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October 16th, 2014

NCH Preparing For Potential Ebola Case

October 16, 2014

North Country Hospital (NCH) is preparing for the possibly of a patient with Ebola. Even though the risk is low the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is advising that all hospitals are ready. Area doctors have implemented patient screening protocols.

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

Career Center Students Learn About The White Cane

October 16, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Health career students from the North Country Career Center got out of the classroom and joined other community members Tuesday for White Cane Safety Day.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Friday for the details.

North Country Union Junior High School: Grilled Cheese Competition Sparks Creativity

October 16, 2014

DERBY CENTER — Family and Consumer Science teacher Kim Haley at North Country Union Junior High School likes to watch cooking shows. Haley said earlier this week cooking shows “spark my curriculum.” Recently she saw someone demonstrate some creative ways to make grilled cheese sandwiches.
Haley decided to hold a creative grilled cheese contest, dividing 21 teams of three students each.

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

October 15th

Newport City: Charles Elliott Named New Zoning Administrator

October 15, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – The Newport City council, at the recommendation of the Newport planning commission, named Charlie Elliott of Newport as the new zoning administrator Tuesday.

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

North Country Union High School Committee Discusses Renovations

October 15, 2014

NEWPORT CITY — With North Troy and Holland elementary schools and the junior high school floating bond votes this past year, the North Country Union Highs School board’s facilities committee decided to delay reconstruction plans.

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

Governor’s Report Skirts Education Funding Solutions

October 15, 2014

The governor’s office recently released a report defining the problem in education funding and proposed six solutions to Department of Education Secretary Rebecca Holcombe.

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

October 14th

St. Edward Gets Preschool Permit From Derby ZBA

October 14, 2014

St. Edward Parish received conditional use approval from the Derby Zoning Board of Adjustment Monday evening for an increase of up to 36 preschool children if the parish meets the conditions.

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

October 13th

Velasquez Pleads Guilty To Canadian Charges, Gets Jail

October 13, 2014

Valentina Velasquez, who set off a two-country police chase last month, has pleaded guilty in Quebec court to failing to stop for police, dangerous driving, assaulting a police officer with a weapon, possession of stolen goods, and crossing the border illegally in an escapade she herself described in court as, “the stupidest thing I’ve done in my life.”

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

VIDEO: Patriots use strong 2nd half to dominate Bills

October 13, 2014

Daryl Johnston, Kenny Albert on the Pats' win over Buffalo.

October 12th

Friends And Colleagues Roast Duncan Kilmartin

October 12, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Mention the name Duncan anywhere in the Northeast Kingdom or the halls of Vermont’s State House and most people will immediately think of longtime state representative and as an even longer serving attorney Duncan Kilmartin.
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Thursday evening, many of Kilmartin’s friends and colleagues, who included former governor Jim Douglas, gathered at the Eastside Restaurant to roast him.

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

 

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