May 6th, 2015
DERBY â€” Personalized Learning Plans (PLP) will replace the current school grading system within a couple of years, Amy Pickering, the North Country Union High School liaison for the guidance department, told a joint high school and junior high school board meeting last week.
See The Express Thursday for the story.
The U.S. attorney for Vermont says Amy Fletcher, the former manager for the Derby Line Ambulance squad, diverted $250,000 from the non-profit service for her own use, and that she filed a false federal income tax return in 2011.
See The Express Wednesday for the story.
COVENTRY â€“ Voters here rejected by Australian ballot the proposed 2015-2016 school budget of $2,839,453.86 by 10 votes.
See the story in The Express Wednesday.
NEWPORT CITY â€“ Newport City Mayor Paul Monette presented Chris Johansen from Northern Star Lake Cruises with Vermontâ€™s North Country Chamber of Commerce Business Person of the Year Award Monday at the chamberâ€™s annual meeting.
See the story in The Express Tuesday.
Jay Peak, once an untouched, pristine mountain wilderness, opened for business as a ski area in 1955.
Today, at nearly all lift-accessed resorts in the nation, and even at some hike-to areas like Mount Washington, ski patrollers are standing by to stabilize injured snowsports enthusiasts and transport them off of the ski slopes. Louis Carter has been doing just that for the last 50 years at Jay Peak.
See the complete story in Tuesday's Express.
Who knew that Kentucky Derby hats look just as beautiful in Vermont as they do at Churchill Downs? Left to right, Jana Graves, Karen Karlovich, and Marin Gardyne.
Even the youngest members of Newport can be a great help! Northeast Kingdom Child Care honored Green Up Day Friday. They cleaned along the bike path between the Gateway center and the Emory Hebard state office building. Right to left Joseph Hatin age 3, Cheyenne Hatin, Macie Huntington age 4, and Axel Moses age 2. For more Green Up Day photos see Faces and Places in Monday's Express. (Photo courtesy of Cheyenne Hatin)
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.