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North Country Hospital Holds Public Meeting Wednesday

January 17, 2012

NEWPORT - "I'm super disappointed with North Country Hospital. They never even talked with the patients." This was the opening remark by Gabbie Bolton concerning the decision by North Country Hospital to replace Dr. Leslie Lockridge, the oncologist, with two part-time Dartmouth-Hitchcock oncologists working two days a week.

Golden Globe Winner Is Proud to be a Vermonter

January 17, 2012

LOS ANGELES - With a Golden Globe award in hand, Vermonter Julie Frost is still glowing from the experience of being on the same stage that has seen the best and brightest in film and television.
Frost, originally from Tulsa, OK, moved to New Haven, VT, when she was a baby and considers herself a Vermonter.
Frost won the award for Best Original Song, “Masterpiece,” which she co-wrote with Madonna and Jimmy Harry for Madonna’s film “W.E.” and which will be on Madonna's upcoming album.

New Hangar Completed - More to Come

January 17, 2012

COVENTRY - Improvements to the Newport Airport have begun. A new hangar was just built and completed this week and it will accommodate a second homeowner who skis frequently in the area.
There are plans to build a “condo hangar” that would accommodate approximately 16 aircraft. The construction may begin as early as spring.

Defendant: Pill Addiction Leads to Embezzlement

January 17, 2012

NEWPORT CITY – A Newport woman accused of embezzling from her former employer pleaded not guilty to the felony charge in Orleans Court yesterday.
Jennifer Messier, also known as Jennifer Stace, 37, faces up to 10 years in prison and/or a fine of not more than $500.
Sept. 8, 2011, George Azur told Newport City Police Sgt. Seth DiSanto that Messier had embezzled money while employed at his business. Azur said he fired Messier when he found out she took money from the store’s cash register.

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