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June 30th, 2013

Lucy Ford Bruso Brown

June 30, 2013

Brown–– Lucy Ford Bruso, widow of E. Merriman “Mem” Brown, passed away on June 25, 2013 at her home in Barton at the age of 105.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

June 27th

North Country Does It Again, Remains Undefeated in Tournament Play

June 28, 2013

NEWPORT-In what could only be called a shocker, North Country shut-out Lake Region in District Tournament play on Thursday.
Aidan Gariepy was dominant, getting the win for the maroon and blue.
His backstop Nick Bingham was a beast at the plate, driving in two runs in the third to break open what was a 2-0 game.
Oh, and he also yanked home as well.
With the win, North Country all but writes their ticket to the State Tournament.
Lake Region, who will be hosting States in Barton, already gets a bye into the Tourney.

Citizen Of The Year Award Announced

June 27, 2013

Robert "Bob "Booth receives the Citizen of the Year Award from King Lion Doug Gardner and Lion Glenn Bishop.

Kingdom Aquafest Is Coming

June 27, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - It's almost July Fourth and that can only mean one thing: Its time for small town America to celebrate the birth if its nation. Festivities in Newport are centered around Kingdom Aquafest.
For more information see Friday's Express.

North Country No-Hits Lake Region, Moves on to State Tournament

June 27, 2013

NEWPORT–With the sun shining bright, drying out a field that was soaked earlier in the day by rain, North Country amassed ten runs in the first four innings to defeat Lake Region 10-0 to advance to the Vermont State 10-U Cal Ripken Tournament.
David Lessard got the start for North Country, and he was on fire, striking out the first six batters he faced on twenty-nine pitches.
Lessard would get the offense started as well, drawing a first inning walk, stealing second and scoring on a double steal.

Terry Dean LaPlante

June 27, 2013

LaPlante–– Terry Dean, 68, of Derby, VT passed away on June 22, 2013 at his home with his family at his side.
For the full obit see Thursday's Express.

June 26th

Budget Year Ends: Close Call

June 26, 2013

DERBY CENTER- North Country Supervisory Union (NCSU) Business Manager Glenn Hankinson advised the North Country Union Junior High School (NCUJHS) board that, with one month to go in the fiscal year, the Junior High school is projecting a $30,000 budget deficit for FY2013.
For the rest of the story see Thursday's Express.

Renaissance Block Scaled Down

June 26, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - Plans for the demolition and reconstruction of the Renaissance Block between Second Street and Central Street is moving forward.
For more of the story see Thursday's Express.

June 25th

North Country Cruises Past Northfield in 4 Innings

June 25, 2013

NEWPORT–With a steady drizzle making playing conditions less than ideal, the North Country 12-U baseball team quickly and efficiently disposed of Northfield 10- in four innings on Tuesday evening.
Aidan Gariepy paced the maroon and blue, blasting a three-run home run in the first for the game winning runs, and then ended the game with an RBI single in the fourth.
Much like the day before, Vermont State Cal Ripken Commissioner Bernie Gonyaw opened the day with a ceremonial first pitch.
Then North Country went to work.

North Country 10-U’s Take Down Lake Region 7-1

June 25, 2013

NEWPORT–Isaac Bliss hit a two-run home run in the first inning and his teammates would score five more runs in the fifth inning, as North Country bested Lake Region 7-1 to kick off the 10-U district tournament on Monday.
After darkening skies threatened to post-pone the start of the tournament, the sun made an appearance for the duration of the game, and the two teams were able to get their game in.
Vermont State Cal Ripken Commissioner Bernie Gonyaw threw out the ceremonial first pitch, and after that it was game on.

 

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