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PSB Fines GMP For Noise Violations

October 23, 2014

The Vermont Public Service Board (PSB) has penalized Green Mountain Power for noise violations at the Lowell wind farm. On October 16 the board ordered GMP to pay for one year of continuous sound monitoring, estimated to cost about $109,000, and pay a $1,000 fine.

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

FairPoint Strike Affects Local Workers

October 23, 2014

ERBY – FairPoint office and field workers from Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine continued walk the picket line this week. Just over 300 Vermont workers are on the picket line. They join more than 1,700 across the tri-state area. The workers’ previous five-year contract ended August 2.

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

Canadian Boat Owner Hopes To Resume International Travel

October 22, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – A Canadian business owner wants the city council to help him make it easier to bring passengers to the community on his tour boat.

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

North Country Hospital Now Has 3D Mammography

October 22, 2014

Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women. North Country Hospital has a new medical device that will facilitate breast cancer detection. The hospital will be one of about 10 percent of hospitals in the nation that offers the three-dimensional capabilities.

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

Coventry Village School: Flood Damage Will Cost $120,000 To Repair

October 22, 2014

COVENTRY — Recovery and repair is underway at the Coventry Village School following a blown gasket that flooded the gym and several classrooms. Principal Matthew Baughman met with the school board and Jim Cobb of Restoration Unlimited on Tuesday evening.

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

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