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April 23rd, 2014

B & W Owner Hands Over The Keys After 25 Years: Snack Bar Opens Thursday

April 23, 2014

ORLEANS — Today (April 24) B & W snack bar will open for the season. The little snack bar is a staple in the summer schedules of many Kingdom residents. But this year there will be a new face to the restaurant, that of Lisa Cox.
Cox bought the snack bar two weeks ago and has been “under the gun” ever since to be ready for opening. Luckily, veteran owner Odessa Sanville is there to help her through the transition.
Sanville has owned the restaurant for 25 years, and it has been in her family almost since the beginning.

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

Olympians Share Memories: Sargent and Dunklee Come Home To Barton

April 23, 2014

BARTON - On Tuesday evening a packed Barton Memorial Building was treated to a slide show and question-and-answer session with two local Olympians. Susan Dunklee and Ida Sargent participated in the Sochi Winter Olympics a few months ago.

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

Jay Peak Season In Uncharted Territory

April 23, 2014

Jay Peak continues enjoying an excellent skiing and riding season that is still going strong. The mountain has received prolific snowfall this year, with an unheard of seven additional feet within the last month-and-a-half. Resort officials report that they plan to be opened until Mother’s Day, May 11.

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

Community Justice Center Holds Drug Forum

April 23, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - The area’s drug problem continues to be a major concern of local residents and law enforcement officers alike. Last week, on Wednesday, April 16, the Community Justice Center sponsored a community forum to discuss just that.

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

Rasputitsa Well Received

April 23, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - If you’re not accustomed to seeing bicycles on dirt roads in the area, better start getting used to it.
The Inaugural Rasputitsa bike race was held on April 29, starting and ending on Main Street in Newport.
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Rasputitsa is a Russian word for mud season.

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

Baseball Wins, Softball Loses as Rangers Open Season

April 23, 2014

BASEBALL
Lake Region 5, Oxbow 4
OXBOW–The Lake Region Rangers opened their season with a win over the Oxbow Olympians on Tuesday afternoon.
"It was a great team effort," said Ranger coach Eric Degre on his team's performance.
Matt Messier got the opening day start and win, throwing five strong innings, striking out 10 while walking 2 and allowing 2 earned runs.
Josh Locke came in in relief and pitched the final two innings, fanning 2 and walking 1.
Batting out of the number two hole, Dillon Gile led the Rangers with 2 hits, including a double.

April 22nd

Girl Scouts Design Welcome Signs For Derby

April 22, 2014

The town of Derby does not have welcome signs like most surrounding towns, but that is about to change. The Girls Scouts of Troop 30100 juniors, under the leadership of Amy Snider have created Welcome to Derby; Thanks for Visiting signs.

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

State Of Vermont Replenishes Clyde River With Salmon

April 22, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - It’s springtime in Vermont and that means it’s time for the Fish and Wildlife Department to make its annual fish drop into the Clyde River.

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

Vermont House Honors Veterans

April 22, 2014

Local Representative Vicki Strong is spearheading an “Honor and Appreciation Day” through a concurrent resolution. Earlier this year a resolution honoring Vietnam veterans was passed by the Legislature. On Wednesday a ceremony is being held at the State House at 1 p.m. to recognize veterans of recent wars.
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The resolution recognizes the sacrifice of all veterans who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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

Firefighters Discuss Dispatching Fees With DPS Commissioner

April 22, 2014

ORLEANS - Members of local fire departments met at the Orleans Fire Station Monday for a Northeast International Mutual Aid meeting where they discussed the potential of having to pay the state police for dispatching services.

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

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