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March 19th, 2015

Farmers Oppose Proposed Taxes For Champlain Cleanup

March 19, 2015

Lake Champlain and its watershed will cost millions of dollars. The Legislature is drafting a bill to fund a cleanup and educational program for the agricultural community to clean up Lake Champlain.
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The Vermont Farm Bureau opposes the additional taxes and fees expected to be imposed on farmers to raise the estimated $12 million annually.

See the complete story in Friday's Express.

Jury Acquits IP Man Of Restraint, Lewd Conduct

March 19, 2015

NEWPORT CITY – A jury found a 31-year-old Island Pond man not guilty Thursday of second degree unlawful restraint, lewd and lascivious conduct, both felonies, and a misdemeanor charge of domestic assault.

Read the whole story in Friday's Newport Daily Express.

Brighton Could Benefit From Train Stopover

March 19, 2015

The Brighton selectman hope the town could benefit from a proposed Montreal to New York City train that would stop over in Island Pond.

See Friday's Express for the story.

Glover Tops Irasburg in St. J Rotary “B” Division Finals

March 19, 2015

The Glover boys topped Irasburg to win the St. J. Rotary Tournament's B Division.
For more, see the Express on 3-20-15.

March 18th

Vermonters Testify In Montpelier To Save PSAPs

March 18, 2015

MONTPELIER — Opponents of Gov. Peter Shumlin’s plan to close the Derby and Rutland state police public safety answering points (PSAPs) pleaded their case to the joint House and Senate Government Operations committees Tuesday at the State House.

Please see The Express Thursday for the complete story.

Derby, Westfield Need Representation On NCUHS Board

March 18, 2015

NEWPORT CITY — The towns of Derby and Westfield are in need of school board members to serve on the North Country Union High School board.

See Thursday's Express for the story.

The Books Are Closed for VTC’s History Making Forward

March 18, 2015

RANDOLPH-Paige Wells of Orleans completed her three year varsity career at Vermont Technical College.
For the full story, see the Express on 3-19-15.

March 17th

Orleans County Educators Scold Local Legislators

March 17, 2015

NEWPORT CITY — Orleans County educators and school board members let local lawmakers know in no uncertain terms Monday night at a joint meeting at the North Country Career Center that state mandates are causing school budgets to grow — not overspending by small schools.

See the story in Wednesday's Newport Daily Express.

One Of Massachusetts’ Most Wanted Captured In Newport

March 17, 2015

One of Massachusetts’ most wanted fugitives was captured in Newport late Friday night.

See the story in The Express Wednesday.

LR Library Closed As Precaution For Formaldehyde

March 17, 2015

BARTON — Using an abundance of caution, Lake Region Union High School Principal Andre Messier temporarily closed the school library after hearing of reports of laminate flooring from China that contains high levels of formaldehyde.

Please read the story in Wednesday's Express.

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