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April 29th, 2012

BFA Sweeps Falcon Ballclubs in Late Week Action

April 29, 2012

NEWPORT–It was tough day to be a member of the Falcons on Thursday as both the baseball and softball teams had a rough go of it against BFA St. Albans.
On the softball diamond, the Comets scored one in the first, five in the second and would go on to add thirteen more runs in the final four innings to defeat the Falcons 19-3.
Despite the loss, coach Leslie Dunn was upbeat about the compete level of her team.
"I said to them in the sixth, 'this is going to be our final inning, so let's just go out and get one more run' and they got two, it was just awesome," she said.

Co-ed and Womens’ Champions Crowned in IROC Soccer Leagues

April 29, 2012

Women’s Soccer-Tuesday Nights
The ladies from Belli Doni Pottery captured another Womens' League crown by defeating arch-rivals Fortin Transportation in the finals by a score of six to three. Belli Doni reached the finals by taking the number two seed overall and upending the women from Muenier Construction in the semi-finals. Fortin Transportation who took the regular season crown for the second straight session with 23 out of a possible 24 points took down upstart Balls-O-Fire in their semi-final match.
CO-ED Soccer- Thursday Nights/Sunday Mornings

Lake Region Golf Places 2nd in Opening Meet

April 29, 2012

MORRISVILLE – The Lake Region Rangers took to the course for their first meet of the season at the Copley Country Club on Thursday afternoon. Matt Morin, last year’s Division 3 State Medalist, looks for another strong run in his senior campaign.
The opening meet of the season didn’t fare well for the Rangers however. Morin shot a 4 over 39 to pace the squad. Carl Oberg shot a 50, while Connor Gaboriault and Holden Poirier each placed with scores of 56.

Clarence J. Ogilvie

April 29, 2012

October 6, 1926-April 27, 2012

Clarence James Ogilvie, 85, died peacefully at home in Parkton, Maryland on Friday, April 27, 2012. Clarence was born at home October 6, 1926 in Houston, Texas, the youngest child of Edwin Deady and Eulalia (Risley) Ogilvie.

April 27th

Simone (Therrien) Durose

April 27, 2012

April 20, 1916-January 26, 2012

Simone Durose, 95, a recent resident of Crofton, Maryland, died peacefully on January 26, 2012. Born on April 20, 1916 in Barton, Vermont to parents Zacharie (Pete) and Adele Therrien.
Simone grew up on a farm in West Charleston. In 1935 she moved to Whitehouse and later Lebanon, New Jersey. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Whitehouse for 76 years.
Simone is predeceased by her husband of 54 years Clive; her sister Harriet Dean of Newport; brothers Albert, Norman, and Paul; and her dog Scotty.

Roland W. Gonyaw

April 27, 2012

Penelope J. Tice

April 27, 2012

April 26th

City Stalls on Griff’s License, Waits for State Hearing

April 26, 2012

NEWPORT CITY – The future of Griff’s Pub remains up in the air.
The city council, during a special meeting Wednesday, said it will not renew the pub’s beer and wine license until after a state hearing scheduled for May 11 where the Vermont Department of Liquor Control will determine the fate of the pub’s liquor license. 

Lockridge Celebrates Grand Opening

April 26, 2012

NEWPORT - The winds were cold, but the prevailing feeling was warmth among the crowd as nearly 100 people came Tuesday to celebrate the opening of oncologist Dr. Leslie Lockridge’s new private practice.
Guests quickly filled the office building and, outside, lines were forming of those trying to get in. Lockridge emerged from inside to the delight of all those present. Many people were reaching out to embrace him or shake his hand.
All followed him to a grassy area behind the building.

Have you hugged a tree today?

April 26, 2012

NEWPORT - Arbor Day is as American as apple pie, but 140 years after the first official Arbor Day celebration, the importance of this holiday has spread across the world.
The idea behind planting trees is credited to J. Sterling Morton of Nebraska City, NB, who organized a tree planting event on April 10, 1872.
A reported one million trees were planted as a result of Morton's vision.

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