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Archive - 2013

July 23rd

Evette R. Lamarre

July 23, 2013

Lamarre–– Evette R., 90, of Orleans, VT, passed away on July 19, 2013 in Berlin, VT.
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.

Gertrude E. Beaucaire

July 23, 2013

Beaucaire–– Gertrude E., 86, of Newport Center, VT, passed away on June 24, 2013 at her home.
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.

July 22nd

IRASBURG HOLDS ITS CHURCH FAIR

July 22, 2013

IRASBURG – The Common was a feast for the senses on Saturday at the Irasburg Church Fair. There was the smell of hamburgers, onions, and hot dogs cooking, as well as the chicken barbecue firing up on the grills in the back of the church. Held the third Saturday in July every year, the fair has something for all ages. 
Read about it in Tuesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for July 23, 2013.

TIM & DOUG’S IS COOL!

July 22, 2013

NEWPORT CITY- In 1989 owners of a hardware store, The Pick and Shovel, decided to open an ice cream stand. At first the idea wasn't universally approved; Greg Hamblett recalls that when the stand first opened people told Tim and Doug they were “nuts.” Twenty four years later the iconic stand is a popular meeting place, not just for ice cream, but people to meet and socialize. Read about this local landmark in Tuesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for July 23, 2013.

MAPLERAMA COMES TO JAY

July 22, 2013

JAY – A fun-filled and educational maple event that attracts hundreds from several U.S. states and Canadian provinces will take place at Jay Peak Resort this weekend. Maplerama, hosted by the Orleans County Maple Producers, gives participants the opportunity to meet the people who create maple treats, see the latest equipment and hear all about how sugaring is done in the Northeast Kingdom. Read more about this event in Tuesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for July 23, 2013.

Joan Theresa Coté

July 22, 2013

Coté–– Joan Theresa, 67, of New Bern, died Monday, July 15, 2013. 
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

Doris M. (Gagnon) MacLean

July 22, 2013

MacLean–– Doris M. (Gagnon), 68, of Coventry, VT passed away at her home peacefully on July 18, 2013. 
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

July 21st

BERNIE POWERS UP SOLAR PROJECT

July 21, 2013

DERBY LINE – Senator Bernie Sanders was in Derby Line Friday afternoon to power up the newly completed solar net metering project at the Unitarian Universalist Church.
After last minute adjustments to the system in the morning, he was on hand to throw the switch for first one, then the second inverter, which allowed the array of solar panels on the church hall roof to start sending juice to the grid.
For more of this story, read Monday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for July 22, 2013.

MEET THE WINNERS

July 21, 2013

Chris Wing and partner Derek Judd took the top spot in the 35th Annual Newport Daily Express Member Guest Tournament. Wing and Judd bested the team of Mike Marsh and Pete Johnson in the finals.

Arlene M. Tice

July 21, 2013

Tice–– Arlene M., 74, of Newport, VT passed away at her home on July 16, 2013.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

 

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