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Archive - Mar 17, 2013

DUCKS UNLIMITED

March 17, 2013

DERBY – The local Ducks Unlimited Chapter held its 37th annual banquet and fundraiser at the Elks Club in Derby Saturday night with more than 150 supporters in attendance. The event combines a variety of fundraising activities, an update of legislation under consideration by the Vermont House and Senate, and a fellowship dinner that brought together supporters of Ducks Unlimited's mission.

HISTORY STUDENTS EXAMINE CANCER

March 17, 2013

NEWPORT – Students across the Northeast Kingdom are getting ready for the annual NEK History Day event. A group of sixth grade students from Brighton Elementary School are working on a breast cancer exhibit and presentation that will go on display at IROC.
The theme of this year's competition is Turning Points in History: People, Ideas, Events. The group is focusing on how cancer awareness, particularly breast cancer, has changed the world.

A LOT OF LOCKS OF LOVE

March 17, 2013

NEWPORT CITY – Isaiah Dowland, seven, is rising above the teasing of some of his classmates at Newport City School and growing his hair long enough to be made into a pony tail for one special reason – so he can donate the hair to Locks of Love.
Locks of Love is a public, non-profit organization that provides hairpieces from real hair to financially disadvantaged children in the United States and Canada who are suffering from long term medical hair loss from any diagnosis.

For more of this story, see Monday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for March 18, 2013.

John E. (Sonny) Matten

March 17, 2013

Matten–– John E. (Sonny), 77, of Newport Center, VT passed away on March 9, 2013 at his home.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

Frances M. McGreevey

March 17, 2013

McGreevey–– Frances M., 87, passed away on March 13, 2013 at her home in Derby, VT.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

Edmond R. Renault

March 17, 2013

Renault–– Edmond R., 85, of Glover, VT, passed away on March 12, 2013 in Newport, VT.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

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