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June 2nd, 2014

Kilmartin Weighs Past And Future Of Vermont

June 2, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Rep. Duncan Kilmartin of Newport has called it quits after serving the people of Orleans-2 for 14 years. Kilmartin said goodbye to his colleagues on the House floor Saturday, May 10.

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

Holly A. Provoncha

June 2, 2014

Provoncha–– Holly A., 36, of St. Albans, VT passed away May 20, 2014 in Burlington, VT.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

Valerie J. Griffin

June 2, 2014

Griffin–– Valerie J., 62, of Derby, VT passed away on May 30, 2014 at her home in Derby, VT. 
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

Marie Gwendolyn Warner

June 2, 2014

Warner–– Marie Gwendolyn, 95, of Barton, VT passed away on May 30, 2014 in Newport, VT.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

Charlotte Benware Fontaine

June 2, 2014

Fontaine–– Charlotte Benware, 81, of Lowell, VT passed away on May 29, 2014 at her daughter’s home with her loving family at her side.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

June 1st

Governor Signs Bill: Universal Early Education Has Arrived

June 1, 2014

Proponents of early childhood education, targeting three- and four-year-old children, have realized a first step with the governor signing H-270 into law last week. In a press release Governor Shumlin stated, “The children who aren’t ready to learn when they begin elementary school are very likely to challenge our resources throughout their school years and potentially throughout their lives.”

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

Weekend Activities In Orleans County — Newport Spring Carnival

June 1, 2014

The Newport Recreation Department and the Newport City Fire Department presented a spring carnival Thursday through Sunday. Colorful lights, games and rides were all part of the fun. Five-year-old Harper Jucknat of Newport enjoys the rides Saturday.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Monday for more photos.

Weekend Activities — Pony Pull In Barton

June 1, 2014

BARTON - On a beautiful sunny Sunday half a dozen teams of horses competed in a pulling contest at the Douglas Nelson Arena at the Orleans County Fairground.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Monday for more photos.

Loses Not the Story in Falcons’ Final Two Games

June 1, 2014

NEWPORT-The North Country Falcons wrapped up their regular season on Saturday with a doubleheader against first Rice, and then second St. Johnsbury.
While neither game went the way the Falcons would have wanted, what did happen was a fine display of just how far this year's team has advanced from the teams that have recently come before them.
"I thought the effort was good," said NCU coach Brian Bonvechio. "In the second game I thought we played hard, we had a couple of physical mistakes, errors, but those are going to happen, you can't eliminate those so I have nothing to complain about.

Rangers Finish Season With Win Over Danville

June 1, 2014

ORLEANS- In an efficient five innings, Lake Region baseball defeated guest Danville Friday afternoon before the umpires called the game early due to thunder and rain.
Josh Locke took the mound for the home squad and continued a productive season by doing what he is supposed to: throw strikes. The defense behind him would worry about the rest.
To see the rest of the story, see the Express on 6-2-14.

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