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February 5th

Editor's Update, Lake Region Boys and Falcon Girls Come Up Short

February 5, 2013

The North Country basketball girls played a very strong first half, but Essex managed to up their game in the second to win 53-34.
In Orleans, the Rangers tasted defeat for the first time this season, losing to Hazen 67-60.
Story in Thursday's Express on 2-7-13.


February 5, 2013

NEWPORT CITY – Proposed business and residential development in the greater Newport area has delighted many people, but others are concerned about the negative effects.
Nick Ecker Racz of Glover told lawmakers and other officials during a public hearing held at the North Country Career Center Tuesday that the development will bring in more money, which means more illegal drugs.


February 5, 2013

DERBY – Just about one year ago, Mary Ann Tetreault defeated former Derby Town Clerk and Treasurer Nicole Daigle in a bid for the delinquent tax collector position. And the year has gone pretty good for Tetreault, she said in a recent interview.

Bernard H. (Bucky) Harris

February 5, 2013

Harris–– Bernard H. (Bucky), 94, of Island Pond, VT passed away February 1, 2013 in St. Johnsbury, VT.
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.

Lyle R. Willey

February 5, 2013

Willey–– Lyle R., 85, of Lyndonville, and formerly of East St. Johnsbury, died Thursday evening, January 31, 2013 at Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital in St. Johnsbury with his loving family by his side.
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.

Violet J. Rice

February 5, 2013

Rice–– Violet J., 89, of Derby, VT passed away on February 2, 2013 at her home surrounded by her family.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

Octave (Jack) St.-Sauveur

February 5, 2013

St.-Sauveur– Octave (Jack) passed away suddenly at home on Monday, January 28, 2013 at the age of 96.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

Norman E. St. Onge

February 5, 2013

St. Onge–– Norman E., 52, passed away suddenly in Bentonville, AR on January 20, 2013.

For the full obituary see Wednesday's Express.

February 4th


February 4, 2013

Express Staff Writer
NEWPORT CITY – Two familiar names will be on the ballot for alderman on Town Meeting Day. Denis Chenette and Dick Baraw are both running unopposed for their seats.
Denis Chenette
Chenette has served the council since 2009, prior to that he served on the Newport City Zoning Board for 25 years. He was also on a committee to encourage new business in the city.


February 4, 2013

DERBY – Local businessman Grant Spates is an experienced member of many different boards and now he would like to be a member of the Derby Select Board. Long-time member Karen Jenne has opted to not seek re-election for a three-year seat, leaving an open place.
In a recent interview, Spates was critical of some of Jenne’s actions as a board member. Jenne was an opponent of the proposed industrial-sized wind turbines on two farms in town.


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