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October 8th

House Candidates Debate Taxes At Monday Forum

October 8, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – The three candidates running for Vermont House District Orleans-2 agreed during a political forum at the Eastside Restaurant Monday that property taxes and affordability are the most pressing issues facing local residents.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday to read how the candidates feel about all the issues.

International Chase: Court Appearance Scheduled For Border Jumper

October 8, 2014

Valentina Velasquez of Newport, who led police on a cross-border chase on Sept. 26 following an attempted burglary at the Derby Corner Mini Mart, was scheduled for a court appearance Thursday in Sherbrooke.

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

United Christian Academy: Kuniholm Education Center Dedicated Tuesday

October 8, 2014

NEWPORT CITY — A joyful gathering of dozens of supporters of the United Christian Academy celebrated the dedication of the Kuniholm Education Center Tuesday afternoon.
To see how it all panned out, read the full story in the Express on 10-9-14!

TV Network Produces Show On Christine Billis

October 8, 2014

DERBY – Representatives from Jupiter Entertainment are in the Northeast Kingdom this week to produce a television program on Christine Billis for the Oxygen Network.

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

North Country Loses Back-to-Back Heartbreakers in OT, More

October 8, 2014

Staff Reports
NEWPORT–Tuesday was a tough night to be a North Country soccer fan.
The Falcons welcomed in Mount Mansfield for an under the lights doubleheader of Division I soccer action, but despite their best laid plans, things did not go the home team's way.
First up was the NCU girls, and prior to the game the Falcons' seniors, Brooke Breault, Kathryn Daigle, Madeline Ferorelli, Emilie Paul and Mykayla Tanguay, were honored for their time with the team.

Late Penalty Kick Sends Cabot Past Craftsbury

October 8, 2014

CABOT-An intense showdown took place when the Craftsbury Chargers were hosted by the Cabot Huskies in a division IV soccer match.
The Charger dominated early, but would falter down the stretch, allowing 4 goals in the second half en route to a disappointing 4-3 loss.
Early on in the match it became evident that the game would be a tight one, as teams exchanged shots and possession at an even rate.

October 7th

Senate Candidates Debate The Issues Monday

October 7, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Two Democrats and a Republican who hope to fill one of two senatorial seats in the Orleans/Essex District faced off during a forum at the Eastside Restaurant Monday evening. The local press sponsored the debate.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Wednesday for all the details.

Labranche Lumber CWS Employer Of The Year

October 7, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Creative Workforce Solutions (CWS) held its third annual employer recognition breakfast at the Eastside Restaurant Tuesday, where it named Labranche Lumber of Coventry as its Employer of the Year.

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

Students Say FBLA Builds Personal Skills

October 7, 2014

BARTON — The Lake Region Union High School board heard Monday night that the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) program helps students gain confidence and communications skills. And the students in the program are planning their trip to New Orleans with an eye toward saving money.

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

Falcons Storm Back With Four in the Second to Best MVU

October 7, 2014

NEWPORT–After a shaky start to their contest against the Missisquoi Valley Union Thunderbirds, the North Country Falcon field hockey team ramped up their game in the second half, scoring four unanswered goals to come away with a 4-1 win to improve to 7-1 on the year.
"In the first half we progressively got better, but that didn't happen until the second time-out, but we played flat," said NC coach Chantelle Bouchard. "I told them that they had to come out and play hard in the second half because we knew (MVU) was coming for blood."

 

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