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November 5th

Newport's Redevelopment: More Concerns Voiced

November 5, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - Many Northeast Kingdom residents are waiting with bated breath for the start of the redevelopment of the Newport area. However, at least one Newport resident is not so sure it will be as glorified as developers promise.
For the rest of the story see Wednesday's Express.

Honoring American Heroes during the Holidays

November 5, 2013

ORLEANS COUNTY – To honor all of the fallen service men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country, a local business is making sure that each veteran has a wreath on their final resting place for the holiday season.
For the rest of the story see Wednesday's Express.

November 4th

Self-Defense Class in Newport

November 4, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - In today's world, many people feel vulnerable to attacks. That feeling increases for those who have a disability or are elderly. However, thanks to the local chapter of Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually Impared (VAB), those demographics can feel safer thanks to a self-defense class taught at the Emory Hebard State Office Building.
For the rest of the story see Tuesday's Express.

Wanted: People Who Care

November 4, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - Deadly diseases have made many children from Uganda, a landlocked country in East Africa, orphans. Even though the children are orphans doesn't mean they don't deserve a quality education and that is exactly what Herman Lukwago of Uganda aims to do.
For the rest of the story see Tuesday's Express.

November 3rd

Scout Food Drive A Success!

November 3, 2013

November 2, Cub Scout Pack 830 and Girl Scout Troop 30100 was out in force on this wet rainy day, but that didn't stop these kids from walking with pride going door to door in Derby, Derby Line, and Newport. These kids asked community members to help them support the local food shelf for Hungerfest 2013.

Hunt of a Lifetime

November 3, 2013

Essex County––  Of all the moose hunting stories to come out of the Island Pond check in station since the first State of Vermont moose hunt in 1993, one hunter and her story was particularly interesting this year. For thirteen year old Emily Schneider from St. Mary’s, Pennsylvania who bagged her big bull moose, it was literally the “hunt of a lifetime.”
For the rest of the story see Monday's Express.

October 31st

Fire Not Suspicious

October 31, 2013

DERBY LINE – A house that burned to the ground quickly Tuesday evening is not considered suspicious according to police. An old home at the top of Pelow Hill in Derby Line had sat empty for years and was recently purchased by Dale Bennett of Coventry. The home remained unoccupied after the sale but was undergoing renovations. Fire Investigator Paul Cerutti and Detective Sargent Mark Potter with the Vermont State Police among others investigated and determined the cause of the fire was electrical.
For the rest of the story see Friday's Express.

COY Collecting Pull Tabs

October 31, 2013

In an effort to help deserving children, members from the Cars of Yesteryear (COY), are collecting tabs from aluminum cans.
COY will send the tabs to the Shriners in Springfield, MA who in turn will recycle the aluminum for cash. Shriners use the proceeds to benefit children's needs in their hospitals across the country.
For the full story see Friday's Express.

October 30th

DEW to Build Jay Peak Stateside Base Projects in 2014

October 30, 2013

Jay, VT - Jay Peak Resort has hired DEW Construction Corp. to manage and construct three new projects to be located near their Stateside Base – a Recreation Center, 84 residential cottage units, and the first phase of the Snowline Medical Center.
For the rest of the story see Thursday's Express.

House Fire Under Investigation

October 30, 2013

DERBY LINE – A house in Derby Line caught fire and went up quickly Tuesday evening. The fire is under investigation to identify the point of origin and cause. Firefighters stood guard all night long watching the property because it periodically had bursts of flames. They also needed to secure the scene while waiting for investigators to arrive. The property was unstable and collapsing in places.
For the full story see Thursday's Express.


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