Archive - Dec 15, 2011 - News Article
NEWPORT CITY â Lapierreâs Decorating Center on East Main Street continues to grow, giving one more reason to shop local all year round.
âWeâre rearranging all the time,â said manager Meghan Davis. âWeâre always bringing in new products in the flooring and paint department. Now we decided to bring in home decor and gifts.â
âWe added home decor give people additional reasons to stop in,â said Randy Davis who co-owns the store with his wife Valerie. âWe like to have a nice variety and things you donât see everywhere.â
NEWPORT CITY â âIf you donât think it can happen to you, youâve already made your first mistake.â
Those words are at the end of a video the Stop Teen Alcohol Risk Team (START) brought to the North Country Union High School Driver Education Class this week. START consists of local and state law enforcement agencies and the court diversion program.
The video showed newspaper clippings and graphic still photographs of a fatal drinking and driving accident nearly 10 years ago. The accident happened after two local friends had been drinking.
NEWPORT, VT - The protesters who were arrested on Lowell Mountain Dec. 5 are due in court Tuesday, Dec. 20, for arraignment at 8:30 AM. The protesters are calling for supporters to meet in front of the courthouse at 7:50 Tuesday morning to show support.
Protesters are urging others on their blog, Mountain Talk on World Press, to bring signs and plan on singing the Vermont song, âThese Green Mountains.â
NEWPORT - A standing tradition continued on at North Country Union High School Wednesday evening.
That tradition was inviting graduates of North Country and Sacred Heart Schools to join the current students in the performance Hellelujah from Messiah.
Earlier in the evening the Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of William Prue, performed pieces like I Saw Her Standing There. Later on the Concert Band performed tunes like Jingle Bells March.