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Department Of Labor Cuts Career Center Penalty In Half

September 2, 2014

The Vermont Department of Labor has reduced the $3,500 penalty against North Country Career Center (NCCC) to $1,750.
The Department of Labor investigated the career center’s Harold J. Haynes Memorial Land Lab on the Quarry Road in Derby following a life-threatening accident by former teacher Fern Fontaine.

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

Out Of The Darkness Walk This Weekend

September 2, 2014

According to the American Foundation for Suicide, in the United States, a person dies by suicide every 13.7 minutes and claims more than 38,000 lives every year.
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To raise awareness of suicide and mental illness, groups across the country hold Out of the Darkness Walks. The local walk will take place Saturday, Sept. 6, in Gardner Park.

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

Local Students Attend World Affairs Seminar

September 2, 2014

Megan Hosford, now a senior at United Christian Academy, and Victoria Hodgeman-Petit, now a senior at Lake Region Union High School gave a report recently to the Boundary Rotary Club members and guests on their experiences at the World Affairs Seminar (WAS) that they attended in June at Carroll University in Wisconsin.

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

Wildlife Principals Plan Eagle Point Environmental Assessment

September 1, 2014

DERBY — Wildlife officials are in the process of forming a plan for hunting alternatives at the Eagle Point wildlife area left for public use by the late Michael Dunn.

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

NVDA Drafts Report, Recommendations On Wind Turbines

September 1, 2014

The Northeastern Vermont Development Association (NVDA) has studied concerns over industrial wind farms and written a report of its findings with some recommendations. The NVDA notes studies are ongoing and further research should be conducted.
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The committee also concluded that electricity generation is not the most effective way of reducing the state’s greenhouse gas emissions as the state’s largest contributors are transportation and heating.

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

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