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October 28th, 2013

Frank A. Perrault

October 28, 2013

Perrault–– Frank A. of Westford, VT, died peacefully at home on October 22, 2013 after a lengthy illness.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

Cdr. George E. Allison

October 28, 2013

Allison–– Cdr. George E. (USN Retired), 88, beloved husband and father, passed away from a heart attack on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 in Hartford Hospital.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

October 27th

Falcon Boys, Ellis, Heading to New England XC Meet

October 27, 2013

Staff Reports
THETFORD–Going into the Vermont State Cross Country Championships, the Falcons, much like every other school in attendance, were looking to have a good a showing.
Knowing that they had the potential to do some really good things, a confident North Country squad took to the trail and came away with some fantastic results.
For the Falcon boys, Sam Brunnette stayed true to form, finishing 6th in the state (4th in Division I) with a time of 17:09.4.

North Country Football Team Closes Out 2013 Campaign

October 27, 2013

NEWPORT–What has been a trying and difficult football season for the North Country Falcons came to a close on Friday night as the team fell 26-8 to the Spaulding Crimson Tide.
"This was one of those games that no matter how much preparation we did we just couldn't pull it off," said NCU coach Tim Simoneau. "We worked hard, but things didn't go our way."
Before the game got underway, the team honored their six outgoing seniors; Anthony Eldridge, Tyler Jenne, Wyatt Prue, Tyler Sanville, Troy Dane and Jason Gonyaw.

Raptors Squeak Past Lake Region 2-1

October 27, 2013

ORLEANS-In a very evenly played match, the Rivendell Raptors had a little more at the end than the home standing Lake Region Rangers as they held on for a 2-1 victory. The Raptors erased a 1-0 LRU lead by scoring twice in the last 13 minutes of regulation to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat.
With a large, several-hundred strong boisterous crowd on hand to witness the quarter-final between the number 4 seed, Lake Region and the number five seed Raptors it was obvious on this chilly 42 degree day that it would be tight one.
For the full story, see the Express on Monday 10-28-13.

Muddy Waters Pottery

October 27, 2013

NEWPORT CITY- The art of making pottery takes years of practice as Diana Poulin is well aware. Poulin started working with pottery as a hobby and spent five years at the Vermont Clay Studio, and then on to other pottery schools to hone her craft.
“I took lessons for ten years before I started to teach it,” recalls Poulin. “I always had a desire to do it. You see someone make a pot and it's something you want to do for yourself.
For the rest of the story see Monday's Express.

WCAX-TV Anchor Speaks at Rotary

October 27, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - Every morning many Vermonters get their news from watching Steve Bottari, morning news anchor and reporter for WCAX-TV. Last Tuesday, Bottari spoke to the Newport Rotary Club about his experiences and news reporting in general. 
For the rest of the story see Monday's Express.

October 26th

Falcons Score Twice in Second Half, Advance to Semi-Finals

October 26, 2013

NEWPORT-North Country's field hockey team scored two goals in the second half to advance past Fair Haven in the Division III Quarter-finals by the score of 2-1.
The Falcons got down 1-0 in the first half on a goal by the Slaters' Anna-Michelle Fabian.
As the rains intensified in the second half, so did North Country's play.
Brittany Fortier tied the contest after some good Falcon pressure in the Slater end.
She then set up Briana Bocelli for what would be the eventual game winner.
The girls will now face Stowe on Wednesday at UVM.
Game time is 3:45.

October 24th

A Hot Water Problem

October 24, 2013

DERBY- North Country Union Junior High School (NCUJHS) board member Richard Cartee shared bad news at the October meeting. As a member of the building Committee, Cartee said the engineer and new foreman have discovered more problems with the school's physical plant. Inadequate heating in some classrooms and bathrooms, aging equipment in the kitchen, fire doors that may be a safety hazard have already been identified as needing fixing. Recently they learned that there are problems with the hot water in several classrooms as well as the locker room.
For more of the story see Friday's Express.

Sleeping At Wheel Leads To Fatality

October 24, 2013

MORGAN- On October 23rd the State Police responded to a head on crash near the intersection of Jordan Road and Route 111. Operator Joseph Logan, 18, of North Troy, was westbound on Rt. 111 in Morgan driving at 50 mph when he fell asleep at the wheel as he entered the corner. Logan was awaken by passengers Robert Turcott, 20, and Jeremy Maxwell, 29, who were yelling at him.
For more of the story see Friday's Express.

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