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Local High Schools Among the Best in the Nation

June 6, 2012

ORLEANS COUNTY - U.S. News and World Report has named two local high schools as the best in the nation.
Lake Region Union High School received a Silver Medal Award and North Country Union High School received a Bronze Medal Award.
This is the first time Lake Region received the award and the second for North Country. As far as state ranking is concerned, Lake Region scored as number seven and North Country scored 13. Stowe High School scored number one in the state and received a Gold Medal Award.
U.S. News and World Report posted the announcement on its website last month.

Attorney General Candidate Stomps the Northeast Kingdom

June 6, 2012

NEWPORT CITY – Chittenden County State’s Attorney T.J. Donovan, who is taking on William Sorrell for the office of Vermont Attorney General, made a whirlwind stop in Newport, Monday.
Donovan and Sorrell are both Democrats. 
“I think it’s time for a change,” said Donovan, when asked why he was going against another Democrat. “I think after 15 years we need new ideas, new energy and new engagement from the office of the attorney general.”
Donovan feels there has been too much political rhetoric on the issue of Vermont Yankee.

Three Strikes and You're Out!

June 6, 2012

NEWPORT, VT - Repeated failure to complete the diversion program for the theft of an $8.99 can of Maxell Duster has led Judge Robert Bent to impose sentence on Brandon Cote of Newport.
Newport City Police Officer Travis Bingham was dispatched to the Rite Aid store in Newport on April 29, 2010 following a call from store manager Arla Mason. Mason advised Bingham that she witnessed the theft of a can of Maxell Duster, which is used to dust off keyboards, after she observed a man stuffing the can into his pants.

North Country Girls Golf Wrap Up Season at States

June 6, 2012

The North Country Union High School Girls Golf team wrapped up their season with a very respectable fourth place finish at the Division I State Finals at the Proctor Pittsford Country Club on Tuesday.
The best two out of three scores are tallied for each team in the tournament. The NCU team was represented by seniors Bailey Walker and Eilish Muir, and sophomore Paige Gagnon.

 

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