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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.

Ice Bucket Challenge A Learning Opportunity

September 1, 2014

CHARLESTON — An ice bucket challenge by a Charleston Elementary School faculty member to the staff was quite well received. The challenge was accepted and on the first day of school the students may have enjoyed their best day of the school year. Twenty-five students had names drawn out of a hat and had the privilege of dumping a bucket of ice cold water on the participating staff.

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

Derby Line Trustees Call Emergency Meeting Over CBP Action

August 28, 2014

The Derby Line trustees called an emergency meeting Wednesday over some issues that have come up in the village. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) have put up an orange barricade at the top of the hill in the village where southbound traffic entering the U.S. accumulates.

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

E. Taylor Hatton School Board Transfers Building To Town

August 28, 2014

MORGAN — The Morgan school board formally transferred title of the Elizabeth Taylor Hatton Elementary School to the select board Wednesday. The decision came almost three years after the board with voter approval decided to send students on tuition to Derby.

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

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