May 3rd, 2015
Even the youngest members of Newport can be a great help! Northeast Kingdom Child Care honored Green Up Day Friday. They cleaned along the bike path between the Gateway center and the Emory Hebard state office building. Right to left Joseph Hatin age 3, Cheyenne Hatin, Macie Huntington age 4, and Axel Moses age 2. For more Green Up Day photos see Faces and Places in Monday's Express. (Photo courtesy of Cheyenne Hatin)
COVENTRY â€“ Taxpayers here will vote Tuesday on a school budget proposal of $2,839,453.86, â€” an 8.87 percent increase over the current budget â€” by Australian ballot at the community center.
See the story in The Express Monday.
DERBY â€” Growing opposition to the school consolidation bill is gaining momentum as the House bill makes its way through the Senate.
See Monday's Express for the story.
NEWPORT CITY â€“ As a prelude to Green Up Day Saturday, members of the North Country Union High School JROTC program spent part of Thursday morning picking up trash in Gardner Park.
See the story in Friday's Express.
A portage will be created in Derby to allow Clyde River paddlers better navigation through Derby.
See Friday's Express for the story.
EWPORT CITY â€“ The Northern State Correctional Facility (NSCF) in Newport City and the Northwestern Correctional Facility (NCF) in Swanton remained on lockdown Wednesday.
See The Express Thursday to find out why.
NEWPORT CITY â€” There are thirty two teaching positions that need to be filled this summer and Superintendent John Castle said he expects more to follow.
Junior high school principal Nicole Corbett conveyed the sad news that shop teacher Roger Chaput has not sufficiently recovered from a head injury he suffered three years ago.
The school has rescheduled graduation time to 7 p.m.
See Thursday's Express for the story.