March 11th, 2015
On Sunday, March 1, Jay Gerber of Tomifobia, Quebec and Newport, Vermont died peacefully at home after a brief illness. For the last several years, Jay taught in the schools of Vermontâ€™s North East Kingdom. Prior to his teaching career, he spent more than ten years in Toronto, Ontario working for Quo Vadis International as a Director and VP of Sales and Marketing. A graduate of Stanstead College, he held a degree in Mathematics from Queens University in Kingston, Ontario, and studied education at Lyndon State College in Vermont.
Fire destroyed a duplex at 48 Cottage Street early Tuesday morning.
Read the story in The Express Wednesday.
Another major step in the Walmart development process is complete. The Department of Environmental Conservation of the Agency of Natural Resources has issued a stormwater draft permit.
Read the complete story in The Express Wednesday.
Lake Region Union High Schoolâ€™s board learned of two pending retirements at its Monday evening meeting.
See Wednesday's Express for the story.
NEWPORT CITY â€“ Orleans County Republican Party Chairman Chet Greenwood of Derby wonders if Governor Peter Shumlinâ€™s proposal to close Derbyâ€™s Public Safety Answering Point is retribution or coincidence.
Please see The Express Tuesday for the complete story.
The Holland town tax rate is going up even though the school reduced its budget by about 8 percent. The tax rate will increase by eight cents.
Please see Tuesday's Newport Daily Express for the complete story.
Fred and Lorraine Hamelâ€™s love of Boston terriers combined with a passion to help others has led to a hobby of training a comfort dog. The hobby started accidentally as they took their puppy Daffodil to a rehabilitation facility in St. Johnsbury where Lorraineâ€™s aunt was residing.
See the whole story in The Express Tuesday.
BARRE-The Rivendell Raptors defeated the Lake Region Rangers 49-39 win to advance to Saturday's final where they eventually lost to four-time champion Williamstown.
NEWPORT CITY â€“ The community came together over the past few weeks to help Helena Hicks pay her $2,600 water and sewer bill, and then some.
Please see the story in The Express Monday.
Kilo, Orleans County Sheriffâ€™s Departmentâ€™s German Shepard, died after getting hit by a car Sunday afternoon.
Please see the story in Monday's Newport Daily Express.