April 6th, 2015
NEWPORT CITY â€“ At a time when the state is planning on making major cuts that include closing two state police Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs), Buildings and General Services (BGS) wants to spend just under a half-million dollars to build a maintenance building at the Northern State Correctional Facility (NSCF).
See the Express Tuesday for the whole story.
NEWPORT TOWN â€” On Thursday afternoon the Newport Town Elementary School board offered a one-year contract to principal candidate Wendy Meunier.
See Monday's Express to learn more about the new principal.
The long awaited Derby Walmart Supercenter is nearly ready to build. The District 7 Environmental Commission issued a Land Use Permit Friday to construct a 165,000 square foot building with a parking lot for 657 cars and a 1,500 foot access road. The store, which will be off of Route 5 / 105 and Shattuck Hill Road, will be open 24-hours a day.
Police took 19-year-old Jesse Sawyer to prison Wednesday after he allegedly led police on a 40-mile chase in a truck police say he stole from St. J Auto in St. Johnsbury.
See the whole story in Thursday's Express.
BARTON â€” All of Orleans and northern Essex County school districts are rated as poor schools, which puts them at a distinct disadvantage, according to the Vermont Agency of Education.
See Thursday's Express for the full story.
Last weekend the Canusa Wildcats participated in a basketball tournament in Essex. The team had a great showing, going 4-0 over the course of the weekend
High speed chase ends between Exit 27 and 28 on I91 northbound after local police lay down spike strips. Suspect is in custody.
Jay Peak announced Tuesday that it now has state approval for the Jay Peak Biomedical Research Park, also known as AnC Bio Vermont, to move forward.
Please see Wednesday's Express for the complete story.