The Town of Derby is working with home owners on cleaning up their property. The town is alleging that they have an unpermitted junk yard.
“If you go by there you’ll see,” Derby Zoning Administrator Bob Kelley said. “They have dismantled campers, cars and all kinds of stuff.”
Northeast Kingdom native and Burlington real-estate developer Tony Pomerleau, now 99, came to Newport bearing gifts Friday morning. He presented a check for $82,000 that will help pay for next year’s centennial celebration in Newport.
A wind testing tower knowns as MET has been installed at Dairy Air Wind LLC in Holland Vermont. The tower is just shy of 200 feet tall. A hearing to discuss a proposal to install a 2.2 megawatt industrial wind turbine on site was postponed last week by the Public Service Board.
A mad scramble for Easter eggs at Hayes Ford on Saturday morning. This is the 9th annual hunt sponsored by Hayes Ford. More pictures will appear in the Newport Daily Express print edition during the week.
Decades ago Elizabeth (Betsy) Bumps was asked by her father, a Village of Derby Center trustee to fill the positions of clerk, treasurer and tax collector. With the exception of a one year hiatus, Bumps has served the village 41 years.