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August 25th, 2015
Families will be the focus of a celebration at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on August 29, 2015 at the Newport Branch Meetinghouse, located on Darling Hill Road in Derby. Everyone is invited to join the members of the LDS Church from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. There will be games, food, activities, and exhibits for the entire family. Including a bounce house, ultimate frisbee, games with prizes, popcorn, and cotton candy. A free lunch will be served from 11:00 a.m. until the food is gone.
The Summit School of Traditional Music and Culture announces this fallâ€™s schedule of evening music classes, starting the week of September 21, 2015. Register now to save your space! We have a fabulous line up of classes and instructors, and we are offering some new classes. Classes are typically one to one a half hours, they run for six to ten weeks, and are held at 46 Barre St. in Montpelier. Cost ranges from $100-$200 for the semester.
Classes at a glance:
Tuesdays: Celtic Cultures Band, Intermediate Clawhammer Banjo, Old-Time West Virginia Fiddling.
WESTMORE â€“ A Brownington man died from an apparent drowning Thursday. Orleans County Deputy Jonathan MacFarlane identified the victim as 29-year-old Lance Tabor.
Orleans County Sheriff Deputies responded to North Beach at 4:41 p.m., for a possible drowning. When they arrived on the scene, emergency medical technicians were tending to Tabor and took him to North Country Hospital in Newport City. He was pronounced dead shortly before 6 p.m.
The Newport Public Works Department continue to make the city a great place to work, live and play.
A three-year-old child died in a car crash on Route 114 Sunday. Read about the accident in Monday's Express.
The Newport Concert Band holds its weekly session in Gardner Park Thursday.
Prevent child abuse Vermont will once again host their annual 2015 walks and runs for Children. The walks are as follows: Montpelier, Saturday September 12, on the State house lawn; in Burlington on September 19, on the First Unitarian Universalist Church lawn; and in Rutland on September 19, at the Howe Center. Walkers from all over the area come to walk and show their support for child abuse prevention, and help to make a difference for Vermont children at risk. Tee shirts, hot dogs, snacks, and water will be provided for everyone. Team prizes will be awarded and there will be a raffle.
JOHNSON - Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) is once again encouraging its members to conserve energy on Monday August 17 between the hours of 1 pm and 6 pm when demand for electricity is expected to spike as a result of high temperatures throughout New England.
Â Here is what you can do to help beat the peak:
â€˘ Turn off all unnecessary lights.
â€˘ Delay use of major appliances such as dishwashers, washing machines, and clothes dryers.
â€˘ Raise your thermostat or air conditioner by 3 degrees.