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October 27th, 2014

Joshua R. Murray

October 27, 2014

Joshua R. Murray, 29, of Newport, VT passed away on October 20, 2014 in Burlington, VT.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

Marie D. Bailey

October 27, 2014

Marie D. Bailey, 77, of Island Pond, VT, passed away from natural causes during the early morning hours on October 22, 2014, at the home of her daughter, Jennifer Hanlon, where she had lived with her son-in-law Thomas and granddaughter May, since 2011.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

October 26th

Supervisory Unions Grapple With New State Mandates

October 26, 2014

DERBY- The North Country Supervisory Union (NCSU) executive committee met last Thursday and grappled with two new mandates. The directives include consolidating transportation services and special education services at the supervisory union level.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Monday for the complete story.

Northern N.E. Hospitals Preparing For Ebola Patients

October 26, 2014

Two hospitals within a two-hour drive from Orleans County are preparing to treat Ebola cases if the need arises.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Monday for the complete story.

Despite Questions Border Motel Has No Major Issues

October 26, 2014

Concerns were raised over the Border Motel at a recent Derby select board meeting. Some, including Derby resident Rick Dubois, brought up health and safety concerns, according to meeting minutes.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Monday for the complete story.

M. Florent Roy

October 26, 2014

M. Florent Roy, at the age of 87, passed away at Newport Healthcare Center, Newport, Vt.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

James L. Lantagne

October 26, 2014

James L. Lantagne, 36, of Newport, VT passed away suddenly on October 20, 2014 at his home. 
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

October 24th

Hazen Upsets Lake Region in Quarterfinals

October 24, 2014

ORLEANS–There is an old adage in high school sports that it is difficult to beat a team three time in one season.
Friday afternoon's quarterfinal game between the Lake Region Rangers and Hazen Wildcats proved that saying true, as Hazen picked up a 2-1 overtime win on a goal by Jake Gilcris after suffering two regular season loses to the Rangers in 2014.
For the full story, see the Express on 10-27-14.

October 23rd

PSB Fines GMP For Noise Violations

October 23, 2014

The Vermont Public Service Board (PSB) has penalized Green Mountain Power for noise violations at the Lowell wind farm. On October 16 the board ordered GMP to pay for one year of continuous sound monitoring, estimated to cost about $109,000, and pay a $1,000 fine.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Friday for the complete story.

FairPoint Strike Affects Local Workers

October 23, 2014

ERBY – FairPoint office and field workers from Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine continued walk the picket line this week. Just over 300 Vermont workers are on the picket line. They join more than 1,700 across the tri-state area. The workers’ previous five-year contract ended August 2.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Friday for the complete story.

 

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