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Newport City Residents To See 3.6 Percent Tax Increase

August 19, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – City residents can expect a 3.6 percent increase on their tax bills for 2014-2015, while non-city residents who own property in Newport can expect to see a 4 percent increase.

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

North Country Union Junior High School Must Address Fire Marshal Concerns Before Deadline

August 19, 2014

DERBY CENTER — The North Country Union Junior High School board must promise to meet the fire marshal’s concerns over the summer’s renovation project by November 1 or risk delaying school opening.

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

Orleans County Has Highest Job Growth But Remains Highest In Unemployment

August 19, 2014

Orleans County has had the highest rate of job growth in the state. But it remains the area with the highest unemployment.

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

Former Vermont US Sen. Jeffords Dies At 80

August 18, 2014

MONTPELIER (AP) — Former Vermont U.S. Sen. James Jeffords, who in 2001 tipped control of the Senate when he quit the Republican Party to become an independent, died Monday. He was 80.

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

Kingdom Community Wind: Sound Levels Meet Standards In Latest Round Of Testing

August 18, 2014

Green Mountain Power (GMP) has its results from its latest round of sound monitoring at the Kingdom Community Wind facility in Lowell. According to the monitoring results filed with the Vermont Public Service Board, sound levels fell within the allowable limits, GMP announced last Thursday.

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

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