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Tilting at Windmills

February 29, 2012

NEWPORT, VT - Gas prices are soaring sky high. It’s enough to make even Don Quixote dizzy.
But while the great knight may be charging windmills with his trusty lance, other people are wondering if windmills are just the answer we need to high fuel costs.
In the meantime, economic prophets predict gas will hit $5 a gallon this summer.
Does John Deere make a Prius version?

Nursing Assistant Denies Charge of Exploiting Elderly Woman

February 29, 2012

NEWPORT CITY – Orleans County Judge Robert Bent released Kellie Peters on conditions Tuesday after the 26-year-old Newport woman pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor charge of alleged financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult.
Peters was working for Bayada Nurses when she started taking care of a 66-year-old Newport woman. Court records identify the woman simply as "the client."

Rangers, Crusaders Win, Falcons Fall in Girls Basketball Action

February 29, 2012

BHS Defeats NCU 46-36
BURLINGTON–A twenty-one point second quarter sealed the win for the Burlington Seahorses as they edged out North Country 46-36 in girls basketball action Tuesday night.
It was 11-11 after the first, then came the disastrous second.
The girls rebounded in the second half, out scoring Burlington in both the third and the fourth, but the hole was just too big to climb out of.
Noelle Pinard continued her strong play, scoring twenty points and grabbing five boards.
"You can't say enough good things about her," said coach Brown, "She is just a pleasure to watch."

Goaltending Key to Falcon Play-off Success

February 29, 2012

NEWPORT–The North Country girls hockey team get their post-season underway tonight when they host Rutland at the Jay Peak Ice Haus at 6:00.
It has been a fantastic year for the Falcons. They have more than doubled their previous season's win total, and made the jump from the bottom of the barrel to being one of the top teams in the Lake Division.
13-6 North Country faced off against the 10-7 Red Raiders just once this season, a 5-3 loss in Rutland.

Mary H. Joslyn

February 29, 2012

Joslyn–– Mary H., 85, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, in The  Converse Home in Burlington. A funeral service will be held at Orleans Federated Church in the spring, the date to be announced. Corbin & Palmer Funeral and Cremation Service in care of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Converse Home, 272 Church St., Burlington, VT 05401.

For the full obituary see Wednesday's Express.

 

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