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October 26th, 2014

Supervisory Unions Grapple With New State Mandates

October 26, 2014

DERBY- The North Country Supervisory Union (NCSU) executive committee met last Thursday and grappled with two new mandates. The directives include consolidating transportation services and special education services at the supervisory union level.

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

Northern N.E. Hospitals Preparing For Ebola Patients

October 26, 2014

Two hospitals within a two-hour drive from Orleans County are preparing to treat Ebola cases if the need arises.

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

Despite Questions Border Motel Has No Major Issues

October 26, 2014

Concerns were raised over the Border Motel at a recent Derby select board meeting. Some, including Derby resident Rick Dubois, brought up health and safety concerns, according to meeting minutes.

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

October 23rd

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.

October 22nd

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.

October 21st

Orleans-Caledonia House Candidates Discuss Their Important Issues

October 21, 2014

BARTON — Four candidates met Monday night at Lake Region Union High School’s cafeteria. Incumbents Sam Young (D) and Vicki Strong (R) have both served in Montpelier for two terms. The crowd was sparse but the questions were crisp, as moderator Tod Pronto asked prepared questions to the candidates.

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

Newport City: Work On Spates Block To Start This Fall

October 21, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Developer Bill Stenger, president of Jay Peak Resort, is moving ahead with plans to raze the Spates Block and replace it with a new retail block.

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

 

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