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Archive - 2014

February 25th

Craftsbury Starts Out Hot, But Proctor Comes Back to Get Win

February 25, 2014

BARRE–The Craftsbury girls basketball team had a great start to their semi-final contest against Proctor, but the Lady Phantoms got hot from beyond the arc in the second quarter, and they built up a lead that was too much to overcome, and the Lady Chargers season came to a close with 60-36 loss at the Barre Auditorium.

Celine Florianne Weed

February 25, 2014

Weed–– Celine Florianne, 73, of Newport, VT passed away on Sunday, February 23, 2014 at her home in the presence of her family, after her fight against cancer.
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.

February 24th

AG’s Office Clears Derby Select Board Of Wrongdoing

February 24, 2014

The Office of the Vermont Attorney General has found the Derby select board did not violate the state’s open meeting laws.

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

Vermont Lawmakers Looking At Drugged Driving Law

February 24, 2014

Vermont lawmakers are looking at a drugged driving law.
During Monday’s Legislative Breakfast at the East Side Restaurant, Rep. Vicki Strong (R-Olreans-Caledonia-1) of Albany said the law is in regards to the state’s opiate addiction problem.

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

Violent CrimeVictim Says Victims Need More Rights

February 24, 2014

Melissa Smith of Glover is finding out that the pain of victims sometimes continues even after the offender has served his or her sentence.

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

Chili Festival: Everyone Wins: Proceeds Go To Warm The Children

February 24, 2014

BARTON - Among the many events offered at the I Love Winter festival held Saturday was the Chamber Chili Challenge. Five dollars allowed a chance to sample offerings from nine participants. Cornbread on the side was offered as well, for a well-balanced and delicious meal.

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

Thomas Erwin Dunn

February 24, 2014

Dunn–– Thomas Erwin, age 75, of East Hardwick, VT, passed away peacefully at St. Johnsbury Health and Rehabilitation Center on February 19, 2014.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

Roy Harry Lewis

February 24, 2014

Lewis–– Roy Harry, 70, of Alpine, New York, died on Thursday, February 13, 2014 in the company of loving family members after waging a quiet and courageous battle with Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

February 23rd

Lady Chargers Heading to Semi’s After Defeating Hornets

February 23, 2014

CRAFTSBURY–On Saturday afternoon in front of a packed house full of excited, passionate basketball fans, the Craftsbury Lady Chargers defeated the Whitcomb/Rochester Hornets 43-35 to advance to tonight's Division IV semi-final contest in Barre.
"These girls deserve this,” said Craftsbury coach Rick Thomas. "For us to be present, to be the smallest school (in Barre) and to be relevant in this conversation speaks volumes to how focused (the girls) have been all year. This has been our objective and we have set our performances standards to meet this and these guys are going (to Barre)."

Huge First Half Sends Lake Region Past BFA Fairfax

February 23, 2014

ORLEANS–The Lake Region Rangers closed out the 2013-2014 regular season in grand fashion by running over the BFA Fairfax Bullets 74-48 on Friday evening.
With it being senior night, Ingalls had elected to start all five of his seniors, and the move would pay dividends early, as Lake Region came out of the gates on fire.
For the full story, see the Express on 2-24-14.

 

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