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Governor Scott visits Built by Newport, Kingdom Brewing

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NEWPORT — Governor Phil Scott and Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) Federal Co-Chair Mark Scarano were in Newport Wednesday to announce that Scott will serve as the Commission’s first state co-chair. “While the cities and towns across the Northern Border Region are unique, we face similar economic and social challenges,” said Scott. “The work of…

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Kathy Austin of Morgan named CEO of Community National Bank

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DERBY — Community Bancorp., the parent company of Community National Bank, announced this week that Kathryn M. Austin, President and Chief Operating Officer of Community Bancorp. and Community National Bank, has been named as the Chief Executive Officer of both corporations as of January 11, 2017. Austin has worked at Community National Bank for over…

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    The KIKS Bag, an idea of Beth Barnes from Newport, includes products and information that could help safeguard any home where children live or visit.
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    Jackie Collas and her son, Curren Erik Collas, one little angel that was taken far too soon because of a tip-over accident. Jackie's sister Marijah Monfette who lives in Brownington is an outspoken advocate for tip over education.

New product born in Newport looks to make homes safer for kids

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NEWPORT — Unintentional childhood injuries are the number one killer of kids in the United States, with many of these deaths being preventable. It is an issue that has been in the news recently, with Ikea recently recalling 29 million dressers after 6 children were killed when the units toppled over and fell on them.…

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Community National Bank hosting online business workshop in Derby

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DERBY – The Vermont Small Business Development Center and Community National Bank (CNB) have joined together to host a public workshop series called “Online Business Done Right the First Time,” that will present information about website construction and targeting online marketing strategies for small business owners. This workshop will be held at CNB’s main office…

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Financing forum for entrepreneurs March 22 in Newport

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NEWPORT — Members from the private and government sector are hosting a public forum about small business financing for local entrepreneurs from 1 to 3 p.m. March 22 on the second floor of the Emory Hebard State Building located at 100 Main Street in Newport. Topics include traditional lending, microloans, government guarantees and more. The…

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A unique store in Irasburg

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IRASBURG — Along Route 5 in Irasburg is a store where you can rent a movie and purchase a firearm at the same time. The store is Green Mountain Sporting Goods and Nancy’s Video, two separate businesses sharing the same retail space. An interesting combination maybe, but one that works. Nancy’s Video has been in…

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