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Archive - 2014

July 15th

Jacquelyn L. Wood

July 15, 2014

Wood–– Jacquelyn L., 62, died Saturday, July 12, 2014 at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH.
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.

Leonard M. Sogoloff

July 15, 2014

Sogoloff–– Leonard M., the owner and founder of “Lennie’s on the Turnpike,” the iconic North Shore jazz club that introduced Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Buddy Rich, and an aspiring young comic named Jay Leno to local audiences, died Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Devereux House in Marblehead.
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.

July 14th

Stabbing Victim Laid To Rest: Community Questions Safety Of Public

July 14, 2014

ISLAND POND — On Sunday, July 13, in a small, private cemetery in the town of Brighton, Eugene Hunt and his family laid to rest the body of his son, Isaac Hunt. The elder Hunt, who is a member of the Twelve Tribes Community, eulogized his son as a “gentle, happy soul, who was always smiling.”

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

NCSU Superintendent Castle Had Sense Of Calling To Come Home

July 14, 2014

NEWPORT CITY — North Country Supervisory Union’s recently hired Superintendent John Castle has returned home. Raised and educated in Holland and North Country Union High School, Castle went on to Middlebury College and received a major in sociology and a minor in education.

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

Salem Lake Clear Of Invasive Species

July 14, 2014

Rapidly growing non-native aquatic species, including Eurasian watermilfoil, are causing problems for Vermont lakes. According to the Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) milfoil infests a number of lakes, including Memphremagog and Champlain. However steps to keep it out of Lake Salem in Derby have so far been successful.

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

Parker Pie Expands Kitchen To Keep Up With Business

July 14, 2014

Parker Pie Co. in West Glover has expanded again. This time the work was in the kitchen, but the addition was a necessity. The new space allows for more efficient cooking, and a few new pieces of equipment that are leading to some menu additions.

Please see Tuesday's Newport Daily Express for the full story.

July 13th

Charleston Solar Study Cimmittee: VEC Members Could Purchase Panel Shares

July 13, 2014

CHARLESTON — David Hallquist, the chief executive officer of the Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC), told the Charleston solar study committee Thursday night that co-op members may lease or buy solar panels to reduce their electricity costs.

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

Aquafest Weekend: Swimmers, Pets, Youth, Community On Parade

July 13, 2014

The Aquafest weekend kicked off Friday evening with a parade in Newport. Please see Monday's Newport Daily Express for more photos.

July 10th

Derby Development: VTrans Has Concerns Over Dunkin’ Donuts Entrance

July 10, 2014

DERBY — The Vermont Department of Transportation (VTrans) says that the furniture store owned by the company that hopes to lease land to a proposed Dunkin’ Donuts has an illegal entrance off the Derby Road.

Please read the complete story in The Newport Daily Express Friday.

Newport Homicide: State’s Attorney Still Mum

July 10, 2014

Orleans County State’s Attorney Alan Franklin said Thursday that the homicide of Isaac Hunt by Christian Cornelius remains an active investigation. Controversy is brewing in the community with many asking why no charges have been filed.

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

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