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Archive - Dec 2013

December 25th

Christmas Day Dinner In North Troy

December 25, 2013

Donald St. Onge of North Troy hosted the annual Christmas Day dinner at the St. Vincent De Paul Church on North Pleasant Street in North Troy.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday for more photos.

VEC Crews Work Through Christmas To Restore Power

December 25, 2013

NORTH TROY - In an attempt to restore power to customers affected by the ice storm on Sunday, December 22, Vermont Electric Co-op increased the number of crews to 600.

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

NEK Featured in Yankee Magazine

December 25, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - The January/February edition of Yankee Magazine, a national publication that features all of New England, includes a piece dedicated to development in the Northeast Kingdom.

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

State Police Investigate Suspicious Package

December 25, 2013

DERBY - State Police continue to investigate a suspicious package containing an object that resembled a pipe bomb found near a propane tank in Derby Saturday.

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

December 24th

Lady Rangers Attack Late, But Lamoille Holds on for the Win

December 24, 2013

ORLEANS–The Lake Region Lady Rangers started their game against the Lamoille Lady Lancers by hanging close to their opposition, but as the game wore on Lamoille was able to gain separation and come away with the 62-49 win.
"We had a couple of nice spots tonight where a player did a good job of boxing a kid out, plus Tyrah really came on late for us, but we are young and we still have some work to do," said LRU coach Joe Houston.

Patricia M. Michael

December 24, 2013

Michael–– Patricia M., age 75, of 113 Georgetown Heights passed away on December 20, 2013 at her residence.
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.

December 23rd

Ice Storm Continues Wreaking Havoc

December 23, 2013

ORLEANS COUNTY – The weekend ice storm that wreaked havoc on the Kingdom continues to leave thousands in the dark. At the peak of the power outage more than 21,000 Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) members were without electricity.

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

St. Paul’s Students Spread Holiday Cheer

December 23, 2013

BARTON - St. Paul’s School in Barton spent Thursday morning, December 20, bringing cheer to the community with students regaling businesses, the town clerk’s office, Maple Lane Nursing Home, and the Senior Center in Barton with Christmas carols.

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

Night Of A Thousand Kicks Benefits Fire Victim

December 23, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - Last month, fire destroyed a Central Street apartment building and severely damaged the neighboring building, leaving 11 families homeless. Last Thursday, students from Deslandes Blue Wave Tae Kwon Do Academy on East Main Street held a kick-a-thon to help one of the families.

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

North Country Union Junior High School custodian identifies expensive problems

December 23, 2013

DERBY – It took a special North Country High School board meeting Thursday, Dec. 19 to approve the junior high school’s bond request, which will go to voters in January.
Inclement weather caused the high school board to postpone a decision to approve the bond vote due to the lack of a quorum.

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

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