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April 8th

Newport Council Bans Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

April 8, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – The city council Monday evening unanimously approved a bylaw change to prohibit a medical marijuana dispensary in their community.

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

The Express Celebrates 1960s With Commemorative Book

April 8, 2014

The Sixties Generation: peace, love, and rock-n-roll. Sometimes referred to as the Swinging Sixties, this decade conjures up images of wild and rebellious times. But the sixties were much more than that. It was a defining chapter in history. It was a time of profound social and political change, and a time of very significant historical events in the U.S. and around the world.
The Newport Daily Express is publishing a book highlighting the era. Individuals will be able to read the firsthand accounts of what was happening throughout the entire decade.

LR Students Propose Mentoring Program For Freshmen

April 8, 2014

BARTON - Lake Region Union High School students Sydney Whipple, Emily Millar, and Kayla Poginy outlined a program to the school board Monday night that would match freshmen with seniors to help them acclimate to the school environment.

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

West Charleston Man Held On Bail After Denying Charge He Drugged, Sexually Assaulted School Girl

April 8, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - A West Charleston man was held at the Northern State Correctional Facility on $500,000 bail Tuesday after pleading not guilty to felony charges of kidnapping, sexual assault, and sexual assault using drugs to impair.
If Michael McFarland, 30, makes bail he must stay at least 300 feet away from his alleged victim, her family, her home, her vehicle, and her school, and he may not initiate or maintain contact with any female under 18 unless otherwise approved by the court.

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

Dirty 40 Productions Adds New Race to Cycling Calender

April 8, 2014

NEWPORT–There are no two ways about it; Anthony Moccia and Heidi Myers are cycling enthusiasts.
It is not uncommon to see them cruising around the Northeast Kingdom on two wheels, exploring new roads, or traversing over old favorites.
Last year the pair looked to put that love of cycling to good use, and they created the Dirty 40 race, and named their new company Dirty 40 Productions.
This year they have added a new race to their schedule called the Rasputitsa. To find out about it, see the Express on Wednesday 4-9-14.

Henry P. Gaboriault

April 8, 2014

Gaboriault–– Henry P., 86, of Barton, VT passed away on April 6, 2014 in St. Johnsbury, Vermont.
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.

April 7th

John Castle Accepts NCSU Superintendent Position

April 7, 2014

DERBY - A successful weekend of negotiating with John Castle, superintendent of Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union, has resulted in his hiring as superintendent of North Country Supervisory Union (NCSU). Robert Kern submitted his resignation a month ago after deciding to retire from the position.

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

Lowell Firefighters Train For Wind Tower Rescue

April 7, 2014

LOWELL - A handful of Lowell firefighters plus one from Troy spent their weekend training on a 30-foot tower type structure in the event they need to rescue someone on one of the Kingdom Community Wind Farm towers.

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

Mavis L. Hart

April 7, 2014

Hart–– Mavis L. ,98, of Wheelock Terrace, Hanover, NH, passed away March 30, 2014.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

Philippa "Phil" Daigle

April 7, 2014

Daigle–– Philippa "Phil", 90, formerly of Newport, VT, died at her son Jim’s home in Plainfield, NH on March 30, 2014.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

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