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June 16th, 2014

Stanwood Bray Churchill

June 16, 2014

Churchill–– Stanwood Bray DVM of Orleans, VT died on June 11, 2014 surrounded by his loving family.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

Roger Norbert Lamothe

June 16, 2014

Lamothe–– Roger Norbert, 79, of Derby, VT, passed away on June 14, 2014 in Newport, VT.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

June 15th

Well-Known Orleans County Veterinarian Dr. Stan Churchill Dies

June 15, 2014

Dr. Stan Churchill, a popular and well-known and active member of the community, died Wednesday, June 11. “Doc” Churchill, a harness racing enthusiast, helped keep the sport alive at the Orleans County Fair. He was a former director of the fair association, a former Lake Region Union High School board chairman, and he had been a director for other community and business organizations. Please turn to page 12 in Monday's Newport Daily Express for the obituary. (Courtesy photo)

Charleston Planners Review Solar Proposal

June 15, 2014

CHARLESTON - The Charleston Planning Commission listened to a preliminary report by a subcommittee on solar power at Thursday evening’s meeting. The subcommittee offered possible siting for solar panels in town, and explained possible funding sources.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Monday for the full story.

Derby Development: Developer Applies For Sewer Extension

June 15, 2014

DERBY – A local landowner is making sure permits are in place for development. Roger Gosselin Inc./Gosselin Enterprises own a 64-acre piece of land on Route 5 in Derby. Step by step, permits are being attained to be ready for development.

Please see Monday's Newport Daily Express for the complete story.

Viola "Gigi" Karlovich

June 15, 2014

Karlovich–– Viola "Gigi" passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at the age of 86.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

June 12th

Jay Peak Expansion: Amphitheater Proposal For Outdoor Concerts

June 12, 2014

As part of its ongoing expansion and development Jay Peak Resort is now planning to build an outdoor amphitheater for larger concerts and other special events. Resort officials discussed plans with the Town of Jay Planning and Zoning Commission June 9.

Please see the Newport Daily Express Friday for the complete story.

One Bird Disrupts Power For More Than 5,000 Homes

June 12, 2014

From 7:23 to around 8:05 p.m. Wednesday night, roughly 5,500 customers of Vermont Electric Co-op (VEC), Barton Electric, and Orleans Electric were without power. The cause of the outage was not the incoming rain, nor vehicle related. All the trouble was caused by a single raven.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Friday for the complete story.

Troy Elementary School: Board Pares Renovation Project To Meet Budget

June 12, 2014

TROY - Wednesday evening the Troy Elementary School board used their paring knives to shave projects on the to do list to renovate the school.

Please see Friday's Newport Daily Express for the full story.

Ryan Paul Set to Play for Junior Bruins Organization

June 12, 2014

NEWPORT–With North Country's graduation having come and gone, many students will head off to college or to work when the next school year rolls around.
However, Ryan Paul will be taking a different path, much like his teammate Ross DeLaBruere, he will be heading off to play junior hockey.
Paul was signed this spring by the Boston Junior Bruins of the USPHL.
"It feels great," said Paul on the signing. "People have been telling me for years that I could, and to just be able to play at the next level and live the dream is amazing."

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