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June 5th, 2014

D-DAY 70TH ANNIVERSARY

June 5, 2014

Check out the weekend edition of The Newport Daily Express for extensive coverage of the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

Aldermen Reject Federal Grant For New Policeman

June 5, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Monday night the city council rejected police chief Seth DiSanto’s request to apply for a federal grant, up to $125,000, the department would have used to hire a new police officer.

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

June 4th

North Country Hospital: Doctor Changes Coming For Primary Care

June 4, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Major changes in local primary care are on the horizon for North Country Hospital.
The biggest change, said Claudio Fort, the hospital’s CEO, is that Dr. Peter Harris retired Friday after serving the community for 25 years.

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

Derby Line Village Inn Wants Outdoor Seating

June 4, 2014

DERBY LINE — The new German/Austrian restaurant and inn in Derby Line has so far been wildly popular. The owners now want to add some seating options.

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

Rennaissance Faire: Area Youth Learning Hands-On

June 4, 2014

DERBY – Sixth-grade students from Newport City, Derby, Newport Town, Brighton, Holland, Coventry, and Lowell attended the fourth annual Renaissance Faire held at the Elks Club in Derby Wednesday.

Please see Thursday's Newport Daily Express for the complete story and several more photos.

North Country Girls Finish 6th at State Tournament

June 4, 2014

WILLISTON-North Country Union High School’s girls golf team traveled to Williston Country Club on Monday for a practice round prior to Tuesday’s State Finals.
Representing the team was freshman Katie Goulet, junior Tanika Demers, and senior/captain Paige Gagnon.
Each day was hotter than the next, and with the humidity and hilly course, scoring was a challenge.
Katie’s practice round was actually better than her competitive round by eight strokes.
Her 91 on Tuesday placed her 3rd in Division I and 5th overall in Vermont.

Rachel Marie (Bonneau) Page

June 4, 2014

Page–– Rachel Marie (Bonneau), 70, passed away on May 30, 2014 in Lakeland, FL following a sudden illness.
For the full obituary see Wednesday's Express.

June 3rd

Newport Development: AnC Bio Approved By Federal Government

June 3, 2014

At a groundbreaking event Tuesday at Burke Mountain Resort, Bill Stenger of Jay Peak announced that the AnC Bio development planned for Newport and the 150 investors have received federal approval. Stenger said that the “business plan and investment group has been accepted by federal government and project can move forward at a brisk pace..."

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

Newport City Council: Aldermen Vote Against Needle Exchange Program

June 3, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – The Newport City council, by a vote of 3-2 Monday evening, rejected Vermont CARES’ request to have a mobile exchange program in the city.

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

Derby Development: Planning Commission Grants Permits

June 3, 2014

It only took the Derby Planning Commission a couple of minutes Monday evening to approve two new proposals for development in Derby. Developers for Dunkin Donuts and Yankee Farm Credit were at the hearing. Dunkin Donuts is leasing a portion of Abbots Equities LLC property next to Modern Furniture on Route 5/105 in Derby.

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

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