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Archive - Jan 2014 - News Article

January 5th

People Brave Weather To View Local Novel Turned Film

January 5, 2014

Friday afternoon was bitterly cold, but many Kingdom residents braved the weather to see 1 of two showings of Northern Borders at the Barton Library. Northern Borders is Jay Craven’s newest movie, and is based on a book written by Howard Frank Mosher of Irasburg.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Monday for the complete story.

Vermont Migrants Eligible For Driving Privileges

January 5, 2014

DERBY - In the 2013 session the Vermont Legislature passed a law allowing undocumented workers the right to obtain a driver’s privilege card.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Monday for the complete story.

Tough 2013 For Hospital: 2014 Outlook Better

January 5, 2014

NEWPORT – The last few years have been challenging for North Country Hospital, including the year 2013, which included some troublesome issues.
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The hospital has a new facilities director who is evaluating all of the entities under North Country Health Systems Inc. to make sure everything is functioning properly and in compliance. Making sure everyone is protected and safe is a top priority, hospital CEO Claudio Fort said in a recent interview.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Monday for the complete story.

January 2nd

North Country Hospital's First Baby Of 2014

January 2, 2014

Please see The Newport Daily Express Friday to read who the first baby is and who her parents are.

H1N1 Flu Is Back

January 2, 2014

The flu virus H1N1, formerly called the swine flu that emerged in 2009, is rearing its ugly head once again; although it really never left the world.
It is being referred to as pH1N1 with the “p” standing for pandemic.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Friday for the complete story.

CNN Names NEK Tasting Center A Top 50 Place To Visit

January 2, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - CNN, a popular news network, has named the Northeast Kingdom Tasting Center as one of the top 50 places to visit in the United States in 2014.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Friday for the complete story.

Sugar Makers Still Dealing With Ice Storm Damage

January 2, 2014

Last week’s ice storm damaged numerous trees and left some Vermonters in the dark for several days. While many have recovered from the damage, maple producers across the state have to wait and see what, if any, the long-term effects will be.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Friday for the complete story.

January 1st

Two People Perish In The Wake Of The Ice Storm

January 1, 2014

FEMA In Town Today

Two people died as a result of the ice storm last week that devastated the area by ransacking trees and power lines.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday for the complete story.

New Year’s Day Fire Destroys Coventry Home

January 1, 2014

COVENTRY - Fire destroyed a home and garage on the Coventry Station Road Wednesday morning.
Newport City Firefighters responded to the Ryan Roberge residence at 4:17 a.m. for a porch fire.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday for the complete story.

An Icy Swim For A Good Cause on New Year’s Day

January 1, 2014

WESTMORE - The only thing warm at North Beach of Lake Willoughby yesterday were the hearts of the 56 individuals and their supporters who braved single-degree temperatures to take part in the annual Willoughby Lake Dip.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday for the complete story.

 

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