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July 2nd, 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.
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.Â
For the full story see Tuesday's Express.
MORGAN â€“ 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.
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.
NEWPORTâ€“ 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.
Robert "Bob "Booth receives the Citizen of the Year Award from King Lion Doug Gardner and Lion Glenn Bishop.
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.
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.
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.
NEWPORT CITY - Last week a local resident expressed safety concerns to the city council about the planned Anc Bio complex at the former Bogner building. Monday night Bill Stenger, a partner with the South Korean Firm, rebutted the concerns.Â
For more of the story, see Wednesday's Express.