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Archive - 2014

July 27th

Air Show Thrills Large Crowd

July 27, 2014

COVENTRY - Five stunt pilots thrilled the young and old alike during an air show held at the Newport State Airport over the weekend. 
For more of the story and photos please refer to Monday's Express.

July 24th

A Dream Fulfilled: Queenin Finally Makes Trip To WWII Memorial

July 24, 2014

DERBY LINE — Joe Queenin of Derby Line, a World War II veteran, recently realized a longtime dream of visiting the WWII War Memorial and Okinawa Monument in Washington D.C. Thanks to the efforts by Scott Wheeler and Bill Aldrich, 20 veterans made the journey south a few weeks ago.

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

Newport City: Mulkin Gets Permit For Office Building

July 24, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - The Development Review Board (DRB) Wednesday evening granted a permit to Jim Mulkin to construct an office building on Duchess Avenue.

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

Fred’s Trucks Continue To Roll After Fire

July 24, 2014

DERBY - Fred’s Plumbing and Heating trucks were on the road Thursday even though fire ripped the through the business a day earlier.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Friday for the full story.

July 23rd

Lightning Bolt Zaps Fred’s In Derby Igniting Fire

July 23, 2014

DERBY — With a sudden high impact a lightning bolt from the stormy skies over Fred’s Plumbing and Heating in Derby leveled a powerful strike igniting the building.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday for the complete story and many more photos.

Esses Superior Court: Sex Offender To Spend 10 Years In Prison

July 23, 2014

GUILDHALL — A 52-year-old Canaan, man recently pled guilty to having committed lewd and lascivious acts with a child under the age of 16, and has struck a plea agreement with Essex County Prosecutor Vincent Illuzzi. If an Essex County judge accepts the deal as written, Eugene A. Coderre will spend at least ten years in state prison, with 15-25 years suspended...

Please see the complete story in Thursday's Newport Daily Express.

Orleans Superior Court: Judge Rejects Plea Deal In Fatal Crash Case

July 23, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Judge Howard VanBenthuysen rejected a plea deal in Orleans County Superior Court Criminal Division Wednesday from a man who wanted change his plea to no contest to a misdemeanor charge of careless or negligent operation of a motor vehicle.

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

North Country Union Junior High School: Board Hears Of Likely Budget Surplus

July 23, 2014

DERBY CENTER — North Country Supervisory Union (NCSU) Business Manager Glenn Hankinson offered good news to the North Country Union Junior High School board — an anticipated (but not finalized) surplus.

Please see Thursday's Newport Daily Express for the rest of the story, and how much surplus the board might expect.

Michael S. St. Onge

July 23, 2014

Michael S. St. Onge, age 40, of Brockton, MA died peacefully at his home on Saturday, July 19, 2014.
For the full obituary see Wednesday's Express.

Niles A. L. (Sonny) Bean

July 23, 2014

Niles A. L. (Sonny) Bean, 81, of North Troy, VT passed away suddenly on July 20, 2014 in Newport, VT.
For the full obituary see Wednesday's Express.

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