April 7th, 2015
NEWPORT CITY â€“ The majority of the people who took AARPâ€™s Aging In Place survey said they are unlikely to leave Orleans County after retirement and are unlikely to move from where they are now.
Read the complete report in Wednesday's Express
BARTON â€” The Lake Region Union High School board wants to integrate the supervisory unionâ€™s middle school science curriculum with that of the high school so students would be on the same footing when they start high school.
See the story Wednesday in The Express.
DERBY â€“ The Orleans County Sheriffâ€™s Department once again has a canine. Jonah, a seven-month-old Dutch shepherd, replaces the departmentâ€™s former dog, Kilo, who died after getting hit by a car last month.
See The Express Wednesday for the full story.
Construction on AnC Bio Vermont will begin on May 14, Bill Stenger announced Monday during a press conference and presentation at Jay Peak Resort.
See Tuesday's Express for the full story.
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.