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Archive - Jul 2011


July 25th

Virginia "June" Barnes

July 25, 2011

Barnes–– Virginia "June", age 93, of Orange City, FL, died on June 17, 2011. A memorial service for Virginia "June" Barnes will be held at the Congregational Church in Island Pond, VT at 11 a.m. August 13, 2011.

For her full obituary see Monday's Express.

July 24th

Dennis Nault

July 24, 2011

Nault–– Dennis of Newport died suddenly July 19, 2011 in Newport. A complete obituary will follow. Graveside services will be held on Monday, July 25, 2011 at 2 p.m. at the Irasburg Cemertery. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Curtis-Britch-Converse-Rushford Funeral Home, locally family owned and operated.

For his obituary see Monday's Express.

Lawrence E. Maxwell

July 24, 2011

Maxwell–– Lawrence E., 78, formerly of Lake Placid, New York, died on July 8, 2011, at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake, New York with his son by his side. Funeral services will take place at the convenience of the family. Friends wishing to remember Mr. Maxwell may make memorial contributions to the Lake Placid Volunteer Ambulance Service, in care of the funeral home. Family and friends can also sign the online guest book at

July 20th

Lake Region Takes Home Babe Ruth Championship

July 20, 2011

NEWPORT–The Junior Babe Ruth Championship of Orleans County was on the line Tuesday night as the North Country Athletics squared off against Lake Region at North Country Union High School.
On a warm and dusty field, Lake Region was able to overcome a two run deficit in the final inning of the contest to get the 7-5 come from behind win.
"I was a little nervous with my guys to be honest with you, but those guys, I was very proud of them, they worked hard till the end and never gave up," said LR Coach Matt Ladd on his team's 7th inning performance.

July 19th

VELCO Seeks Recommendation from Derby Planning Commission for Tower

July 19, 2011

DERBY – The Derby Planning Commission is currently dealing with a proposed Public Service Board (PSB) application for the Vermont Electric Company (VELCO) to put a radio transmission tower on the property of Jim and Debbie Brown in Derby.
Once the application goes before the PSB, the PSB has sole jurisdiction over the project under 30 VSA Sec. 248A and VELCO does not need a zoning permit or any other municipal or state permit. Until then, the project may be subject to Derby bylaws for conditional use and site plan review.

Lee M. Hydeman

July 19, 2011

August 3, 1928 – July 17, 2011

Lee M. Hydeman, noted Washington D.C. aviation attorney, died at his home in Sarasota, FL on July 17, 2011. He had cancer.

Cutting, Baker Win Horseshoe Championship

July 19, 2011

WESTMORE–The Orleans Lions held their annual Horseshoe World Championships this past Saturday.
With sunny skies and temperatures hovering near ninety degrees, the event drew over 300 spectators throughout the day, and featured 80 participants battling for the chance to be labeled the World Champion.
Steve Cutting and Ben Baker were the best of the best at the competition and they took home the first place trophy.
“I just go out there to have fun,” said Baker, “I don’t expect to win, but it is nice when it happens.”

Alexander Ray Gratton 

July 19, 2011

Gratton–– Alexander Ray, infant child of Raymond Todd and Vicky (Derbyshire) Gratton of Barton, died Saturday, July 16, 2011 at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington. Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, July 20 at 1 p.m. at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery in Winooski. Arrangements are with the LaVigne Funeral Home in Winooski.

For his full obituary see Tuesday's Express.


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