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Archive - 2011

November 16th

Winners of Just Say No To Drugs Coloring Contest

November 16, 2011

NEWPORT - The Newport Daily Express held it's "Just Say No to Drugs" annual coloring contest. The winners came to the newspaper to pick up their prizes and show off their wonderful art work.
Congratulations to all!

November 15th

Who Knew What When?

November 15, 2011

DERBY - The Derby Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA) held a hearing Monday evening on an appeal dealing with the building that is slated to house an adult novelty store. The building, 4267 US RT 5, is located in a commercial zone next to Interstate 91 and houses Roaster's Café.
Derby Village Trustee Dr. Richard O’Hara appealed Derby’s Zoning Administrator Bob Kelley’s decision to grant a change of use permit for a portion of the building.

“Thrilled” to Dance

November 15, 2011

ORLEANS – Students at Lake Region Union High School spent Monday and Tuesday learning the steps to Michael Jackson’s Thriller.
Theresa Osborn, from Redmond, WA, who taught the dance to the students, said the dance is performed simultaneously around the world just before Halloween. Lake Region students who know the dance will have the opportunity to participate in future Thriller performances.

Police Find Pot Man Forgot He Had

November 15, 2011

NEWPORT CITY – A welfare check requested by a concerned neighbor resulted in the arrest of a North Troy man charged with possession of marijuana. Jacob Bordeau, 29, entered a plea of not guilty to a felony charge of possession of marijuana in Orleans District Court Tuesday.
When State Trooper Debra Munson and Sgt. Larry Smith arrived at the Bordeau home, they saw Bordeau lying in bed with his children next to him. Bordeau eventually woke up and made his way to the door.

Jerry H Page

November 15, 2011

March 25, 1944- November 06, 2011

Traverse City, Michigan - Jerry Hazen Page, 67, of Traverse City died Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011 at his home, with his loving wife by his side. Jerry was born on Saturday, March 25, 1944 to the late Walter and Evelyn (Kennison) Page in Newport, VT.

Rebecca Lynn Bapp

November 15, 2011

Glenn Andre Lanoue

November 15, 2011

November 14th

Occupying the Mountain: Lowell protesters hold open house

November 14, 2011

LOWELL - Opponents of the Lowell Mountain wind turbine project held an open house on the mountain Sunday to allow interested individuals the opportunity to see what is happening and to explain why the protesters are occupying the mountain.
Nearly 90 people made the difficult trek up the mountainside, a hike that took about an hour to reach the ridge line. At the top, participants were welcomed and offered campfire hot dogs, s'mores, hot chocolate, coffee and tea.

Feeding the Hungry: Highland Cattle Donates 3K Pounds of Meat

November 14, 2011

NEWPORT CITY – The freezers at four area food shelves are filled, thanks to Fran Azur and Melanie Gefert from the Vermont Highland Cattle Company. Last week the company donated a total of 3,000 pounds of a mixture of ground beef and select mixed cuts.
The Orleans Federated Church, United Church of Newport, Jay Food Shelf and the Northeast Kingdom Community Action in Newport, Island Pond and Canaan received the meat.
The meat comes from animals that were grass fed and locally raised. The meat is high quality and low in fat.

New England Foundation Honors Square Dancing Couple

November 14, 2011

DERBY LINE – Peg and Robert “Doc” Tirrell of Lower Waterford started square dancing in 1949. On Saturday, the Square Dance Foundation of New England presented Peg and her late husband with the Hall of Fame Award at the Derby Elementary School. The presentation took place during the North Country Swingers monthly dance.
From page one.
Bob Graybill, from the Square Dance Foundation of New England, said the couple did a lot for the foundation and for the perpetuation of square dancing in New England.

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