Archive - Sep 12, 2011
NEWPORTâ€“After a fantastic season last year that saw boys senior captain Josef Bourgeois pick up a second place finish at the state meet, the North Country Cross-Country team will be looking to fill his, as well as some other key positions on the 2011 roster.
"On the girls side we lost Genna Primeau and Martha Petzoltd to graduation and Steph Fontaine decided not to return, and on the boys side we lost Josef and Andy Decelles to graduation, and Brian DeLaBruere is now playing soccer," says 2nd year Head Coach Chris Schaffer.
January 8, 1925-September 8, 2011
Harry M. Higley, age 86, of Lowell, VT died on Thursday, September 8, 2011. He was born January 8, 1925 in Guilford, VT to William and Bessie (Davis) Higley.
He was predeceased by one half brother, George, and two half-sisters, Lucy Higley and Evelyn Clark, all of Guilford.
He is survived by one brother, Herbert of San Diego, CA and one sister, Wilma Higgins of Guilford.
August 14, 1914-September 11, 2011
MONTGOMERY CENTER / GLOVER – Alvira B. Arel, age 97, passed away Sunday afternoon September 11, 2011 at the Union House Nursing Home in Glover.
She was born August 14, 1914 in Montgomery Center the daughter of the late Clyde and Louise (Lumbra) Tevyaw.
Firefighters extinguish a fire in a dumpster at the Eastside Restaurant Saturday evening.
Firefighters were called to the restaurant around 8 p.m. The cause of the fire that spread to the fence around the dumpster is unknown. The smoke was extensive but the damage was localized.
NEWPORT CITY â€“ Americans nationwide attended ceremonies to remember the men and women who died in the terrorists attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.Â
Newport area Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts held a brief ceremony, which included raising the Flag of Heroes in Railroad Square. The flag is similar to the American Flag in shape and design but has the name of every person who was killed during the 9/11 terrorist attacks.Â
SHEFFIELD â€“ Saturday marked the one-year anniversary of when 78-year-old Pat Oâ€™Hagan disappeared. On Oct. 3, hunters discovered Oâ€™Haganâ€™s body in Wheelock, about 10 miles from her home. Police called her death a homicide.
Major Ed Ledo, of the Vermont State Police, held a press conference at the Sheffield Town Hall Friday. He said law enforcement officers believe more than one person was involved with the crime. Based on information that came in during the investigation, police searched two nearby bodies of water, Ledo said, but he did not say what evidence was being sought.