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June 2nd, 2014

‘The Little Mermaid’

June 2, 2014

The North Country School of Dance presented “The Little Mermaid” Sunday afternoon and evening. The show featured a variety of types of dancing, featuring some of the Northeast Kingdom best talent.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Tuesday for more photos.

Doctors Without Borders: North Country Graduate Serves Mankind

June 2, 2014

For more than a decade, Mary Jo Frawley of southern California, who grew up in the Northeast Kingdom, has been working with Doctors without Borders.
Doctors without Borders is a non-government organization supported by private donors. The organization got its start in 1972 when some medical providers were working for the International Red Cross in Nigeria.

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

Kilmartin Weighs Past And Future Of Vermont

June 2, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Rep. Duncan Kilmartin of Newport has called it quits after serving the people of Orleans-2 for 14 years. Kilmartin said goodbye to his colleagues on the House floor Saturday, May 10.

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

June 1st

Governor Signs Bill: Universal Early Education Has Arrived

June 1, 2014

Proponents of early childhood education, targeting three- and four-year-old children, have realized a first step with the governor signing H-270 into law last week. In a press release Governor Shumlin stated, “The children who aren’t ready to learn when they begin elementary school are very likely to challenge our resources throughout their school years and potentially throughout their lives.”

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

Weekend Activities In Orleans County — Newport Spring Carnival

June 1, 2014

The Newport Recreation Department and the Newport City Fire Department presented a spring carnival Thursday through Sunday. Colorful lights, games and rides were all part of the fun. Five-year-old Harper Jucknat of Newport enjoys the rides Saturday.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Monday for more photos.

Weekend Activities — Pony Pull In Barton

June 1, 2014

BARTON - On a beautiful sunny Sunday half a dozen teams of horses competed in a pulling contest at the Douglas Nelson Arena at the Orleans County Fairground.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Monday for more photos.

May 29th

Troopers Involved In Shooting Identified

May 29, 2014

ST. JOHNSBURY – The state police Thursday afternoon, identified the troopers who shot a man they were chasing in Barton Wednesday morning as Sgt. Denis Girouard and Trooper Seth Loomis.

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

D-Day Anniversary: Queenin To Take Honor Flight

May 29, 2014

DERBY - June 6 represents the 70th anniversary of D-Day, when the USA, with support of allied forces, stormed the beaches of Normandy, France. On June 7 Joe Queenin of Derby Line will travel to Washington D.C. on an “honor flight” to the World War II Memorial. This will be his first visit to the memorial.

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

Honors Night At LRUHS: Top Guns From Silver Ranked School

May 29, 2014

BARTON - The honor awards night at Lake Region Union High School was well-attended Wednesday evening at the school, with more than 25 percent of the student body receiving awards for academic and athletic achievement.

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

Special Olympics: Torch Run Comes Through Newport

May 29, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - Sirens wailed and lights flashed in downtown Newport Thursday as police cars and a fire engine followed more than a dozen runners Thursday. It was for Special Olympic Torch Run that kicks off the organization’s summer games slated for this weekend at the University of Vermont.

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

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