Archive - 2014
ORLEANS-Lake Regionâ€™s varsity baseball squad defeated Enosburg 10-0 Thursday night as pitcher Matt Messier dominated from the mound.
The game started beneath a black sky, both teams soaked minutes into their warm-ups.
Lake Region made it clear that a little moisture wouldnâ€™t affect their game.
â€śWe practice in the rain,â€ť said head coach Eric Degre after the game. â€śWe donâ€™t stop unless itâ€™s absolutely pouring.â€ť
For the full story, see the Express on Friday 5-23-14.
The long-awaited development plans for a Walmart Supercenter in the local area is now one step closer to reality. Walmart has submitted an application with the Town of Derby to build a super center. On Thursday Zoning Administrator Bob Kelley received a book of extensive information on Walmartâ€™s plans and the results of all their studies, and multiple drawings from the engineer.
Please see The Newport Daily Express for the complete story.
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NEWPORT CITY â€“ Just in time for their prom Friday evening, North Country Union High School students gathered outside the front of the school Thursday morning to watch a mock fatal car crash on Veteranâ€™s Ave.
Please see Friday's Express for the full story.
NEWPORT CITY - Longtime educator Brad Ashley, who has taught or administrated at Blue Mountain Academy, St. Johnsbury Academy, and Foxcroft Academy (in Maine), met with the North Country Union High School board on Tuesday night. The CEO of Kingdom Development Company, Ashley would like the board to consider allowing 20 Chinese students to enroll at the school.
Please see Thursday's Express for the complete story.
â€śThe second bond vote went down, any thoughts?â€ť queried Troy school board Chairman Carol Currier at a meeting Tuesday evening.
Addressing board members and administrators regarding how to make needed school renovations without enough money, Currier suggested the next step is to see what projects can be cut.
Please see Thursday's Express for the full story.
NEWPORT CITY - The NorthWoods Stewardship Center, through a federal grant, is planting trees along riverbanks and lake and pond frontage.
Please see Thursday's Newport Daily Express for the complete story.
NEWPORT CITY â€“ The Newport City council is looking at renovating the municipal building to accommodate the cityâ€™s needs to function in todayâ€™s society, according to City Manager John Ward, Jr.
Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday for the complete story.
NEWPORT-Wednesday was a bittersweet day for North Country tennis coach Gary Atchinson, as he coached in what will likely be his final home game of his 14 year career as the North Country boys tennis coach as his team took on the Montpelier Solons.
Said Atchinson about the moment, "I have been here forty-four years teaching some kind of tennis... We said it was the last match for the seniors and the last match for me as well and it was very significant.
"There is no doubt I will miss it, but it just feels like it's time to move on."
Drive up Newportâ€™s Main Street on just about any day, and sometimes well into the evening, you are likely to see Micheline Auger of Newport volunteering her time beautifying the city.
If you drove up Main Street Tuesday morning you might have seen a different sight â€“ Micheline being interviewed in front of the police station by Joe Carroll of WCAX-TV of South Burlington.
Please see the full story in Wednesday's Newport Daily Express.