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June 30th

OCCA Creates Matches For Disabled Individuals

June 30, 2014

Do you have extra time that you would like to share with a local disabled individual? Why not team up with Orleans County Citizen Advocacy (OCCA) and become a friend and advocate for a disabled individual?
Chris Wellhoff, OCCA vice-president, said the organization has been in existence for about 26 years. OCCA connects advocates and disabled individuals, known as partners, who have a developmental or physical disability.

Please see Tuesday's Newport Daily Express for the complete story.

Exchange Students Provide Cultural Experience

June 30, 2014

BARTON — “I couldn’t afford to travel the world so I brought it to us,” said Toni Eubanks Monday, referring to her role as a host mother for exchange students. The Eubankses have hosted students from across the pond in Europe, as well a student from Australia.

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

Hot Weather Can Kill

June 30, 2014

Hot weather kills more people that lightening, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, and earthquakes combined. That’s the warning coming from the Vermont Department of Health (DOH).

Please see Tuesday's Newport Daily Express for the full story.

June 29th

Relay For Life Raises More Than $100,000

June 29, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Saturday evening was a time for tears, hugs, smiles and memories as 44 teams walked the track at North Country Union High School for the annual Relay for Life of the Northeast Kingdom.

Please see Monday's Newport Daily Express for the story and several photos.

Newport City: Another Neighborhood Watch Underway

June 29, 2014

It is not possible for law enforcement to patrol every neighborhood and see all that is going on. That is where Neighborhood Watch comes in. The people of the community are there and can see what is going on and provide help in preventing crime.

Please see Monday's Newport Daiuly Express for the full story.

June 26th

Injured NC Teacher Recovering

June 26, 2014

Retired North Country Career Center teacher Fern Fontaine is now doing much better following a workplace accident last week.

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

Fire At Columbia Forest Products

June 26, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – The Newport City Fire Department responded to Columbia Forest Products just about 12:15 p.m. for a fire in a woodchip bin.

Please see Friday's Newport Daily Express for the full report.

Orleans Superior Court: NCU Student Denies Distributing Pot Brownies At School

June 26, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - A 19-year-old man from Island Pond accused of the sale or delivery of marijuana in 2012 pleaded not guilty to the felony charge in Orleans Superior Court Tuesday. Michael Gagliola was released without bail.

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

June 25th

Orleans Superior Court: Former Firefighter Sentenced To Prison For Arson

June 25, 2014

NEWPORT CITY — The Albany man who set his own firehouse ablaze last August, will spend the next four to five years in prison.

Please see the complete story in Thursday's Newport Daily Express.

Derby Line Village Inn: Neighbors Object To Proposed Outdoor Seating

June 25, 2014

The Derby Line Village Inn and restaurant has quickly become a popular establishment for dining and fun times. The owners want to add outdoor seating, but some neighbors do not like the idea.

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


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