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Archive - 2014

October 12th

John F. “Jack” Houston, Sr.

October 12, 2014

John F. “Jack” Houston, Sr., 90, of Orleans, VT, passed away on October 7, 2014 at his home.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

October 9th

Brownington Selectmen Open Bids For Garage Construction

October 9, 2014

BROWNINGTON — The Brownington select board opened bids Wednesday evening for the construction of a new town garage.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Friday to learn what contractors bid, and what the bids were

Career Fair Brings Colleges, Employers, Students Together

October 9, 2014

NEWPORT CITY — Students had the opportunity to hear about what it is like to work in different fields and what programs are offered at different colleges at a college and career fair hosted by North Country High School and Career Center Wednesday. About 1,000 students, staff, and professionals took part in the event.

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

Department Of Health Sponsors Child Restraint System Class

October 9, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Representatives from the Vermont Department of Health spent the last few days at Newport Ambulance Service where they taught the proper way to install child restraint systems in vehicles.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Friday for the full report.

Greene Sends Fans Home Happy With OT Winner

October 9, 2014

NEWPORT–With the skies opening up and raining falling down on the field, North Country forward Morgan Greene scored with 3:13 left in the first overtime session to give the Falcons a huge 2-1 win over the St. Johnsbury Hilltoppers on Thursday afternoon.
"This was amazing and you can quote me on that," said NC coach Chantelle Bouchard. "The girls did not want to give anything up. This is their home and they wanted to win."
For the full story, see the Express on 10-10-14.

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.


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