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Archive - 2014

June 12th

One Bird Disrupts Power For More Than 5,000 Homes

June 12, 2014

From 7:23 to around 8:05 p.m. Wednesday night, roughly 5,500 customers of Vermont Electric Co-op (VEC), Barton Electric, and Orleans Electric were without power. The cause of the outage was not the incoming rain, nor vehicle related. All the trouble was caused by a single raven.

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

Troy Elementary School: Board Pares Renovation Project To Meet Budget

June 12, 2014

TROY - Wednesday evening the Troy Elementary School board used their paring knives to shave projects on the to do list to renovate the school.

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

Ryan Paul Set to Play for Junior Bruins Organization

June 12, 2014

NEWPORT–With North Country's graduation having come and gone, many students will head off to college or to work when the next school year rolls around.
However, Ryan Paul will be taking a different path, much like his teammate Ross DeLaBruere, he will be heading off to play junior hockey.
Paul was signed this spring by the Boston Junior Bruins of the USPHL.
"It feels great," said Paul on the signing. "People have been telling me for years that I could, and to just be able to play at the next level and live the dream is amazing."

Lorraine Theresa Mousley

June 12, 2014

Mousley–– Lorraine Theresa, 76, died at the Brookside Nursing Home in White River Jct., VT Monday, June 9, 2014 after a long illness.
For the full obituary see Thursday's Express.

June 11th

Derby Board Of Selectmen: Dolgin Steps Down Mid Term

June 11, 2014

DERBY — Longtime Derby Selectman Laura Dolgin resigned her position on the board June 9.

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

George E. Starr, Sr.

June 11, 2014

Starr–– George E., Sr., 59, of Wabash, Indiana, formerly of North Troy, VT, passed away suddenly on June 7, 2014 in Largo, Indiana.
For the full obituary see Wednesday's Express.

David D. Johnson

June 11, 2014

Johnson–– David D., 73, of Newport, VT passed away on June 8, 2014, surrounded by his family in Lebanon, NH.
For the full obituary see Wednesday's Express.

June 10th

Derby Walmart: Act 250 Hearing Next Week

June 10, 2014

The Act 250 hearing by the District 7 Environmental Commission for the proposed Derby Walmart is scheduled for next week, Tuesday, June 17 at 5 p.m. at the Derby municipal office building, 124 Main Street, Derby. Before the hearing a site visit is scheduled for 3 p.m.

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

Barton Hydro: Trustees Give Committee Authority To Continue Study

June 10, 2014

BARTON VILLAGE – The trustees here approved the Hydro Re-Examination Committee’s continued pursuit of the viability of the hydro project at the Crystal Lake outlet.

Please see Tuesday's Newport Daily Express for the complete story.

CERT Seeks To Expand Membership

June 10, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – The Citizen Emergency Response Team (CERT) is seeking to add new volunteers to its membership roster.
Chris Barrett, director of CERT District 10, which covers Orleans County and northern Essex County, said members help their community in times of disasters, manmade or natural.

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

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