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July 2nd, 2013

Homicide Investigation in Westfield

July 2, 2013

Westfield, VT –– On July 2 at approximately 12:49 a.m., the Vermont State Police received a call from the Jasper County Sheriff’s Department regarding a Vermont resident who was pulled over in Indiana on a traffic violation. The sheriff’s deputy advised that during the course traffic stop the operator, identified as Peter Lavalette, age 49 of Derby, indicated he was involved in a homicide in Vermont.
For more of the story see Wednesday's Express.

Persistence Pays Off

July 2, 2013

The 2013 celebration of graduation for Northeast Kingdom Learning Services students, as well as their friends and family, was held Thursday evening, June 27, 2013 in the newly remodeled Dancing Sail Banquet room at the Eastside Restaurant. Markus Vogt, NEKLS Newport Community Learning Center Manager, opened the ceremony. Mr. Vogt made special mention and a moment of silence was held to honor the passing of a long time NEKLS employee, Jack Stouffer.
For more of the story see Wednesday's Express.

July 1st

Former Circus Smirkus Performer Hits Big Time

July 1, 2013

NEW ORLEANS - Anyone watching the television program "America's Got Talent" Tuesday, June 11 may have seen a familiar face. Former Newport resident Sam Johnson, who worked with Circus Smirkus as a teenager, did a handstand on an 80-foot pole. 
For the full story see Tuesday's Express.

Reining Hope Offering therapeutic experience with horses

July 1, 2013

MORGAN – There is just something about horses that is beautiful. When interacting with humans the animals can create feelings of well-being. They can help people reach new levels emotionally, cognitively, and physically, explained Kristin Mason owner and director of Reining Hope, a new therapeutic riding center located in Morgan.
For more of the story see Tuesday's Express.

June 30th

State To Close Route 105 To Replace Bridge

June 30, 2013

BRIGHTON - Motorists who use Route 105 to travel from Derby to Brighton will soon have to take alternate routes while crews replace a temporary bridge with a permanent one. The bridge is just outside of Island Pond.
For the full story see Monday's Express.

Relay for Life Bringing The Community Together

June 30, 2013

NEWPORT– Cancer is the disease that never sleeps. During the course of the disease those inflicted face some of the most difficult, dark, and challenging times of their lives.
For the rest of the story see Monday's Express.

June 27th

Citizen Of The Year Award Announced

June 27, 2013

Robert "Bob "Booth receives the Citizen of the Year Award from King Lion Doug Gardner and Lion Glenn Bishop.

Kingdom Aquafest Is Coming

June 27, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - It's almost July Fourth and that can only mean one thing: Its time for small town America to celebrate the birth if its nation. Festivities in Newport are centered around Kingdom Aquafest.
For more information see Friday's Express.

June 26th

Budget Year Ends: Close Call

June 26, 2013

DERBY CENTER- North Country Supervisory Union (NCSU) Business Manager Glenn Hankinson advised the North Country Union Junior High School (NCUJHS) board that, with one month to go in the fiscal year, the Junior High school is projecting a $30,000 budget deficit for FY2013.
For the rest of the story see Thursday's Express.

Renaissance Block Scaled Down

June 26, 2013

NEWPORT CITY - Plans for the demolition and reconstruction of the Renaissance Block between Second Street and Central Street is moving forward.
For more of the story see Thursday's Express.

 

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