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October 13th

Morgan Residents Consider Turning Points

October 13, 2013

MORGAN- Forty residents in Morgan attended a public meeting for a presentation to consider whether to lease or sell the elementary school to Turning Points Alternative Education Program (AEP). Dwindling enrollment forced the town to tuition the students to Derby Elementary School last year. The school sits idle and residents are seeking different options to make use of the facility.
For the full story see Monday's Express.

Urie Sets New School Scoring Record in Win Over Danville

October 13, 2013

ORLEANS–When fans came to the Ranger Field on Saturday morning for the Lake Region girls soccer team's game against Danville, they could feel a buzz in the air.
Maybe it was the electricity that accompanies homecoming weekend, or perhaps it was the beautiful autumn day.
But more than likely it was the fact that they had to chance to witness history being made, and that is exactly what they saw, as Tyrah Urie scored goals number 56 and 57 to break Richie Hackett's all-time goal scoring record.

Weekend Round-up: Soccer Falcons Lose, Rangers Tie, More

October 13, 2013

BOYS SOCCER
Lake Region 1, Danville 1
ORLEANS–Alex Beauregard's 17th goal of the season helped secure a tie for Lake Region as they hosted Danville on Saturday afternoon in the second half of the homecoming soccer doubleheader.
Danville jumped out to the lead six minutes into the first half.
The Indians had been pressuring early, and their persistence was rewarded when Jason Sweet connected with Gabe Farr for the early tally.
Danville kept the pressure on after the goal, but Lake Region slowly started to get their game going.

October 10th

Mammograms Saves Lives

October 10, 2013

So it seems there is some confusion about at what age you need to start getting mammograms. Every major medical organization with expertise in breast cancer now recommends that women start getting annual mammograms at age 40. Yet, millions of women remain confused about when to be screened. Many forego annual mammograms and increase their risk of dying unnecessarily from breast cancer.
For the full story see Friday's Express.

The Most interesting Man in The World

October 10, 2013

NEWPORT–– Over 50 friends of Newport resident John Stevens made their way to the EASTSIDE RESTAURANT for a chance to poke a little fun at a man they admire and have a great meal served by Dena Gray’s capable staff.
For the full story see Friday's Express.

North Country’s Brunnette & Ellis Shatter Course Records

October 10, 2013

DERBY-What a day at the races!
The long awaited home meet finally arrived with a picturesque day and great fan support.
Thank you to all that came out to watch, and especially to those of you who came out to work.
Without those volunteers (especially the timing crew!) this would not have come off so well.
In cross country, we don’t have the luxury that every other sport has where the coach shows up to the prepped field with officials waiting and just coaches.

Beauregard Fires in Four Goals To Pace Rangers 4-2

October 10, 2013

ORLEANS-The Lake Region Rangers moved to 8-2-1 on the year after a 4-2 win over visiting Enosburg. Senior striker Alex Beauregard netted 4 goals, two in each half to power the Ranger offense.
Lake Region took an early 2-0 lead before a couple defensive breakdowns let the Hornets back in the game. Cam Cafori and Zack Dixon-Smith tallied for Enosburg forging a 2 all deadlock at the halftime horn.
The Rangers slugged it out in the middle of the field as each club looked for the go ahead score midway through the second half.

William “Bill” F. Spates

October 10, 2013

Spates–– William “Bill” F., age 67, of Lynn, MA died Saturday, October 5, 2013, after a lengthy illness.
For the full obituary see Thursday's Express.

October 9th

An Early Start

October 9, 2013

BARTON-The Business and Operations Committee at Lake Region Union High School is off to a fast start cobbling together a budget for fiscal year 2014/15. Committee Chair Mike Sanville said the first draft proposes an increase of $90,000 over the current fiscal year's budget of $6.5 million. “That represents an increase of 1.9%,” said Sanville. “Add in the capital reserve of $100,000 and the overall increase is 3.35%.”
For the rest of the story see Thursday's Express.

Talk of Marijuana Dispensary

October 9, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - Lawmakers, during the 2011-2012 legislative session, decided to allow medical marijuana dispensaries in the state. Now Newport City officials are trying to decide if they want the dispensaries in their communities. 
Tuesday, the planning commission, at the request of the Newport City Council, talked to Newport City Police Chief Seth DiSanto about if the city should disallow dispensaries in the city. 
For the rest of the story see Thursday's Express.

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