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October 26th, 2014

Despite Questions Border Motel Has No Major Issues

October 26, 2014

Concerns were raised over the Border Motel at a recent Derby select board meeting. Some, including Derby resident Rick Dubois, brought up health and safety concerns, according to meeting minutes.

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

M. Florent Roy

October 26, 2014

M. Florent Roy, at the age of 87, passed away at Newport Healthcare Center, Newport, Vt.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

James L. Lantagne

October 26, 2014

James L. Lantagne, 36, of Newport, VT passed away suddenly on October 20, 2014 at his home. 
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

October 24th

Hazen Upsets Lake Region in Quarterfinals

October 24, 2014

ORLEANS–There is an old adage in high school sports that it is difficult to beat a team three time in one season.
Friday afternoon's quarterfinal game between the Lake Region Rangers and Hazen Wildcats proved that saying true, as Hazen picked up a 2-1 overtime win on a goal by Jake Gilcris after suffering two regular season loses to the Rangers in 2014.
For the full story, see the Express on 10-27-14.

October 23rd

PSB Fines GMP For Noise Violations

October 23, 2014

The Vermont Public Service Board (PSB) has penalized Green Mountain Power for noise violations at the Lowell wind farm. On October 16 the board ordered GMP to pay for one year of continuous sound monitoring, estimated to cost about $109,000, and pay a $1,000 fine.

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

FairPoint Strike Affects Local Workers

October 23, 2014

ERBY – FairPoint office and field workers from Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine continued walk the picket line this week. Just over 300 Vermont workers are on the picket line. They join more than 1,700 across the tri-state area. The workers’ previous five-year contract ended August 2.

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

Falcons Headed to Semifinals for Third Straight Year

October 23, 2014

NEWPORT–For the third straight year, one of the two Division III field hockey semi-final games will feature the team from North Country, as the Falcons defeated the Montpelier Solons 3-1 in a wet and rainy quarter-final match up on Thursday.
For the full story, see the Express on 10-24-14.

October 22nd

Lake Region Blows Past Lamoille to Reach Quarterfinals

October 22, 2014

ORLEANS–It was over before it even started.
The Lake Region Lady Rangers scored three goals in the first two minutes and sixteen seconds, and that, along with a three goal effort from Jenna Charland, helped the team to defeat the Lamoille Lancers 8-1 in play-down action Wednesday afternoon.
For the full story, see the Express on 10-23-14.

Canadian Boat Owner Hopes To Resume International Travel

October 22, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – A Canadian business owner wants the city council to help him make it easier to bring passengers to the community on his tour boat.

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

North Country Hospital Now Has 3D Mammography

October 22, 2014

Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women. North Country Hospital has a new medical device that will facilitate breast cancer detection. The hospital will be one of about 10 percent of hospitals in the nation that offers the three-dimensional capabilities.

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

 

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