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October 12th, 2014

Friends And Colleagues Roast Duncan Kilmartin

October 12, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Mention the name Duncan anywhere in the Northeast Kingdom or the halls of Vermont’s State House and most people will immediately think of longtime state representative and as an even longer serving attorney Duncan Kilmartin.
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Thursday evening, many of Kilmartin’s friends and colleagues, who included former governor Jim Douglas, gathered at the Eastside Restaurant to roast him.

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

Meryl Lebowitz Wins Plein Air Art Award

October 12, 2014

BARTON — The first annual Plein Air art event has revealed the winner of the event is Meryl Lebowitz.

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

Are You Ready For Some Flag Football?

October 12, 2014

Two Northeast Kingdom residents are gearing up for the second annual Hunger Bowl.

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

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.

 

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