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September 9th, 2014

Some People Unhappy About Re-Development Of Spates Block

September 9, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Developer Bill Stenger, president of Jay Peak Resort, is moving forward with his plans to renovate the Spates Block on Main Street and replace it with a new block that will include retail space, professional space and other space, but not everyone is happy about it.

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

September 8th

Lola Aiken, Widow Of US Senator, Dies At 102

September 8, 2014

MONTPELIER (AP) — Lola Aiken, the widow of former Gov. and U.S. Sen. George Aiken who became a Vermont political figure in her own right, died Monday. She was 102.

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

Pomerleau Seeks To Lease Main Street Property

September 8, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Burlington developer Tony Pomerleau is attempting to lease the former JJ Newberry Building on Main Street. Thoughts of Bill Stenger, president of Jay Peak Resort, buying the property are off for now.

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

Walmart, VTrans Reach Traffic Mitigation Agreement

September 8, 2014

The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) and the developer of the proposed Derby Walmart supercenter have reached an agreement on mitigating the traffic increases expected once the store is built.

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

UCA Crusaders Fall to Mid-Vermont Eagles 4-2

September 8, 2014

NEWPORT–The UCA Crusaders boys team was in action on Monday afternoon, playing host to the Mid-Vermont Eagles at Gardner Park.
While the Crusaders showed improvement from their first match with Richford, it would be the Eagles flying a little higher, rallying back from a 2-0 hole in the second half to with the contest 4-2.

September 7th

Falcons Win Maple Barrel Bowl 47-22, End Winless Streak!

September 7, 2014

NEWPORT–It's over.
Done.
Finished.
Forget about it.
Yep, that's right, the North Country Falcons football team took their two-year winless streak and kicked it straight through the uprights as they fought for, and rightly earned, a well deserved, and long time coming, 47-22 win over the Lyndon Institute Vikings on Friday night at Veteran's Field.

Urie Siblings Record Hatricks, NC Field Hockey Wins, More

September 7, 2014

GIRLS SOCCER
Lake Region 7, Enosburg 0
ORLEANS-Tyrah Urie scored three goals and Jordyn Cowles stopped three shots as the Lady Rangers improved to 2-0 with their win over Enosburg on Friday afternoon.
"We got a lot of contributions from a lot of different players," said LR coach Brad Urie. "We get scoring from up and down the line-up, which only makes us stronger. Our veteran players stepped up and our new players are learning what to do in order to help us win."

Border Patrol Nab Human Smuggler, Aliens In Derby Line

September 7, 2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents nabbed two illegal immigrants and a human smuggler out of Montreal Tuesday, September 2.
Alarm signals briefly rang out on a quiet sunny morning in the small village of Derby Line. Two illegal immigrants purportedly crossed the U.S./Canadian border through a clump of trees among the homes that line the border.

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

Out Of The Darkness Walk Raises Thousands

September 7, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – A colorful rainbow showed its bright colors over the city Saturday morning, as if it were an omen, just a couple hours before the start of the third annual Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention and Awareness Walk.

Please see the full story in Monday's Newport Daily Express.

CVS To Stop Selling Tobacco Products

September 7, 2014

New Derby Store To Open Soon

DERBY — “This is the right thing to do,” said CVS President and CEO Larry Merlo referring to the announcement that the drug store chain will stop selling tobacco products.
The change was to take effect on October 1 but the stores have already complied.

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

 

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