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July 14th, 2014

NCSU Superintendent Castle Had Sense Of Calling To Come Home

July 14, 2014

NEWPORT CITY — North Country Supervisory Union’s recently hired Superintendent John Castle has returned home. Raised and educated in Holland and North Country Union High School, Castle went on to Middlebury College and received a major in sociology and a minor in education.

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

Salem Lake Clear Of Invasive Species

July 14, 2014

Rapidly growing non-native aquatic species, including Eurasian watermilfoil, are causing problems for Vermont lakes. According to the Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) milfoil infests a number of lakes, including Memphremagog and Champlain. However steps to keep it out of Lake Salem in Derby have so far been successful.

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

Parker Pie Expands Kitchen To Keep Up With Business

July 14, 2014

Parker Pie Co. in West Glover has expanded again. This time the work was in the kitchen, but the addition was a necessity. The new space allows for more efficient cooking, and a few new pieces of equipment that are leading to some menu additions.

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

July 13th

Charleston Solar Study Cimmittee: VEC Members Could Purchase Panel Shares

July 13, 2014

CHARLESTON — David Hallquist, the chief executive officer of the Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC), told the Charleston solar study committee Thursday night that co-op members may lease or buy solar panels to reduce their electricity costs.

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

Aquafest Weekend: Swimmers, Pets, Youth, Community On Parade

July 13, 2014

The Aquafest weekend kicked off Friday evening with a parade in Newport. Please see Monday's Newport Daily Express for more photos.

July 10th

Derby Development: VTrans Has Concerns Over Dunkin’ Donuts Entrance

July 10, 2014

DERBY — The Vermont Department of Transportation (VTrans) says that the furniture store owned by the company that hopes to lease land to a proposed Dunkin’ Donuts has an illegal entrance off the Derby Road.

Please read the complete story in The Newport Daily Express Friday.

Newport Homicide: State’s Attorney Still Mum

July 10, 2014

Orleans County State’s Attorney Alan Franklin said Thursday that the homicide of Isaac Hunt by Christian Cornelius remains an active investigation. Controversy is brewing in the community with many asking why no charges have been filed.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Friday for the full report.

Jay Peak Amphitheater Receives ‘Proposed’ Permit

July 10, 2014

The Environmental Commission has issued a draft Land Use Permit to Jay Peak for an amphitheater for summer concerts and other events.
Please see The Newport Daily Express Friday for the complete story.

Longtime Legendary Falcon Coach, Teacher Clifford Still Coming Back To NEK Working With Kids

July 10, 2014

NEWPORT — Gerry Clifford loves basketball. That love affair has lasted a lifetime and with the North Country gymnasium filled with youngsters this week for the Triple Threat camp, you will find Clifford making the rounds.

Please see Friday's Express for the full story.

2014 Northeast Kingdom Junior Golf Tour is Underway

July 10, 2014

ORLEANS–The 3rd Annual Northeast Kingdom Junior Golf Tour swung into action on Thursday afternoon at the Orleans Country Club.
For the second year in a row, the day began with a one hour clinic that had OCC Club Pro Josh Olney and Newport Country Club Pro Kin O'Neil giving the kids instruction and helpful points on improving their golf technique.

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