May 3rd, 2015
COVENTRY â€“ Taxpayers here will vote Tuesday on a school budget proposal of $2,839,453.86, â€” an 8.87 percent increase over the current budget â€” by Australian ballot at the community center.
See the story in The Express Monday.
DERBY â€” Growing opposition to the school consolidation bill is gaining momentum as the House bill makes its way through the Senate.
See Monday's Express for the story.
NEWPORT CITY â€“ As a prelude to Green Up Day Saturday, members of the North Country Union High School JROTC program spent part of Thursday morning picking up trash in Gardner Park.
See the story in Friday's Express.
A portage will be created in Derby to allow Clyde River paddlers better navigation through Derby.
See Friday's Express for the story.
EWPORT CITY â€“ The Northern State Correctional Facility (NSCF) in Newport City and the Northwestern Correctional Facility (NCF) in Swanton remained on lockdown Wednesday.
See The Express Thursday to find out why.
NEWPORT CITY â€” There are thirty two teaching positions that need to be filled this summer and Superintendent John Castle said he expects more to follow.
Junior high school principal Nicole Corbett conveyed the sad news that shop teacher Roger Chaput has not sufficiently recovered from a head injury he suffered three years ago.
The school has rescheduled graduation time to 7 p.m.
See Thursday's Express for the story.
MONTPELIER (AP) â€” Sen. Bernie Sanders will announce his plans to seek the Democratic nomination for president on Thursday, presenting a liberal challenge to Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Read the story in The Express Wednesday.