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June 25th, 2013

IROC Is Sold

June 25, 2013

DERBY – The IROC facility has sold. That’s the word from Phil White, the facility’s former executive director. The building’s use will change and will no longer be a community recreation facility White said. When asked about the new owners or new use White said he has “no idea.”
For the rest of the story, see Wednesday's Express.

June 24th

Street Performers Come To Newport

June 24, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - The Newport City Recreation Department is looking for buskers to perform anywhere on city owned property.
For more of the story see Tuesday's Express.

New Newport Skate Park

June 24, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - Work on a new skateboard area in Gardner Park will start next Monday.
For more of the story see Tuesday's Express.

June 23rd

Keeghan Nolan Is Off To Nashville

June 23, 2013

NASHVILLE - Twenty-one-year-old Keeghan Nolan of Fairfield has been compared to likes of Mariah Lambert and Carrie Underwood. In Vermont, she has delighted country music fans for years. With a fresh contract in hand from a Nashville record company, Nolan will soon show her talents to the world.
For more of the story, see Monday's Express.

School Resource Officer Necessary

June 23, 2013

NEWPORT- The North Country Union High School board held an animated discussion over the need for a School Resource Officer (SRO) before tabling the matter. The proposal was the work of Principal Bill Rivard who put together a proposal following a discussion of the subject at last month's meeting.
For more of the story see Monday's Express.

June 20th

LOWELL LOOKS SUNWARD

June 20, 2013

The Town of Lowell could go solar. Read about the town's decision and the Williston company that's on board with the idea in Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for June 21, 2013.

June 19th

DOUBLE BAGGING IT AT PRICE CHOPPERS

June 19, 2013

A man allegedly walked out of Price Choppers with not one, but two carts of groceries - unpaid! See what happened next in Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for June 20, 2013.

NEWPORT CITY POLICE UNION TALKS CONTINUE

June 19, 2013

The police are negotiating their contract with the city and seeking better insurance terms. All seems to be going well. Read about it in Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for June 20, 2013.

June 18th

WHAT'S IN THE SOUP?

June 18, 2013

South Korean biotech firm AnC Bio is on its way to Newport, and at least one resident wants to know what the company makes and will it be safe for the area. For more on this story, read Wednesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for June 19, 2013.

MUSIC BEYOND SCHOOL WALLS

June 18, 2013

When Sara Doncaster took over the music department at Lake Region last year, things began to change. Community musicians found their way in and students found their way to performances outside the school, plus Sara was busy marshaling the talents of elementary school musicians. For more about Sara and her work, see Wednesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for June 19, 2013.

 

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