April 5th, 2015
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.
The Brighton select board settled a lawsuit brought by Raymond Perry at a special board meeting on Monday.
See Wednesday's Express to find out how much the settlement was.
The Northeastern Vermont Development Association (NVDA) is officially against any more industrial wind projects in the Northeast Kingdom...
The decision becomes part of the NVDA Regional Plan, but the Vermont Public Service Board still has the final say over wind projects.
See the complete story Tuesday in The express.