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October 7th, 2012

Falcons Show Improvement in 55-20 Loss to Bellows Falls

October 7, 2012

NEWPORT–They say practice makes perfect, but while they are not perfect, nor did they get the win, the North Country football team's hard work paid off as they had their best showing in four weeks, breaking a three game scoreless streak in a 55-20 loss to Bellows Falls on Friday night.
"We made some adjustments and kept drilling them all week and it is starting to pay off," said head coach Tim Simoneau.
Jason Hatin returned to the Falcon line-up, but it was Jacob Buckles under center as North Country started the first series of the game from their own thirty.

Ranger Boys Blank Richford for Eighth Win

October 7, 2012

ORLEANS-Lake Region picked up their fourth shutout of the season, upending visiting Richford 4-0 in boys varsity soccer action Friday afternoon in the opening contest of the Rangers’ homecoming weekend.
Josh Thibault, Shaquille Urie, Anthony Wright and Alex Beauregard tallied for the Rangers with each score coming in the first half. Thibault and fellow junior Carl Oberg added one assist each.
“When you score early and often, you sometimes get out of your game plan,” said Lake Region head coach Tom Evans. “But Richford played hard, and that made it a good a match throughout.”

Urie Breaks Record in Lady Rangers 4-0 Win Over Danville

October 7, 2012

ORLEANS–Tyrah Urie scored her 37th career goal with 25:00 left to play in the second half to break the Lake Region girl's goal scoring record on Saturday afternoon.
The tally was the Lady Rangers (9-2) third of their 4-0 win over Danville (2-6-1).
Lake Region got on the board in the first half when Megan Menard put one in with nine minutes remaining in the opening forty.
Thirteen minutes into the second, Urie off of a strange play in the corner, sent a cross in front to Sarah Burnham, who netted her first goal of the season.

William (Bill) Sackett

October 7, 2012

William (Bill) Sackett passed away suddenly of natural causes on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at his home in Ottawa, Ontario (Canada). 
Originally from Island Pond, Vermont, Bill attended Lyndon State College before heading to Panama for military service in 1968. He graduated from Castleton State in the early 70’s and continued his life in Canada as a successful journalist and senior editor for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and then ran his own successful business as a media consultant in Ottawa, Canada. 

Madeleine (Metras) Goodsell

October 7, 2012

Goodsell–– Madeleine (Metras), beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend, peacefully passed away at the Kingston General Hospital on Friday, August 31, 2012 with family by her side. Her funeral service was held at St. Paul's United Church in Harrowsmith, Ontario on September 3, 2012. There will be a committal service the morning of Saturday, October 6, 2012 at St. Mary's Cemetery in Newport, VT at 11 o'clock.

For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

October 4th

Newport Fire Dept. to Hold Open House

October 4, 2012

NEWPORT CITY – October is Fire Prevention Month and Sunday starts Fire Prevention Week. To kick them off right, city firefighters will open their station to the public.
Any Orleans County resident may attend the open house, which will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Residents will be able to sit in a trailer that resembles what a house filled with smoke is like, tour the station, interact with firefighters, see the equipment and enjoy refreshments.

TROY CONSIDERS $1.38 MILLION BOND

October 4, 2012

TROY – Troy voters are being asked to vote in November for a $1.38 million bond to renovate the aging school building.
“The school was built in 1978 and we’re still dealing with that technology here in 2012,” said board chair Jennifer Daigle. “As a school board, it’s our responsibility to address any concerns and safety issues of our school and bring it to community members’ attention and hopefully get their feedback and support on correcting those items.”

IROC Seeks Tax Free Status

October 4, 2012

DERBY, VT - IROC is in a deep hole - close to drowning but trying desperately to keep its head above water.
IROC is facing foreclosure in April for its inability to pay the $7,700 per month mortgage payment for the facility and still owes about $1.1 million.
Not only is IROC asking several towns that use the facility to financially help IROC every year, but it is also seeking tax exempt status from the state.
IROC would voluntarily pay the town taxes, IROC’s executive director Phil White said in a statement.

October 3rd

DERBY TACKLES OLD WATER PIPES

October 3, 2012

DERBY LINE – Village trustees are discussing ways to replace some of the aging and small waterlines in the village following a report that the lines may hinder firefighters on Elm Street.
Tuesday evening, Wayne Elliott, vice president of Aldrich and Elliott Engineering, lead the discussion. Derby Select Board Chair Brian Smith, selectman Steve Gendreau and village residents also attended the meeting.

GERMAN WINDOW MAKER HEADED TO NEWPORT

October 3, 2012

NEWPORT – A German window manufacturer plans to open its North American headquarters right in Newport.
Menck Windows is slated to open on the proposed biotechnology campus. The former Bogner facility off the Lake Road in Newport was already purchased for development. The window manufacturer will open a 40,000 square foot facility on the 40 acre campus.
Bill Stenger of Jay Peak Resort unveiled the surprise plans at a conference last week at the resort, and again in Newport with his partners and Vermont's congressional delegation alongside him.

 

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