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June 9th, 2013

CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATES!

June 9, 2013

It's graduation time! Last week was United Christian Academy. This weekend was North Country and Lake Region. Next weekend: Stanstead. Take a peak at our graduates and read what they had to say about high school and the big world that follows, in Monday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for June 10, 2013.

June 6th

SMOOTH SAILING

June 6, 2013

The Northern Star had her official maiden voyage on Lake Memphremagog with a dedicated crew, a smiling captain in uniform, good food, good weather and happy passengers. Read about it in Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for June 7, 2013.

CARRYING THE TORCH!

June 6, 2013

This weekend, the Vermont Special Olympics will be held at the University of Vermont, Athletes from all over the state are making a "run for the gold." Read about it in Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for June 7, 2013.

CELEBRATING COMMON GROUND

June 6, 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.

June 5th

HEART AND HOME

June 5, 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.

LUNCH ON WHEELS

June 5, 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.

A LITTLE PERSON ON A BIG MISSION

June 5, 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.

June 4th

LEARNING BY DOING

June 4, 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.

CITY COULD SETTLE SUIT AGAINST OFFICER

June 4, 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.

REINVENTING LIBRARIES

June 4, 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.

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