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April 21st

EARTH DAY 2014: Fight Against Climate Change At An Impasse

April 21, 2014

Today, across the world in more than 195 countries, people will take action to celebrate the earth. This annual celebration consists of events, demonstrations, and calling attention to the health of planet and to support environmental protection. The first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970 and has blossomed in growth and is coordinated across the globe.

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

A 91-Year-Old Original LR School Board Member Will Get Diploma In June

April 21, 2014

BARTON - On August 10, 1922 a child was born on Lake Street in Barton. Maurice LaClair, son of Alfred and Mabel LaClair, found out early in life how to support a family. When Maurice was 14 years old his father came home one day after working in a cold and wet spring day. He went to bed and never got up. Alfred died from pneumonia.
Maurice went to elementary school in South Barton. The one-room schoolhouse is located on Route 5 close to the Sutton town line. Later he went to Barton Academy but didn’t like it.

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

Leopold Donat Campbell

April 21, 2014

Campbell–– Leopold Donat, 88, of Newport, VT passed away on Friday, April 18, 2014 in Newport.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

April 20th

Police Take Down Man In Newport Courtroom

April 20, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - Police took quick action Friday to subdue a man who got upset in Orleans County Superior Court, Criminal Division when he heard he had to come up with $5,000 or return to prison.

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

Fire At Columbia Forest Products Started In Boiler Room

April 20, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - Firefighters from Newport City and Derby Line saved one of the area’s largest employers from fire Friday night.

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

Derby Line Village Inn Exudes Old World Elegance

April 20, 2014

Like taking a step back in time by about 100 years, the new Derby Line Village Restaurant and Lounge exudes Old World elegance and charm. The new German/Austrian restaurant and inn offers cuisine carefully prepared by a master chef while the ambiance provides a taste of the upper class of the past.

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

West Mountain WMA Will Hold Public Hearing

April 20, 2014

BRIGHTON - The formalization of a new ten-year management plan for the West Mountain Wildlife Management Area, a 22,971-acre parcel of land in Essex County, will be presented at several public hearings.

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

April 17th

Elderly Woman Gets Suspended Sentence For Fatal Accident

April 17, 2014

NEWPORT - A 79-year-old New Hyde Park, N.Y. woman who killed a motorcyclist in an accident in Westmore last August received a six-to-12-month suspended sentence with probation in Orleans County Superior Court Criminal Division Wednesday.

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

The Stock Market Game: North Country Junior High Students Make A Killing

April 17, 2014

DERBY CENTER – North Country Union Junior High School social studies teacher Barbara Smith Shafer proudly introduced students Cohen Bryant, Brandon Starr, and Lauryn Goulet to the school board Wednesday evening. The students won a statewide “Stock Market Game.”

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

Revitalization In Derby Line — ‘Largest Turnout For Regular Meeting In Years’

April 17, 2014

There seems to be somewhat of a rebirth of energy and enthusiasm in the village of Derby Line. At the village trustees’ regular meeting Monday evening about 20 residents attended. Trustee Chairman Keith Beadle said that it was the largest turnout for a regular village meeting that he has seen in years.

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

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