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Archive - Dec 11, 2013

Essex Scores Twice in the 3rd to Best Falcons

December 11, 2013

Jay-After Ross DeLaBruere put North Country ahead 1-0 in the first, the Essex Hornets tied things up in the second, then popped in two more in the third to hand the Falcons their first loss of the season.
Freshman goalie Dana Marsh was outstanding for the Falcons, stopping 34 of 37 shots on the night.
Despite the loss, North Country played a very strong game, and if they continue to improve, the next time these two teams meet, the outcome could be much different.
For the full story, see the Express on Friday 12-13-13.

Essex Tops Falcon Girls in First Metro Test

December 11, 2013

Jay-The North Country girls hockey team made their Metro Division debut on Wednesday evening, taking on the Essex Hornets at the Jay Peak Ice Haus.
Unfortunately for the Falcons, things did not go as well as they would have liked, and they fell 6-0 to the Hornets.
Essex had two goals in each period while North Country struggled to get quality shots on the visitor's net.
For the full story, see the Express on Friday 12-13-13.

Lowell Wind Opponents Appeal ANR Stormwater Permit To Supreme Court

December 11, 2013

LOWELL – Despite the recent verdict by the Vermont Supreme Court on the Lowell Mountain wind opponents’ unlawful trespassing appeal, the advocates are continuing their crusade. This time the non-profit energy advocacy group Energize Vermont, along with neighbors of the Lowell wind project, have made another appeal to the high court.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday for the complete story.

Eden Woman Sees Sentence Deferred For Stabbing Estranged Husband

December 11, 2013

NEWPORT CITY – An Eden woman was handed a seven-and-a-half-year deferred sentence on Thursday, Dec. 5 after she pleaded guilty to first degree assault with a deadly weapon. A charge of second degree attempted murder against 41-year-old Jennifer Ahlquist was dropped.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday to see the complete sentence.

Wanted: Toys, Toys and More Toys

December 11, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - Some area children will have a bright shinny gift under the tree Christmas morning, thanks to Northeast Kingdom Community Action (NEKCA).
Rhonda Cole, teen parent educator at NEKCA, is heading up the Toys for Kids of Vermont campaign. NEKCA started collecting toys Nov. 15.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday for the complete story.

New Coach, New Direction For Falcon Boys

December 11, 2013

NEWPORT–While a lot of the actual pieces have not changed from last season, the 2013-2014 North Country boy's basketball team will have a different feel to it as new coach Ed Duncan Jr. takes over the job from Brian Bonvechio, who stepped down after last season.
Duncan, who was at the helm of the Falcon' JV program for the last 2 years, and has coached the game for 16 total years, is ready to face the challenges of head coaching in the Metro Division.

North Country Girls Future is in Their Own Hands

December 11, 2013

NEWPORT–For the 2013-2014 North Country girl's basketball team, the future is wide open.
Only four players are returning to coach Christiane Brown's squad this year, and that means every position is up for grabs.
"Who are we... that is a great question," Brown said as our interview got underway. "We are so young and it might be a little too early for me to tell you who we are as we need to grow and develop as team before I can tell you that, but I can tell you that we are a group that is dedicated, very focused, eager to learn and so far, look to be great teammates."

Gerald “Gerry” D. Begin

December 11, 2013

Begin–- Gerald “Gerry” D., 28, of Coventry, VT passed away suddenly on December 7, 2013 in Newport, VT.
For the full obituary see Wednesday's Express.

 

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