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August 16th, 2015
JOHNSON - Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) is once again encouraging its members to conserve energy on Monday August 17 between the hours of 1 pm and 6 pm when demand for electricity is expected to spike as a result of high temperatures throughout New England.
Â Here is what you can do to help beat the peak:
â€¢ Turn off all unnecessary lights.
â€¢ Delay use of major appliances such as dishwashers, washing machines, and clothes dryers.
â€¢ Raise your thermostat or air conditioner by 3 degrees.
Old Stone House Day Saturday, Brownington
The Woodshed Gallery hosts Emily Anderson Sunday, in the former woodshed between the Bread and Puppet museum and the old farm house.
Tom Brady's courtroom drawing goes viral
A combative Donald Trump, the billionaire businessman-turned-presidential candidate, jolted the first Republican debate of the 2016 campaign, leaving his onstage rivals to compete for attention.
The Vermont State Police and the Department of Motor
Vehicles responded to this tractor trailer rollover on Route 105 in Derby
Wednesday evening. The state police have not yet issued any details regarding the crash.
The Orleans Fire Department responded to Ethan Allen for a fire call on Wednesday. See tomorrows Express for details.
Lake Region Union High School art students, under the guidance of Stephanie Harper, have created a mural which is located at the tennis courts. In the past the students have painted murals on the walls of the I-91 underpasses leading to the school. These were memorials on behalf of four students who died in a car accident in 1998. Principal Andre Messier said this year the art class decided to enhance the parking lot and tennis courts with this message of Ranger pride.
NEWPORTâ€“There is a flash flood warning in effect for Orleans County until 9:15 pm tonight.
Should college football add 64 teams to the playoffs?
Martha Alexander, Alex Graves, and Chris Graves recover from a refreshing run (5.5 miles for Martha and Alex, and a 5K walk for Chris). They are among 16 members of the Alexander clan who participated in running or walking events. Last year 25 Alexanders dominated the number of entries.Â Almost 100 people, including children, ran or walked for fun as part of Glover Day.
For more photos see Monday's Express