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Archive - 2014

May 15th

Pion Ordered To Pay For Crushed Cruisers

May 15, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Roger Pion, the man accused of crushing several Orleans County Sheriff’s Department cruisers with a tractor in 2012, was ordered in civil court by Judge Howard VanBenthuysen Monday to pay for the damage.

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

North Country Union High School: Quilts And Concert For Homeless Veterans

May 15, 2014

DERBY CENTER – North Country Union Junior High School students sewed bags and quilts for homeless veterans that will be distributed around Memorial Day.

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

Event In Honor Of Steve Wright This Weekend

May 15, 2014

Friends and neighbors are rallying around Steve E. Wright of Craftsbury, who lost his home and dog in a house fire in March. Sterling College will be hosting a potluck fundraiser/community gathering on Sunday, May 18 at 5:30 in Dunbar Hall.

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

Falcons Catch Bad Break Early as Vergennes Picks up Win

May 15, 2014

NEWPORT-North Country softball team lost their starting pitcher Taylor Blake after two and two-thirds innings due to injury, and despite the gutsy performance of reliever Maddie Mosher, Vergennes was able to to take advantage of the situation, and came away with a 26-2 win in five innings on Thursday.

North Country Girls Take First, Boys Second

May 15, 2014

NEWPORT–The North Country Falcons hosted their second of two track meets on Wednesday afternoon, welcoming in Lake Region, Oxbow, MVU, Enosburg and BFA Fairfax.
It ended up being a great day for the NCU girls and pretty good day for the boys, as the Falcon girls won the women's meet, and the boys took second.
Oxbow's boys team edged out North Country by six points to grab first place.
Lake Region's squads both took home third place finishes.

Adrien R. Patenaude

May 15, 2014

Patenaude–– Adrien Rufus of Newport, VT, passed away on May 13, 2014, at age 64.
For the full obituary see Thursday's Express.

Harold “Benny” Benjamin, Jr.

May 15, 2014

Benjamin–– Harold “Benny,” Jr., 53, of Holland, passed away on May 12, 2014 at home with his loving family by his side. 
For the full obituary see Thursday's Express.

May 14th

North Country Union Junior high School: Construction Bids Way Below Bond Amount

May 14, 2014

DERBY CENTER – The bids for the summer construction at North Country Union Junior High School came in substantially lower than the $1.9 million bond taxpayers approved in March.

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

NEK Development Initiative: Burke Mountain Groundbreaking Coming Soon

May 14, 2014

Groundbreaking on development at Q Burke Mountain Resort is slated to happen on June 3. The multi-million-dollar plans call for a new 116-suite hotel and conference center, an indoor tennis facility, and aquatic center.

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

CWS Awards Jay Peak Resort

May 14, 2014

JAY - At 1,500 employees, Jay Peak is one of the region’s largest employers. Tuesday afternoon representatives from Creative Workforce Solutions (CWS) presented the resort and its president, Bill Stenger, a golden medal recognition award for hiring CWS consumers.

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

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