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November 14th, 2011

Occupying the Mountain: Lowell protesters hold open house

November 14, 2011

LOWELL - Opponents of the Lowell Mountain wind turbine project held an open house on the mountain Sunday to allow interested individuals the opportunity to see what is happening and to explain why the protesters are occupying the mountain.
Nearly 90 people made the difficult trek up the mountainside, a hike that took about an hour to reach the ridge line. At the top, participants were welcomed and offered campfire hot dogs, s'mores, hot chocolate, coffee and tea.

Feeding the Hungry: Highland Cattle Donates 3K Pounds of Meat

November 14, 2011

NEWPORT CITY – The freezers at four area food shelves are filled, thanks to Fran Azur and Melanie Gefert from the Vermont Highland Cattle Company. Last week the company donated a total of 3,000 pounds of a mixture of ground beef and select mixed cuts.
The Orleans Federated Church, United Church of Newport, Jay Food Shelf and the Northeast Kingdom Community Action in Newport, Island Pond and Canaan received the meat.
The meat comes from animals that were grass fed and locally raised. The meat is high quality and low in fat.

New England Foundation Honors Square Dancing Couple

November 14, 2011

DERBY LINE – Peg and Robert “Doc” Tirrell of Lower Waterford started square dancing in 1949. On Saturday, the Square Dance Foundation of New England presented Peg and her late husband with the Hall of Fame Award at the Derby Elementary School. The presentation took place during the North Country Swingers monthly dance.
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Bob Graybill, from the Square Dance Foundation of New England, said the couple did a lot for the foundation and for the perpetuation of square dancing in New England.

Joshua Dylan Pfenning

November 14, 2011

November 6, 1976-November 10, 2011

Albert Pouliot

November 14, 2011

Joshua A. Simons

November 14, 2011

November 13th

Pump House Waterpark

November 13, 2011

JAY, VT - Work on the 60,000 square foot water park at Jay Peak Resort is nearly complete. The multimillion dollar park is the last piece that will make Jay Peak a four season resort.
The scheduled opening date for the water park is Dec. 12th.
Got your bathing suits ready?

Joan Carolyn Armstrong

November 13, 2011

May 18, 1939-August 22, 2011

Joan Carolyn Armstrong, born May 18, 1939 in Troy, Vermont, passed away on August 22, 2011 in Marysville, WA.  She was the daughter of Orfice Armstrong and Gertrude Red.  She married Archie H. Cota in 1957, they were divorced in 1978. 
Joan worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse for many years in Vermont and California. In 1993 she completed her Bachelor of Arts degree at Burlington College. 

Rouville S. Lanoue

November 13, 2011

November 10th

It's Official; Kylie’s A Catamount

November 10, 2011

ORLEANS-With the official college signing session in full swing, one of Lake Region’s best hoopsters, senior Kylie Atwood, signed on the dotted line locking in her post high school hoop career. Atwood agreed to sign with the University of Vermont Catamounts starting in the fall of 2012. That insures Atwood playing at the Division One level at the state’s biggest and only DI sports Institution.

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