May 15th, 2013
Congressman Peter Welch is backing a controversial bill that would assist states in collecting taxes from online sales. Story in Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 16, 2013.
NEWPORTâ€“North Country Athletic Director Mike Kiser has reported that the North Country boys hockey team will play two games at the Pat Burns Memorial Arena at Stanstead College this season.
The games are slated for December 6th and 7th 2013.
As of right now the Falconsâ€™ opponents have not been one hundred percent confirmed, but possible candidates include South Burlington and the Stanstead College junior varsity team.
Times for the games have not been released, but it looks like it could either be a Friday and Saturday night scenario, or a Friday night, Saturday afternoon schedule.
NEWPORTâ€“The North Country Falcons played a much improved a game against Colchester on Tuesday, compared to their last outing against Milton, but they ran into a tough Laker pitching staff, led by starter Devon Dessormeau, who limited the Falcons to just one run on one hit and a walk in Colchester's 9-1 win.
Colchester is now 8-2 while North Country is 0-9.
The boys travel to take on Mte. Abe today, where Bryce Carter will make his first varsity start for North Country.
First pitch is at 4:30.
For the full story, see the Express on Thursday 5-16-13.
NEWPORT-Colchester hurler Emi Eakin was on her game, as she tossed a three hitter striking out 16 Falcons during her teamâ€™s 12-0 blanking of NCU.
Eakin struck out the side in the first, fourth and sixth inning. North Country shortstop Anna Bingham had Eakinâ€™s number however as she pounded out a pair of hits and drew a walk in her other at bat.
NCUâ€™s sophomore catcher Victoria Kinney blasted the other Falcon hit hitting the ball in the gap between the center fielder and right fielder.
Karl Cloney, 30, had to be extricated from a smashed car following a mid-day accident in Newport City. He was taken to the hospital and cited for traffic violations. Police do not suspect speed or alcohol. Read about it in Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 16, 2013.
Monday night's Act 150 hearing over the expansion of Coventry Landfill was relatively tame. Find out what people are concerned about in Wednesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 15, 2013.
A North Troy woman, who pleaded guilty to misdemeanor possession of pot, was ordered to strip off her clothes at a local hospital. The clothes were taken as evidence. For more of this story, read Wednesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 15, 2013.
Holland was without power - again! This time because of an "equipment failure" caused by a damaged transformer, which apparently fell to the ground and started a small grass fire.
See Wednesdays edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 15, 2013.
Chris Roy and Laura Carpenter supplied two articles about an accident in Holland and the resulting power outage in the NEK. A second outage occurred the night before. Read about it in Tuesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 14, 2013.
Cars of Yesteryear and the North Country Career Center will make sure your car is safe for those summer trips. Come by the school Saturday, from 10 to 2. For more on this story, read Tuesday's edition of the Newport Daily Express for May 14, 2013.