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Archive - Jan 26, 2014

Derby Town Plan Ready For Voter Approval

January 26, 2014

DERBY - On Wednesday, January 22 the Derby select board held the second of two public hearings for residents to ask questions and make comments regarding the proposed new town plan. Following a short discussion following the hearing the select board unanimously agreed to send the proposal to voters on Town Meeting Day. The vote will be by Australian ballot.

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

NCH ‘Holding Hands’ With Change

January 26, 2014

The focus of North Country Hospital’s (NCH) annual meeting Thursday at the East Side Restaurant was on its many accomplishments and change. The hospital has been in the news lately for some problems it is dealings with like the OSHA violations, and layoffs, among others, but there were many accomplishments over the past year.

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

High School Students Rock The Kingdom

January 26, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - Friday night the North Country Union High School auditorium turned into a magical venue for seven bands from that school, North Country Union Junior High School and Lake Region Union High School, who put on a rock concert that left the audience screaming for more.

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

Ice Fishing Tourney Benefits Derby Line Fire Department

January 26, 2014

MORGAN - Supporters of the Derby Line Fire Department will host an ice fishing derby at Seymour Lake in Morgan next weekend. The event unofficially started more than ten years ago, but as support grew, the fundraiser was formally organized around four years ago.

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

Bobwhites Erase Two-Goal Deficit to Beat Falcons

January 26, 2014

JAY-If you were heading up the mountain on Saturday afternoon to watch the North Country boys hockey team take on BFA St. Albans you were hoping for two things; First was finding a park spot, the second was watching North Country get a win.
While everybody in attendance managed to find a place to put their car, they would not get to see a Falcon victory, as the Bobwhites rallied from a two-goal deficit in the first to earn the 3-2 win.

Caswell’s Lay-Up Sends North Country Past Hartford

January 26, 2014

NEWPORT–After suffering a tough 57-22 loss to Essex on Thursday evening, the North Country girls basketball team suited up again on Friday night to host the Hartford Lady Hurricanes.
After getting out to a huge a lead, the Falcons endured a second half rally by the Lady Canes to hold on for a 36-34 win.
"I am proud and ecstatic for my girls for holding on and pulling out the win," said NCU coach Christiane Brown. "It was definitely a game of two halves, and in the second we really showed our mental toughness."
For the full story, see the Express on 1-27-13.

Weekend Round-Up: Falcons Lose, Lady Rangers Win, More

January 26, 2014

GIRLS HOCKEY
Spaulding 1, No. Country 0 OT
JAY–For the first forty-nine minutes and thirty-two seconds of the game nobody could find the back of the net, but with twenty-eight seconds remaining in overtime, Spaulding's Julia Ormsby shot a puck that went off of Falcon goalie Mikaella Doran's glove and into the back of the net to give the Crimson Tide the win.
"I think we competed well right from the start," said NCU coach Claude Paul. "We had a strategy of matching up with their best player, and we succeeded for the most part, and I think it was really a constant battle the whole game."

Craftsbury Academy Dominates Stephen Willey Tournament

January 26, 2014

CRAFTSBURY-Craftsbury Academy held their annual Stephen Willey Tournament this past weekend, and both the boy's team and the girl's team came away with a first place trophy.
The tournament was in memory of good friend and basketball player Stephen Willey, who past away unexpectedly in January of 2010.
For the full story, see the Express on 1-27-13.

Loretta S. McCoy

January 26, 2014

McCoy–– Loretta S., 83, of Orleans, VT passed away peacefully on January 21, 2014 in Newport.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

Louise B. Falconer

January 26, 2014

Falconer–– Louise B., 60, of West Charleston, VT passed away suddenly on January 20, 2014 in Lebanon, NH surrounded by her family.
For the full obituary see Friday' Express.

 

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