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November 10th, 2013

Barton Solar Farm Submits Application

November 10, 2013

BARTON- Robert Grant, Project Manager for the proposed Barton Solar Farm project has submitted an application before the Vermont Public Service Board for a Certificate of Public Good. The proposed farm will be located on the Ducharme property in the Town of Barton. The 25 acre lot is located east of Route 16, less than a mile from Exit 25 off Interstate 91. Barton Solar, LLC plans on installing a 1.89 megawatt photovoltaic generation facility off the Glover Road with the capacity to serve 500 residential homes.
For the rest of the story see Monday's Express.

Falcons End Season With Good Showing at New England’s

November 10, 2013

MANCHESTER,NH–On Saturday, the North Country cross country Falcons sent their boy's team and Avery Ellis to the New England Interscholastic Cross Country Championships that were held at Derryfield Park.
It was the first trip to the race for all but one of the Falcons, and they came away with a great showing, a bunch of memories and some valuable experience that all but one of them will be able to implement and utilize moving forward.
"It was a great day at the races," said North Country coach Chris Shaffer. "It is a high pace course that makes you feel like you are actually running."

Robert “ Rob” Paul Meunier

November 10, 2013

Meunier–– Robert “ Rob” Paul, 47, of Newport Center, Vermont died suddenly while on a hunting trip in Ontario just after shooting an eight point buck on November 5, 2013.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

November 7th

Imery's Talc Delaware Seeks To Put Talc Mine On Mothballs

November 7, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - The Act 250 Board went into recess Wednesday evening while the owners of a talc mine work out some details for The Agency of Natural Resources. The mine is located near the Loop Road in Troy.                                           
Because of a low market, the owners of the talc mine stopped working the property 20 or so years ago. Now officials from Imery's Talc Delaware Inc. based in Ludlow want temporary reclamation of the mine until they decide what to do with it.
For the rest of the story see Friday's Express.

Derby Walmart Getting Closer

November 7, 2013

DERBY - Vermont's downtowns got a boost Wednesday and as an added bonus, at least in the eyes of some people, two groups who are strongly against Walmart outside of towns say they will not oppose a large super center off the Derby Road. 
For the rest of the story see Friday's Express.

November 6th

Supermedia LLC vs Spates The Florist

November 6, 2013

NEWPORT CITY- A civil lawsuit filed by Supermedia LLC versus Four Green Thumbs Inc. (Spates the Florist) is tentatively set for trial on December 5th. The lawsuit involves non payment of advertising services performed by Idearc Media, predecessor to Supermedia.
For the rest of the story see Thursday's Express.

Old Newberry's Building Sold

November 6, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - Local business developer Bill Stenger, owner of Jay Peak Resort, is in the process of purchasing the former J.J. Newberry's Building on Main Street.
For the rest of the story see Thursday's Express.

November 5th

Newport's Redevelopment: More Concerns Voiced

November 5, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - Many Northeast Kingdom residents are waiting with bated breath for the start of the redevelopment of the Newport area. However, at least one Newport resident is not so sure it will be as glorified as developers promise.
For the rest of the story see Wednesday's Express.

Honoring American Heroes during the Holidays

November 5, 2013

ORLEANS COUNTY – To honor all of the fallen service men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country, a local business is making sure that each veteran has a wreath on their final resting place for the holiday season.
For the rest of the story see Wednesday's Express.

Glover Defeats Irasburg to Win OCSU Soccer Title

November 5, 2013

GLOVER-The Glover Eagles hosted the 2013 Orleans Central Supervisory Union Playoff tournament this year and ended the year as champions. The teams that were in the play-offs were Barton, Brownington, Coventry, Glover and Irasburg. Irasburg came in second, Barton in third, Coventry in fourth and Brownington in fifth.
The final game went into to overtime with Riley Urie scoring in double OT for Glover to win it all. Thanks for everyone who came and joined us on cold day to support our teams.

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