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Archive - Apr 14, 2013

STENGER SEEKS P.O.E. STATUS ON MEMPHREMAGOG

April 14, 2013

NEPWORT - Developer Bill Stenger is hoping to get a U.S. Port of Entry at the waterfront hotel he is proposing on the shores of international Lake Memphremagog in Newport.
He made the announcement at a press briefing last week to present an update on all the projects planned in the $600-million economic revitalization effort for the Northeast Kingdom.
Stenger is in talks with U.S. Customs and Border Protection to make it happen and hopes to allow float planes, which can land on water, to come in at the hotel.

THE BEST GETS BETTER

April 14, 2013

NEWPORT CITY – Modern day firefighting is more than spraying water on a burning building. This past weekend, hundreds of area firefighters from 24 departments attended the Regional Fire School at the North Country Career Center.

FISHING SEASON OPENS

April 14, 2013

ORLEANS – The Orleans American Legion held it's annual breakfast to kick off fishing season in Orleans County. Over 150 avid fisherman gathered, ready to tackle the elements and renew old acquaintances while focusing on fishing local waters.
American Legion Post 23 put on a huge spread at the anti-inflamary price of $6 per person. As the throng enjoyed a great breakfast of ham, pancakes, sausage, bacon, potatoes and the trimmings, Orleans Rod and Gun Club President Brian Haley, who has led the organization for 25 years, emceed the gathering.

Three Grand Championships for Dunlavey Students

April 14, 2013

JOHNSON–The cool brisk weather on Saturday April 6th was not a deterrent to 230 martial arts students from twenty schools who gathered to compete at Dunlavey’s 24th Annual Spring Open Championship held at Johnson State College in Johnson, VT.
Students from the Newport Branch of Dunlavey’s Black Belt Academy represented the host school well, bringing home three Grand Championships.

Donald M. Funk

April 14, 2013

Funk–– Donald M., passed away March 24, 2013.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

Gail D. Ames

April 14, 2013

Ames–– Gail D., a former longtime resident of Newport, passed away unexpectedly at her home in Delmar, New York on April 8, 2013.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

Jerry Henry Mason

April 14, 2013

Mason–– Jerry Henry, 65, of Albany, VT, passed away on April 9, 2013 at his home.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

Jeff  Ricky  Gerrow

April 14, 2013

Gerrow–– Jeff Ricky, 46, of Holland, VT passed away suddenly on April 9, 2013 at his home in Holland.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

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