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Archive - Jun 2013

June 26th

Renaissance Block Scaled Down

June 26, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - Plans for the demolition and reconstruction of the Renaissance Block between Second Street and Central Street is moving forward.
For more of the story see Thursday's Express.

June 25th

North Country Cruises Past Northfield in 4 Innings

June 26, 2013

NEWPORT–With a steady drizzle making playing conditions less than ideal, the North Country 12-U baseball team quickly and efficiently disposed of Northfield 10- in four innings on Tuesday evening.
Aidan Gariepy paced the maroon and blue, blasting a three-run home run in the first for the game winning runs, and then ended the game with an RBI single in the fourth.
Much like the day before, Vermont State Cal Ripken Commissioner Bernie Gonyaw opened the day with a ceremonial first pitch.
Then North Country went to work.

North Country 10-U’s Take Down Lake Region 7-1

June 25, 2013

NEWPORT–Isaac Bliss hit a two-run home run in the first inning and his teammates would score five more runs in the fifth inning, as North Country bested Lake Region 7-1 to kick off the 10-U district tournament on Monday.
After darkening skies threatened to post-pone the start of the tournament, the sun made an appearance for the duration of the game, and the two teams were able to get their game in.
Vermont State Cal Ripken Commissioner Bernie Gonyaw threw out the ceremonial first pitch, and after that it was game on.

What Will Happen At AnC Bio

June 25, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - Last week a local resident expressed safety concerns to the city council about the planned Anc Bio complex at the former Bogner building. Monday night Bill Stenger, a partner with the South Korean Firm, rebutted the concerns. 
For more of the story, see Wednesday's Express.

IROC Is Sold

June 25, 2013

DERBY – The IROC facility has sold. That’s the word from Phil White, the facility’s former executive director. The building’s use will change and will no longer be a community recreation facility White said. When asked about the new owners or new use White said he has “no idea.”
For the rest of the story, see Wednesday's Express.

June 24th

Street Performers Come To Newport

June 24, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - The Newport City Recreation Department is looking for buskers to perform anywhere on city owned property.
For more of the story see Tuesday's Express.

New Newport Skate Park

June 24, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - Work on a new skateboard area in Gardner Park will start next Monday.
For more of the story see Tuesday's Express.

Marion Margaret Marie Watson

June 24, 2013

Watson–– Marion Margaret Marie, 79, of Newport, VT passed away on June 16, 2013 in Newport, VT.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

Harold O. Willey, Jr.

June 24, 2013

Willey–– Harold O., Jr., 81, of Lowell passed away on June 22, 2013 in Derby, VT.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

June 23rd

Keeghan Nolan Is Off To Nashville

June 23, 2013

NASHVILLE - Twenty-one-year-old Keeghan Nolan of Fairfield has been compared to likes of Mariah Lambert and Carrie Underwood. In Vermont, she has delighted country music fans for years. With a fresh contract in hand from a Nashville record company, Nolan will soon show her talents to the world.
For more of the story, see Monday's Express.

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