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May 6th, 2013
Ask almost anyone in the Northeast Kingdom and you will hear a story about Marcel Roberts - businessman, auctioneer, poker player and local icon. Marcel passed away Monday at the age of 70. Read about him in Tuesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 7, 2013.
The Newport City Renaissance Corp. raised $2900 at its annual Kentucky Derby Fundraiser. Check out some of the hats in Monday's edition of the Newport Daily Express for May 6, 2013.
Three teenagers are being arraigned Tuesday, May 7, on charges stemming from the bottle bombing of a residence in Newport City. For more on this story, see Monday and Wednesday's editions of The Newport Daily Express.
The State of Vermont will pay off its $2.2 million debt for reconstruction of the North Country Career Center, which leaves board members reassessing financial priorities. Read about it in Monday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 6, 2013.
Police are searching for two 20-something year old men with military haircuts who spent Wednesday night bottle bombing a home on Concord Avenue in Newport City. For more of this story, read Friday's edition of the Newport Daily Express for May 3, 2013.
Traffic accidents jump dramatically at this time of year and students are cautioned to drive smart and drive safe during prom, graduation, and throughout the summer. Fire, police and ambulance personnel were out in the warm sun yesterday to show North Country High students what a "real" accident looks like.
Check out the story and photos on pages 1 and 8 of Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 3, 2013.
Getting elementary students on the same math track and bringing them in line with state standards is a challenge, but local math teachers are sitting down to lunch to work it out. For more of this story, read Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 3, 2013.
Fire crews responded to an alarm of a car fire that quickly became a structure fire on Goodall Road in Holland Tuesday evening. A neighbor acted fast to alert the family and fire department. For more of this story, see Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 2, 2013.
Protesters and workers' rights advocates from all over Vermont gathered in front of the Vermont Statehouse Wednesday in commemoration of May Day. May Day rallies were held worldwide.
To see more of this story, see pages 1 and 14 of the Newport Daily Express for May 2, 2013.
Workmen on the Long Bridge in Newport report they expect to be finished with construction in 60 days, just in time for the Fourth of July.
Stay abreast of all of Newport's changes in the pages of The Newport Daily Express.