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March 18th


March 18, 2013

NEWPORT – For three years Jon Somes has brought his creative style to Newport, offering hair styling, basic cuts, and skin care. Now, he's offering something more – his own, specialized line of products.
Somes moved to San Francisco from the east coast years ago to study his craft. He then traveled to Paris for a time to apprentice with master cutters.

Vermont Shamrocks Heading Back to National Tournament

March 18, 2013

AUGUSTA, ME–Corrina Cota, Taylor Morley and the rest of the U-16 Vermont Shamrocks will once again get a chance to compete for the Tier II National Title.
Cota and Morley, who were a part of a North Country team that competed for the D II title just days before, would play a big part in the Shamrock's success over this past weekend.
After falling a little short in their quest for the gold last season, the girls are taking an even better team to San Jose, California from April 2nd through the 7th for what they hope will be a better experience.


March 18, 2013


Our reporters are out there working on these stories now:

Legislators are predicting that all the new proposed taxes could cost Vermonters $102 million.
The clock is ticking on IROC. Update.
Check out our special College Supplement!

Brent Watson Tatum

March 18, 2013

Tatum–– Brent Watson, 56, died on March 10, 2013 at his home in Derby.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

Suzanne R. Frizzell

March 18, 2013

Frizzell–– Suzanne R., 65, of Newport, VT passed away on March 14, 2013 at her home after an illness surrounded by her family.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

March 17th

Online Exclusive! Hryckiewicz's is Riding Strong

March 17, 2013

Ryan Hryckiewicz is finding success on the west coast, winning the first annual "Shoot The Moon" Event at the Mountain High Resort, just outside of Los Angeles, CA.
Ryan, and the second place winner, Will Mayo, hopped in Mayo's car and hit the road, just days before the event.
"Approximately 4 or 5 hours of planning ahead went into it," Hyrckiewicz said.
Upon their arrival, they visited with sponsors, competed in the event, and won.
Hryckiewicz, and his Switch Back Rodeo 9, walked away with the win and $2,000 cash for the Men’s Open Snowboard Division.
Mayo finished second.


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.


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.


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.


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