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August 4th, 2014

James L. Aldrich

August 4, 2014

Aldrich–– James L., 78, of Derby, VT, passed away on July 27, 2014 surrounded by friends and family.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

August 3rd

Fundraiser For Mary Wright Halo Foundation

August 3, 2014

The Ladies League in cooperation with the Newport Country Club, led by Carol Needleman and Martha Fortin are organizing the first annual golf, BBQ, and dance to benefit the Halo Foundation. The date is Saturday, August 23rd, and features a two person scramble, and three divisions (men, women, and mixed).  A putting contest will start at 11:30 a.m., and a shotgun start for the tournament begins at 1:30 p.m. 
For the full story see Monday's Express.

Memorial Concert Planned for Homicide Victim

August 3, 2014

Island Pond–– The family and friends of homicide victim Isaac Hunt are planning a public celebration of his life.  Mary Hunt, of Island Pond, said that a memorial concert for her brother is planned for 7 p.m. at Pavilion Park in Island Pond, on Saturday, August 16, weather permitting.  The event will include a paper lantern lighting, and the family has created decals and wristbands in Isaac’s memory, which will be on sale during the concert.
For the full story see Monday's Express.

July 31st

Taste of Newport held at Gateway Center

July 31, 2014

Foodies Flock to Culinary Festival Highlighting Local Restaurants and Products

Maple Company Interested in Old Furniture Plant

July 31, 2014

BRIGHTON- Rick DeWolf of DeWolf Engineering, along with the Town’s Development Review Board participated in a site visit at the former Ethan Allen plant on Wednesday afternoon.  Sweet Tree Processing (STP) of New Haven, CT. is interested in using the site for a maple syrup production plant in town.  Of interest are lighting, parking, landscaping and snow removal, as well as location of appropriate signage.  The DRB later met to review the proposal and will issue findings of facts and any conditions necessary before granting approval.

For the rest of the story see Friday's Express

Act 250 Issues Recess Order for AnC Bio

July 31, 2014

The District Environmental  Commission has recessed the hearing on the AnC Bio application and is asking for additional information.
 On July 21 the Act 250  Commission held a public hearing on the application for a biotechnology campus on Bogner Drive in Newport City, proposed by Bill Stenger of Jay Peak and his business partners. The facility would manufacture artificial organs like dialysis machines, and conduct cutting edge research.

For the rest of the story see Friday's Express

Derby Line Man Faces Life in Prison

July 31, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – A Derby Line man faces a life sentence after he pled guilty to repeated aggravated sexual assault.
The man, 65-year-old Robert Stacey, also faces a consecutive five to 15 year prison sentence for a charge of Lewd and Lascivious Conduct with a Child. In exchange for Stacey pleading guilty to the felony charges, in Orleans Country Superior Court Criminal Division Tuesday, the state dropped a felony charge of attempting to obstruct justice.

For the rest of the story read Friday's Express

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July 31, 2014

Mary E. Ruggieri

July 31, 2014

Ruggieri–– Mary E., 48, of West Charleston, VT, passed away on July 28, 2014 in Lebanon, NH.
For the full obituary see Thursday's Express.

July 30th

Seneca Mountain Wind's Dreams Blown Away

July 30, 2014

ESSEX COUNTY- In a final and official act Eolian Renewable Energy, the parent company for Seneca Mountain Wind (SMW) has withdrawn its proposal to connect to the grid.
For the full story see Thursday's Express.

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