Archive - News Article
June 6th, 2013
The mayor of Stanstead, Quebec, is throwing a party to celebrate American/Canadian relations as symbolized by Canusa Avenue. Read about it in Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for June 7, 2013.
Once there were nuns - or more appropriately, sisters. But when the sisters left Newport and the school closed, the convent by St. Mary, Star of the Sea remained empty. Now Rural Edge wants to use that building for community housing. Read the story in Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for June 6, 2013.
Who says there's no such thing as a free lunch? For children under 18 in communities served by the Lunchbox wagon, a meal can be had for free. Adults have to pay, but they can get nutritious food and a farmer's market of goodies on wheels. For more of this story and a schedule, read Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for June 6, 2013.
Sarah Elliott never let dwarfism slow her down, and now the college grad is raising funds to attend a convention in D.C. that will further her goal of helping others. For more of this story, read Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for June 6, 2013.
Just when you think you know what you want to do when you grow up, something comes along and changes your mind. That was the experience for some of the students participating in the Lake Region job-shadowing internships. Read about it in Wednesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for June 5, 2013.
Newport City may be on the verge of settling a lawsuit with a Newport City woman who claims that Seth DiSanto, while a city police officer and before he was hired as chief of police, used "excessive force" while trying to serve a ticket on her one night. Read more about this in Wednesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for June 5, 2013.
When you put about 30 librarians together, you expect to hear a discussion about books. But Tuesday's meeting of the Northeast Librarians proved the contrary. To learn more about what libraries are doing these days, read Wednesday's edition of the Newport Daily Express for June 5, 2013, then visit your local library and find out! There's more between those walls than books.
A lot of changes are expected to hit the NEK, and the Newport Justice Center is partnering with other organizations to address potential challenges. For that, the center has been awarded a grant. Read more about it in Tuesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for June 4, 2013.
Some one or some thing turned a perfectly good railroad crossing signal into scrap metal in Orleans. Anyone with information is pleased asked to call the Vermont State Police. In the meantime, look twice and listen well when crossing the tracks! Story in Tuesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for June 4, 2013.
A Newport woman died in a tragic accident at the Newport Car Wash when a fire suppression system went off. For more on this story, read Monday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for June 3, 2013.