Archive - 2013
NEWPORT CITY â€“ Rep. Peter Welch made a whirlwind stop in downtown Newport Wednesday. During an interview at the Northeast Kingdom Tasting Center, Welch said he came to Newport because he wanted to see what was going on. The congressman was pleased to see many positive retail and dining experiences in the Main Street area as well as to learn about the proposed development with Bill Stenger. "There is a lot of good activity here."
For more on the Congressman's visit, read Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Aug. 15, 2013.
NEWPORT â€“ Nine months ago, Dawn Philip and Stephen Klemchuk were expecting a child.
Dawn was just over half way through her pregnancy and at week 25, 15 weeks prior to the due date, her water broke. Dawn went to North Country Hospital and was sent by ambulance to Dartmouth Medical Center in Hanover, NH, as North Country Hospital was unable to care for very premature babies. Â
For more of this story, read Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Aug. 15, 2013.
Marshâ€“â€“ Slayton Robert, 85, a nearly life-long member of the Brownington Village community, and most recently of Maple Lane Nursing Home in Barton, passed away on August 12, 2013 in Newport, VT.
For the full obituary see Wednesday's Express.
JAY â€“ Jay Peak Resort hosted a Locavore Festival Tuesday featuring foods from area farmers and vendors. For more, see Wednesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Aug. 14, 2013.
NEWPORT â€“ The Tastings Center officially opens Wednesday and John Stevens has the inside story. See Wednesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Aug. 14, 2013.
Butterfieldâ€“â€“ Robert L., Sr. (Bud) of Mohawk, NY died on August 8, 2013 at home, with his wife Ella by his side.
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.
I am on vacation this week, so if I do not respond to any emails, calls, etc., you know why.
When I get back, we will swing right into the fall sports season, so get ready!
A heartfelt thank you to all of you who have helped make the Newport Daily Express the best place to go for coverage of Orleans County's athletes.
Now, I have wood to stack, and a bunch of stuff to do before the 2013-2014 campaign begins.
See you all on the fields, courts, slopes, courses, rinks and tracks this year!
For the full story... I guess we will all have to wait and see.
8/19/13, it begins.
BARTON - It's mid August. The crops are grown and kids are getting ready to return to the classroom. That can only mean one thing. It's time for the Orleans County Fair. This year's fair starts tomorrow with a flag raising ceremony and ends with a bang during the demolition derby Sunday evening.
New events this year include the "Chew on This Tour."
To read more of this story and to see our special Orleans County Fair supplement, read Tuesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Aug. 13, 2013.
DERBY â€“ Country Thyme Vermont is a unique shop with a big kick. The store, located in Derby, is packed to the rafters with gifts, novelty items and specialty foods. Take a walk through it with Express writer Ed Barber in Tuesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Aug. 13, 2013.
Barawâ€“â€“ Frank A., 52, of Newport, VT passed away suddenly on August 8, 2013 at his home.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.