Archive - Aug 20, 2012
BARTON â€“ The Orleans County Fair ended with a battle to the death during the long-anticipated Demolition Derby Sunday. Fans cheered while mud, dust, smoke and the sound of crunching metal filled the air.
This yearâ€™s Demo Derby fielded 96 cars: 59 four cylinders and 37 six and eight cylinders. The drivers of the four cylinders faced off against each other as did the drivers of the six and eight cylinders.
NEWPORT â€“ The protesters arrested on Lowell Mountain for unlawful trespass were found guilty by a jury Wednesday evening after a day-long trial. The protesters were on Lowell Mountain where Green Mountain Power (GMP) is constructing a wind turbine farm.
The self-proclaimed â€śLowell Sixâ€ť say they are disappointed by the verdict but will continue their advocacy for Vermont ridgelines.
MacBride–– Willard (Bill) Stoughton passed away peacefully July 31, 2012 at the Vermont Respite House in the arms of his loving family. There will be a service at the Vermont Veteran’s Cemetery in Randolph, Vermont on Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 2 p.m. Friends are welcome to attend.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.