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Archive - Aug 2013

August 6th


August 6, 2013

WESTFIELD – This summer has been like “extreme farming,” says Rosemary Croizet reflecting on the weather. “I'm glad we're not underwater.” The early wet weather delayed ripening of some crops, but the strawberry crop matured in early July and Croizet said production was good.
For more about Berry Creek Farm, read Tuesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Aug. 6, 2013.


August 6, 2013

DERBY – The Derby Select Board has responded to the VT Attorney General’s request for answers to the many complaints that came to his office from about a dozen concerned residents.
The response came from attorney Diane Sherman.
For more about the complaints and the response, read Tuesday's edition of the Newport Daily Express for Aug. 6, 2013.

August 5th

Robert B. Neumayer

August 5, 2013

Neumayer–– Robert B., 86, formerly of Paramus, New Jersey passed away on August 1, 2013 in Newport, VT.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

Harriet Olive Limlaw

August 5, 2013

Limlaw–– Harriet Olive, 83, of Derby, Vermont passed away on July 31, 2013 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. 
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

Colin Campbell Drown, Sr.

August 5, 2013

Drown–– Colin Campbell, Sr. died on August 1, 2013 at his home in Conway, NH.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

August 4th


August 4, 2013

DERBY – Well trained athletes from several states and provinces converged in Derby for the annual Kingdom Triathlon. The weather was good, partly cloudy, and around 70 degrees for the endurance testing races.
Participants swam in Seymour Lake, bicycled through Derby, Charleston, and Morgan, and ran along the country roads. The finish line was at the Derby Beach House.
For more of this story, read Monday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Aug. 5, 2013.


August 4, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - Thirty years ago Sunday, a handful of antique car enthusiasts met at Mulkin Automotive for an antique and classic car show. The show has grown since and now Cars of Yesteryear (COY) holds the event at North Country Union High School. This year's show featured about 145 cars from across New England and parts of Quebec. For more on this story, read Monday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Aug. 5, 2013.


August 4, 2013

The Newport City Fire Department recently held a dinner to benefit 13-year-old Bretton Hawksworth who has inoperable cancerous brain tumors. Firefighters presented the checks to parents James and Jodi Hawksworth. Left to right: Fire Chief James LeClair, Second Assistant Chief Pedro Grondin, Jodi and James Hawksworth, Neil Morrissette, and Butch Provencher.

Vincent Illuzzi

August 4, 2013

Illuzzi–– Vincent, Sr., 93, who lived on the Barre-Montpelier Road in Berlin for 54 years, died on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at the Berlin Health & Rehabilitation Center, where he had been staying for the past several weeks.

August 1st


August 1, 2013

NEWPORT CITY – At long last, residents and visitors to the area will be able to view and photograph Memphre, or at least a replica thereof. Vermont's First Lady of Draconology, Barbara Malloy, who is moving from the area, has donated a cement statue of Memphre to the Community Garden located next to the band stand at Gardener Park.
For more of this story, read Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Aug. 2, 2013.


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