Archive - News Article
July 16th, 2013
A Newport City historic landmark is getting a new life as a theater. The Meeting Place, once home to Phoenix Engineering on Second Street in Newport, is being transformed. Read about it in Wednesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for July 17, 2013.
A leaking propane tank closed down the Derby Line Port of Entry Sunday night as emergency personnel responded. Read about it in Tuesday's edition of the Newport Daily Express for July 16, 2013.
Vermont Works for Women has been traveling the state with its Labor of Love photo exhibit, and now it can be seen at the Hebard Building in Newport. Check out this story in Tuesday's Newport Daily Express for July 16, 2013.
People on both sides of the international border are paying their respects to one of the area's most loved physicians as he finally retires. Fore more of this story, read Monday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for July 15, 2013.
The Newport Rotary and Hayes Ford are partnering up to raise funds for Rotary causes. Join them by coming to the Drive 4UR Community event Saturday. Read about it in Monday's edition of the Newport Daily Express for July 15, 2013.
A light plane assembly and distribution center along with a flight school is slated to open at the Newport State Airport. Jay Peak owners Bill Stenger and Ariel Quiros introduced Thomas Peghiny, president of Flight Design USA, to make the announcement Thursday at a press conference that included Gov. Peter Shumlin, Guy Rouelle with VTRANS aviation program and others. For more of this story, read Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for July 12, 2013.
The Vermont Attorney General's Office is asking questions about the operation of the Derby Select Board following a series of complaints received by the AG from Derby residents. For more of this story, see Friday's edition of The Newport Express for July 12, 2013.
Jay Craven has done it again. He is bringing "Northern Borders" to the Haskell Opera House as part of his 100 Town Tour. "Northern Borders" is written and directed by Jay Craven, based on the novel by Howard Frank Mosher, and stars Bruce Dern, Genevieve Bujold, and Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick. For more, read Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for July 12, 2013.
The Boy Scouts of America has reversed years of policy to allow gay scouts to enter the program, but the organization still does not allow gay scout leaders. The change was explained to members of the Newport Rotary Club at a recent meeting. To learn more, read page 3 of The Newport Daily Express for Thursday, July 11, 2013.
Roger Stoddard appeared before the Derby Select Board to address community concerns regarding too much noise and traffic at the Derby Fish and Gun Club shooting range. For more of this story, see Page 5 of the Newport Daily Express for Wednesday, July 11, 2013.