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March 26th, 2014

Derby Village Store Expansion Approved By Town Planners

March 26, 2014

The popular community grocery outlet, Derby Village Store, is expanding. Customers haven’t minded the close, intimate shopping aisles in the store that is usually hopping with customers, but will appreciate more room.

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

March 25th

VFW Patriotic Art Contest

March 25, 2014

Several local high school students participated in the Young American Creative Patriotic Art contest through the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign War.

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

Troy School Board Seeks More Money After Bond Approval

March 25, 2014

NORTH TROY - After a long fought battle to get voter approval for a $1.1 million bond to upgrade the school, insulate portions of the building, and improve safe access to the building, the Troy school board is asking for an additional $287,300.

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

Newport Dentist To Open Office In Dominican Republic

March 25, 2014

Newport dentist Dr. Paul Bosco and his wife Elizabeth spent Feb. 27 to March 4 in the Dominican Republic, an island in the Caribbean. Part of the trip was for pleasure and part was to evaluate the dental health of the children who live in the village he visited. Fresh back from his trip, Bosco is preparing to help open a dental office there.

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

Cruiser Crusher Criminal Case Continues

March 25, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - The case of Roger Pion, the man accused of crushing several Orleans County Sheriff Department cruisers in 2012, continues to plow through the court system.
Pion appeared in Orleans County District Court Tuesday for a status conference.

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

March 24th

Legislative Breakfast: Single Payer Health Care Continues To Be A Hot Topic

March 24, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - Vermont’s single payer health care, known by some as Green Mountain Care, continues to raise some strong opposition locally.
Paul Decelles, a local investment planner, said during Monday’s legislative breakfast that in 2011 Vermont got on a path to universal single payer health care. The legislation promised a full report on the type of health care Vermonters would get, would not get, and how the state would pay for it in 2013, Decelles said.

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

Two Deny Burglarizing Homes At Memphremagog Views

March 24, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – A 21-year-old Newport man was held on bail while an 18-year-old was released on an unsecured bond after they pleaded not guilty in the Criminal Division of Orleans Superior Court to several charges allegedly related to multiple burglaries at Memphremagog Views.

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

LRUHS: Students Participate In Extra Curricular Activities

March 24, 2014

BARTON - The administration at Lake Region Union High School is placing a greater emphasis on involving students in extracurricular activities, and is tracking the results. These activities go beyond participation in organized sports, but include the fall musical, FFA, FBLA, a cooking club, and the Community Service Board. Trips to France, the Student Leadership Board, and Community Art Club are other offerings.

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

School Boards Have Lots Of Questions For Legislators

March 24, 2014

BARTON - An upcoming Legislature/educator summit to be held at Lake Region Union High School on March 31 has school board members ready to ask questions and offer opinions. The summit brings together the area legislative delegation and school board members from both Orleans Central and North Country supervisory unions to discuss pending legislation and ongoing governance and finance issues.

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

March 23rd

Local Maple Producers Open Sugarhouse Doors

March 23, 2014

It was a sweet weekend in the state as hundreds of maple syrup producers opened their doors for the annual maple open house weekend.
Maple production so far has been sluggish, which prompted some of the producers to cancel their activities, but things were really cooking for those who continued on with their scheduled activities.

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

 

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