May 16th, 2011
ALBANY â€” Jennifer Tolman, treasurer for the Albany Fire Department and a member of its school board, sent a public letter of apology to the Newport Daily Express recently on the heels of allegations that she may be responsible for the loss of over $6,000 from the town's fire department.
Following a recent audit, Fire Chief Donald Peters confirmed that he reported the findings to the Vermont State Police and suspected that charges either would be or have been filed against Tolman.
The Newport Express has received reports that the money has been paid back.
On Friday May 13 the Lake Region Boys competed at the Bobwhite Relays. The boys took 16 athletes to this event and competed in 6 field relays and 7 track relays. There were 12 different schools at this meet from all three divisions. The Rangers set many personal records at this meet and beat a few of the schools relay records from past Bobwhite Meets.
Cahill–– Harold died peacefully on Easter Sunday at Maple Lane Nursing Home in Orleans Vt. An interment ceremony will be held at the Island Pond Lake Side Cemetery on Pleasant Street on May 28th at 2:00 PM. An informal celebration of his life will follow at the American Legion. All are welcome. Should friends desire, contributions in his memory may be made to a charity of choice plus a toast in his memory would be appropriate.
For the full obituray see Monday's Express.
NEWPORT â€“ Fantasy is in the air this time of year as high school students head to the prom, some as traditional couples and others, more recently, in groups of girls or guys.
Lake Region Union High Schoolâ€™s prom was Saturday, May 14th at the Elks Club in Derby and North Country Union High Schoolâ€™s prom is in the gym Saturday, May 21st. The United Christian Academy held its senior banquet at the EastSide Restaurant Saturday.
The Lake Region baseball team went 1-1 in weekend action.
Friday saw Lake Region unload on Stowe for a 14-4 victory, but Saturday was a much tougher day as they fell to Winooski 6-3.
Tyler Jacobs picked up the win in game one while Kyle Perry was saddled with loss in game two.
ORLEANS-There are many ways to win a softball game, and when one way doesnâ€™t work, manager Matt Tinkerâ€™s team has found other ways to get it done.
The Ranger girls broke open a close 2-2 game in the fifth with four runs only to see Stowe get four of their own in the top of the seventh, sending the game into extra frames.
It ended in the bottom of the ninth as Stephanie Merchant laid down a perfect suicide squeeze, plating Whitney Poginy with the game winner, giving the Lady Rangers their best nine game start in school history at 7-2.
NEWPORTâ€“ The North Country girls tennis team defeated Lake Region by the score of 7-0 on Friday afternoon at Prouty Beach.
The Falcons lost only two sets during the match, as they out played the Rangers all afternoon.
Lake Region was forced to place their number one player Desirae Colorado in the number three spot, as she was dealing with some injury issues and not functioning at one hundred percent. She would eventually lose to Kelsey Oâ€™Donnell, NCUâ€™s number three. Taking her spot at number one was Kelly Leblanc who fell to Falcons ace Martha Petzoldt.
North Country took third place in their first home match of the year on Friday with a team score of 336.
Here are the NCU Individual Results: Dylan Gobeil 82, James Grondin 82,Nick Kincaid 85, Logan Fortier 87, Brendan Betts 99.