May 10th, 2015
NEWPORT CITY â€“ The cityâ€™s Development Review Board (DRB) issued a zoning permit and a local Act 250 permit Wednesday to the state Department of Buildings and General Services (BGS) to build a 2,878 square-foot maintenance building on the outside of the secured area at the Northern State Correctional Facility.
See Monday's Express for the story.
BARTON â€” Hydro engineering consultant Jay Boeri completed a study of the feasibility of reintroducing a hydro power dam at Crystal Lake Falls and says it is not yet economically viable.
See The Express Friday for the story.
NEWPORT CITY â€“ Hundreds of youngsters and their providers took to the streets Thursday for the annual Week of the Young Child.
See the story in Friday's Express.
The owner of Pepinâ€™s Motel property on the Derby Road wants to demolish the building and use the area for cars.
See Friday's Express for more.
DERBY â€” Personalized Learning Plans (PLP) will replace the current school grading system within a couple of years, Amy Pickering, the North Country Union High School liaison for the guidance department, told a joint high school and junior high school board meeting last week.
See The Express Thursday for the story.
The U.S. attorney for Vermont says Amy Fletcher, the former manager for the Derby Line Ambulance squad, diverted $250,000 from the non-profit service for her own use, and that she filed a false federal income tax return in 2011.
See The Express Wednesday for the story.
COVENTRY â€“ Voters here rejected by Australian ballot the proposed 2015-2016 school budget of $2,839,453.86 by 10 votes.
See the story in The Express Wednesday.
NEWPORT CITY â€“ Newport City Mayor Paul Monette presented Chris Johansen from Northern Star Lake Cruises with Vermontâ€™s North Country Chamber of Commerce Business Person of the Year Award Monday at the chamberâ€™s annual meeting.
See the story in The Express Tuesday.
Jay Peak, once an untouched, pristine mountain wilderness, opened for business as a ski area in 1955.
Today, at nearly all lift-accessed resorts in the nation, and even at some hike-to areas like Mount Washington, ski patrollers are standing by to stabilize injured snowsports enthusiasts and transport them off of the ski slopes. Louis Carter has been doing just that for the last 50 years at Jay Peak.
See the complete story in Tuesday's Express.