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August 17th

Newport Man In Serious Condition Following Accident

August 17, 2014

NEWPORT CENTER — The passenger of a car that went off the road and rolled over Saturday afternoon is listed in serious condition at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H.

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

Orleans County Fair Association Dedicates Barn To Stanwood ‘Doc’ Churchill

August 17, 2014

BARTON – The Orleans County Fair is nothing but a memory for most people, but a dedication that took place in the barn area Thursday will linger for the family of Dr. Stanwood “Doc” Churchill family.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Monday for the complete story and several photos from the Orleans County Fair.

Homicide Victim Memorialized At Concert

August 17, 2014

BRIGHTON — As the case regarding the death of an Island Pond man by stabbing at a home in Newport remains unresolved in the office of the Orleans County states attorney, friends and family of the victim, Isaac Hunt, held a memorial concert and lantern lighting ceremony on Saturday evening.

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

Louis Garneau Building Opens In Derby

August 17, 2014

DERBY — It took less than year to assemble and Friday the grand opening of the Louis Garneau facility became a reality. The eight million dollar, 60,000 square-foot building was on display for invited guests and the media as a press conference, tour, and lunch made for a complete look and explanation of the new structure located on Route 5.

Please see Monday's Newport Daily Express for the full story.

Brownington Voters Asked On Primary Day To Approve Truck Purchase

August 17, 2014

BROWNINGTON — Voters in Brownington will have the opportunity to approve or reject the construction of a town garage and a bond for a new truck on Primary Election Day, August 26.

Please see the full report in Monday's Newport Daily Express.

Brisard, Fontanella Win 2014 Arthur Mandros Tournament

August 17, 2014

ORLEANS-The 2014 Arthur Mandros Member Guest Tournament, played at the Orlenas Country Club, came to a strange conclusion on Sunday afternoon.
After a pair of chip-offs determined the final two teams, it took just three shots into the final hole to determine a winner as Al Brisard and Mark Fontanella were crowned this year's champions after their competition Mike Vinton and Allie Loukes conceded victory after a pair of out-of-bounds shots.
"Golf has been a challenge, and this is actually my first victory at any golf, so it is a very good day," said Brisard.

VIDEO: Preseason takeaways: Quarterbacks and flags highlight Patriots win over Eagles

August 17, 2014

VIDEO: Preseason takeaways: Quarterbacks and flags highlight Patriots win over Eagles's Zuri Berry and the Boston Globe's Ben Volin recap tonight's Patriots preseason win over the Eagles

William "Bill" Bernard Curtis, Jr.

August 17, 2014

William "Bill" Bernard Curtis, Jr., 78, of Newport, VT passed away on August 13, 2014 in Newport, VT.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

August 14th

Irasburg: Former Treasurer Settles With Town For $80K

August 14, 2014

The Town of Irasburg has finally settled with former town treasurer Linda Stone. The town will pay $22,000 and the Vermont League of Cities and Towns/ PACIF will pay $58,000.

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

The Orleans County Fair

August 14, 2014

Despite a disappointing first day on a cool, damp Wednesday, the Orleans County Fair Association is optimistic about the rest of the weekend.
Tom Martin, the vice-president of the fair association, said the fair was a couple of thousand people off for opening day, but by mid-day Thursday attendance was ahead of a typical second day.
Franklin County native Keeghan Nolan, a newly signed Nashville recording artist, will be the headliner on the stage Saturday night following opening act Cody Mabe.

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