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Archive - 2013

September 30th

Hot Lunch

September 30, 2013

Flames poured out of this Chrysler Pacifica at the Subway Restaurant in Newport City Monday. The Newport City Fire Department responded to extinguish the fire at around noon. The cause of the fire is unknown and is considered accidental. Debra Lawes owns the vehicle, which East Main towed away. Due to the proximately of the building, the restaurant closed while the fire department dealt with the incident.

PIPE LINE WON’T ESCAPE ACT 250

September 30, 2013

NEWPORT – If a pipe line company decides to reverse the flow of oil running through the Northeast Kingdom, it is going to have to go through an Act 250 review, according to Kirsten Sultan, coordinator for the District #7 Environmental Commission.
Sultan issued a jurisdictional opinion (JO) stating that an Act 250 permit is required in the event that the Portland Montreal Pipe Line is modified and its use changed for conveyance of diluted tar sands oil, also known as diluted bitumen.
For the rest of this story, read Tuesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Oct. 1, 2013.

Roger Tetreault, Sr.

September 30, 2013

Tetreault–– Roger, Sr., 84, of Derby, VT passed away on September 27, 2013 in Derby. 
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

Kenneth M. Powers

September 30, 2013

Powers–– Kenneth M., age 99, ended his journey in this life on September 27, 2013, just months short of his 100th birthday goal.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

September 29th

THE HYDRO ENGINE THAT CAN

September 29, 2013

BARTON – An unnamed river, which is the central outlet to a 24-square-mile watershed highlighted by Crystal Lake and May Pond, was for over 140 years an energy source that resulted in the founding of “Barton Mills,” now the Town of Barton. In a span of less than a quarter mile, the river serves as the outlet to Crystal Lake and cascades down a 90-foot vertical drop before emptying into the Barton River.

FOLIAGE FESTIVAL A HIT

September 29, 2013

We have articles by Bruce James and Manfried Rieder Starhemberg, and photos by Christopher Roy, Ken Wells and Manfried of this weekend's Fall Foliage Festival. A little of everything in Monday's Newport Daily Express for Sept. 30, 2013.
Look for us Tuesday for photos and results from the Duck Regatta.

Weekend Road Round-up: Lake Region, Craftsbury Girls, More

September 29, 2013

GIRLS SOCCER
Lake Region 2, BFA Fairfax 1
FAIRFAX–After a first half that featured no goals whatsoever, the Lady Rangers put up two in the second to the Bullets' one, and picked up their sixth win of the season.
"We played very well, and a win on the road at BFA Fairfax is a big thing," said LRU coach Brad Urie.
Thirteen minutes into the second, BFA won the race to the scoreboard when Celena Marrier scored on a loose ball in front of LRU keeper Jordyn Cowles.

Maniatty Saturday: NCU Field Hockey and Girls Soccer Fall to Spaulding, XC Competes at U-32

September 29, 2013

FIELD HOCKEY
Spaulding 2, No. Country 0
The next day brought more fantastic weather and more Spaulding athletic teams to the fields at North Country Union.
On the field hockey green, the Falcons got off to a good start, playing with energy as they looked to bounce back from their first loss of the season, a tough 3-0 defeat at the hands of Harwood on Thursday afternoon.
But Spaulding's Kassandra Perantoni and Nichole Weeks scored less than a minute apart at the mid-point of the first half, and that would be all she wrote.

Phyllis B. (Morse) Greenwood

September 29, 2013

Greenwood–– Phyllis B. (Morse), 87, formerly of Derby, VT, passed away peacefully on September 24, 2013, in Barton, VT, after a long illness.

For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

September 27th

Rice Hands North Country 5th Straight Loss

September 27, 2013

NEWPORT-The North Country Falcons trailed just 14-0 after the first half, but Rice turned on the jets in the second half, adding another 21 points and beat the Falcons 35-0 on Friday night.
Chris Jansen and Anthony Phillip each had a pair of touchdowns for the Green Knights.
The Falcons now stand at 0-5.
For the full story, see the Express on Monday 9-30-13.

 

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