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February 27th

Jones Challenges Tetreault For Derby Tax Collector

February 27, 2014

The delinquent tax collector position is one that is typically held by clerks, but in 2012 assistant Derby town clerk Maryann Tetreault ran against former town clerk Nicole Daigle and won. The following year Tetreault was challenged by Ann Jones and still came out on top. This year Jones is running against Tetreault again.

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

Junior High Students Head To Iron Chef Competition

February 27, 2014

DERBY CENTER - Family Consumer Science teacher Kim Haley and North Country Union Junior High School nurse Josee Brandstetter are helping students compete in the Junior Iron Chef competition.

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

LaBranche Lumber Gets Golden Award From CWS

February 27, 2014

COVENTRY - Jean-Pierre LaBranche beamed ear-to-ear Tuesday as members from local state human service agencies handed him a plaque for his efforts to hire consumers enrolled with Creative Workforce Solutions (CWS). CWS helps individuals with employment barriers keep and retain jobs.

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

Skate Deflection Sends Lakers Past Falcons 1-0

February 27, 2014

JAY–Sometimes you have it, and sometimes you don't, and Wednesday was one of those nights for the North Country girls hockey team, as they fell to Colchester 1-0 in the Metro Division quarter-finals.
"I think we might have been a little off in spots, but full credit to Colchester. They are probably 12 deep in skaters, and they don't have any off-skaters," said NCU coach Claude Paul. "I knew it was a tough draw when we got them, but we wanted that home ice, and that is where we landed."
For the full story, see the Express on 2-28-14.

Ranger Boys Buzzsaw Olympians Into Submission

February 27, 2014

ORLEANS-The Lake Region Rangers have lived by their defensive pressure all season long.
The visiting Oxbow Olympians got a first hand look at that during their play-down visit.
The end result was a dominating defensive effort by the number three seeded Rangers as they blew out number 14 seed Oxbow by 41 points.
For the full story, see the Express on 2-28-14.

DeLaBruere Hits 1,000 Pt. Plateau in Chargers Win Over Blue Mtn.

February 27, 2014

CRAFTSBURY–Chris DeLaBruere, the former United Christian Academy standout and Current Craftsbury Charger, scored his 1000th point for Craftsbury Academy, as they won their Division IV playoff game versus Blue Mountain on Wednesday night by the score of 51-45.

February 26th

Newport Planners Propose Bylaw Changes For Building Height

February 26, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - The planning commission Tuesday night added another layer of bureaucracy when it comes to buildings taller than 72 feet in any zoning district that allows such a building. The Newport City council will have the final say on the bylaw change.

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

Gardner Park Restoration Planning Underway

February 26, 2014

Plans are underway to restore and improve Gardner Park in Newport. Currently Andy Cappello, the director of the Newport Recreation Department, and the Restoration Committee are working on attaining a planning grant in the amount of $30,000.

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

Junior High School Hoping For Positive Bond Vote March 4

February 26, 2014

DERBY CENTER- The NCU Junior High School board has spent the month of February making the rounds to select boards and school boards in the district to advocate for a $1.9 million bond...

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

Basketball Falcons Fall to Burr and Burton 78-54

February 26, 2014

MANCHESTER-Although they did not get the win, the Falcons' boys basketball team gave a fine performance in their play-down loss to Burr and Burton Academy on Tuesday.
"The boys played well, but their shots didn't fall," said NCU coach Ed Duncan, who wraps up his first year behind the bench with a 7-14 record. "I wish our two seniors the best of luck moving forward, and I would like to thank all of the parents and our fans."
B&B got out to the fast start, posting a ten-spot on the board before the Falcons got their first basket.

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