Archive - 2013 - News Article
NEWPORT CITY â€“ Upward of 100 people attended a Sunday potluck luncheon and book signing for Jack Lazor, who has authored "The Organic Grain Grower." Along with his wife, Ann, Jack has spent decades at Butterworks Farm in Westfield producing organic products such as yogurt.
For more about Jack and his cause, read Tuesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Aug. 20, 2013.
BARTON - The Orleans County Fair concluded with a bang Sunday evening during the annual demolition derby, making it the ultimate car wreck. This year's first place went to two new winners. Brandon Butler, 16, of Irasburg, won the four-cylinder class and Reg Norris of Brownington won the six to eight-cylinder class.
For more on this story and photos, see Tuesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Aug. 20, 2013.
BARTON â€“ Kenny Martin, 72, of Fairhaven, has been driving horses in the harness racing at the Orleans County Fair since the 1950s. Friday, Orleans County Fair officials presented Martin and George Barnard with awards for their years of dedication. Barnard has been driving horses nearly as long as Martin.
For more of this story, see Monday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Aug. 19, 2013.
IRASBURG, VT â€“ â€śThe Rendezvousâ€ť event was held Aug. 17 and 18 at Ron Hollandâ€™s Kingdom County Farm on Rte. 14 in Irasburg. Mountain Occupiers hosted the gathering that featured speakers, panels, workshops, music, political theater, and networking,Â to bring attention to the problems withÂ â€śbusiness as usual,â€ť its impact on our environment, and what can be done to make the world a better place.
For more of this story, read Monday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Aug. 19, 2013.
For every product there's a class or a category - amber, light, dark, fancy, candy, creams, jellies, you name it.
Find out who shined in the Maple Products Contest at the Orleans County Fair in Monday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Aug. 19, 2013.
NEWPORT â€“ Elmer â€śJimâ€ť Joerg, a volunteer firefighter for Albany, is being held on $250,000 bail at Northern State Correctional Facility in connection with the fire at the Albany Fire Station.
For more of this story, read Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Aug. 16, 2013.
BARTON â€“ In an impromptu decision yesterday, the Northeast International Mutual Aid decided to hold a raffle at the Orleans County Fair this week. Firefighters will draw the winning name for the raffle â€“ a woodcarving done during a Masters of the Chainsaw Show â€“ during the Demolition Derby Sunday, the last day of the fair.
For more on this story, read Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Aug. 16, 2013.
The Long Bridge in Newport City is scheduled to be opened at 8 a.m. Friday morning.
CRAFTSBURY â€“ Dr. Don Harris, of Harris Integrated Health and Nutrition, is not your average medical professional. He is a chiropractor who can order tests, diagnose sickness, and get reimbursements from third party payments from insurance providers. He treats medical problems by other means than pharmaceuticals.
But he has no waiting room, no exam room, and no office. Instead, he takes his chiropractic and nutritional services to his patients' homes.
For more of this story, read Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Aug. 15, 2013.
NEWPORT CITY â€“ Rep. Peter Welch made a whirlwind stop in downtown Newport Wednesday. During an interview at the Northeast Kingdom Tasting Center, Welch said he came to Newport because he wanted to see what was going on. The congressman was pleased to see many positive retail and dining experiences in the Main Street area as well as to learn about the proposed development with Bill Stenger. "There is a lot of good activity here."
For more on the Congressman's visit, read Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Aug. 15, 2013.