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Archive - Dec 2013

December 14th

Raiders Defeat Falcons in Season Opener

December 14, 2013

NEWPORT-The North Country girl's basketball team got their season underway at home against the U-32 Raiders on Saturday afternoon, but fell short in their quest for the win, losing 41-38 to the visitors.
"The girls showed a lot of heart out there and they made it clear that they are willing to work," said NCU coach Christiane Brown. "It is nice to see that we can run and push the ball, we just have to get some quality shots on the other end."
North Country's Kylie Jones scored 12 points and 10 assists for a double-double, while Madison Bennett also had 12 for the Raiders.

December 12th

Roof Top Gunman Out On Bail

December 12, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - The man who allegedly was the reason why police closed off part of Newport’s west side for several hours last September was released on bail Wednesday.

Please see The Record Friday for the complete story.

START speaks at North Country

December 12, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - In the late 1990s Vermont, Orleans County in particular, led the nation, per capita, for alcohol teen related deaths.
“That’s not a good title to have,” said Stephanie Bowen, program manager and Diversion director for Northeast Kingdom Community Action (NEKCA).

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

Meat Pie Dinner Benefits Food Shelf

December 12, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - The smells of delicious foods filled the downtown area Wednesday as Brenda LePage from Brenda’s Home Style Cooking made a meat pie dinner.
The proceeds from the dinner and 50/50 raffle will benefit the Northeast Kingdom Community Action (NEKCA) food shelf.

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

Market Reopens In Newport

December 12, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - Renee and Corey Fortin opened the Westside Market on Highland Avenue this week. It’s the location of the former Ray’s Market that closed earlier this year.

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

December 11th

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.

 

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