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Archive - 2014

December 17th

VEC Outages Expected To Cost Upwards Of $3 Million

December 17, 2014

The winter storm that hit the Kingdom and most of Vermont hard last week left more than 36,000 Vermont Electric Cooperative members without electricity. Crews worked around the clock to restore power. Many were without power for days.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday for the complete story.

NCUHS Academies Offer Value Added Education

December 17, 2014

NEWPORT CITY — The North Country Union High School board received an overview at Tuesday’s meeting of the effort by two departments to create academies within the school.
Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday for the complete story.

Orleans County Board of Realtors Donates To Charity

December 17, 2014

The Orleans County Board of Realtors (OCBR) was able to donate $9,600 to benefit local organizations.

Falcons Begin Search for New Head Football Coach

December 17, 2014

NEWPORT-The North Country Athletic Department have began searching for a new head football coach for their varsity program. Stay tuned to the Express for the latest details and updates.

December 16th

Newport City Council: Municipal Budget Would Increase 1.5 Percent

December 16, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – The city council approved the 2015-2016 fiscal year municipal budget with a 1.5 percent, $68,483.97, increase over the current budget.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Wednesday for the complete story.

Lake Region Union High School: Common Core Changes Curriculum Focus

December 16, 2014

BARTON — With the implementation of the Common Core State Standards Initiative, the Lake Region Union High School English Department has been working for the past three years to create new standards and methods of instruction, Amy Kelley, head of the English Department, told the school board Monday night.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Wednesday for the complete story.

Third Period Surge Sends Falcons Past Cougars

December 16, 2014

JAY–After a shaky first two periods that saw them fall behind two to nothing, the North Country Falcons' girls hockey team rallied back in the third period to pick up a 3-2 over the Mount Mansfield Cougars on Monday night.
"When you are depending on four or five players you have to rope a dope sometimes and you can't skate up and down the ice every shift," said NCU coach Claude Paul.
For the Full story, see the Express on 12-17-14.

Warren Harding Brown

December 16, 2014

Warren Harding Brown, 94, formerly of Island Pond, VT, and also known as “Brownie” and CB Handle Brown Mouse passed away on December 14, 2014 surrounded by his loving family, in Newport.
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.

December 15th

Petitioners Want To Increase Number Of Brownington Select Board Members

December 15, 2014

Local resident Cecile Curtis submitted a petition to the select board on Friday evening to expand the board from three to five members.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Tuesday for the complete story.

Another Arrest In Lowell Burglary Spree

December 15, 2014

Another suspect in the rash of burglaries in Lowell and Troy has been arrested. According to a press release from State Trooper Ben Shelp, Mikeal Rivers, 18, of Newport was cited to appear in court March 10.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Tuesday for the complete story.

 

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