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April 15th

Fred Webster On American Pickers Wednesday

April 15, 2014

COVENTRY - On a cool day last October a television crew from “American Pickers” rolled into town to do some business with longtime resident Fred Webster.
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His segment will air Wednesday, April 16 at 9 p.m. on the History Channel.

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

Roof Top Gunman Receives Deferred Sentence

April 15, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - The man who climbed on the roof of his garage with a gun last September received a one-year deferred sentence with probation after pleading no contest to a misdemeanor charge of reckless endangerment in Orleans County Superior Court Criminal Division Tuesday.

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

Albany Firefighter Pleads To Setting Fire To Own Station

April 15, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - The man who set the Albany Fire Station on fire last summer pled no contest in a plea agreement in Orleans County Superior Court Criminal Division Tuesday to a felony charge of second degree arson and a misdemeanor charge of reckless endangerment.
Elmer Joerg, 46, of Albany will be sentenced for his crime in 30 to 40 days.

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

State Poised To Eliminate Small School Funding

April 15, 2014

DERBY - The Legislature is poised eliminate small school funding starting in 2019, reducing the funding over a three-year period.
Gov. Peter Shumlin has also announced a disinterest in establishing a network of fiber optic cables that would connect all schools to the statewide infrastructure.

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

April 14th

Credit Union CEO To Serve Three Years In Prison

April 14, 2014

DERBY LINE – Debra Kinney, 59, the former Chief Executive Officer of the Border Lodge Credit Union in Derby Line, will serve the next three years in federal prison. Kinney pleaded guilty to embezzling last year and was sentenced Monday morning in Federal Court in Burlington.

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

Power Company Buys Nelson Farm for $1.3 M

April 14, 2014

A long land dispute between a wind developer and an Albany couple is over. The parties have reached a settlement whereby Green Mountain Power will buy Shirley and Don Nelson’s farm for $1.3 million.

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

NCU 1979 Grad Steve Clifford Makes It To Prime Time

April 14, 2014

BOSTON - It’s a story worthy of a Hollywood movie. Local boy grows up in a basketball family and plays for his father’s high school team. He scores over 1,000 career points for his hometown high school team.
Flash forward. Former high school star makes his way as a small school college player and through the coaching ranks moving past the high school level and then college level.

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

April 13th

Newport Police Investigate ‘Suspicious Male Subject’

April 13, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - Friday afternoon Newport City police investigated an incident involving what they called a “suspicious male subject.” The police department sent out an electronic alert about it Friday evening.
Officer Aaron Lefebvre stated in a press release that around 4:45 p.m., a white male in his 40s with short brown hair and a beard approached two young children in the parking lot of the former Vermont Teddy Bear Factory and asked them about questions regarding a residence on Farrant Street.

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

Rain, Melting Snow Keep Rivers High

April 13, 2014

COVENTRY (AP) — Rain and melting snow are keeping rivers running high in northern New England, increasing the chance of flooding.
The National Weather Service said minor flooding occurred Sunday morning along the Barton River in Coventry and urged anyone traveling near streams and rivers to seek higher ground at the first sign of rising water.

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

Fishing Season Opens In The Kingdom

April 13, 2014

Opening day of fishing season combined with a warm and sunny day brings out the fishermen. Here on the banks of the Willoughby River just below its famous falls Jarrod Grenier of Lyndonville is casting for steelheads. The current is strong, the water cold, leaving the prospect of reeling in a fish moving up the river to spawn uncertain. “That’s why we call it fishing, not catching,” lamented Grenier. (Photo by Ed Barber)

 

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