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Newport City Residents Concerned About Railroad Bridge Safety

September 22, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Some residents here are concerned that the railroad bridge over Landing Street is deteriorating and unsafe.
Jim Sheltra, who lives near the bridge, first noticed problems that include holes in supporting pillars a year ago.

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

Rail Company Looking To Increase Train Traffic

September 22, 2014

Officials from The Central Maine and Quebec Railroad, the company that operates from Newport north, hopes to increase its train traffic in this region.

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

Border Direction Signs To Change In Derby Line

September 22, 2014

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials are working on changing to signs in Derby Line because some motorists are still not stopping for inspection when entering the U.S from Canada.

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

Local Contractor Recovering From Accident

September 21, 2014

DERBY/BOSTON — A well-known building contractor from Derby is still recovering from a serious injury he received while on the job almost seven weeks ago. Paul Patenaude, who is known throughout the Northeast Kingdom for building quality homes, remodeling, and installing vinyl siding for the past 15 years, is currently at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston.

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

Bigelow Bluff Project Gets Draft Permit

September 21, 2014

A developer who has been trying to get a 10-acre tract of land in Newport ready for development is finally getting closer to his goal. The City of Newport joined the effort as well.
“We would like to see development,” said City Manager John Ward.

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

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