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  1. Newport to postpone accepting free boardwalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A recent $2 million lawsuit settlement with a ski resort developer has prompted the Vermont city of Newport to hold off accepting a free boardwalk from the state in favor of other potential property deals. The Caledonian Record reports Newport Mayor Paul Monette and an economic specialist sent a letter to City Council on Monday recommending the city postpone acquiring the boardwalk on Lake Memphremagog and a $500,000 grant for its repairs.

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  2. Rural Vermont ambulance services struggle to surviveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    This year alone, two different EMS bays have closed their doors. Derby Line Ambulance shut down in January after some financial issues, leaving Newport to take over.

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  3. With all eyes on the U.S. southern border, illegal crossings from Canada quietly increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 24 | CBC News

    ... or Canadian dollars, or Mexican pesos. U.S. Border Patrol agent Richard Ross, who runs the Border Patrol Station in Newport, Vt., said such smuggling cases are increasing. "There has been a definite uptick, and we have seen increasing group sizes ...

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  4. Vera Rivard Becomes Youngest Person to Cross 25 Miles of Lake Memphremagog Open WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 21 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    ... were high. Two of the seven completed the 25-mile international swim from the start at the EastSide Restaurant in Newport, Vermont to the finish line on the beach of Magog, Quebec. Sharessa Guiterrez , 37, of Omaha, Nebraska completed with a time of ...

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  5. Yolande L. ArelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | Nashua Telegraph

    Yolande L. Arel, 80, a resident of Merrimack for the past 17 years and formerly of Nashua, widow of Armand O. Mrs. Arel was born in Newport, Vermont on June 23, 1938, a daughter of the late Harry and Pauline Forest. During her youth, Yolande grew up on a farm in North Troy, VT and attended schools there.

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  6. Border/StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... On Saturday, agents apprehended seven Romanians and a German citizen who had just entered the country illegally in Newport, Vermont. The ACLU of New Hampshire says the U.S. Border Patrol checkpoints on Interstate 93 this summer staged far inland ...

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  7. Ski area developers to pay in immigrant investor fraud caseRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2018 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... Peak. Those properties will be liquidated, and the money will be earmarked for economic development, Donovan said. NEWPORT, Vt. - Vermont has settled a lawsuit against two ski resort developers who were accused of defrauding the state's troubled ...

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  8. Walters: State of Vermont Settles EB-5 Civil CasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | Seven Days

    Gov. Phil Scott and Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan announced on Thursday the settlement of civil lawsuits against Ariel Quiros and Bill Stenger, the two key figures in the EB-5 scandal . The deal will net at least $2.1 million for economic development efforts in the city of Newport and the Northeast Kingdom, the places most impacted by the failure of Quiros' and Stenger's real estate ventures.

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  9. High court hears arguments in defamation caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | The Bennington Banner

    ... fees it was awarded in defending against the action, saying that figure has swelled well above $30,000. Cornelius, a Newport resident, argues in filings that the case should be revived and allowed to proceed, in part, so he can find out how the ...

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    Jul 2, 2018 | VermontGuides.com

    ... Growing up, he worked odd jobs, haying or mowing lawns for neighbors. All through high school at Sacred Heart in Newport he washed dishes at The Landing Restaurant on Lake Memphremagog, eventually becoming head chef. "My boss there inspired me and ...

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  11. Opening reception: `Borderlands'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... against each other's skin," she adds. "This is hallowed ground." Geoffrey herself was born on a border, that between Newport, VT., and Canada. Her artistic approach combines elements of acrylic painting, digital photography, the written word and ...

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  12. Updated: Border Patrol Checkpoint Set Up Once Again On I-93 In N.H., 5 Arrests MadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2018 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... On Saturday, agents apprehended seven Romanians and a German citizen who had just entered the country illegally in Newport, Vermont. About 60 people gathered in front of the US Attorney's Office in Concord today to protest the Trump administration's ...

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  13. Border Patrol Checkpoint Set Up Again on I-93 in N.H.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... On Saturday, agents apprehended seven Romanians and a German citizen who had just entered the country illegally in Newport, Vermont. About 60 people gathered in front of the US Attorney's Office in Concord today to protest the Trump administration's ...

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  14. Public invited to meet CTES principal candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | The Chester Telegraph

    ... Green Mountain Unified School District Board the following night. Beaupre is currently assistant principal at the Newport City Elementary School in Newport, Vt. Prior to becoming an assistant principal, Beaupre taught for many years in the 4th, 5th ...

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  15. What Windows Should I Buy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | GreenBuildingAdvisor

    ... Windows are manufactured in Hamburg, Germany. A few years ago, the company announced plans to build a factory in Newport, Vermont, and hired U.S. representatives to solicit business at trade shows in New England. A few months later, Menck announced ...

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  16. Border Patrol detains couple following illegal Derby Line entryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The U.S. Border Patrol says a man and woman from Mexico who made it into the United States after illegally entering the country from Canada were apprehended several miles away in Newport when they were asking people for help. A document filed in a federal court Tuesday says agents were called Saturday after business owners reported the young couple was seeking help to make a phone call.

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  17. Border Patrol Immigration Checkpoint Nets 9 Arrests over Memorial Day Weekend in N.H.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... On Saturday, agents apprehended seven Romanians and a German citizen who had just entered the country illegally in Newport, Vermont. Last summer, US Customs and Border Patrol Agents set up an immigration checkpoint on I-93 in Woodstock, New ...

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  18. Vermont city hopes for revitalization in aftermath of fraud case NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    A razed block is shown in downtown Newport, Vt., in 2016. Sweeping plans in 2012 for development in the economically depressed area of northern Vermont brought the promise of jobs to a region of high unemployment.

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  19. Newport hopes for revitalization in aftermath of fraud caseRead the original story

    May 20, 2018 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A remote Vermont community down on its luck had once looked forward to a downtown hotel, office and retail space and a research plant that would bring hundreds of jobs. Plans for Newport's redevelopment fizzled in 2014 after a massive fraud case involving the people behind the plans.

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  20. City hopes for revitalization in aftermath of fraud caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2018 | The Republic

    NEWPORT, Vt. - A remote Vermont community down on its luck had looked forward in 2012 to a downtown hotel, office and retail space and a research plant that would bring hundreds of jobs.

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