Archive - Apr 2013
A dispute over a $600 bottle of wine, a broken glass of vodka, an axe and two smashed headlights end in a local doctor facing the judge. To read this story, see Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for April 25, 2013.
What happens when a locked door isn't enough? Local high schools examine how to make their spaces safer and protect students and staff. To read about what they are doing, see Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for April 25, 2013.
A literacy mentoring program is matching adults with kids for one-on-one reading time in local schools. Learn more about this program and how it works in Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for April 25, 2013.
COVENTRY - A petition for a revote is throwing cold water on the hot idea of a fire department for Coventry Town. Find out what people are saying and when the vote will be held in Wednesday's edition of the Newport Daily Express for April 24, 2013.
NEWPORT â€“ NECAPs are out. SBACs are in. What does that mean for the way students are taught? Find out in this report from the North Country Union High School.
In Wednesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for April 24, 2013.
The Enosburg Yellow Jackets pocketed a 5-4 victory over Lake Region in girls high school softball Monday evening, in a game far different than either had played yet this season.
Enosburg moves to 2-1, while LR drops to 1-1 and travels to Danville Thursday.
For the full story, see the Express on 4-24-13.
ORLEANSâ€“Lake Region's baseball club had a rough go of it on Monday afternoon, as they fell 13-4 to Enosburg in a make-up game from Saturday's rain out.
Alex Beauregard got the start for the Rangers, his first at the varsity level after a brief hiatus from the game.
Beauregard took the loss, going 3 1/3, with 5 K's and 6 walks.
Now 1-1, Lake Region will travel to Danville for their first road game of the year on Thursday.
For the full story, see the Express on Wednesday 4-24-13.
DERBY LINE, VT - Wally Watson, president of the International Association of Machinists Local 1829, confirmed today (April 23) that Tivoly Inc., in Derby Line, has laid off some workers. There is no response yet from management.
Look for this story in Wednesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for April 24, 2013.
LOWELL â€“ The Richardson family of Lowell is lucky to be alive. Angel and Brian Richardson were traveling in separate vehicles on the Mines Road in Lowell just before 3 a.m. Saturday when they and their cars suddenly ended up in a large hole. After they had climbed out, water and rocks showered down on their stranded vehicles and the hole got a lot deeper.
Angel didn't see the washout due to the rain and darkness and drove into the hole. The car stopped in an uncontrolled position at the bottom. Alex Richardson, 16, was riding with Angel.
MORGAN â€“ In 1991, the directors of Vermont Fish and Wildlife Conservation Group successfully negotiated with the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department to rebuild the Morgan Fish Hatchery, which had been abandoned. After volunteers rebuilt the hatchery, the first brook trout fingerlings were transported to beaver ponds through local Boy and Girl Scout troops in April 1993.
Over the past 20 years, an average of 120,000 fingerlings have been distributed to waters in the Northeast Kingdom with the help of dozens of volunteers.