once shiny, new vehicles that someone worked hard to earn, to nothing but crumble pieces of junk.
While some cars went down early in the trials, many made it to the finals and went out in a blaze of glory.

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

Richard Alden Colburn, Jr.

August 18, 2014

Colburn–– Richard Alden, Jr., 58, of East Charleston, VT, passed away suddenly on August 14, 2014 in Newport, VT.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

Francis Oliver Monfette

August 18, 2014

Monfette–– Francis Oliver, 89, of Orleans, VT, died peacefully with his family at his side on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 in Newport, VT.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

Dolores M. Tinker

August 18, 2014

Tinker–– Dolores M., 75, of Orleans, VT passed away on August 14, 2014 at her daughter’s home in Barton, VT.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

 

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