Archive - Nov 13, 2013 - News Article
Newport City firefighters extricated a victim from this one-vehicle crash on Route 105 by Little Johnâs gas station Wednesday. The crash occurred around 4 p.m. Newport Ambulance Service transported at least one person to North Country Hospital. The Vermont State Police and Orleans County Sheriffâs Department also responded to the crash that closed the road for a period of time. No other details were available as of press time. Watch for more details in Fridayâs Newport Daily Express. Photo by Christopher Roy
NEWPORT CITY - A former North Country Hospital employee accused of having a computer that contained patient information entered a not guilty plea Tuesday in the criminal division of Orleans Superior Court to petit larceny of $900 of less and buying, receiving, selling, possessing, concealing stolen property of $900 or less. Judge Howard VanBenthuysen released the man, 30-year-old Christian Cornelius, with conditions.
Cornelius must not discuss the case with hospital employees and stay away from the hospital except for medical reasons.
COVENTRY - Tanya Sousa has been writing since before she was a teenager. She is a successful and talented writer. Most recently, one Sousaâs pieces appeared in âChicken Soup for the Soul - Miraculous Messages from Heaven.â
âChicken Soup for the Soul - Miraculous Messages from Heavenâ features true stories by the writers who had a real experience with someone who passed away. The book is the newest in the âChicken Soupâ book series. Sousa wrote about an experience that happened over several years when she was looking for a house to renovate with her husband within the past 20 years.
LOWELL - The development of the wind farm here has caused widespread controversy, and the issues continue. Kevin McGrath is a close resident of the Kingdom Community Wind development. He said in a recent phone interview that he is not the only one upset by the noise. He and about 70 others are contemplating a class action lawsuit against Green Mountain Power (GMP) the corporation that built the facility. Nothing has been filed, but McGrath said he is in discussions with a New York attorney.
New England fire apparatus from North Heaven, CT performs preventative maintenance on Newport Cityâs tower 1 fire engine. The truck was available during the maintenance in the event of a fire. Photo: Ken Wells