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Archive - 2014

May 27th

Jay Peak Area Chamber of Commerce Unveils New Website

May 27, 2014

JAY - The Jay Peak Area Chamber of Commerce unveiled Thursday its new website and three kiosks strategically placed throughout the community, including Jay Peak Resort.

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

Local Bowlers Heading to USBC Jr. Gold Championships

May 27, 2014

COLCHESTER-Nine local bowlers from Waterfront Lanes Junior Bowling League, Makenzie Parenteau, Emma Parenteau, Kailyn McGregor, Vincent Illuzzi, Jarid and Noah Mathieu, Evan Poirier, Matthew Dumont and Devin West, participated in the 2014 Vermont State Youth Handicap Singles Tournament at the Spare Times Lanes on May 3rd.
To find out how they did, see the Express on 5-28-14.

Shirlene Warner Dolan

May 27, 2014

Dolan–– Shirlene Warner passed away May 25, 2014 at the Manor in Morrisville after suffering many years from Alzheimer’s.
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.

May 26th

MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONIES IN ORLEANS COUNTY

May 26, 2014

Please see The Newport Daily Express Tuesday for stories and photos.

UCA Students Observed Memorial Day Friday

May 26, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - A version of Memorial Day has been observed in the United States since 1866.

See the story in the Express Tuesday.

Memorial Weekend March For Vt’s Right To Know

May 26, 2014

On Saturday people defending the “Vermont Right to Know” bill, also called the “GMO Labeling” bill, gathered at the State House to march. The purpose of the march this year was to celebrate the victory of the bill while bringing to people’s attention that the fight isn’t over yet.

Please see The Express Tuesday for the complete story.

Falcons Rally Back, Beat Crimson Tide In Walk Off Win

May 26, 2014

NEWPORT–On Saturday, the North Country baseball team reinforced the notion that they have a flare for the dramatic, as they once again staged a late-inning comeback to walk off with a 6-5 win over the Spaulding Crimson Tide.
"They don't quit and they don't give up," said NCU coach Brian Bonvechio about his battle-tested troop of ball players. "It seems that every game we have one bad inning defensively or pitching-wise, but then we have a great inning offensively to overcome those obstacles."
For the full story, see the Express on 5-27-14.

North Country Falls to Spaulding While Supporting a Good Cause

May 26, 2014

NEWPORT- North Country Union softball lost a hard-fought battle Saturday morning as they hosted Spaulding for their annual Strikeout Cancer Game.
Following a 40 minute weather delay, the skies cleared and the field dried to allow the two teams to play; lively batting separated the two squads guiding Spaulding to their 21-7 victory.
For the full story, see the Express on 5-27-14.

May 22nd

Lake Region Baseball Shuts-Out Enosburg 10-0

May 22, 2014

ORLEANS-Lake Region’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 wouldn’t affect their game.
“We practice in the rain,” said head coach Eric Degre after the game. “We don’t stop unless it’s absolutely pouring.”
For the full story, see the Express on Friday 5-23-14.

In Derby: Walmart Submits Application For Site Plan Approval

May 22, 2014

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 Walmart’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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