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May 28th, 2013


May 28, 2013

Residents at a special meeting  Tuesday voted to rescind their decision to form a fire department.  Voters also rescinded the fire department budget of $515,000. Watch Thursday's Newport Daily Express for full story, including reaction.

Clair J. Stouffer

May 28, 2013

Stouffer–– Clair J., 70, of Derby, VT passed away suddenly on May 25, 2013 in Newport, VT.
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.

May 27th


May 27, 2013

The state was inundated with rain last week. Roads were closed and homes were threatened. We managed to escape the worst of it, but not without some washouts and high water. Take a look at photos of area flooding on the back page of The Newport Daily Express for Tuesday, May 28, 2013.


May 27, 2013

Memorial Day is a special time for honoring our heroes who died so that we might have liberty. Read our Tuesday Memorial Day edition for May 28, 2013.

May 26th

Looking Ahead

May 26, 2013

Here are the latest updates for this past week's cancellations.
North Country vs. Middlebury baseball/softball, 5/29/13 at 4:30
North Country vs. St. Johnsbury baseball/softball, 6/1/13 at TBA
Lake Region vs. Winooski baseball/softball, 5/31/13 at 4:30


May 26, 2013

The Vermont State Police report that US Rt 5 in Derby Line, VT, is closed just north of Caswell Ave. due to a hole discovered in the pavement a couple feet on the Canada side of the United States/Canada border. The hole in pavement was small however a large area beneath the pavement has eroded away. For safety concerns traffic will not be allowed to travel US Rt 5 north into Canada and people are asked to utilize Interstate 91 or Beebe Plain Ports of Entry as alternate routes.

Sister Mary Gratia L. Corriveau

May 26, 2013

Corriveau–– Sister Gratia L., FCSCJ (S. St-Hervé), a Daughter of the Charity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, passed away after a long illness on May 23, 2013 at the Mount Sacred Heart Provincial House Infirmary, Littleton, New Hampshire.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

May 23rd


May 23, 2013

Vermont's North Country Chamber of Commerce celebrated the hard work of its members and talked about the future at its annual meeting, held at the Eastside Restaurant and the Newport Country Club Thursday. For more of this story, see Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 24, 2013.


May 23, 2013

Ron Chaffee has seen them come and seen them go, and this year he will set up his 40th graduation event before he retires. From banging the pipes to painting the walls, he's done it all. Read about him in Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 24, 2013.


May 23, 2013

The North Country Supervisory Union will soon be moving to its new digs and The Newport Daily Express has some exclusive photos to share with you. See them on pages 1 and 3 of Friday's Express for May 24, 2013.


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