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May 27th, 2014

Seneca Mountain Wind Proposal Withdrawn

May 27, 2014

Seneca Mountain Wind has withdrawn its proposal to connect to the grid in the Northeast Kingdom. Just over two years ago Eolian Renewable Energy, in partnership with Nordex, proposed an industrial wind generation facility in Essex County. Eolian envisioned the construction of up to 35 towers four hundred feet tall, located in Newark, Brighton, and the unorganized gores in the Essex County.

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

Deadly Persuasion: Advertising Influence Affects Health, Habits

May 27, 2014

NEWPORT — Advertising can have a powerful influence over individuals’ emotions and the choices they make.
That was the message delivered at an event at the Goodrich Memorial Library Thursday.

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

Expanded Tobacco Laws On The Horizon

May 27, 2014

A bill co-sponsored by Derby Representative Lynn Batchelor expanding regulations prohibiting smoking in public areas is awaiting the governor’s signature.

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

Vermont State Police: Derby Station Gets New Commander

May 27, 2014

DERBY – Lt. Walt Smith is the new station commander at the Derby State Police barracks. Smith took over for Lt. Kirk Cooper May 18. Cooper is now a lieutenant in the Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) Troop B, which includes the Derby, St. Johnsbury, and Bradford stations.

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

Jay Peak Area Chamber of Commerce Unveils New Website

May 27, 2014

JAY - The Jay Peak Area Chamber of Commerce unveiled Thursday its new website and three kiosks strategically placed throughout the community, including Jay Peak Resort.

Please see the complete story in Wednesday's Newport Daily Express.

Local Bowlers Heading to USBC Jr. Gold Championships

May 27, 2014

COLCHESTER-Nine local bowlers from Waterfront Lanes Junior Bowling League, Makenzie Parenteau, Emma Parenteau, Kailyn McGregor, Vincent Illuzzi, Jarid and Noah Mathieu, Evan Poirier, Matthew Dumont and Devin West, participated in the 2014 Vermont State Youth Handicap Singles Tournament at the Spare Times Lanes on May 3rd.
To find out how they did, see the Express on 5-28-14.

Shirlene Warner Dolan

May 27, 2014

Dolan–– Shirlene Warner passed away May 25, 2014 at the Manor in Morrisville after suffering many years from Alzheimer’s.
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.

May 26th

MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONIES IN ORLEANS COUNTY

May 26, 2014

Please see The Newport Daily Express Tuesday for stories and photos.

UCA Students Observed Memorial Day Friday

May 26, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - A version of Memorial Day has been observed in the United States since 1866.

See the story in the Express Tuesday.

Memorial Weekend March For Vt’s Right To Know

May 26, 2014

On Saturday people defending the “Vermont Right to Know” bill, also called the “GMO Labeling” bill, gathered at the State House to march. The purpose of the march this year was to celebrate the victory of the bill while bringing to people’s attention that the fight isn’t over yet.

Please see The Express Tuesday for the complete story.

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