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July 13th, 2014

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.

Everett Anson Willard

July 10, 2014

Everett Anson Willard, 94, of Orleans died July 7, 2014 at North Country Hospital in Newport.
For the full obituary see Thursday's Express.

Isaac Jacob Hunt

July 10, 2014

Hunt–– Isaac Jacob, 35, of Derby passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, July 5, 2014.
For the full obituary see Thursday's Express.

July 9th

Severe Storms Cause Damage

July 9, 2014

Severe storms of thunder, lightning, wind, and heavy rains barreled in, wreaking havoc in the area Tuesday evening.
Lightning and wind knocked over trees and caused power outages to more than 2,000 homes.

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

Barton Solar: PSB Awards Certificate Of Public Good

July 9, 2014

BARTON — The Public Service Board (PSB) has granted Barton Solar LLC a Certificate of Public Good (CPG) to construct a 1.89 MW solar electric generation facility located on Route 16.

Please see Thursday's Newport Daily Express for the complete story.

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