Skip to main content

Archive - 2013

October 29th

North Country Field Hockey Ready for Match With Stowe

October 29, 2013

NEWPORT–Wednesday afternoon will find the North Country field hockey Falcons in a familiar position; Heading to the University of Vermont to compete in the Division III semi-finals.
Last year, the Falcons were the underdogs, having upset second-seeded Bellows Falls on the road.
The number seven Falcons squared off against perennial powerhouse and third ranked Missisquoi Valley Union in the semi's, where they lost 2-1.
The biggest thing that North Country gained from that game, besides the experience, was a hunger for success.

Albert Vaart

October 29, 2013

Vaart–– Albert, just short of 96 years of age, was born November 5, 1917, Tartu, Estonia, passed away October 26, 2013, Jay, Vermont.
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.

Pauline June Marsden

October 29, 2013

Marsden–– Pauline June, 72, of Island Pond died suddenly on October 23, 2013 in Morgan, VT.
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.

October 28th

Hungerfest 2013 A Success, Collection Efforts Continue

October 28, 2013

"Something special is happening in the Newport community around helping the needy," said Joe Patrissi, executive director of Northeast Kingdom Community Action (NEKCA), Monday. "The whole community is coming together to feed the hungry and that's pretty impressive."
For the rest of the story see Tuesday's Express.

Wind Turbines in Eden?

October 28, 2013

EDEN– Residents here are considering a wind turbine project like on Lowell Mountain. Connecticut based business BNE Energy is proposing to build a project consisting of six wind turbines along the same ridgeline where 21 are already spinning. In Eden the area is known as Bigelow Basin. Those on Albany Road would have the most prominent view of the location, town officials say.
For the full story see Tuesday's Express.

Pauline June Marsden

October 28, 2013

Marsden–– Pauline June, 72, of Island Pond died suddenly on October 23, 2013 in Morgan, VT. 
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

Frank A. Perrault

October 28, 2013

Perrault–– Frank A. of Westford, VT, died peacefully at home on October 22, 2013 after a lengthy illness.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

Cdr. George E. Allison

October 28, 2013

Allison–– Cdr. George E. (USN Retired), 88, beloved husband and father, passed away from a heart attack on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 in Hartford Hospital.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

October 27th

Falcon Boys, Ellis, Heading to New England XC Meet

October 27, 2013

Staff Reports
THETFORD–Going into the Vermont State Cross Country Championships, the Falcons, much like every other school in attendance, were looking to have a good a showing.
Knowing that they had the potential to do some really good things, a confident North Country squad took to the trail and came away with some fantastic results.
For the Falcon boys, Sam Brunnette stayed true to form, finishing 6th in the state (4th in Division I) with a time of 17:09.4.

North Country Football Team Closes Out 2013 Campaign

October 27, 2013

NEWPORT–What has been a trying and difficult football season for the North Country Falcons came to a close on Friday night as the team fell 26-8 to the Spaulding Crimson Tide.
"This was one of those games that no matter how much preparation we did we just couldn't pull it off," said NCU coach Tim Simoneau. "We worked hard, but things didn't go our way."
Before the game got underway, the team honored their six outgoing seniors; Anthony Eldridge, Tyler Jenne, Wyatt Prue, Tyler Sanville, Troy Dane and Jason Gonyaw.

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes