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Archive - Oct 2013

October 29th

Pauline June Marsden

October 29, 2013

Marsden–– Pauline June, 72, of Island Pond died suddenly on October 23, 2013 in Morgan, VT.
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.

October 28th

Hungerfest 2013 A Success, Collection Efforts Continue

October 28, 2013

"Something special is happening in the Newport community around helping the needy," said Joe Patrissi, executive director of Northeast Kingdom Community Action (NEKCA), Monday. "The whole community is coming together to feed the hungry and that's pretty impressive."
For the rest of the story see Tuesday's Express.

Wind Turbines in Eden?

October 28, 2013

EDEN– Residents here are considering a wind turbine project like on Lowell Mountain. Connecticut based business BNE Energy is proposing to build a project consisting of six wind turbines along the same ridgeline where 21 are already spinning. In Eden the area is known as Bigelow Basin. Those on Albany Road would have the most prominent view of the location, town officials say.
For the full story see Tuesday's Express.

Pauline June Marsden

October 28, 2013

Marsden–– Pauline June, 72, of Island Pond died suddenly on October 23, 2013 in Morgan, VT. 
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

Frank A. Perrault

October 28, 2013

Perrault–– Frank A. of Westford, VT, died peacefully at home on October 22, 2013 after a lengthy illness.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

Cdr. George E. Allison

October 28, 2013

Allison–– Cdr. George E. (USN Retired), 88, beloved husband and father, passed away from a heart attack on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 in Hartford Hospital.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

October 27th

Falcon Boys, Ellis, Heading to New England XC Meet

October 27, 2013

Staff Reports
THETFORD–Going into the Vermont State Cross Country Championships, the Falcons, much like every other school in attendance, were looking to have a good a showing.
Knowing that they had the potential to do some really good things, a confident North Country squad took to the trail and came away with some fantastic results.
For the Falcon boys, Sam Brunnette stayed true to form, finishing 6th in the state (4th in Division I) with a time of 17:09.4.

North Country Football Team Closes Out 2013 Campaign

October 27, 2013

NEWPORT–What has been a trying and difficult football season for the North Country Falcons came to a close on Friday night as the team fell 26-8 to the Spaulding Crimson Tide.
"This was one of those games that no matter how much preparation we did we just couldn't pull it off," said NCU coach Tim Simoneau. "We worked hard, but things didn't go our way."
Before the game got underway, the team honored their six outgoing seniors; Anthony Eldridge, Tyler Jenne, Wyatt Prue, Tyler Sanville, Troy Dane and Jason Gonyaw.

Raptors Squeak Past Lake Region 2-1

October 27, 2013

ORLEANS-In a very evenly played match, the Rivendell Raptors had a little more at the end than the home standing Lake Region Rangers as they held on for a 2-1 victory. The Raptors erased a 1-0 LRU lead by scoring twice in the last 13 minutes of regulation to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat.
With a large, several-hundred strong boisterous crowd on hand to witness the quarter-final between the number 4 seed, Lake Region and the number five seed Raptors it was obvious on this chilly 42 degree day that it would be tight one.
For the full story, see the Express on Monday 10-28-13.

Muddy Waters Pottery

October 27, 2013

NEWPORT CITY- The art of making pottery takes years of practice as Diana Poulin is well aware. Poulin started working with pottery as a hobby and spent five years at the Vermont Clay Studio, and then on to other pottery schools to hone her craft.
“I took lessons for ten years before I started to teach it,” recalls Poulin. “I always had a desire to do it. You see someone make a pot and it's something you want to do for yourself.
For the rest of the story see Monday's Express.

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