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May 19th

Legion Presents Hospital With New Flag

May 19, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, the American Legion Newport Post 21 presented North Country Hospital with a new American Flag.
The hospital raised the flag outside the main entrance Monday.

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

May 18th

Celebrating The Life Of Adrien ‘Yellow’

May 18, 2014

The Northeast Kingdom is celebrating the life a local icon Adrien “Yellow” Patenaude. Patenaude passed away May 13 at the age of 64 at Fletcher Allen Health Center following a brief illness, according to his obituary.

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

Manure Truck Rolls At Notorious Intersection

May 18, 2014

DERBY – A manure truck owned by the Gray Farm in Holland rolled over at the bottom of a steep hill at the end of Elm Street where it intersects with the Beebe Road Thursday.

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

The Rains Stop Just In TimeFor Dandelion Run

May 18, 2014

DERBY - The 2014 Dandelion Run on Saturday started under grey, dull skies and cool temperatures. The 340 people who registered for the running and walking event didn’t seem to care if the weather was less than perfect.

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

May 15th

Pion Ordered To Pay For Crushed Cruisers

May 15, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Roger Pion, the man accused of crushing several Orleans County Sheriff’s Department cruisers with a tractor in 2012, was ordered in civil court by Judge Howard VanBenthuysen Monday to pay for the damage.

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

North Country Union High School: Quilts And Concert For Homeless Veterans

May 15, 2014

DERBY CENTER – North Country Union Junior High School students sewed bags and quilts for homeless veterans that will be distributed around Memorial Day.

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

Event In Honor Of Steve Wright This Weekend

May 15, 2014

Friends and neighbors are rallying around Steve E. Wright of Craftsbury, who lost his home and dog in a house fire in March. Sterling College will be hosting a potluck fundraiser/community gathering on Sunday, May 18 at 5:30 in Dunbar Hall.

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

May 14th

North Country Union Junior high School: Construction Bids Way Below Bond Amount

May 14, 2014

DERBY CENTER – The bids for the summer construction at North Country Union Junior High School came in substantially lower than the $1.9 million bond taxpayers approved in March.

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

NEK Development Initiative: Burke Mountain Groundbreaking Coming Soon

May 14, 2014

Groundbreaking on development at Q Burke Mountain Resort is slated to happen on June 3. The multi-million-dollar plans call for a new 116-suite hotel and conference center, an indoor tennis facility, and aquatic center.

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

CWS Awards Jay Peak Resort

May 14, 2014

JAY - At 1,500 employees, Jay Peak is one of the region’s largest employers. Tuesday afternoon representatives from Creative Workforce Solutions (CWS) presented the resort and its president, Bill Stenger, a golden medal recognition award for hiring CWS consumers.

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

 

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