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Falcon Girls Throttle Northfield 4-2

September 8, 2011

NEWPORT-The weather was frightful but that did not effect the focus of the North Country Falcon girls as they put together a solid opening season effort knocking off the Northfield Marauders 4-2.
The Falcons iced the contest late on Kate Meuiner’s second goal of the contest off a well set up dead ball.
NCUHS had a couple good chances early. Senior Cara Worth weaved her way thru the Northfield defense and caromed a shot off the crossbar. Moments later Anna Bingham made a strong rush into Marauder territory getting off a hard shot from the right wing.

Charleston Man Lost in Rollover

September 8, 2011

Joel Tetreault of West Charleston died when the truck he was driving rolled over in Coventry Tuesday night. State police say that Tetreault, 57, was driving his 2002 GMC pickup south on Pine Hill at around 10 p.m. The truck left the roadway, went down a small embankment, and then went down a second embankment, which caused the truck to roll. Tetreault was thrown from the truck and pinned under the vehicle. The Newport City Fire Department assisted on the scene. The crash remains under investigation.

Debonville Sentenced for Drug Deals

September 8, 2011

NEWPORT CITY – Judge Robert Bent Tuesday sentenced William Debonville, 43 of Island Pond, to serve one to three years in prison for the sale of cocaine. He was also assessed $141 in fees. Two felony charges for the sale of a depressant/stimulant/narcotic were dismissed by the state.
Newport City Police Officer Seth DiSanto wrote in an affidavit that the Vermont Drug Task Force, where DiSanto serves as a detective, launched an investigation of the distribution of narcotics in the Orleans County area during the week of Jan. 20, 2010.

Brighton Board Tackles Broken Down Buildings

September 8, 2011

BRIGHTON - At the Brighton Selectboard meeting on Tuesday evening, the issue of abandoned "eyesores" and cluttered properties, which may be creating possible public hazards, drew a small crowd that turned out to ask the selectboard to take some action. The town health officer held the floor for the first part of the meeting. He had reports on several inspections he had done recently at the request of the board.

VELCO wants Act 250 opinion reconsidered

September 8, 2011

WATERBURY, VT - The Vermont Electric Company (VELCO) has filed for reconsideration of the Jurisdictional Opinion (JO) issued by the District 7 Environmental Commission.
Kirstin Sultan, the District 7 Coordinator, issued the JO on August 8. It states that the existing telecommunications towers located on Nelson Hill in Derby need Act 250 permits. However no one seems to know when the towers were built. Neighbors provided conflicting reports and USDA photos do not identify the year the photos were taken.

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