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September 17th, 2014

Brighton Selectmen Reject PETA Offer For New Sign

September 17, 2014

It didn’t take long for the Brighton select board to decide Tuesday night they would not take PETA up on an offer for a free radar speed sign. With a quick motion to add an official letter from the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals organization to the agenda, board Chairman Melinda Gervais-Lemoureux said she hadn’t really been prepared for the controversy the issue created.

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

NCH Joins Statewide Information Sharing Network

September 17, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – The North Country Hospital medical staff is working this week to get trained on a computer system that will tie the hospital to the other 14 hospitals in the state, plus Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H.

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

Derby Zoning Board Tables St. Edward Preschool Application

September 17, 2014

St. Edward Catholic Church wants a permit for up to 100 kids for its preschool and afterschool program. The application was tabled at a Derby Zoning Board of Adjustment meeting Monday evening pending more information.

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

Sweet Rowen Farmstead Receives Grant

September 17, 2014

WEST GLOVER — The US Department of Agriculture has offered a $24,661 grant to Sweet Rowen Farmstead LLC in West Glover to help the company expand its dairy footprint.

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

Bruce A. Booth

September 17, 2014

Bruce A. Booth, 76, of Barre, VT, formerly of North Troy, passed away in Berlin, VT on Saturday, September 12, 2014.
For the full obituary see Wednesday's Express.

Mary Barker Roby

September 17, 2014

Mary Barker Roby, a longtime area resident passed away on Saturday, September 13, 2014, at home with her loving family at her side.
For the full obituary see Wednesday's Express.

September 16th

Cornelius Bail Reduced In Abuse Prevention Order Case

September 16, 2014

The Newport man in the news for a homicide is in prison for allegedly violating an abuse prevention order. Christian Cornelius, 31, saw his bail reduced from $25,000 to $15,000 Tuesday in a hearing.

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

Solar Company Pitches Plans To Derby Board Of Selectmen

September 16, 2014

A Vermont solar power company wants to build a project in Derby. Henry Bell with Green Peak Solar out of Waitsfield attended the Derby selectmen’s meeting Monday evening to present his plans and find out if the town is interested.

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

Lake Region Struggles to Get Balls on Net, Loses to Peoples

September 16, 2014

ORLEANS–The Lake Region Lady Rangers put their undefeated streak on the line when they hosted the Peoples Academy Wolves on Wednesday afternoon.
It would be a challenging afternoon for the Lady Rangers, as they are pretty banged up and were forced to move a lot of players around to unfamiliar positions.
With that being said, the Wolves would be one goal better on this day, and the Lady Rangers lost their first match of the season 2-1.

Hand, Foot and Mouth Continues to Plague NCU Athletics, UPDATED

September 16, 2014

NEWPORT-The outbreak of Hand, Foot and Mouth disease continues to be a problem for the North Country athletic department.
Tuesday’s varsity soccer games against the Lyndon Institute Vikings have been canceled, as have the jv games scheduled for Wednesday.
Wednesday’s varsity field hockey game against Milton has also been canceled.
No make-up dates for any of the contests have been announced as of this writing.
The games were canceled because the visiting schools did not want to send their kids up to Newport for fear of catching the highly contagious disease.

 

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